Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 389 373 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.46% 21.54% 23.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.34% 23.11% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 315
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +13.85% -
10th Percentile £141 £175 £200
90th Percentile £469 £488 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 34 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -4.09% +21.65%
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.50 £9.51
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.76 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +8.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2243 1614 2541
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 93.19% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 840 1279
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £229
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 76 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.62 £39.38 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 290 £330 -7.69% 15
High Wycombe -1 25 £253 -9.82% 1
Aylesbury +11 10 £270 -10.00% 2
Amersham -5 3 £240 -41.46%
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Marlow +3 1 £150 - 3
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 - 1
Analyst
South East

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 107 (27.51%) Finance
2 86 (22.11%) Microsoft
3 69 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (17.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 55 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
6 52 (13.37%) Security Cleared
7 51 (13.11%) Banking
8 48 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (11.83%) SQL
10 43 (11.05%) SC Cleared
11 42 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (10.28%) Project Management
13 39 (10.03%) Windows
14 38 (9.77%) ITIL
15 37 (9.51%) Business Analysis
16 36 (9.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 31 (7.97%) Active Directory
17 31 (7.97%) PMO
18 29 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (7.46%) Data Analysis
19 28 (7.20%) SAP
19 28 (7.20%) SLA
20 27 (6.94%) User Stories
21 26 (6.68%) Test Scripting
21 26 (6.68%) Retail
22 25 (6.43%) Change Management
22 25 (6.43%) HP
23 24 (6.17%) ISEB
24 23 (5.91%) Oracle
24 23 (5.91%) SQL Server

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.83%) CMS
3 9 (2.31%) SAS
4 5 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.03%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.77%) Drupal
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.77%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.51%) Confluence
7 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 67 (17.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (9.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (4.37%) MS Visio
5 16 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.80%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.51%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.57%) Office 365
2 4 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.57%) ATM
2 8 (2.06%) Internet
3 7 (1.80%) Intranet
4 5 (1.29%) Firewall
4 5 (1.29%) NAS
4 5 (1.29%) SAN
4 5 (1.29%) WAN
5 2 (0.51%) HTTP
5 2 (0.51%) VPN
5 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.51%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.80%) QlikView
3 6 (1.54%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.29%) DB2
5 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.77%) IDOL
6 3 (0.77%) MS Access
6 3 (0.77%) OLAP
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.77%) Power BI
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.63%) JIRA
2 6 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.03%) Selenium
4 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.51%) Introscope
5 1 (0.26%) Appium
5 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) GitLab
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 107 (27.51%) Finance
2 51 (13.11%) Banking
3 26 (6.68%) Retail
4 13 (3.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.57%) Marketing
7 9 (2.31%) Automotive
8 6 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.03%) Advertising
10 4 (1.03%) Electronics
10 4 (1.03%) Legal
11 3 (0.77%) Games
11 3 (0.77%) Military
12 2 (0.51%) French Language
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.60%) XML
2 7 (1.80%) SOAP
3 6 (1.54%) WSDL
4 5 (1.29%) .NET
5 4 (1.03%) HTML
5 4 (1.03%) Java EE
5 4 (1.03%) Middleware
6 3 (0.77%) JSP
6 3 (0.77%) Web Services
7 2 (0.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.51%) Spring
7 2 (0.51%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
8 1 (0.26%) HTML5
8 1 (0.26%) ISAPI
8 1 (0.26%) Laravel
8 1 (0.26%) Node.js
8 1 (0.26%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.26%) XSLT
8 1 (0.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.57%) User Experience
3 8 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.77%) IVR
6 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.51%) FMCG
7 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.26%) iPad
8 1 (0.26%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.03%) Windows
2 14 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.83%) Unix
4 7 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.54%) Linux
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.51%) AIX
9 2 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) MVS
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (10.28%) Project Management
4 38 (9.77%) ITIL
5 37 (9.51%) Business Analysis
6 29 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 27 (6.94%) User Stories
8 26 (6.68%) Test Scripting
9 25 (6.43%) Change Management
10 23 (5.91%) CRM
10 23 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.66%) Process Improvement
11 22 (5.66%) Waterfall
12 18 (4.63%) Test Automation
13 17 (4.37%) Analytics
13 17 (4.37%) Migration
14 16 (4.11%) Incident Management
14 16 (4.11%) Logistics
14 16 (4.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.83%) SQL
2 20 (5.14%) Java
3 14 (3.60%) VBA
4 9 (2.31%) VB
5 8 (2.06%) C#
5 8 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.77%) Python
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) R
9 1 (0.26%) COBOL
9 1 (0.26%) JCL
9 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.17%) ISEB
4 20 (5.14%) Degree
5 16 (4.11%) ISTQB
6 14 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (3.34%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.31%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.31%) PMP
9 7 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.26%) ACCA
12 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.26%) CIMA
12 1 (0.26%) CISSP
12 1 (0.26%) GCIA
12 1 (0.26%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.97%) PMO
2 28 (7.20%) SLA
3 13 (3.34%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.31%) ISO 8583
5 6 (1.54%) P3O
5 6 (1.54%) QA
6 5 (1.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) PSD2
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) OVSD
2 6 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.03%) Ansible
3 4 (1.03%) SCCM
4 3 (0.77%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.77%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.20%) SAP
3 25 (6.43%) HP
4 23 (5.91%) Oracle
5 14 (3.60%) Remedy
6 7 (1.80%) CyberArk
7 6 (1.54%) Teradata
7 6 (1.54%) VMware
8 5 (1.29%) Adobe
9 4 (1.03%) Citrix
9 4 (1.03%) Google
9 4 (1.03%) Tableau
10 3 (0.77%) CA
10 3 (0.77%) Cognos
10 3 (0.77%) Kofax
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco
11 2 (0.51%) IBM
11 2 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.51%) Northgate
11 2 (0.51%) Splunk