The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Service Analyst
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 34 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.15% 2.07% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.16% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £374 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £230 £284
% change year-on-year +36.95% -18.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.40 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.20 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.60 £14.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1021 1017 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 94.62% 95.76% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 536 565
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 47
Median hourly rate £17.40 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Service Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Service 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 Service Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 27 £390 +4.00% 5
Service Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (28.26%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) Service Management
7 9 (19.57%) Windows Vista
8 8 (17.39%) ITSM
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) ISEB
9 7 (15.22%) SLA
10 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (10.87%) Service Design
11 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle
11 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
12 4 (8.70%) Banking
12 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
13 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
13 3 (6.52%) User Stories
13 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (6.52%) OVSD
13 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
13 3 (6.52%) Risk Management

Service 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 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Vista
3 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Service Management
3 8 (17.39%) ITSM
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.87%) Service Design
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) User Stories
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBA
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
3 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) OVSD
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) HP
2 3 (6.52%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Computacenter