Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 255 245 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.93% 17.82% 27.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.70% 19.13% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 140 193
Milton Keynes median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £215 £200 £209
90th Percentile £456 £445 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +5.36% +19.15%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.00 £16.86
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.77
% change year-on-year -13.48% +11.71% +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,527 1,281 1,396
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 93.16% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 704 739
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £10.06
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £18.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.45%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (21.96%) Finance
2 49 (19.22%) Security Cleared
3 47 (18.43%) SQL
4 46 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (16.47%) Microsoft
6 41 (16.08%) SC Cleared
7 38 (14.90%) Banking
8 35 (13.73%) Windows
9 34 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 32 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
11 29 (11.37%) ITIL
12 27 (10.59%) Active Directory
12 27 (10.59%) Business Analysis
13 25 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (9.41%) Retail
15 22 (8.63%) Change Management
15 22 (8.63%) Oracle
16 21 (8.24%) Java
17 18 (7.06%) DV Cleared
17 18 (7.06%) Office 365
18 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
18 17 (6.67%) Migration
19 16 (6.27%) SLA
20 15 (5.88%) CRM
20 15 (5.88%) Remedy
20 15 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
21 14 (5.49%) Windows 7

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.53%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.75%) SAS
6 3 (1.18%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) CICS
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Staffware
2 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.06%) Office 365
2 5 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) Firewall
2 8 (3.14%) Internet
3 5 (1.96%) ATM
4 4 (1.57%) VPN
5 3 (1.18%) DHCP
5 3 (1.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.78%) HTTP
6 2 (0.78%) Intranet
6 2 (0.78%) LAN
6 2 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) 3G
7 1 (0.39%) NAS
7 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.75%) MS Access
4 6 (2.35%) QlikView
5 4 (1.57%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.18%) DB2
6 3 (1.18%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.10%) JIRA
2 5 (1.96%) Selenium
3 2 (0.78%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.39%) TestRail
4 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (21.96%) Finance
2 38 (14.90%) Banking
3 24 (9.41%) Retail
4 8 (3.14%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.14%) Legal
5 4 (1.57%) Automotive
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
5 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.92%) XML
2 4 (1.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.57%) Node.js
2 4 (1.57%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) .NET
3 2 (0.78%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.78%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) LDAP
4 1 (0.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (2.75%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.18%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.78%) VSAM
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.73%) Windows
2 14 (5.49%) Unix
2 14 (5.49%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.53%) Linux
3 9 (3.53%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.18%) MVS
6 2 (0.78%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.37%) ITIL
3 27 (10.59%) Business Analysis
4 25 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (8.63%) Change Management
6 17 (6.67%) Migration
7 15 (5.88%) CRM
7 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 13 (5.10%) Data Analysis
8 13 (5.10%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.10%) Logistics
9 12 (4.71%) Analytics
9 12 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (4.31%) Test Scripting
11 10 (3.92%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (3.92%) Test Automation
11 10 (3.92%) User Stories
12 9 (3.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.43%) SQL
2 21 (8.24%) Java
3 10 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.92%) VBA
4 9 (3.53%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.35%) C#
6 5 (1.96%) VB
7 4 (1.57%) C++
7 4 (1.57%) JCL
7 4 (1.57%) VC++
8 3 (1.18%) COBOL
8 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.18%) Korn
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) Java 8
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (16.08%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.10%) ISEB
5 11 (4.31%) Degree
5 11 (4.31%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.57%) MCSA
7 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.18%) MCSE
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) CCNP
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.27%) SLA
2 11 (4.31%) GDPR
3 10 (3.92%) Data Quality
4 8 (3.14%) QA
5 4 (1.57%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) P3O
6 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.18%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) Control-M
1 5 (1.96%) SCCM
2 4 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.18%) OVSD
4 2 (0.78%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.78%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.78%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.63%) Oracle
3 15 (5.88%) Remedy
4 11 (4.31%) HP
5 9 (3.53%) SAP
6 8 (3.14%) IBM
7 7 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.35%) Cisco
8 6 (2.35%) Teradata
9 5 (1.96%) Adobe
9 5 (1.96%) Citrix
10 4 (1.57%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.57%) Google
10 4 (1.57%) McAfee
11 3 (1.18%) hybris
11 3 (1.18%) Lumension
11 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.78%) Computacenter
12 2 (0.78%) New Relic
12 2 (0.78%) VMware