Period
to 7 May 2021

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 77 142 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.70% 25.63% 21.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.38% 27.73% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 117
10th Percentile £125 £247 £149
25th Percentile £300 £280 £206
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £320
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% -1.54%
75th Percentile £438 £400 £400
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 38
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.10 £9.00
25th Percentile £9.52 £14.56 £13.96
Median hourly rate £12.98 £16.00 £14.75
Median % change year-on-year -18.88% +8.47% +18.00%
75th Percentile £13.00 £17.25 £17.31
90th Percentile £14.50 £18.70 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.98 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.88% +6.67% +6.76%

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 419 512 1,011
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 92.42% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 337 599
10th Percentile £263 £277 £206
25th Percentile £363 £333 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - +2.41%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £525
90th Percentile £575 £577 £611
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 72 81
10th Percentile £9.05 £11.56 £10.55
25th Percentile £10.93 £14.44 £13.94
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% - +13.88%
75th Percentile £24.25 £18.00 £26.65
90th Percentile £29.50 £29.62 £46.67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021, 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 19 (24.68%) Social Skills
2 16 (20.78%) Business Analysis
3 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.99%) Automotive
6 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
6 9 (11.69%) JIRA
6 9 (11.69%) User Stories
6 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.09%) Remedy
8 7 (9.09%) Finance
8 7 (9.09%) SQL
8 7 (9.09%) Oracle
8 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 7 (9.09%) Use Case
8 7 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
8 7 (9.09%) Business Case
9 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.79%) Degree
9 6 (7.79%) Information Management
10 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
10 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.49%) Windows

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 4 (5.19%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Azure
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
1 2 (2.60%) PaaS
1 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.30%) AWS
2 1 (1.30%) GCP
2 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.30%) Google Data Studio
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Big Data
1 2 (2.60%) Power BI
2 1 (1.30%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) Appium
4 1 (1.30%) GitLab
4 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (24.68%) Social Skills
2 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.99%) Automotive
4 7 (9.09%) Finance
5 3 (3.90%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) APACS
3 1 (1.30%) LIMS
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Business Analysis
2 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
5 9 (11.69%) User Stories
6 8 (10.39%) ITIL
7 7 (9.09%) Business Case
7 7 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
7 7 (9.09%) Use Case
8 6 (7.79%) Information Management
8 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.49%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.19%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.60%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) Groovy
3 1 (1.30%) Ruby
3 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) GRC
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
3 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Remedy
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.30%) Pega
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat