Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 230 281 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.59% 15.93% 21.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.76% 16.77% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 151 129
Milton Keynes median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% +10.24%
10th Percentile £200 £144 £132
90th Percentile £478 £475 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +0.92% -7.14% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% +19.29% -0.69%
10th Percentile £8.94 £9.85 £8.85
90th Percentile £17.27 £19.65 £16.29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -5.95%

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 1,164 1,676 1,143
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 95.01% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 825 650
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £205
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 52
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.40 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.55 £23.70 £37.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 74 (32.17%) Windows
2 68 (29.57%) ITIL
3 67 (29.13%) Microsoft
3 67 (29.13%) Security Cleared
4 54 (23.48%) Active Directory
5 49 (21.30%) Finance
6 45 (19.57%) SC Cleared
7 43 (18.70%) Microsoft Office
8 38 (16.52%) Service Management
9 37 (16.09%) DV Cleared
10 33 (14.35%) Change Management
11 32 (13.91%) SQL
11 32 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (13.48%) Office 365
12 31 (13.48%) MS Exchange
13 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (12.61%) Windows Server
14 25 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (10.43%) SCCM
15 24 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (9.13%) Business Analysis
16 21 (9.13%) SLA
16 21 (9.13%) Remedy
16 21 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (9.13%) ITIL V3
17 20 (8.70%) PowerShell
17 20 (8.70%) ITSM
18 19 (8.26%) Retail
18 19 (8.26%) Incident Management
19 18 (7.83%) Problem Management

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 31 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (6.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.65%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.87%) Confluence
8 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Documentum
9 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (18.70%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.48%) Office 365
2 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.74%) Akamai
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.17%) Firewall
2 3 (1.30%) LAN
2 3 (1.30%) Skype
2 3 (1.30%) WAN
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.43%) ATM
4 1 (0.43%) DHCP
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.04%) DB2
4 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Redis
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.61%) JIRA
2 4 (1.74%) Selenium
3 2 (0.87%) Calabash
3 2 (0.87%) Introscope
3 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.43%) Appium
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.43%) Capybara
4 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.43%) MSTest
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (21.30%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Retail
3 8 (3.48%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.48%) Law
4 7 (3.04%) Automotive
4 7 (3.04%) Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Legal
6 4 (1.74%) German Language
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.61%) LDAP
2 5 (2.17%) .NET
3 2 (0.87%) EDI
4 1 (0.43%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.43%) Java EE
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.43%) RESTful
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.39%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.04%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.04%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.30%) CMDB
7 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.87%) Clustering
7 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) IVR
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.17%) Windows
2 29 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 13 (5.65%) Windows 7
6 12 (5.22%) Unix
7 10 (4.35%) Android
8 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.17%) Linux
11 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.57%) ITIL
2 38 (16.52%) Service Management
3 33 (14.35%) Change Management
4 32 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.13%) Business Analysis
6 21 (9.13%) ITIL V3
7 20 (8.70%) ITSM
8 19 (8.26%) Incident Management
9 18 (7.83%) Mentoring
9 18 (7.83%) Problem Management
10 17 (7.39%) Ticket Management
11 16 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.65%) Computer Science
13 12 (5.22%) CRM
14 11 (4.78%) Presales
14 11 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.91%) SQL
2 20 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.65%) Java
4 5 (2.17%) C#
5 4 (1.74%) VBScript
6 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.87%) Ruby
7 2 (0.87%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) COBOL
8 1 (0.43%) JCL
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (29.13%) Security Cleared
2 45 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 37 (16.09%) DV Cleared
4 16 (6.96%) Degree
5 15 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (3.91%) ISEB
7 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.74%) MCSA
9 3 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.87%) CEH
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.87%) GCIH
10 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.87%) MCP
10 2 (0.87%) MCSE
10 2 (0.87%) SSCP
10 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.13%) SLA
2 7 (3.04%) PMO
3 5 (2.17%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (23.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.61%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.87%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.43%) UAG
7 1 (0.43%) vCloud
7 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (10.43%) SCCM
2 10 (4.35%) WSUS
3 7 (3.04%) OVSD
3 7 (3.04%) SCOM
3 7 (3.04%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.87%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.13%) Remedy
3 17 (7.39%) HP
4 13 (5.65%) VMware
5 12 (5.22%) SAP
6 9 (3.91%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.91%) Splunk
7 8 (3.48%) Adobe
7 8 (3.48%) Cisco
8 7 (3.04%) Oracle
8 7 (3.04%) Sony
9 6 (2.61%) Citrix
9 6 (2.61%) webMethods
10 5 (2.17%) Apple
10 5 (2.17%) F5
11 4 (1.74%) McAfee
12 3 (1.30%) IBM
13 2 (0.87%) CA
13 2 (0.87%) Epicor
13 2 (0.87%) MicroStrategy