Period
to 13 July 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 94 255 286
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.66% 22.49% 18.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.10% 23.72% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 139 133
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +9.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £206
90th Percentile £500 £500 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £321
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.12% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 46
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -23.30%
10th Percentile £10.94 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.25 £28.38 £16.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.66
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.81% -24.11%

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 407 1,075 1,502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.45% 94.80% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 613 800
Median daily rate £438 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% -
10th Percentile £288 £219 £221
90th Percentile £638 £588 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 70 109
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.65 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.63% +11.39% -17.96%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.16 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.35 £42.63 £19.65
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -16.67%

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 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020, 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 37 (39.36%) Windows
2 28 (29.79%) Active Directory
3 26 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (21.28%) ITIL
5 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.09%) Windows 10
7 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.96%) Finance
9 14 (14.89%) Unix
9 14 (14.89%) SQL
9 14 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (13.83%) Oracle
10 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.70%) Linux
11 11 (11.70%) Remedy
11 11 (11.70%) Requirements Gathering
12 10 (10.64%) SLA
12 10 (10.64%) Mainframe
12 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
12 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
13 9 (9.57%) JIRA
13 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
14 8 (8.51%) C
14 8 (8.51%) Java
14 8 (8.51%) JSP
14 8 (8.51%) Servlets
14 8 (8.51%) Project Management
14 8 (8.51%) Selenium
14 8 (8.51%) BeanShell

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 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.19%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) assyst
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.06%) Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) LAN
1 6 (6.38%) WAN
2 4 (4.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.19%) BGP
3 3 (3.19%) Intranet
3 3 (3.19%) MPLS
3 3 (3.19%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.19%) VPN
3 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) Network Security
4 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) DB2
1 7 (7.45%) DB2 UDB
1 7 (7.45%) MySQL
1 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) MS Access
3 2 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) JIRA
2 8 (8.51%) Selenium
3 7 (7.45%) Ant
3 7 (7.45%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) JUnit
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Automotive
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.32%) Legal
5 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) JSP
1 8 (8.51%) SailPoint
1 8 (8.51%) Servlets
2 7 (7.45%) HTML
2 7 (7.45%) LDAP
2 7 (7.45%) SOAP
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
2 7 (7.45%) XML
3 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.32%) Electron Framework
3 5 (5.32%) Node.js
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Mainframe
2 7 (7.45%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.13%) BYOD
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) PMI
5 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.06%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Windows
2 17 (18.09%) Windows 10
3 14 (14.89%) Unix
4 11 (11.70%) Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.70%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (8.51%) Project Management
7 7 (7.45%) DevOps
7 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.45%) Migration
7 7 (7.45%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (6.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.32%) Change Management
9 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.32%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.32%) UML
9 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.51%) BeanShell
4 8 (8.51%) C
4 8 (8.51%) Java
5 7 (7.45%) Bourne shell
5 7 (7.45%) Korn
5 7 (7.45%) Perl
5 7 (7.45%) Python
6 5 (5.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) Degree
3 5 (5.32%) MCSA
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) ISEB
5 3 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.13%) CCNA
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) HNC
7 1 (1.06%) HND
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.06%) NIST
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) RACF
3 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) UAG
4 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.19%) IBM BigFix
3 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Oracle
3 11 (11.70%) Remedy
4 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.38%) McAfee
5 6 (6.38%) VMware
6 5 (5.32%) CrowdStrike
6 5 (5.32%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) Computacenter
8 2 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (2.13%) HP
8 2 (2.13%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.13%) Lotus
8 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.13%) SAP
8 2 (2.13%) Sony
8 2 (2.13%) Workday
9 1 (1.06%) BMC
9 1 (1.06%) ESRI