Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 266 247 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.89% 20.10% 25.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.72% 21.78% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 118 210
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -2.99%
10th Percentile £145 £182 £200
90th Percentile £476 £469 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £348 £318
% change year-on-year -6.47% +9.45% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.33 £13.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.64% -9.27% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.50 £18.00 £16.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +22.45%

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 1,591 1,134 1,697
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 92.27% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 652 838
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £250 £235 £246
90th Percentile £538 £570 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 50 79
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £13.61 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.70% +8.88% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.38 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.83% +3.57% +7.69%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 71 (26.69%) Finance
2 57 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 43 (16.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 42 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (15.41%) Security Cleared
6 37 (13.91%) SQL
7 36 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Office
8 33 (12.41%) Windows
8 33 (12.41%) SC Cleared
9 32 (12.03%) ITIL
10 29 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (10.15%) Banking
12 24 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (8.27%) SAP
13 22 (8.27%) Business Analysis
14 21 (7.89%) Active Directory
14 21 (7.89%) HP
14 21 (7.89%) Waterfall
15 20 (7.52%) CRM
15 20 (7.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 20 (7.52%) Retail
16 19 (7.14%) Data Analysis
17 18 (6.77%) Oracle
18 17 (6.39%) SLA
19 16 (6.02%) ISEB
20 15 (5.64%) Change Management
21 14 (5.26%) Service Management
21 14 (5.26%) DV Cleared
21 14 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing

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 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.01%) SAS
3 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (16.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (7.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.75%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.38%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Office 365
2 5 (1.88%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.63%) Internet
2 6 (2.26%) Intranet
3 5 (1.88%) ATM
4 4 (1.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) VPN
5 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) 3G
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.63%) DB2
4 6 (2.26%) QlikView
5 4 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.50%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.13%) IDOL
6 3 (1.13%) OLAP
6 3 (1.13%) Power BI
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.75%) MS Access
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.14%) JIRA
2 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (26.69%) Finance
2 27 (10.15%) Banking
3 20 (7.52%) Retail
4 8 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.26%) Automotive
6 6 (2.26%) Marketing
7 5 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.76%) XML
2 4 (1.50%) Middleware
2 4 (1.50%) SOAP
2 4 (1.50%) WSDL
3 3 (1.13%) .NET
3 3 (1.13%) Java EE
4 2 (0.75%) JSP
4 2 (0.75%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.75%) Spring
4 2 (0.75%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) ISAPI
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.26%) User Experience
3 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.75%) VSAM
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) CMDB
7 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) EPoS
7 1 (0.38%) iPhone
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.41%) Windows
2 12 (4.51%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.38%) Unix
4 8 (3.01%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.50%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.13%) MVS
7 2 (0.75%) Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (12.03%) ITIL
4 24 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.27%) Business Analysis
6 21 (7.89%) Waterfall
7 20 (7.52%) CRM
8 19 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 15 (5.64%) Change Management
10 14 (5.26%) Service Management
10 14 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 14 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.26%) User Stories
11 13 (4.89%) Migration
11 13 (4.89%) Project Management
12 12 (4.51%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.51%) Logistics
13 11 (4.14%) Analytics
13 11 (4.14%) Software Testing
13 11 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.91%) SQL
2 13 (4.89%) Java
3 10 (3.76%) VBA
4 8 (3.01%) VB
5 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.88%) C#
7 2 (0.75%) JCL
7 2 (0.75%) Korn
7 2 (0.75%) Python
7 2 (0.75%) R
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (15.41%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.02%) ISEB
4 14 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.89%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.63%) Degree
6 7 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.39%) SLA
2 14 (5.26%) PMO
3 12 (4.51%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.63%) GDPR
5 3 (1.13%) P3O
5 3 (1.13%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.13%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) OVSD
2 5 (1.88%) Control-M
3 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.75%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.75%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.27%) SAP
3 21 (7.89%) HP
4 18 (6.77%) Oracle
5 7 (2.63%) Remedy
6 6 (2.26%) Teradata
7 5 (1.88%) Adobe
7 5 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.88%) Tableau
8 3 (1.13%) Citrix
8 3 (1.13%) Cognos
8 3 (1.13%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.13%) Kofax
8 3 (1.13%) Lumension
8 3 (1.13%) VMware
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.75%) Splunk
10 1 (0.38%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.38%) Qualys