Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 281 268 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.93% 21.68% 25.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.77% 23.45% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 129 233
Milton Keynes median daily rate £330 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +10.24% -2.31%
10th Percentile £144 £132 £200
90th Percentile £475 £488 £435
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £350 £318
% change year-on-year -7.14% +10.24% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £14.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -0.69% +12.78%
10th Percentile £9.85 £8.85 £9.50
90th Percentile £19.65 £16.29 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.89
% change year-on-year +28.57% -5.95% +24.04%

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 1676 1143 1818
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 92.48% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 650 921
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £205 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £503
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 52 88
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.21% +9.80% -1.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.70 £37.45 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +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 16 December 2017.

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 2017.

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 2017, 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 78 (27.76%) Finance
2 64 (22.78%) Microsoft
3 46 (16.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 45 (16.01%) Microsoft Office
5 44 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (15.66%) Security Cleared
6 39 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (13.17%) SC Cleared
8 36 (12.81%) SQL
9 34 (12.10%) Banking
9 34 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (11.03%) Windows
11 30 (10.68%) ITIL
12 26 (9.25%) SAP
12 26 (9.25%) Active Directory
13 25 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (8.19%) Retail
15 22 (7.83%) HP
16 21 (7.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 20 (7.12%) Business Analysis
17 20 (7.12%) Oracle
17 20 (7.12%) User Stories
17 20 (7.12%) Waterfall
18 19 (6.76%) CRM
18 19 (6.76%) SLA
19 18 (6.41%) ISEB
19 18 (6.41%) Data Analysis
19 18 (6.41%) Logistics
19 18 (6.41%) Test Scripting
20 17 (6.05%) MS Visio

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 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.85%) SAS
3 5 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.07%) CMS
5 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.07%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (16.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (16.01%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (7.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (6.05%) MS Visio
5 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.78%) Office 365
2 4 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) Internet
2 6 (2.14%) ATM
2 6 (2.14%) Intranet
3 3 (1.07%) Firewall
4 2 (0.71%) VPN
4 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.14%) DB2
3 6 (2.14%) QlikView
4 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.07%) IDOL
5 3 (1.07%) MS Access
5 3 (1.07%) OLAP
5 3 (1.07%) Power BI
5 3 (1.07%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.71%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) Big Data
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.91%) JIRA
2 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) GitLab
3 1 (0.36%) Selenium
3 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (27.76%) Finance
2 34 (12.10%) Banking
3 23 (8.19%) Retail
4 8 (2.85%) Automotive
4 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.49%) Marketing
6 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) Military
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.56%) XML
2 5 (1.78%) SOAP
2 5 (1.78%) WSDL
3 4 (1.42%) Java EE
3 4 (1.42%) Middleware
4 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.07%) JSP
5 2 (0.71%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.71%) Spring
5 2 (0.71%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) HTML
6 1 (0.36%) ISAPI
6 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.49%) User Experience
3 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.71%) VSAM
7 1 (0.36%) CMDB
7 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.36%) EPoS
7 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.03%) Windows
2 11 (3.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.20%) Unix
4 7 (2.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.42%) Linux
5 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.42%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.07%) MVS
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (10.68%) ITIL
4 25 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (7.12%) Business Analysis
5 20 (7.12%) User Stories
5 20 (7.12%) Waterfall
6 19 (6.76%) CRM
7 18 (6.41%) Data Analysis
7 18 (6.41%) Logistics
7 18 (6.41%) Test Scripting
8 17 (6.05%) Change Management
9 16 (5.69%) Project Management
9 16 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (4.98%) Incident Management
10 14 (4.98%) Migration
10 14 (4.98%) Service Management
11 13 (4.63%) Information Security
12 12 (4.27%) Process Management
12 12 (4.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.81%) SQL
2 13 (4.63%) Java
3 10 (3.56%) VBA
4 8 (2.85%) VB
5 6 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.78%) C#
7 2 (0.71%) JCL
7 2 (0.71%) Korn
7 2 (0.71%) Python
7 2 (0.71%) R
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.41%) ISEB
4 14 (4.98%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.49%) Degree
7 7 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.76%) SLA
2 14 (4.98%) PMO
3 12 (4.27%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.78%) GDPR
5 4 (1.42%) QA
6 2 (0.71%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.71%) P3O
7 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (2.14%) OVSD
2 4 (1.42%) Control-M
3 3 (1.07%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.71%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.25%) SAP
3 22 (7.83%) HP
4 20 (7.12%) Oracle
5 8 (2.85%) Remedy
6 7 (2.49%) VMware
7 6 (2.14%) Teradata
8 5 (1.78%) CyberArk
8 5 (1.78%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.78%) Tableau
9 4 (1.42%) Adobe
10 3 (1.07%) Citrix
10 3 (1.07%) Cognos
10 3 (1.07%) Kofax
11 2 (0.71%) IBM
11 2 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.71%) Splunk
12 1 (0.36%) Ceridian
12 1 (0.36%) Dell KACE
12 1 (0.36%) Qualys