Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 258 284 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.51% 16.77% 24.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.79% 17.53% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 157 146
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £202 £144 £180
90th Percentile £454 £450 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £328 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +0.92% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.15 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.36% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £8.92 £9.30 £8.50
90th Percentile £15.55 £18.60 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.12 £16.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year -21.47% +19.29% -

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 1,304 1,620 1,204
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 95.69% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 788 669
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £215 £238 £225
90th Percentile £556 £525 £541
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 81 53
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +30.23% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.31 £20.75 £16.10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -

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 23 October 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (28.68%) Security Cleared
2 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 71 (27.52%) ITIL
4 69 (26.74%) Windows
5 55 (21.32%) SC Cleared
6 49 (18.99%) Active Directory
7 48 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
8 45 (17.44%) Finance
9 43 (16.67%) Change Management
10 38 (14.73%) DV Cleared
11 37 (14.34%) Service Management
12 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (12.02%) Business Analysis
15 30 (11.63%) Office 365
16 28 (10.85%) ITIL V3
16 28 (10.85%) SQL
17 27 (10.47%) MS Exchange
17 27 (10.47%) SCCM
18 26 (10.08%) Windows Server
19 23 (8.91%) Remedy
19 23 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
20 21 (8.14%) SLA
20 21 (8.14%) Problem Management
20 21 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
21 19 (7.36%) PowerShell
21 19 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 19 (7.36%) HP

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 27 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.71%) IIS
7 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.16%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.39%) SAP EP
Applications
1 48 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.63%) Office 365
2 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.55%) Akamai
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Firewall
2 3 (1.16%) Skype
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.78%) LAN
3 2 (0.78%) VPN
3 2 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.39%) ATM
4 1 (0.39%) DHCP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.71%) DB2
4 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.39%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.39%) Redis
7 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.10%) JIRA
2 4 (1.55%) Selenium
3 2 (0.78%) Calabash
3 2 (0.78%) Introscope
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.39%) Appium
4 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.39%) Capybara
4 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.39%) MSTest
4 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (17.44%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Retail
3 8 (3.10%) Banking
3 8 (3.10%) Law
4 6 (2.33%) Automotive
4 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.33%) German Language
5 4 (1.55%) Legal
6 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.78%) French Language
7 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.33%) LDAP
2 5 (1.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.39%) Java EE
3 1 (0.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.39%) RESTful
3 1 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.16%) CMDB
7 2 (0.78%) AS400
7 2 (0.78%) Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.74%) Windows
2 26 (10.08%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.81%) Unix
4 15 (5.81%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.71%) Linux
7 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.94%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.55%) Android
10 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.39%) Solaris
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.52%) ITIL
2 43 (16.67%) Change Management
3 37 (14.34%) Service Management
4 34 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (12.02%) Business Analysis
6 28 (10.85%) ITIL V3
7 23 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (8.14%) Problem Management
9 19 (7.36%) E-Commerce
9 19 (7.36%) ITSM
10 17 (6.59%) Ticket Management
11 15 (5.81%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.43%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.04%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (5.04%) Waterfall
14 11 (4.26%) CRM
14 11 (4.26%) User Stories
15 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.85%) SQL
2 19 (7.36%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.43%) Java
4 4 (1.55%) VBScript
5 3 (1.16%) C#
5 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.39%) ABAP
7 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.39%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) COBOL
7 1 (0.39%) JCL
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (28.68%) Security Cleared
2 55 (21.32%) SC Cleared
3 38 (14.73%) DV Cleared
4 18 (6.98%) Degree
5 15 (5.81%) ISEB
5 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (4.26%) MCSA
7 5 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.94%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.78%) CEH
10 2 (0.78%) CISA
10 2 (0.78%) GCIH
10 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.78%) MCSE
10 2 (0.78%) SSCP
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) SLA
2 14 (5.43%) QA
3 7 (2.71%) PMO
4 3 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.78%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.39%) Docker
6 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.39%) UAG
6 1 (0.39%) vCloud
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (10.47%) SCCM
2 16 (6.20%) WSUS
3 7 (2.71%) SCOM
4 6 (2.33%) OVSD
4 6 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.94%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.16%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.78%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.91%) Remedy
3 19 (7.36%) HP
4 13 (5.04%) SAP
5 11 (4.26%) Citrix
5 11 (4.26%) McAfee
5 11 (4.26%) VMware
6 10 (3.88%) Oracle
7 9 (3.49%) Adobe
7 9 (3.49%) Cisco
7 9 (3.49%) ServiceNow
7 9 (3.49%) Splunk
8 7 (2.71%) Sony
9 6 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.94%) F5
10 5 (1.94%) webMethods
11 4 (1.55%) hybris
11 4 (1.55%) IBM
12 3 (1.16%) Apple
13 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards