The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 125 218 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.21% 28.84% 23.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.19% 30.19% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 116 97
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 13
Median hourly rate £16.95 £12.00 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.25% +19.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.89 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.55 £15.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 727 722 862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 94.29% 95.50% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 406 416
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 19
Median hourly rate £16.92 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £11.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 69 (28.63%) Security Cleared
2 67 (27.80%) SC Cleared
3 63 (26.14%) Finance
4 59 (24.48%) Windows
5 40 (16.60%) ITIL
6 39 (16.18%) Active Directory
7 37 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (12.86%) Business Analysis
9 31 (12.86%) Microsoft
10 29 (12.03%) Incident Management
10 29 (12.03%) Firewall
11 27 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (10.37%) Cisco
13 25 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (9.13%) SLA
14 22 (9.13%) SQL
14 22 (9.13%) Remedy
14 22 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (8.71%) F5
16 20 (8.30%) ISEB
17 18 (7.47%) CCNA
17 18 (7.47%) Change Management
17 18 (7.47%) DV Cleared
18 17 (7.05%) Windows Server
18 17 (7.05%) DNS
19 16 (6.64%) SAP
19 16 (6.64%) Banking
19 16 (6.64%) 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 8 (3.32%) IIS
2 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.49%) SAS
2 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.24%) Confluence
5 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.24%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (10.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.66%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.24%) Staffware
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.83%) Maximo
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Office 365
2 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.03%) Firewall
2 17 (7.05%) DNS
3 15 (6.22%) WAN
4 14 (5.81%) VoIP
5 13 (5.39%) Ethernet
6 9 (3.73%) LAN
6 9 (3.73%) MPLS
7 8 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.90%) ADSL
8 7 (2.90%) Internet
8 7 (2.90%) Unified Communications
9 6 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.49%) DHCP
10 4 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.66%) Network Security
10 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.24%) LDAP
11 3 (1.24%) VPN
11 3 (1.24%) Wireless
12 2 (0.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.07%) DB2
2 4 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
5 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.98%) JIRA
2 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.24%) SonarQube
3 3 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.83%) Calabash
5 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.41%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 63 (26.14%) Finance
2 16 (6.64%) Banking
3 8 (3.32%) Retail
4 7 (2.90%) Marketing
4 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.66%) Electronics
5 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Automotive
6 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.66%) Web Services
3 2 (0.83%) .NET
3 2 (0.83%) REST
3 2 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) WSDL
4 1 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.98%) IVR
4 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.49%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.49%) e-Health
5 6 (2.49%) User Experience
6 5 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.66%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.66%) Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.48%) Windows
2 17 (7.05%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.81%) Unix
3 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.56%) Windows Vista
6 9 (3.73%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.49%) Linux
7 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.49%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.24%) zOS
9 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.60%) ITIL
2 35 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (12.86%) Business Analysis
4 29 (12.03%) Incident Management
5 25 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.47%) Change Management
7 16 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (6.22%) Project Management
8 15 (6.22%) Service Management
8 15 (6.22%) Workflow
9 13 (5.39%) ITSM
9 13 (5.39%) Risk Management
10 12 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.98%) Waterfall
11 11 (4.56%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.56%) User Stories
12 10 (4.15%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.73%) Security Testing
13 9 (3.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (3.32%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.13%) SQL
2 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.66%) VB
4 3 (1.24%) Java
4 3 (1.24%) VBA
5 2 (0.83%) Groovy
5 2 (0.83%) Python
5 2 (0.83%) Ruby
5 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) C#
6 1 (0.41%) JCL
6 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (28.63%) Security Cleared
2 67 (27.80%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.13%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (8.30%) ISEB
5 18 (7.47%) CCNA
5 18 (7.47%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.56%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.32%) CCNP
7 8 (3.32%) CEH
7 8 (3.32%) CREST Certified
7 8 (3.32%) OSCP
8 6 (2.49%) Degree
8 6 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.66%) MCSA
10 4 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.24%) ACCA
11 3 (1.24%) APMG
11 3 (1.24%) CIMA
11 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.13%) SLA
2 13 (5.39%) PMO
3 10 (4.15%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) EFQM
5 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.39%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (2.07%) UAG
3 5 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.66%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Firmware
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (2.07%) SCCM
3 4 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.24%) OVSD
5 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.37%) Cisco
3 22 (9.13%) Remedy
4 21 (8.71%) F5
5 16 (6.64%) SAP
6 15 (6.22%) Avaya
7 14 (5.81%) HP
7 14 (5.81%) Oracle
8 6 (2.49%) CA
8 6 (2.49%) Citrix
8 6 (2.49%) Genesys
8 6 (2.49%) Intel Security
8 6 (2.49%) Juniper
8 6 (2.49%) VMware
9 5 (2.07%) Cognos
9 5 (2.07%) Computacenter
9 5 (2.07%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.66%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.24%) Compaq
11 3 (1.24%) ILOG
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