Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 241 264 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.38% 16.60% 17.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.72% 17.47% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 114 154
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% -7.64% -3.11%
10th Percentile £137 £213 £200
90th Percentile £486 £443 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 £315 £343
% change year-on-year +1.59% -8.23% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -30.30% +22.75%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £33.09 £18.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.25 £12.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +30.00% -28.16% +26.55%

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 1,016 1,511 1,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.03% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 814 712
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £208 £225 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £14.03 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.24% +11.61%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £20.78 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £16.92
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.30% +12.80%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019, 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 61 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.48%) Windows
3 52 (21.58%) Finance
4 50 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (20.33%) ITIL
6 47 (19.50%) Microsoft Office
7 44 (18.26%) SQL
7 44 (18.26%) Active Directory
7 44 (18.26%) Security Cleared
8 36 (14.94%) SC Cleared
9 31 (12.86%) Banking
10 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (10.79%) Incident Management
12 25 (10.37%) Retail
12 25 (10.37%) Windows 10
13 24 (9.96%) SLA
14 23 (9.54%) Business Analysis
14 23 (9.54%) Office 365
15 20 (8.30%) MS Exchange
15 20 (8.30%) Service Management
15 20 (8.30%) Change Management
16 19 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (7.47%) SQL Server
17 18 (7.47%) User Stories
18 16 (6.64%) SAP
18 16 (6.64%) Unix
19 15 (6.22%) VMware
19 15 (6.22%) DV Cleared
19 15 (6.22%) Mentoring

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 20 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.24%) Confluence
5 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
6 2 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (19.50%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) SAP EWM
2 3 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.24%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.54%) Office 365
2 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.24%) Apigee
4 2 (0.83%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) Firewall
2 4 (1.66%) DHCP
2 4 (1.66%) DNS
3 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.83%) FTP
4 2 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) ADSL
5 1 (0.41%) ATM
5 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.49%) DB2
4 6 (2.49%) MySQL
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.66%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (1.24%) Big Data
7 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.83%) MS Access
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) Power BI
9 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.15%) JIRA
2 7 (2.90%) Selenium
3 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.66%) Ant
4 4 (1.66%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.66%) JUnit
5 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.41%) Protractor
General
1 52 (21.58%) Finance
2 31 (12.86%) Banking
3 25 (10.37%) Retail
4 10 (4.15%) Automotive
5 3 (1.24%) German Language
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.32%) EDI
2 6 (2.49%) SailPoint
2 6 (2.49%) Web Services
3 5 (2.07%) JSON
3 5 (2.07%) LDAP
3 5 (2.07%) SOAP
3 5 (2.07%) XML
4 4 (1.66%) HTML
4 4 (1.66%) JSP
4 4 (1.66%) Node.js
4 4 (1.66%) OAuth
4 4 (1.66%) Servlets
4 4 (1.66%) Swagger
5 3 (1.24%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.24%) Electron Framework
6 2 (0.83%) .NET
6 2 (0.83%) Middleware
6 2 (0.83%) Spring
6 2 (0.83%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.49%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.07%) Clustering
6 5 (2.07%) CMDB
7 4 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.24%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.24%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.48%) Windows
2 25 (10.37%) Windows 10
3 16 (6.64%) Unix
4 14 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.39%) Android
6 8 (3.32%) Linux
7 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.33%) ITIL
3 26 (10.79%) Incident Management
4 23 (9.54%) Business Analysis
5 20 (8.30%) Change Management
5 20 (8.30%) Service Management
6 19 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.47%) User Stories
8 15 (6.22%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.98%) ITIL V3
10 12 (4.98%) Project Management
11 11 (4.56%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.56%) ERP
11 11 (4.56%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.56%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.15%) CRM
12 10 (4.15%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.26%) SQL
2 11 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.32%) C#
3 8 (3.32%) Java
3 8 (3.32%) VB
4 6 (2.49%) C
4 6 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.07%) Perl
6 4 (1.66%) BeanShell
6 4 (1.66%) Bourne shell
6 4 (1.66%) Korn
6 4 (1.66%) Python
7 3 (1.24%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) Java 8
9 1 (0.41%) JCL
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (18.26%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.22%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.81%) Degree
5 12 (4.98%) ISEB
5 12 (4.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.49%) MCP
7 4 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.24%) CCA
8 3 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.24%) MCTS
8 3 (1.24%) VCAP
8 3 (1.24%) VCP4
8 3 (1.24%) VCP5
8 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) SLA
2 8 (3.32%) PMO
3 6 (2.49%) QA
4 3 (1.24%) COBIT
5 2 (0.83%) GDPR
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) GAAP
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.73%) vSphere
3 7 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.07%) RACF
4 5 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (1.24%) vCloud
7 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) Docker
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) SCCM
2 6 (2.49%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.49%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.49%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.24%) OVSD
3 3 (1.24%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.24%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.83%) Control-M
4 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (25.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.64%) SAP
3 15 (6.22%) VMware
4 11 (4.56%) Remedy
5 9 (3.73%) ServiceNow
6 8 (3.32%) Epicor
6 8 (3.32%) Oracle
7 6 (2.49%) BMC
7 6 (2.49%) Cisco
7 6 (2.49%) IBM
7 6 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.49%) Unisys
8 5 (2.07%) Citrix
8 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.66%) Computacenter
9 4 (1.66%) hybris
10 3 (1.24%) HP
10 3 (1.24%) Temenos
10 3 (1.24%) WSO2
11 2 (0.83%) Lotus