Period
to 9 April 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 3 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 173 217 241
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.74% 20.53% 15.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.81% 22.01% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 118 114
Median daily rate £375 £323 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.09% -3.93%
10th Percentile £210 £179 £220
90th Percentile £465 £475 £471
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 26
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.58% +1.96%
10th Percentile £12.34 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.34 £18.00 £19.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.92% -15.28% +9.09%

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 622 986 1,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.56% 93.28% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 584 778
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £275 £210 £250
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 83 63
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -9.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.55 £10.16
90th Percentile £20.20 £46.75 £23.20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +22.81%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Milton Keynes

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020, 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 56 (32.37%) Windows
2 51 (29.48%) Microsoft
3 50 (28.90%) Active Directory
4 44 (25.43%) Microsoft Office
5 28 (16.18%) Windows 10
6 26 (15.03%) ITIL
7 25 (14.45%) Finance
8 24 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (12.72%) SQL
9 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (12.14%) Unix
10 21 (12.14%) Requirements Gathering
11 19 (10.98%) Linux
12 18 (10.40%) Degree
13 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (9.83%) Project Management
13 17 (9.83%) Windows Server
14 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
15 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
15 15 (8.67%) Oracle
15 15 (8.67%) SLA
15 15 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (8.09%) Migration
17 13 (7.51%) Automotive
17 13 (7.51%) Data Modelling
17 13 (7.51%) Incident Management
17 13 (7.51%) Windows 7
18 12 (6.94%) Business Analysis
19 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
19 10 (5.78%) Remedy

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 7 (4.05%) SAS
2 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.73%) Confluence
3 3 (1.73%) IIS
3 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 44 (25.43%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) AWS
1 8 (4.62%) Office 365
2 3 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.16%) Azure
3 2 (1.16%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) LAN
1 4 (2.31%) WAN
2 3 (1.73%) BGP
2 3 (1.73%) Firewall
2 3 (1.73%) MPLS
2 3 (1.73%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.73%) VPN
2 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.47%) MS Access
2 5 (2.89%) DB2
2 5 (2.89%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (2.89%) MySQL
2 5 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.16%) Power BI
4 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) JIRA
2 6 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.47%) Selenium
3 5 (2.89%) Ant
3 5 (2.89%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Gradle
5 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 25 (14.45%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Automotive
3 8 (4.62%) Legal
4 7 (4.05%) Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Back Office
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.31%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) XML
2 6 (3.47%) JSP
2 6 (3.47%) SailPoint
2 6 (3.47%) Servlets
2 6 (3.47%) Web Services
3 5 (2.89%) HTML
3 5 (2.89%) LDAP
3 5 (2.89%) SOAP
4 4 (2.31%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.31%) Electron Framework
4 4 (2.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.58%) JPA
5 1 (0.58%) JSON
5 1 (0.58%) Redux
5 1 (0.58%) REST
5 1 (0.58%) RESTful
5 1 (0.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.05%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.16%) BYOD
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.58%) EMV
5 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.58%) iPhone
5 1 (0.58%) PMI
5 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.37%) Windows
2 28 (16.18%) Windows 10
3 21 (12.14%) Unix
4 19 (10.98%) Linux
5 17 (9.83%) Windows Server
6 13 (7.51%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.31%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.73%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.03%) ITIL
2 24 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.14%) Requirements Gathering
5 17 (9.83%) Project Management
6 15 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (8.09%) Migration
8 13 (7.51%) Data Modelling
8 13 (7.51%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.94%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.78%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.20%) Analytics
11 9 (5.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.62%) CRM
12 8 (4.62%) Information Security
12 8 (4.62%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.62%) Process Improvement
12 8 (4.62%) Service Management
12 8 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.72%) SQL
2 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.20%) Java
4 8 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.05%) C
5 7 (4.05%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) BeanShell
7 5 (2.89%) Bourne shell
7 5 (2.89%) Korn
7 5 (2.89%) Perl
8 4 (2.31%) PHP
9 2 (1.16%) VBA
10 1 (0.58%) Clojure
10 1 (0.58%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) R
10 1 (0.58%) Scala
10 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.40%) Degree
2 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.89%) MCSA
5 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.73%) CCNA
6 3 (1.73%) CCNP
6 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.16%) ISEB
7 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CAPM
8 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) HNC
8 1 (0.58%) HND
8 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) SLA
2 8 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.73%) GDPR
4 2 (1.16%) PMO
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (28.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) RACF
3 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.73%) UAG
4 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (4.05%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.47%) IBM BigFix
3 6 (3.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.58%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle
3 10 (5.78%) McAfee
3 10 (5.78%) Remedy
4 8 (4.62%) Citrix
4 8 (4.62%) CrowdStrike
5 7 (4.05%) SAP
6 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.89%) VMware
8 3 (1.73%) Apple
8 3 (1.73%) Computacenter
8 3 (1.73%) HP
9 2 (1.16%) Ariba
9 2 (1.16%) Capita
9 2 (1.16%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.16%) Lotus
9 2 (1.16%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.16%) Sony