Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 283 242 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.61% 15.43% 29.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.56% 16.19% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 130 211
Milton Keynes median daily rate £328 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £208 £207 £191
90th Percentile £450 £445 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £322 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -8.14% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +29.41% +14.94%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.12 £8.50
90th Percentile £15.80 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.66 £17.70 £13.50
% change year-on-year -22.82% +31.11% +13.21%

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 1,447 1,495 1,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.34% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 741 751
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £270 £228
90th Percentile £556 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 58 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.96 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +41.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.21 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.23 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.94% +23.21% -3.45%

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 July 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 July 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 63 (22.26%) Finance
2 60 (21.20%) Security Cleared
3 54 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (18.02%) SC Cleared
5 48 (16.96%) Microsoft
6 44 (15.55%) ITIL
6 44 (15.55%) Windows
7 42 (14.84%) Active Directory
8 41 (14.49%) Business Analysis
9 39 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (13.43%) SQL
11 37 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (12.37%) Banking
13 32 (11.31%) Change Management
14 29 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
15 25 (8.83%) DV Cleared
16 24 (8.48%) Retail
17 23 (8.13%) SLA
17 23 (8.13%) Remedy
17 23 (8.13%) Office 365
18 20 (7.07%) ITIL V3
18 20 (7.07%) ISEB
18 20 (7.07%) Unix
18 20 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (6.71%) Service Management
20 18 (6.36%) Windows 7
21 17 (6.01%) Oracle
21 17 (6.01%) HP
22 16 (5.65%) Degree

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 15 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (3.53%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.06%) CMS
5 3 (1.06%) Confluence
5 3 (1.06%) SAS
6 2 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.35%) CICS
7 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
Applications
1 39 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.13%) Office 365
2 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.24%) Firewall
2 5 (1.77%) Internet
2 5 (1.77%) VPN
3 2 (0.71%) DHCP
3 2 (0.71%) DNS
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) LAN
3 2 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
4 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.12%) MS Access
3 6 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.77%) DB2
5 4 (1.41%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) Power BI
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (4.24%) JIRA
2 5 (1.77%) Selenium
3 2 (0.71%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.71%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.35%) Calabash
4 1 (0.35%) Capybara
4 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.35%) TestRail
General
1 63 (22.26%) Finance
2 35 (12.37%) Banking
3 24 (8.48%) Retail
4 7 (2.47%) Legal
5 6 (2.12%) Marketing
5 6 (2.12%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.06%) Automotive
7 3 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.06%) German Language
7 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
8 2 (0.71%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) XML
2 5 (1.77%) LDAP
3 4 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.41%) Node.js
3 4 (1.41%) Web Services
4 3 (1.06%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.18%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.77%) User Experience
7 3 (1.06%) CMDB
7 3 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.71%) AS400
8 2 (0.71%) EPoS
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.55%) Windows
2 20 (7.07%) Unix
3 18 (6.36%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.24%) Linux
5 10 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.55%) ITIL
3 41 (14.49%) Business Analysis
4 35 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (11.31%) Change Management
6 20 (7.07%) ITIL V3
6 20 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (6.71%) Service Management
8 16 (5.65%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.30%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.30%) Test Scripting
10 14 (4.95%) Migration
10 14 (4.95%) Scenario Testing
11 13 (4.59%) Test Automation
12 12 (4.24%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (4.24%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.24%) User Stories
13 11 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.53%) Incident Management
15 9 (3.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.43%) SQL
2 15 (5.30%) Java
3 12 (4.24%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.89%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.41%) C++
5 4 (1.41%) COBOL
5 4 (1.41%) VC++
6 3 (1.06%) JCL
6 3 (1.06%) VBA
7 1 (0.35%) ABAP
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) Korn
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (21.20%) Security Cleared
2 51 (18.02%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.83%) DV Cleared
4 20 (7.07%) ISEB
5 16 (5.65%) Degree
6 13 (4.59%) ISTQB
7 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.89%) MCSA
9 9 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.41%) MCSE
11 3 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.71%) CEH
12 2 (0.71%) CISA
12 2 (0.71%) CRISC
12 2 (0.71%) GCIH
12 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.71%) SSCP
13 1 (0.35%) CCNP
13 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.35%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.13%) SLA
2 16 (5.65%) QA
3 7 (2.47%) GDPR
4 5 (1.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (14.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.65%) SCCM
2 6 (2.12%) WSUS
3 5 (1.77%) HP ALM
3 5 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.41%) OVSD
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.13%) Remedy
3 17 (6.01%) HP
3 17 (6.01%) Oracle
4 11 (3.89%) McAfee
5 10 (3.53%) Citrix
5 10 (3.53%) SAP
6 9 (3.18%) IBM
7 7 (2.47%) hybris
8 6 (2.12%) Cisco
8 6 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.77%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.06%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.06%) Google
10 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.71%) Computacenter
11 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.71%) Symantec
11 2 (0.71%) TSYS
11 2 (0.71%) VMware