Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £215 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Desktop Support Analyst
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - +87 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.39% - 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £215 - £115
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £208 £140 £115
% change year-on-year +48.21% +21.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 - -

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 1,213 1,665 1,203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 95.31% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 822 666
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £255 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 84 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £17.09 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.93% +25.57% +4.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.65 £21.00 £34.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Desktop Support 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee