The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Finance Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 16 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.15% 1.60% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.67% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £102.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -83.86% +581.66%  

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 695 717 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.29% 95.73% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 396 378
Median daily rate £406 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Milton Keynes

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Milton Keynes

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in Milton Keynes

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Financial 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 Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) DB2
6 3 (17.65%) IIS
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) SAS
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) zOS
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) ILOG
6 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere

Financial 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) Confluence
1 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) LiveCycle
1 3 (17.65%) SAS
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Staffware
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
1 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) BPMN
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) APMG
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ACCA
4 1 (5.88%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) ILOG
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO