Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was £144 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Help Desk Analyst
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 87 113
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.29% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £144 £100 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -31.03% -9.38%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £144 £100 £145
% change year-on-year +44.00% -31.03% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -7.06% +34.50%
10th Percentile £13.54 £13.00 £16.07
90th Percentile £19.50 £17.90 £16.21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.06% +29.12%

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 1660 1179 1862
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 93.05% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 651 956
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £215 £228
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 53 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.07% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £9.36 £8.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £36.15 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

Help Desk 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft