Period
to 23 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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.

Service Analyst
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 71 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 40 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.63% 2.76% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.91% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £213 £295 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.92% +24.13% -24.00%
10th Percentile £179 £128 £124
90th Percentile £240 £445 £424
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £211 £295 £330
% change year-on-year -28.34% -10.67% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 12
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.00 £9.77
90th Percentile £17.27 £18.30 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.13% +14.00% -7.06%

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 1,044 1,545 1,171
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 94.79% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 821 686
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £210 £250 £263
90th Percentile £590 £538 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 65 49
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £16.66 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.97% +19.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £21.00 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -3.45%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Milton Keynes

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Milton Keynes

Service 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 Service Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 21 (52.50%) ITIL
3 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
5 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (37.50%) Service Management
6 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 13 (32.50%) Office 365
7 10 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (20.00%) SLA
8 8 (20.00%) CRM
8 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (17.50%) Critical Thinking
9 7 (17.50%) ITSM
9 7 (17.50%) Android
10 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
10 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
10 6 (15.00%) Terminal Server
10 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation

Service 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 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 4 (10.00%) Automotive
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
1 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Android
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) Service Management
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
3 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.50%) Critical Thinking
4 7 (17.50%) ITSM
5 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.50%) B2C
9 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Ticket Management
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Terminal Server
3 4 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) OVSD
2 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) webMethods
3 4 (10.00%) BMC
3 4 (10.00%) Unisys
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow