The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 30 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.

Service Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 20 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.66% 2.74% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.86% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £260 £250
% change year-on-year -14.42% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Median hourly rate £17.40 £15.13 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.04% +16.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.03 £17.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00%  

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 700 733 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.21% 95.69% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 406 376
Median daily rate £407 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 30 March 2017, Service 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 Service Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) MS Office
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 7 (22.58%) Service Management
7 6 (19.35%) ITSM
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Vista
7 6 (19.35%) SLA
7 6 (19.35%) ISEB
8 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
9 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) OVSD
10 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) HP
10 3 (9.68%) Remedy
10 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.68%) VBA
10 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3

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 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ATM
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Multicast
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Vista
3 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) ITSM
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Document Management
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) OVSD
2 1 (3.23%) Control-M
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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