Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Analyst was £129 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 July 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 Desk Analyst
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 67 89
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 24 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.53% 1.94% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.03% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £129 £140 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.04% -2.78% -9.15%
10th Percentile £109 £121 £138
90th Percentile £148 £222 £209
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £125 £140 £144
% change year-on-year -10.71% -2.78% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - +12.00%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +5.66%

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 1492 1378 1689
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 94.85% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 756 877
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £270 £231 £237
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.96 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.33% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.21 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.23 £19.50 £20.91
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +23.21% -6.67% +3.45%

Service Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes

Service 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 Service Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes

Service 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 Service Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Analyst in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Service 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 Service Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Vista
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.83%) SLA
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) B2C
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Finance
8 2 (8.33%) Automotive
8 2 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (4.17%) Logistics
9 1 (4.17%) Android
9 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (4.17%) SQL
9 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (4.17%) Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix

Service 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Vista
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) B2C
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix