Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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.

Support Analyst
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 75 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 22 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.36% 1.42% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.54% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £275 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% -21.67% +92.00%
10th Percentile £98 £125 £208
90th Percentile £309 £348 £406
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £140 £235 £240
% change year-on-year -40.43% -2.08% +46.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.54 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £9.98 £11.50 £10.19
90th Percentile £15.26 £12.50 £17.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - -7.69% -13.33%

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 1,533 1,169 1,618
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 91.97% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 686 789
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 79
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.00% +3.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +11.54%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Support 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 Support Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Control-M
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Office 365
5 3 (13.64%) Lumension
5 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.64%) MVS
5 3 (13.64%) SLA
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Korn
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) CA Endevor
6 2 (9.09%) Retail
6 2 (9.09%) VSAM
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) Back Office
6 2 (9.09%) Intranet
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (9.09%) JCL

Support 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) VSAM
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) MVS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) API Development
2 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) JCL
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) CA Endevor
2 2 (9.09%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Lumension
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy