The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £219 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Support Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 36 47
Rank change year-on-year -27 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.36% 3.93% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 4.06% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Median daily rate £219 £275 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £232 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £283 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £225 £225
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +1.81%  

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 711 640 812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.68% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 345 450
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 June 2017, Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) SLA
2 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
3 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) SAP
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
5 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (10.53%) PMO
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (10.53%) UAG
8 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) IIS
8 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.53%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 2 (10.53%) DHCP

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 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
4 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
6 1 (5.26%) UX Design
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (10.53%) UAG
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) NCR
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Wyse