The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £184 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 64 51 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 9 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.21% 2.15% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.26% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £184 £388 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.51% +38.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £258 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £388 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £238 £220
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

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 692 709 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.26% 95.42% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 386 378
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.15 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Milton Keynes

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (10.53%) UAG
8 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (10.53%) WSUS
8 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Disk Encryption
8 2 (10.53%) PMO
8 2 (10.53%) Lumension
8 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
8 2 (10.53%) Remedy
8 2 (10.53%) Intel Security

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
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%) Unified Communications
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) UX Design
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV 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 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (10.53%) UAG
4 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
2 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
2 2 (10.53%) Lumension
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Computacenter
3 1 (5.26%) NCR
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Wyse
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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