Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £230 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 101 53
Rank change year-on-year +43 -48 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 39 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.09% 1.08% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 1.13% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 21
Milton Keynes median daily rate £230 £173 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.75% -30.07%
10th Percentile £166 £110 £103
90th Percentile £380 £316 £298
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £225 £120 £200
% change year-on-year +87.50% -40.00% -22.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.33 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.95% +19.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.47 £11.60
90th Percentile £16.12 £16.19 £23.10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £14.33 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.95% +19.42% -14.29%

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 1,186 1,679 1,151
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 95.18% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 820 652
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £215 £256 £204
90th Percentile £578 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 80 53
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.79% +22.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.43 £24.00 £36.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) Change Management
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) SCCM
4 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
5 10 (25.64%) Office 365
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
7 8 (20.51%) Unix
7 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
8 7 (17.95%) SCOM
8 7 (17.95%) WSUS
8 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
8 7 (17.95%) Temenos T24
8 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
8 7 (17.95%) Splunk
8 7 (17.95%) Java
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
8 7 (17.95%) ITIL
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco
8 7 (17.95%) Adobe
8 7 (17.95%) Sony
8 7 (17.95%) Law
8 7 (17.95%) VMware

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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Akamai
3 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Unix
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Change Management
2 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 5 (12.82%) ITSM
6 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
7 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.26%) ISMS
7 4 (10.26%) Security Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.13%) Critical Thinking
9 2 (5.13%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (5.13%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) VCAP
6 1 (2.56%) VCP4
6 1 (2.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) UAG
4 1 (2.56%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) SCOM
2 7 (17.95%) WSUS
3 6 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.56%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (2.56%) OVSD
4 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Adobe
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Sony
2 7 (17.95%) Splunk
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.56%) Lumension
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow