The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 57 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.33% 8.92% 11.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.07% 9.51% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £177 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £19.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 347 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.70% 93.78% 89.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 203 149
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.96% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Cambridge region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Cambridge region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.70%) Windows
4 28 (20.74%) ITIL
4 28 (20.74%) MS Office
5 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
5 25 (18.52%) Finance
6 20 (14.81%) Project Management
6 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
6 20 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 17 (12.59%) SQL
7 17 (12.59%) QA
8 15 (11.11%) C#
8 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.37%) Citrix
9 14 (10.37%) SAP
9 14 (10.37%) PRINCE2
9 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (9.63%) .NET
10 13 (9.63%) Windows 7
10 13 (9.63%) BDD
10 13 (9.63%) SpecFlow
11 12 (8.89%) Scrum
12 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
12 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
12 11 (8.15%) Remedy
12 11 (8.15%) Blackberry
13 10 (7.41%) Ruby
13 10 (7.41%) .NET Framework
14 9 (6.67%) Linux

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Documentum
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Lync
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (20.74%) MS Office
2 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.48%) Mingle
5 2 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Force.com
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Internet
1 4 (2.96%) Firewall
2 3 (2.22%) DNS
2 3 (2.22%) Intranet
2 3 (2.22%) LDAP
2 3 (2.22%) DHCP
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.48%) LAN
3 2 (1.48%) WAN
3 2 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) PBX
4 1 (0.74%) VoIP
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) ADSL
4 1 (0.74%) Broadband
4 1 (0.74%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
1 4 (2.96%) FileMaker
1 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.74%) MS Access
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) SpecFlow
2 8 (5.93%) Selenium
2 8 (5.93%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.19%) Retail
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.63%) .NET
2 10 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (2.22%) ODBC
5 2 (1.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.74%) LINQ
6 1 (0.74%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) BYOD
3 7 (5.19%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) NHS
6 2 (1.48%) LIMS
6 2 (1.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.67%) Linux
4 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.70%) CentOS
5 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.96%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.22%) UNIX
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.74%) ITIL
3 20 (14.81%) Project Management
3 20 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.37%) PRINCE2
5 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.63%) BDD
7 12 (8.89%) Scrum
8 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.93%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.93%) CRM
11 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.19%) Change Management
11 7 (5.19%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.19%) Migration
12 6 (4.44%) Manual Testing
12 6 (4.44%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.44%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) SQL
2 15 (11.11%) C#
3 10 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.48%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) VBA
4 2 (1.48%) Python
5 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.74%) SOQL
5 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) ISEB
2 6 (4.44%) Degree
3 4 (2.96%) IIBA
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCP
6 1 (0.74%) CBAP
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.74%) ACCA
6 1 (0.74%) SSCP
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.74%) CIMA
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) QA
2 7 (5.19%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.74%) GAAP
5 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) Citrix
2 14 (10.37%) SAP
3 11 (8.15%) Remedy
4 8 (5.93%) VMware
5 6 (4.44%) WorldPay
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle
7 3 (2.22%) HP
7 3 (2.22%) Symantec
7 3 (2.22%) BMC
8 2 (1.48%) Juniper
8 2 (1.48%) Perforce
8 2 (1.48%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.48%) Qualys
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.74%) Planview
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