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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 1 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 81 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.55% 13.07% 10.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.56% 13.96% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 23 19
Average daily rate
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£238 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -46.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.24%
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
305 308 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.42% 93.62% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 151 200
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 54 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 40 (30.53%) Windows
3 38 (29.01%) ITIL
3 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
4 37 (28.24%) MS Excel
5 29 (22.14%) Active Directory
6 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (20.61%) MS Office
8 25 (19.08%) Blackberry
9 22 (16.79%) Remedy
9 22 (16.79%) Citrix
10 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
11 15 (11.45%) VMware
12 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
12 14 (10.69%) SQL
13 13 (9.92%) ISEB
13 13 (9.92%) Advertising
13 13 (9.92%) Project Management
13 13 (9.92%) QA
13 13 (9.92%) Windows 7
14 12 (9.16%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (7.63%) MS Exchange
16 9 (6.87%) Service Management
16 9 (6.87%) Firewall
16 9 (6.87%) Knowledge Management
16 9 (6.87%) Incident Management
16 9 (6.87%) Test Scripting
16 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (6.11%) Scrum

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
5 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 37 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 27 (20.61%) MS Office
3 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.82%) Mingle
4 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Firewall
2 7 (5.34%) ADSL
2 7 (5.34%) Broadband
3 6 (4.58%) VPN
3 6 (4.58%) ISDN
3 6 (4.58%) Internet
4 5 (3.82%) LAN
4 5 (3.82%) DNS
4 5 (3.82%) WAN
4 5 (3.82%) DHCP
5 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.05%) SSL
5 4 (3.05%) MPLS
6 3 (2.29%) LDAP
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.53%) PBX
7 2 (1.53%) VoIP
7 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) SpecFlow
1 4 (3.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.29%) Selenium
3 2 (1.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Advertising
3 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.05%) XML
2 4 (3.05%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) PMI
4 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.53%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.53%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.76%) DTV
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.53%) Windows
2 13 (9.92%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.34%) Linux
3 7 (5.34%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.82%) CentOS
4 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.05%) Android
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) ITIL
2 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
4 13 (9.92%) Project Management
5 12 (9.16%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.87%) Service Management
7 9 (6.87%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (6.87%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.87%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.11%) Scrum
8 8 (6.11%) Change Management
8 8 (6.11%) Migration
9 6 (4.58%) Information Management
9 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.58%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.82%) User Stories
10 5 (3.82%) BPR
10 5 (3.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.69%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) Python
3 4 (3.05%) Ruby
3 4 (3.05%) C#
4 3 (2.29%) VB
4 3 (2.29%) VBA
4 3 (2.29%) C
5 2 (1.53%) C++
5 2 (1.53%) Java
5 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
5 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) ISEB
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.05%) IIBA
5 3 (2.29%) PMP
5 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.53%) CCNA
6 2 (1.53%) MCP
6 2 (1.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CBAP
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) HL7
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.79%) Remedy
2 22 (16.79%) Citrix
3 15 (11.45%) VMware
4 8 (6.11%) SAP
5 6 (4.58%) BMC
6 4 (3.05%) Imperva
6 4 (3.05%) WatchGuard
6 4 (3.05%) 3PAR
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco
6 4 (3.05%) HP
6 4 (3.05%) Dell
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle
7 3 (2.29%) Planview
8 2 (1.53%) Polycom
8 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.53%) Avaya
8 2 (1.53%) EMC
8 2 (1.53%) Perforce
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
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