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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 10 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 60 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.90% 8.32% 10.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.74% 8.92% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £22.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
471 426 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.45% 93.22% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 288 163
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 52
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.85%) Windows
2 26 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.17%) ITIL
4 23 (19.33%) MS Office
5 22 (18.49%) Project Management
5 22 (18.49%) Business Analysis
6 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (16.81%) SQL
7 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
8 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
9 17 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 17 (14.29%) Oracle
10 16 (13.45%) Finance
11 12 (10.08%) Scrum
11 12 (10.08%) ERP
11 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
13 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
13 10 (8.40%) SAP
13 10 (8.40%) Linux
13 10 (8.40%) Citrix
14 9 (7.56%) RAD
14 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
14 9 (7.56%) MS Visio
14 9 (7.56%) Retail
14 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
15 8 (6.72%) Document Management
15 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
15 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.52%) IIS
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) Documentum
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Office
2 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.52%) MS Project
6 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.84%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.52%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.84%) Unica
5 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.84%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Force.com
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
1 1 (0.84%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) DHCP
1 6 (5.04%) DNS
1 6 (5.04%) Firewall
2 4 (3.36%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
2 4 (3.36%) WAN
3 3 (2.52%) VoIP
3 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.84%) VPN
5 1 (0.84%) FTP
5 1 (0.84%) Intranet
5 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.04%) FileMaker
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.84%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Selenium
3 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.84%) MSI
4 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (3.36%) ODBC
3 2 (1.68%) .NET
3 2 (1.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) JFC
4 1 (0.84%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.20%) BYOD
5 4 (3.36%) LIMS
5 4 (3.36%) NHS
6 3 (2.52%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Statistics
7 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.85%) Windows
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.52%) Debian
5 3 (2.52%) UNIX
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.68%) CentOS
6 2 (1.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.17%) ITIL
3 22 (18.49%) Project Management
3 22 (18.49%) Business Analysis
4 21 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 12 (10.08%) ERP
6 12 (10.08%) Scrum
7 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.56%) RAD
9 8 (6.72%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) Document Management
9 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.88%) Change Management
10 7 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.04%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (5.04%) Business Process Improvement
11 6 (5.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.52%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) C++
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) Python
5 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.84%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (4.20%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.52%) CCNA
4 2 (1.68%) MCDST
4 2 (1.68%) IIBA
4 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.84%) ACCA
5 1 (0.84%) SSCP
5 1 (0.84%) CISM
5 1 (0.84%) CIMA
5 1 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.84%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) MCSE
5 1 (0.84%) CBAP
5 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (4.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.52%) QA
4 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.52%) COSO
5 1 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.84%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) vSphere
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (8.40%) SAP
3 10 (8.40%) Citrix
4 6 (5.04%) Remedy
5 5 (4.20%) VMware
5 5 (4.20%) F5
5 5 (4.20%) WorldPay
6 4 (3.36%) Cisco
6 4 (3.36%) HP
7 3 (2.52%) EMC
7 3 (2.52%) Symantec
7 3 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.52%) Splunk
8 2 (1.68%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.68%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.68%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.68%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.68%) Qualys
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