The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 16 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 31 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.52% 10.97% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 12.32% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 19
Average daily rate £358 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £192 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -62.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £10.21 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 341 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.68% 89.03% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 144 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 58
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Analyst
Cambridgeshire

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 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
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 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Windows
3 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (14.71%) Change Management
6 9 (13.24%) Migration
6 9 (13.24%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) Retail
7 8 (11.76%) SAP
7 8 (11.76%) MS Office
7 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 8 (11.76%) Project Management
8 7 (10.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.29%) Logistics
8 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.82%) Change Control
9 6 (8.82%) Oracle
9 6 (8.82%) WAN
10 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.35%) Linux
10 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.35%) Process Management
10 5 (7.35%) QA
10 5 (7.35%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Data Management
10 5 (7.35%) Retail Banking
10 5 (7.35%) Banking

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) SAS
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Mingle
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) WAN
2 4 (5.88%) ADSL
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.47%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) RFID
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) EDMS
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 7 (10.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (7.35%) Retail Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) EPoS
3 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.71%) Change Management
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Logistics
5 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.82%) Change Control
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Data Management
7 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.35%) Process Management
7 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.88%) Workflow
8 4 (5.88%) Document Management
8 4 (5.88%) Clinical Data Management
9 3 (4.41%) Release Management
9 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) C++
3 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
5 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) ISEB
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) CCNA
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ACCA
2 1 (1.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) CDISC
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Cognos
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) Apple
5 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 1 (1.47%) Vertica
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.47%) Open Text
6 1 (1.47%) Altiris
6 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Nortel
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Avaya
6 1 (1.47%) CA