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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 49 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.19% 12.77% 13.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.01% 13.66% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 18
Average daily rate
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£243 £381 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.39% +32.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £463 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -64.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.75 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
408 344 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.15% 93.48% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 156 172
Average daily rate £370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 90
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
3 16 (20.51%) ITIL
3 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
3 16 (20.51%) Citrix
4 15 (19.23%) Remedy
4 15 (19.23%) Windows
5 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
6 13 (16.67%) VMware
7 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.10%) Project Management
9 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
11 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
11 8 (10.26%) Advertising
11 8 (10.26%) Firewall
12 7 (8.97%) Service Management
12 7 (8.97%) Migration
12 7 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (8.97%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
13 6 (7.69%) Information Management
13 6 (7.69%) MS Office
13 6 (7.69%) BMC
13 6 (7.69%) HP
13 6 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (7.69%) User Stories
14 5 (6.41%) Web Development
14 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) SPSS
5 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) ADSL
2 5 (6.41%) Broadband
2 5 (6.41%) VPN
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
3 4 (5.13%) ISDN
3 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.13%) MPLS
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Advertising
3 7 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.28%) CCTV
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
4 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.10%) Project Management
4 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 7 (8.97%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (8.97%) Service Management
6 7 (8.97%) Migration
7 6 (7.69%) Information Management
7 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.69%) User Stories
8 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Web Development
9 4 (5.13%) Use Case
9 4 (5.13%) Release Management
9 4 (5.13%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.13%) ERP
9 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.13%) BPR
9 4 (5.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) SQL
1 4 (5.13%) Python
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 2 (2.56%) C++
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) ISEB
1 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.56%) MCSE
2 2 (2.56%) CCNA
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 16 (20.51%) Citrix
2 15 (19.23%) Remedy
3 13 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (7.69%) BMC
4 6 (7.69%) HP
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) WatchGuard
6 4 (5.13%) Imperva
6 4 (5.13%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.56%) F5
7 2 (2.56%) Planview
7 2 (2.56%) EMC
7 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.56%) Cognos
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Polycom
8 1 (1.28%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
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