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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 48 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.90% 12.91% 14.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 13.66% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £246 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £10.60 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
456 344 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.02% 94.51% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 153 202
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 100
Average hourly rate £25.25 £30.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £59.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 2014.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
2 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.94%) Citrix
3 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
4 10 (14.49%) Remedy
4 10 (14.49%) Project Management
5 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
6 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.14%) User Stories
8 6 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) Advertising
8 6 (8.70%) Firewall
8 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.70%) Information Management
9 5 (7.25%) Service Management
9 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (7.25%) Oracle
9 5 (7.25%) BMC
9 5 (7.25%) HP
9 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Web Development
9 5 (7.25%) Remedy ITSM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) SPSS
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) ADSL
2 4 (5.80%) Broadband
3 3 (4.35%) ISDN
3 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.35%) VPN
3 3 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) VLAN
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.70%) Advertising
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.45%) CCTV
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) PMI
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Project Management
3 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.14%) User Stories
5 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Information Management
5 6 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
6 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) BPR
7 4 (5.80%) ERP
7 4 (5.80%) Use Case
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) C
3 2 (2.90%) C++
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) ISEB
1 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) MCSE
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) CDISC
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) VMware
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Citrix
3 10 (14.49%) Remedy
4 5 (7.25%) BMC
4 5 (7.25%) HP
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 3 (4.35%) WatchGuard
6 3 (4.35%) Imperva
7 2 (2.90%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.90%) Apple
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) Cognos
8 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) CA
8 1 (1.45%) Altiris
8 1 (1.45%) Planview
8 1 (1.45%) F5
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