Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 77 62 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.62% 10.54% 14.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.30% 11.07% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 86
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £210 £123 £233
90th Percentile £476 £413 £431
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -2.94% -5.23%
10th Percentile £11.13 £14.85 £13.70
90th Percentile £23.53 £20.25 £17.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +8.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 579 560 760
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.24% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 260 495
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £134 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 72 51
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -35.06% +28.33%
10th Percentile £16.56 £11.32 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +78.57% -23.64% +12.24%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cambridge

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Cambridge

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cambridge

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Cambridge

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 13 (16.88%) SAP
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (11.69%) Finance
7 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
7 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (11.69%) Windows
8 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.39%) BPMN
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.79%) Change Management
10 6 (7.79%) Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (7.79%) SLA
10 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (7.79%) ISEB
10 6 (7.79%) Degree
10 6 (7.79%) Office 365
11 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
11 5 (6.49%) IIBA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DHCP
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) Skype
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) DB2
4 2 (2.60%) MS Access
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) Power BI
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) Selenium
2 1 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.30%) ERwin
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) JMeter
2 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
1 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) XML
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
2 2 (2.60%) LAMP
2 2 (2.60%) LDAP
2 2 (2.60%) REST
2 2 (2.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) iPhone
3 2 (2.60%) iSeries
3 2 (2.60%) Life Science
3 2 (2.60%) LIMS
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.39%) BPMN
4 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
5 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) Change Management
6 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) ERP
7 5 (6.49%) ITSM
7 5 (6.49%) Service Management
8 4 (5.19%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Release Management
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) VBA
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.60%) RPG
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) CBAP
3 5 (6.49%) IIBA
4 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.30%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) PMO
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) SAP
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.60%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) Capita
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
5 1 (1.30%) Dell KACE
5 1 (1.30%) Polycom