Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 103 66 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 14.80% 10.54% 10.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.70% 11.15% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 35
Cambridge median daily rate £423 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.12% - -
10th Percentile £215 £200 £219
90th Percentile £488 £474 £433
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £394 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.53% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £12.00 £11.33 £10.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +11.38% -40.15%
10th Percentile £9.15 £8.94 £10.09
90th Percentile £15.00 £14.63 £16.71
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £12.89
% change year-on-year +0.74% +4.77% +1.06%

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 656 592 706
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 94.57% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 310 413
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £278 £200 £231
90th Percentile £586 £500 £535
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 91 58
Cambridge median hourly rate £23.38 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.67% - +82.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.89
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £59.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.75 £23.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.72% -37.33% +97.37%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) Business Analysis
3 21 (20.39%) JIRA
4 18 (17.48%) ERP
4 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (15.53%) CRM
5 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (12.62%) Finance
7 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (11.65%) User Stories
8 11 (10.68%) SQL
8 11 (10.68%) MS Visio
9 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.71%) SAP
9 10 (9.71%) Windows
9 10 (9.71%) Scrum
9 10 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (8.74%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.77%) Analytics
11 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.77%) Confluence
11 8 (7.77%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (6.80%) PMO
12 7 (6.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (6.80%) ITIL
12 7 (6.80%) Migration
12 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.80%) NetSuite

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 8 (7.77%) Confluence
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon Alexa
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (10.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.94%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) NetSuite
2 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.91%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.94%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.94%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (4.85%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Skype
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 1 (0.97%) WebEx
4 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) MS Access
2 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.91%) Power BI
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.97%) Protractor
3 1 (0.97%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) XML
2 1 (0.97%) Behat
2 1 (0.97%) COM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.85%) LIMS
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.94%) Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.94%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) Business Analysis
3 18 (17.48%) ERP
4 16 (15.53%) CRM
5 12 (11.65%) User Stories
6 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.71%) Scrum
7 9 (8.74%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Analytics
8 8 (7.77%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.80%) ITIL
9 7 (6.80%) Migration
9 7 (6.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.85%) Change Management
10 5 (4.85%) Quality Management
10 5 (4.85%) Service Management
10 5 (4.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) VBA
3 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.94%) R
4 1 (0.97%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) Ruby
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) PMO
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.94%) GDPR
5 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) SAP
3 6 (5.83%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.85%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.91%) Tableau
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle
6 2 (1.94%) Workday
7 1 (0.97%) Capita
7 1 (0.97%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com