Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 80 64 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.38% 10.11% 12.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 10.60% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 72
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £206 £193 £185
90th Percentile £478 £428 £425
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £345 £303 £325
% change year-on-year +14.05% -6.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -10.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.23 £13.98
90th Percentile £23.63 £16.98 £18.38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.38 £13.25
% change year-on-year -6.09% +8.49% -5.36%

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 667 604 834
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.42% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 300 528
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.64% +5.17%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £529
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £366 £380
% change year-on-year +2.39% -3.62% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 68 55
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.54 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £26.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year +39.53% +58.09% -32.00%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (16.25%) SQL
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
3 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
6 8 (10.00%) Finance
6 8 (10.00%) Migration
6 8 (10.00%) ISEB
6 8 (10.00%) Windows
6 8 (10.00%) BPMN
7 7 (8.75%) Degree
7 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (8.75%) SAP
7 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (7.50%) PMO
8 6 (7.50%) Office 365
8 6 (7.50%) IIBA
8 6 (7.50%) CBAP
9 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (6.25%) DHCP

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 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Changepoint
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) DHCP
1 5 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (3.75%) Skype
3 2 (2.50%) WebEx
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.50%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) Power BI
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) JMeter
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.75%) iPhone
4 3 (3.75%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) iSeries
6 1 (1.25%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
3 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 8 (10.00%) BPMN
5 8 (10.00%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.00%) ERP
8 4 (5.00%) ITSM
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) Java
2 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.50%) RPG
2 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (10.00%) ISEB
3 7 (8.75%) Degree
4 6 (7.50%) CBAP
4 6 (7.50%) IIBA
5 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) PMO
2 5 (6.25%) GDPR
3 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Polycom
5 2 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Capita
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) Planview
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow