Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 74 69 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.53% 11.39% 14.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.15% 11.94% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 70
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £204 £133 £233
90th Percentile £488 £471 £461
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.76% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £12.38 £11.33 £10.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +11.38% -32.17%
10th Percentile £10.13 £8.94 £10.09
90th Percentile £18.88 £18.30 £16.55
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.68 £13.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +1.33% +22.73% -12.00%

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 523 578 735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 95.38% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 274 460
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £269 £168 £233
90th Percentile £583 £538 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 93 55
Cambridge median hourly rate £26.25 £33.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -12.00% +79.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.32 £13.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -23.08% +91.18%

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 May 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 May 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 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) Business Analysis
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) SAP
3 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (14.86%) Windows
4 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (14.86%) ERP
5 10 (13.51%) CRM
6 9 (12.16%) Finance
6 9 (12.16%) JIRA
7 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
8 7 (9.46%) XML
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (9.46%) VBA
8 7 (9.46%) User Stories
9 6 (8.11%) MS Access
9 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
9 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
10 5 (6.76%) Scrum
10 5 (6.76%) JD Edwards
10 5 (6.76%) LIMS
10 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Acceptance Criteria

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 4 (5.41%) Confluence
1 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) Chatbot
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.05%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Skype
2 2 (2.70%) DHCP
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (9.46%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (8.11%) MS Access
3 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.05%) Power BI
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.35%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.35%) ERwin
3 1 (1.35%) Protractor
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) French Language
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) XML
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) JSON
2 2 (2.70%) LAMP
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) REST
2 2 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) LIMS
3 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Vista
2 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (18.92%) Business Analysis
3 11 (14.86%) ERP
4 10 (13.51%) CRM
5 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.46%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) User Stories
7 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 5 (6.76%) Scrum
8 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (5.41%) BPMN
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) ETL
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
10 3 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.05%) Migration
10 3 (4.05%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) VBA
3 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) PMO
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) SAP
3 5 (6.76%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.05%) Tableau
5 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.70%) Capita
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow