Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 June 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.

IT Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 47 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 12 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.05% 1.53% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.63% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Cambridge median daily rate £275 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £161 £104 £310
90th Percentile £487 £341 £378
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £275 £206 £320
% change year-on-year +33.66% -35.70% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £12.00 £10.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.52% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £11.01 £14.25 -
% change year-on-year -22.77% - -

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 558 553 736
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 93.89% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 270 460
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £269 £170 £233
90th Percentile £575 £513 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +20.11% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 88 53
Cambridge median hourly rate £19.00 £34.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.53% -8.67% +82.93%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.50 £14.77
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £59.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.66% -37.33% +97.37%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Cambridge

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in Cambridge

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in Cambridge

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT 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 IT Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) VBA
2 6 (50.00%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
3 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (41.67%) LIMS
3 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) MS Access
3 5 (41.67%) JD Edwards
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

IT 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (41.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) LIMS
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft