Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.52% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.07% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £288 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.83% -15.13% -6.55%
10th Percentile £114 £233 £232
90th Percentile £476 £368 £444
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +43.48% +4.55% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.93% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -35.88% -15.60% -

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 668 653 620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.39% 95.19% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 364 304
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £266 £214 £202
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 93 69
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.23 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.25 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.67% +50.00% +47.06%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Apple
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) OpenText
6 2 (18.18%) Siebel
6 2 (18.18%) Documentum
6 2 (18.18%) GxP
6 2 (18.18%) PDM
6 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
6 2 (18.18%) Veeva

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 2 (18.18%) Documentum
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
2 2 (18.18%) Veeva
3 1 (9.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) LIMS
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) PDM
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ACSP
2 1 (9.09%) CBAP
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) OpenText
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Siebel
4 1 (9.09%) Google