Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 50 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.14% 1.03% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.08% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Cambridge median daily rate £275 - £320
10th Percentile £174 - £310
90th Percentile £348 - £342
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £263 £125 £320
% change year-on-year +110.00% -60.94% +96.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -

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 577 554 779
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.35% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 255 508
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £133 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £358 £393
% change year-on-year +11.89% -8.92% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 71 52
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -34.64% +27.50%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.32 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £59.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +78.57% -20.75% +8.16%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) LIMS
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) MS Access
4 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) PMO

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) LIMS
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 22301
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE