Period
to 17 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 56 56
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.62% 1.08% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.15% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +54.17% -11.44%
10th Percentile £413 £110 £220
90th Percentile £438 £480 £340
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £291 £300
% change year-on-year +45.92% -2.92% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £14.43 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% -23.93% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year +8.33% -35.57% +49.00%

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 759 693 602
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 93.65% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 385 317
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £280 £200
90th Percentile £625 £575 £500
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 66 92
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £31.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £9.99 £12.19 £13.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.38 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -30.00% -

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 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 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberattack
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow