Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.00% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.99% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Cambridge median daily rate £288 £339 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.13% -6.55% +123.08%
10th Percentile £233 £232 £323
90th Percentile £368 £444 £424
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £275 £363
% change year-on-year +4.55% -24.14% +123.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £23.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £23.00 £27.25 -
% change year-on-year -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 667 604 834
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.42% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 300 528
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.64% +5.17%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £529
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £366 £380
% change year-on-year +2.39% -3.62% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 68 55
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.54 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £26.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year +39.53% +58.09% -32.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017, IT Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Dell KACE
3 1 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 22301

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Dell KACE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft