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The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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.

Analyst
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 219 128 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.27% 23.44% 9.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.63% 25.55% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 13
10th Percentile £136 £138 £261
25th Percentile £246 £142 £311
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £230 £375
Median % change year-on-year +52.17% -38.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £438 £388 £450
90th Percentile £488 £438 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £238 £363
% change year-on-year +68.42% -34.48% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 57 13
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 £12.30
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £15.75 £15.03 £16.25
90th Percentile £20.56 £17.83 £16.65
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -9.68% +19.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 715 501 440
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.04% 91.76% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 295 272
10th Percentile £200 £153 £263
25th Percentile £313 £254 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £550
90th Percentile £650 £592 £611
East of England median daily rate £468 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +13.39% -2.94% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 116 33
10th Percentile £12.50 - £12.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% -2.42%
75th Percentile £18.13 £16.50 £17.25
90th Percentile £32.63 £19.44 £33.60
East of England median hourly rate £19.28 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +20.50% -13.51% +15.63%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Peterborough -1 162 £314 +102.42% 10
Cambridge -2 34 £425 +60.38% 9
St Neots 0 3 £438 -
Huntingdon -3 1 £275 -34.52%
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Analyst contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 102 (46.58%) Social Skills
2 96 (43.84%) Incident Management
3 86 (39.27%) ITIL
4 77 (35.16%) MCP
5 56 (25.57%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (22.83%) Retail
7 47 (21.46%) Service Delivery
7 47 (21.46%) Microsoft 365
8 42 (19.18%) Mathematics
9 40 (18.26%) Problem Management
9 40 (18.26%) Citrix
10 37 (16.89%) Microsoft
11 29 (13.24%) SQL
12 28 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (11.87%) A+ Certification
13 26 (11.87%) Agile
14 25 (11.42%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (11.42%) Active Directory
14 25 (11.42%) MCSA
14 25 (11.42%) ServiceNow
14 25 (11.42%) Security Cleared
15 22 (10.05%) SC Cleared
16 21 (9.59%) Sun
16 21 (9.59%) ITSM
17 20 (9.13%) Finance
17 20 (9.13%) Windows
18 19 (8.68%) Data Analysis
19 18 (8.22%) Business Analysis
19 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Office

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 10 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.46%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.46%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.46%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (5.94%) Power Platform
3 6 (2.74%) Azure
4 5 (2.28%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (0.46%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.42%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.91%) DHCP
2 2 (0.91%) DNS
2 2 (0.91%) WebEx
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.94%) Power BI
2 5 (2.28%) MS Access
2 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Navigator
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.91%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) JIRA
2 5 (2.28%) Toad
3 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Postman
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 102 (46.58%) Social Skills
2 50 (22.83%) Retail
3 28 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.13%) Finance
5 8 (3.65%) German Language
6 7 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.74%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.28%) Legal
8 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.28%) Marketing
9 4 (1.83%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (1.37%) Hungarian Language
10 3 (1.37%) Lithuanian Language
10 3 (1.37%) Polish Language
10 3 (1.37%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.37%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.91%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) JSON
1 4 (1.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.46%) .NET
2 1 (0.46%) CSS
2 1 (0.46%) HTML
2 1 (0.46%) HTML5
2 1 (0.46%) REST
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.57%) iPhone
2 9 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.28%) User Experience
4 3 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.46%) Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.13%) Windows
2 4 (1.83%) Unix
2 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.37%) Linux
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.84%) Incident Management
2 86 (39.27%) ITIL
3 56 (25.57%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (21.46%) Service Delivery
5 42 (19.18%) Mathematics
6 40 (18.26%) Problem Management
7 26 (11.87%) Agile
8 21 (9.59%) ITSM
9 19 (8.68%) Data Analysis
10 18 (8.22%) Business Analysis
11 17 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (7.76%) ERP
12 13 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.48%) CRM
14 11 (5.02%) Service Management
15 10 (4.57%) Business Case
15 10 (4.57%) Data Interpretation
16 9 (4.11%) Requirements Gathering
16 9 (4.11%) Systems Analysis
17 8 (3.65%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.24%) SQL
2 6 (2.74%) PL/SQL
2 6 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.83%) VBA
5 2 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.46%) C#
6 1 (0.46%) Lua
6 1 (0.46%) R
6 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (35.16%) MCP
2 26 (11.87%) A+ Certification
2 26 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (11.42%) MCSA
3 25 (11.42%) Security Cleared
4 22 (10.05%) SC Cleared
5 16 (7.31%) CCNA
5 16 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.74%) Degree
7 3 (1.37%) ISEB
8 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) PMO
4 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.83%) Ansible
2 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.83%) Puppet
2 4 (1.83%) Terraform
3 1 (0.46%) Grafana
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (18.26%) Citrix
2 37 (16.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.42%) ServiceNow
4 21 (9.59%) Sun
5 13 (5.94%) Oracle
6 11 (5.02%) Cisco
7 10 (4.57%) NetApp
8 5 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.28%) SAP
9 3 (1.37%) VMware
10 2 (0.91%) HP
10 2 (0.91%) Huawei
10 2 (0.91%) Workday
11 1 (0.46%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.46%) Apple
11 1 (0.46%) Commvault
11 1 (0.46%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.46%) Meraki
11 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.46%) Virgin Media