Period
to 23 August 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 August 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.

Analyst
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 167 194 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.09% 16.58% 13.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.10% 17.49% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 98 89
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +10.71% +8.53%
10th Percentile £168 £207 £163
90th Percentile £525 £488 £473
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +0.74% +4.77%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.70 £17.25 £22.10
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -13.33% +5.26% -13.64%

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 1,106 1,109 1,125
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.33% 94.79% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 579 566
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £433 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £188 £250 £191
90th Percentile £625 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 104 133
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -25.53% -37.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.25% -1.43% -12.50%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor 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 23 August 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 99 £425 +1.00% 20
Peterborough -1 38 £288 - 14
Huntingdon - 8 £206 - 1
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (17.37%) Business Analysis
2 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.17%) Windows
3 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (13.77%) Finance
6 21 (12.57%) SQL
6 21 (12.57%) Analytics
7 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Excel
7 20 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (10.78%) Linux
10 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (8.98%) Oracle
11 15 (8.98%) ITIL
11 15 (8.98%) Change Management
11 15 (8.98%) Office 365
11 15 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (8.38%) Retail
12 14 (8.38%) Data Analysis
13 12 (7.19%) Windows 10
13 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 10 (5.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 10 (5.99%) Python
14 10 (5.99%) ETL
14 10 (5.99%) SLA
15 9 (5.39%) Unix
15 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
15 9 (5.39%) MS Visio
15 9 (5.39%) Scrum

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 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.80%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.80%) SAS
2 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (5.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.80%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) iTrent
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.98%) Office 365
2 8 (4.79%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (4.79%) AWS
3 7 (4.19%) Azure
4 5 (2.99%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.20%) Veeva
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) GCP
7 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Serverless
7 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) DNS
3 3 (1.80%) Firewall
3 3 (1.80%) WAN
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (2.99%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.99%) Power BI
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.80%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (1.80%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.80%) MySQL
4 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) Essbase
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.20%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) JIRA
2 4 (2.40%) Selenium
3 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.20%) JMeter
4 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.60%) Appium
5 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) JBehave
5 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (14.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 23 (13.77%) Finance
3 14 (8.38%) Retail
4 5 (2.99%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Law
7 2 (1.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) .NET
1 6 (3.59%) Web Services
2 3 (1.80%) LDAP
3 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 2 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.99%) Algorithms
2 5 (2.99%) Life Science
2 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.99%) User Experience
3 4 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.80%) Wiki
5 1 (0.60%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.60%) FMCG
5 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.17%) Windows
2 18 (10.78%) Linux
3 12 (7.19%) Windows 10
4 9 (5.39%) Unix
5 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.37%) Business Analysis
2 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.57%) Analytics
4 20 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (8.98%) Change Management
5 15 (8.98%) ITIL
5 15 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (8.38%) Data Analysis
7 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 10 (5.99%) ETL
9 9 (5.39%) Business Process Analysis
9 9 (5.39%) Data Analytics
9 9 (5.39%) Project Management
9 9 (5.39%) Scrum
10 8 (4.79%) Chemistry
10 8 (4.79%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Identification
11 7 (4.19%) DevOps
11 7 (4.19%) Migration
11 7 (4.19%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.57%) SQL
2 10 (5.99%) Python
3 7 (4.19%) Java
4 5 (2.99%) R
5 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.80%) Perl
6 3 (1.80%) VBA
7 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.20%) Scala
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) Groovy
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.80%) ACCA
3 3 (1.80%) CCNA
3 3 (1.80%) CIMA
3 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.20%) CISSP
4 2 (1.20%) GCFE
4 2 (1.20%) GCIH
4 2 (1.20%) GIAC
4 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.20%) MCSA
4 2 (1.20%) MCSE
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) SANS
5 1 (0.60%) IIBA
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) SLA
2 9 (5.39%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) GxP
3 3 (1.80%) PMO
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) XenApp
4 1 (0.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (1.20%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.98%) Oracle
3 7 (4.19%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (4.19%) SAP
3 7 (4.19%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.99%) VMware
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco
5 3 (1.80%) Citrix
5 3 (1.80%) Wonderware
5 3 (1.80%) Workday
6 2 (1.20%) Liquidlogic
6 2 (1.20%) Splunk
6 2 (1.20%) Tagetik
6 2 (1.20%) Talend
7 1 (0.60%) Concur
7 1 (0.60%) Databricks
7 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.60%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) WorldPay