Period
to 27 February 2020

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 126 158 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.82% 15.74% 17.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.77% 16.72% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 81 110
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £394 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.90% +10.17%
10th Percentile £177 £168 £180
90th Percentile £489 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.14 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +7.41%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.00 £10.70
90th Percentile £21.50 £20.66 £21.08
East of England median hourly rate £15.14 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +4.38% +1.75% -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 853 945 1,191
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 94.12% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 509 588
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £227
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 93 116
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -53.81% +51.50%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.83 £11.90
90th Percentile £48.63 £52.50 £50.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +7.81% -16.88% -6.10%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 -4 58 £413 +10.00% 30
Peterborough 0 50 £363 +35.51% 29
Ely - 2 £220 - 2
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 32 (25.40%) Incident Management
2 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.43%) Retail
4 18 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (13.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (12.70%) Degree
7 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 15 (11.90%) Oracle
7 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.32%) User Experience
8 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
8 13 (10.32%) Windows
8 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.52%) Finance
10 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
10 11 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.94%) SQL
11 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
11 10 (7.94%) JIRA
12 9 (7.14%) Life Science
12 9 (7.14%) ServiceNow
12 9 (7.14%) Change Management
12 9 (7.14%) ITIL
13 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (5.56%) Office 365
14 7 (5.56%) User Stories
14 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 7 (5.56%) Azure

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 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) Confluence
2 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Azure
1 7 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Skype
2 3 (2.38%) DHCP
2 3 (2.38%) DNS
2 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 3 (2.38%) VoIP
2 3 (2.38%) VPN
2 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.59%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.59%) ISDN
3 2 (1.59%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) Data Lake
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.59%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.79%) MS Access
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) JIRA
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) JMeter
3 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 27 (21.43%) Retail
2 17 (13.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (9.52%) Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.59%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Middleware
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.59%) XMPP
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) JSON
3 1 (0.79%) Loki
3 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) User Experience
3 9 (7.14%) Life Science
4 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.38%) CMDB
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.59%) iPhone
6 2 (1.59%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Android
2 6 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Incident Management
2 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.14%) Change Management
7 9 (7.14%) ITIL
8 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (5.56%) User Stories
9 6 (4.76%) Migration
9 6 (4.76%) Process Improvement
10 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.97%) Chemistry
10 5 (3.97%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (3.97%) Data Governance
10 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.97%) Process Management
10 5 (3.97%) Requirements Management
11 4 (3.17%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Degree
2 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) MCP
5 2 (1.59%) CCIE
5 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 2 (1.59%) CCNP
5 2 (1.59%) IIBA
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.59%) PMO
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) Docker
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.79%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.76%) Adobe
4 6 (4.76%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco
5 5 (3.97%) VMware
6 4 (3.17%) Saba
7 3 (2.38%) Citrix
7 3 (2.38%) IBM
7 3 (2.38%) Okta
7 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.38%) Snow
7 3 (2.38%) Workday
8 2 (1.59%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.79%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.79%) BMC
9 1 (0.79%) NetApp
9 1 (0.79%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com