The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 73 90 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.59% 14.47% 21.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.54% 14.85% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 54
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £253 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £458 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £18.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 502 606 647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.48% 97.43% 97.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 364 312
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 67
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 36 £325 - 10
Peterborough 0 21 £268 -20.74% 3
Huntingdon - 4 £78 -
Analyst
East of England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.69%) Finance
3 25 (17.01%) Windows
4 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
7 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
7 17 (11.56%) Selenium
8 16 (10.88%) MS Office
8 16 (10.88%) ITIL
9 15 (10.20%) Java
9 15 (10.20%) WebDriver
10 14 (9.52%) TDD
10 14 (9.52%) SQL
10 14 (9.52%) Jenkins
10 14 (9.52%) Automation Testing
11 13 (8.84%) Oracle
11 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.84%) QA
12 12 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (8.16%) Eclipse
12 12 (8.16%) Linux
12 12 (8.16%) Project Management
12 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.16%) Appium
13 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
13 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.48%) ERP
13 11 (7.48%) Test Scripting
14 10 (6.80%) Cucumber

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) SAS
3 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.88%) MS Office
3 4 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (4.08%) MFGPRO
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.36%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.68%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
2 3 (2.04%) Veeva
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) LAN
2 6 (4.08%) VPN
3 5 (3.40%) WAN
4 2 (1.36%) DHCP
4 2 (1.36%) DNS
4 2 (1.36%) LDAP
4 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) WebEx
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) MS Access
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.56%) Selenium
2 15 (10.20%) WebDriver
3 14 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.16%) Appium
4 12 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (8.16%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.80%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.12%) JBehave
7 7 (4.76%) JIRA
8 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.04%) JUnit
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.36%) Subversion
10 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.68%) NUnit
10 1 (0.68%) RSpec
10 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Back Office
3 8 (5.44%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) .NET
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.68%) Behat
2 1 (0.68%) CSS
2 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) REST
2 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) User Experience
3 5 (3.40%) Life Science
4 2 (1.36%) PMI
4 2 (1.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.68%) iPad
5 1 (0.68%) iPhone
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 12 (8.16%) Linux
4 9 (6.12%) AIX
5 6 (4.08%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.08%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.36%) Unix
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.88%) ITIL
3 14 (9.52%) Automation Testing
3 14 (9.52%) TDD
4 13 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (8.16%) Project Management
6 11 (7.48%) ERP
6 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.48%) Test Scripting
7 10 (6.80%) Migration
7 10 (6.80%) Regression Testing
8 9 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (5.44%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.76%) BDD
10 7 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.76%) Defect Management
10 7 (4.76%) Information Management
10 7 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) Java
2 14 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (1.36%) C#
3 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) Ruby
4 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) MCP
2 5 (3.40%) MCSE
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.72%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) QA
2 8 (5.44%) PMO
3 7 (4.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.36%) DameWare
3 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.68%) SCSM
3 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle
3 9 (6.12%) SAP
3 9 (6.12%) Tableau
4 6 (4.08%) QAD
5 5 (3.40%) Citrix
6 4 (2.72%) Apple
6 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.04%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) Progress
8 2 (1.36%) Adobe
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco
8 2 (1.36%) Cognos
8 2 (1.36%) Dell
8 2 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (1.36%) Symantec
8 2 (1.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) Altiris
9 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.68%) Planview