Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £336 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Analyst
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 228 130 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.01% 11.52% 15.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.08% 12.21% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 129
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £336 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £173 £104 £146
90th Percentile £473 £398 £450
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.60 £14.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.39% +6.48% -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.60 £11.50
90th Percentile £16.95 £42.18 £24.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% - -

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 1335 1065 1488
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.41% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 504 877
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 107 128
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.06
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

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 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 November 2017. 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
Peterborough 0 104 £285 +3.64% 10
Cambridge +4 79 £400 +23.08% 23
Huntingdon +1 8 £175 +29.63% 2
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 49 (21.49%) Windows
2 45 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.30%) ITIL
4 32 (14.04%) Business Analysis
5 30 (13.16%) Finance
6 29 (12.72%) SQL
6 29 (12.72%) Microsoft Office
6 29 (12.72%) Microsoft
7 28 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 21 (9.21%) Manufacturing
9 21 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (9.21%) Windows 7
10 20 (8.77%) SLA
11 19 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (8.33%) Service Delivery
12 18 (7.89%) Cisco
12 18 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (7.46%) ERP
13 17 (7.46%) Change Management
14 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
15 15 (6.58%) Test Automation
15 15 (6.58%) Migration
15 15 (6.58%) Retail
15 15 (6.58%) Data Analysis
15 15 (6.58%) Web Services
15 15 (6.58%) E-Commerce
16 14 (6.14%) Project Management
17 13 (5.70%) Oracle
17 13 (5.70%) SQL Server

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 (4.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (12.72%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.44%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) Veeva
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) LAN
1 11 (4.82%) WAN
2 10 (4.39%) SAN
3 6 (2.63%) DHCP
3 6 (2.63%) DNS
4 4 (1.75%) ATM
4 4 (1.75%) Firewall
4 4 (1.75%) SMS
4 4 (1.75%) Wireless
5 3 (1.32%) Skype
5 3 (1.32%) WebEx
6 2 (0.88%) CTI
6 2 (0.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.44%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.32%) DB2
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.88%) Power BI
5 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.51%) JIRA
2 7 (3.07%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.75%) NUnit
3 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.88%) Selenium
5 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) JMeter
6 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (13.16%) Finance
2 21 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.58%) Retail
4 8 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.07%) Marketing
5 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.63%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Military
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.58%) Web Services
2 7 (3.07%) SOAP
3 6 (2.63%) JSON
4 5 (2.19%) .NET
5 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.88%) CSS
5 2 (0.88%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.88%) HTML
5 2 (0.88%) jQuery
5 2 (0.88%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) FpML
6 1 (0.44%) Mason
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.44%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.07%) iPhone
3 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.19%) iPad
4 5 (2.19%) Life Science
5 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.75%) HP Storage
5 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.32%) CMDB
6 3 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.32%) Wiki
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) iSeries
7 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.49%) Windows
2 21 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.63%) Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.32%) Unix
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) SUSE
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.30%) ITIL
3 32 (14.04%) Business Analysis
4 21 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 18 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (7.46%) Change Management
7 17 (7.46%) ERP
8 15 (6.58%) Data Analysis
8 15 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.58%) Migration
8 15 (6.58%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.14%) Project Management
10 12 (5.26%) User Stories
11 11 (4.82%) Change Control
11 11 (4.82%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.39%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (4.39%) Scrum
12 10 (4.39%) SDLC
13 9 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.72%) SQL
2 6 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.19%) C#
3 5 (2.19%) Java
4 3 (1.32%) C
4 3 (1.32%) RPG
5 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.88%) Scala
6 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.95%) Degree
5 8 (3.51%) ISEB
5 8 (3.51%) MCP
6 6 (2.63%) CBAP
6 6 (2.63%) IIBA
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.77%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 7 (3.07%) GDPR
4 6 (2.63%) PMO
5 5 (2.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.88%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.89%) Cisco
3 13 (5.70%) Oracle
4 11 (4.82%) SAP
5 10 (4.39%) HP
5 10 (4.39%) NetApp
6 8 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.19%) BMC
7 5 (2.19%) Remedy
8 4 (1.75%) Apple
8 4 (1.75%) arcserve
8 4 (1.75%) CA
8 4 (1.75%) Citrix
9 3 (1.32%) Tableau
10 2 (0.88%) Bomgar
10 2 (0.88%) Cognos
10 2 (0.88%) Dell
10 2 (0.88%) IBM
10 2 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.88%) Polycom