The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Consultant
Rank 43 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.77% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.81% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £394 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Support Consultant
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 370 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 94.63% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 254 229
Median daily rate £413 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Support Consultant in the job title.

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Consultant across the Cambridge region.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Consultant across the Cambridge region.

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Support Consultant 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 Cambridge region featuring Support Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Magik
1 1 (100.00%) Smallworld
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) Smallworld
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Magik
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle