The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 70 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £238
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +43.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +28.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
719 692 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.01% 93.51% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 315 341
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 77 129
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Specialist in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Specialist within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 - -
Support Specialist
East of England

Support Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft