Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Break/Fix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Break/Fix over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Break/Fix
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 60 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.27% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.83% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Cambridge median daily rate £111 £145 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.28% +13.73% -
10th Percentile £102 £143 £126
90th Percentile £124 £148 £129
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £111 £145 £100
% change year-on-year -23.28% +45.00% -63.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £23.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.86 - £17.75

Break/Fix is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 647 603 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 87.67% 86.27% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 342 261
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -1.88% +3.23%
10th Percentile £284 £251 £250
90th Percentile £586 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 78 64
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.09 £12.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.88 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -42.50% +6.67% +114.29%

Break/Fix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Break/Fix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Break/Fix in Cambridge

Break/Fix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Break/Fix in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Break/Fix in Cambridge

Break/Fix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Break/Fix in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Break/Fix.

1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS

Break/Fix
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sun