Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 56 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 +29
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 7 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.06% 0.53% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.60% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Cambridge median daily rate £113 £145 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.41% +9.43% +23.26%
10th Percentile £102 £143 £124
90th Percentile £125 £148 £152
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £125 £145 £133
% change year-on-year -13.79% +9.43% +23.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.64 - £25.00

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 574 498 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 86.97% 87.22% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 279 266
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +10.00% -6.83%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £210
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 74
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.75 £42.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +27.27% -20.48%
10th Percentile £12.33 £15.41 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.50 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% +17.19% -14.67%

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 26 March 2019, 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 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
1 6 (85.71%) CMDB
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Runbook
3 4 (57.14%) Decision-Making
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Data Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) CMDB
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Runbook
2 4 (57.14%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft