Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 13 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.

Customer Requirements
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 62 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +17
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.21% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.50% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £400 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £475 -
% change year-on-year -12.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% -

Customer Requirements 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 651 606 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 87.62% 86.20% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 344 261
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £284 £254 £250
90th Percentile £583 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.60%
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% -2.91%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.09 £12.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.88 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -30.63% +6.67% +105.48%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Cambridge

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Requirements in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Cambridge

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Cambridge over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Cambridge

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Customer Requirements.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
1 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) WSUS
6 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
6 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Planning

Customer Requirements
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Director
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Case Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Scorecard
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft