Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Analyst was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Desktop Support Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.13% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridge median daily rate £240 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.14% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £240 £175 £174
% change year-on-year +37.14% +0.57% +24.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £15.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £15.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 703 622 604
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 94.39% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 340 326
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £284 £200 £233
90th Percentile £575 £564 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 87 54
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.15 £11.74
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.35 £58.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £33.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.76% +48.89% +9.76%

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Cambridge

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Cambridge

Desktop Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Cambridge

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Desktop Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory