Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Support Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 40 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.31% 2.04% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.14% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Cambridge median daily rate £225 £140 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -58.82% +100.00%
10th Percentile £116 £107 £300
90th Percentile £338 £150 £419
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £225 £133 £320
% change year-on-year +69.81% -58.59% +88.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £23.00 £18.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.90% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.88 £12.00
% change year-on-year -2.52% +23.96% -

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 574 560 764
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.40% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 258 498
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £133 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 71 49
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -35.06% +33.91%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.33 £13.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.25 £21.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year +80.00% -19.05% +7.14%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Cambridge

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Cambridge

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Analyst in Cambridge

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 Support Analyst in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Cambridge

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Skype
6 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) PMO
6 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Apache

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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) WPF
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Dell KACE
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow