Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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 Technician
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - +73 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.44% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £225 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £225 - £180
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 651 612 825
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.48% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 305 521
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.32% +4.83%
10th Percentile £214 £203 £245
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 67 54
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.33 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.38 £47.50 £49.93
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -32.00%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Cambridge

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Cambridge

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Cambridge

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Support Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) GLP
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Support Technician 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 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GLP
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco