Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 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.

IT Support
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 84 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 +36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 20 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 1.02% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.09% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £120 £225 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +45.16% -35.42%
10th Percentile £95 £142 £130
90th Percentile £269 £375 £208
East of England median daily rate £150 £155 £160
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.60% +62.00% -
10th Percentile £11.24 £18.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £84.08 £22.45 £13.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +34.62% -29.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,133 1,282 1,039
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.58% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 647 521
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £174
90th Percentile £575 £525 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 132 90
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £33.50 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.76% +23.22% +32.62%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.25 £10.46
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.42% -3.26%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 13 £125 -52.38% 10
Peterborough +16 7 £110 - 2
IT Support
East of England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT Support 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Office 365
3 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (20.00%) Apple
5 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) User Experience
7 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) G Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Apple
2 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Virgin Media