Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £215 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 +25
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 14 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.27% 0.58% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.62% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £215 £155 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.71% - -31.11%
10th Percentile £131 £101 £131
90th Percentile £346 £375 £206
East of England median daily rate £165 £155 £155
% change year-on-year +6.45% - -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £11.26 - £9.00
East of England median hourly rate £13.70 £16.75 £11.63
% change year-on-year -18.21% +44.09% -41.88%

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 1,046 1,121 1,153
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 93.18% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 572 653
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £248 £191 £175
90th Percentile £575 £506 £529
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 133 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -40.00% +89.87%
10th Percentile £11.13 £12.05 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.95 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.56
% change year-on-year -2.86% -14.88% +0.29%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 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 +3 9 £215 -38.57% 7
Peterborough -3 5 - - 2
IT Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VBA
2 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) MS Access
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) LIMS
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity

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 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (28.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) LIMS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Case Management
3 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) NETGEAR
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media