Period
to 15 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 82 64
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 18 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 1.00% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.05% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £115 £194 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.65% +55.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £93 £121 £109
90th Percentile £263 £338 £193
East of England median daily rate £150 £150 £188
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.94% +62.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.05 £10.63
90th Percentile £84.08 £22.45 £15.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +29.63% -10.00%

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 1,001 1,234 1,018
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.49% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 610 443
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -5.84%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £168
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 116 118
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +50.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.24% - -11.11%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +1 15 £120 -46.67% 6
Peterborough - 3 £110 - 4
IT Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Office 365
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) Mac OS
6 5 (27.78%) Software Deployment
6 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
6 5 (27.78%) Apple
6 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) User Experience
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) OneDrive
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) ITSM
9 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) G Suite
9 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business

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 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.11%) G Suite
4 1 (5.56%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Skype
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
3 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 5 (27.78%) Mac OS
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Deployment
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ACSP
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 5 (27.78%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Google