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The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

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
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 51 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24 +45
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 16 6 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 0.96% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.06% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
10th Percentile £162 - £117
25th Percentile £164 £128 £126
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £213 £135 £143
Median % change year-on-year +57.41% -5.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £231 £143 £159
90th Percentile £251 - £169
East of England median daily rate £180 £163 £175
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
10th Percentile £11.94 £13.13 -
25th Percentile £13.72 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £15.59 £13.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £17.25 £14.60 £20.20
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -1.79% -6.67%

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 684 564 356
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.58% 90.10% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 316 217
10th Percentile £206 £142 £240
25th Percentile £352 £237 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £379 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.77% -15.83% +2.86%
75th Percentile £550 £503 £538
90th Percentile £663 £600 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 146 28
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.00
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £13.58
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -12.90% -8.82%
75th Percentile £20.56 £16.00 £21.75
90th Percentile £34.60 £18.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.81 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +32.07% -23.08% +21.88%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for IT Support in Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Cambridgeshire.

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 13 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -1 9 £213 - 7
Peterborough -9 6 £160 +18.52% 5
Huntingdon - 1 £275 - 3
IT Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, IT Support contract jobs required the following 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (31.25%) Social Skills
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
5 3 (18.75%) Turkish Language
5 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) MCP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Azure
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (6.25%) Major Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (6.25%) Jamf Pro

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (12.50%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 5 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Turkish Language
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) German Language
4 1 (6.25%) Hungarian Language
4 1 (6.25%) Lithuanian Language
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Polish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Media Streaming
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Major Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Office Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) SAP