Period
to 23 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Legacy System
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 40 79
Rank change year-on-year -22 +39 +8
Contract jobs citing Legacy Systems 3 1 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.43% 0.32% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.16% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
10th Percentile £375 " £374
25th Percentile £394 £513 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £525 £423
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +24.26% -2.31%
75th Percentile £500 £538 £438
90th Percentile £515 " £494
East of England median daily rate £450 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £46.50

Legacy Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 161 86 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.97% 27.48% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 55 207
10th Percentile £176 £237 £263
25th Percentile £350 £313 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £469 £425 £445
Median % change year-on-year +10.29% -4.49% +4.71%
75th Percentile £528 £563 £550
90th Percentile £576 £600 £650
East of England median daily rate £400 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 33
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.92 £9.53
25th Percentile £14.25 £21.63 £10.75
Median hourly rate £15.38 £37.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -58.45% +131.25% -54.29%
75th Percentile £34.36 £48.75 £46.00
90th Percentile £51.88 £53.75 £48.65
East of England median hourly rate £27.11 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -39.76% +181.25% -15.79%

Legacy Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Legacy Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in Cambridgeshire

Legacy Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legacy Systems in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Legacy Systems in Cambridgeshire

Legacy Systems
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Legacy Systems in Cambridgeshire

Legacy Systems
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 Legacy Systems within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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 3 £450 -14.29%
Legacy Systems
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Legacy Systems also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform

Legacy Systems
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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Power Automate
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
1 1 (33.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft