The median contractor rate for a Senior Support Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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.

Senior Support Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £419 £200
% change year-on-year -16.41% +109.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -61.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 488 595 702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.56% 96.59% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 357 357
Median daily rate £350 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 75
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +140.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.84 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Support Engineer
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 Senior Support Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 4 £350 -
Huntingdon - 2 - -
Senior Support Engineer
East of England

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (20.00%) Sonus
6 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) ISDN
6 2 (20.00%) PBX
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) High Availability
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Senior Support Engineer 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ISDN
1 2 (20.00%) PBX
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sonus