The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Support Analyst
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 10 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.85% 3.48% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 3.57% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 6
Median daily rate £140 £320 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +56.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £266 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £413 £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £243 £218
% change year-on-year -17.52% +11.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 15
Median hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.48% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £13.50 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.19
% change year-on-year -1.66% +5.72%  

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 503 616 649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.15% 97.47% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 374 316
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £249 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 42 68
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Support Analyst
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 Support Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 -2 5 £140 -57.57% 1
Peterborough -3 2 - - 1
Support Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Support Analyst 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) MCSE
5 4 (23.53%) MCP
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) A+ Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Software Distribution
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.76%) Office Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Apple
8 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server

Support Analyst 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 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) Skype
5 1 (5.88%) WebEx
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Distribution
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Office Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) DameWare
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) SCSM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Dell
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Altiris
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
3 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec