Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Analyst was £245 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 65 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 37 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.60% 1.58% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.68% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £245 £145 £191
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.97% -23.88% +12.06%
10th Percentile £165 £128 £137
90th Percentile £285 £253 £293
East of England median daily rate £203 £242 £325
% change year-on-year -16.15% -25.69% +91.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.63 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +13.54% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.20 £12.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £17.93 £15.49 £24.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -15.15% +1.54% -1.52%

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 1334 1073 1515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 94.12% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 517 885
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £172 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £535
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 103 133
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.55 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.35 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.55% +5.00%

Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Peterborough +7 21 £260 +49.43%
Cambridge -2 12 £200 -34.43% 2
Huntingdon -6 1 - -
Support Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.03%) LAN
4 10 (27.03%) WAN
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
5 9 (24.32%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) SAN
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) Office 365
8 5 (13.51%) SLA
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.81%) iPhone
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) Change Control

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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) LAN
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) WebEx
5 2 (5.41%) CTI
5 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) HP Storage
1 4 (10.81%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Change Control
3 4 (10.81%) Network Management
3 4 (10.81%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (5.41%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.41%) Workflow
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) HP
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Apple
3 4 (10.81%) arcserve
3 4 (10.81%) CA
4 2 (5.41%) Bomgar
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) Polycom
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Dell KACE
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) QAD
5 1 (2.70%) SAP