Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 52 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.77% 3.11% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 3.26% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 13
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £200 £155 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -38.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £99 £86 £116
90th Percentile £383 £208 £344
East of England median daily rate £198 £190 £190
% change year-on-year +3.95% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.97% +3.41%
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.23% +5.30% +3.13%

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 1111 1197 1484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.13% 95.30% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 697 816
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £162 £184 £224
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 76 145
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.90 £36.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.10% +81.25% -19.19%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.04 £11.26
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.13 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

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 Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Cambridgeshire

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 Support Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Cambridge +21 32 £225 +45.16% 15
Huntingdon -6 8 £110 -36.69% 1
Peterborough -1 4 £300 +242.86% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
4 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (24.44%) Migration
6 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (20.00%) Time Management
7 8 (17.78%) Office 365
7 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
8 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
8 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) VPN
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco
9 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.11%) WAN
10 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (11.11%) Mac OS
11 4 (8.89%) SCCM
11 4 (8.89%) Android
11 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
11 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
11 4 (8.89%) DHCP
11 4 (8.89%) DNS
11 4 (8.89%) Linux
11 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
11 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange

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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) VPN
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) DHCP
3 4 (8.89%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) ISDN
5 2 (4.44%) MPLS
5 2 (4.44%) PBX
5 2 (4.44%) Skype
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.22%) GIS
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) AS400
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
4 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 4 (8.89%) Android
7 4 (8.89%) Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Migration
2 9 (20.00%) Time Management
3 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Break/Fix
6 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.67%) Network Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.44%) Defect Management
8 2 (4.44%) Hardware Maintenance
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.44%) F5
5 2 (4.44%) Sonus
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago