Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 28 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 Technician
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 87 97
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.33% 0.57% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £225 £125 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% +95.65%
10th Percentile £213 £95 £200
90th Percentile £238 £220 £238
East of England median daily rate £135 £165 £200
% change year-on-year -18.18% -17.50% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.96 - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.96 £13.00 £12.45
% change year-on-year +45.85% +4.46% +3.71%

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 1109 1162 1477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.80% 95.01% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 673 816
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -0.28%
10th Percentile £163 £174 £225
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 79 143
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £21.17 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.51% +94.44% -28.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.07 £11.26
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.75 £41.20
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.58 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.95% +2.88% -4.76%

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Technician in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Technician in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Technician in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
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 Technician within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 28 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 +5 1 £225 +60.71% 2
Support Technician
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) GLP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Support Technician 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GLP
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco