The median contractor rate for a Support Technician was - 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.

Support Technician
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 55 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £180 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £200 £175
% change year-on-year -33.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £11.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +25.53% -9.61%  

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%  

Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering

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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft