Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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.

Systems Support
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 79 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.095% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £356 - -
East of England median daily rate £250 £275 £200
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £12.20 -
East of England median hourly rate - £21.10 -

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 995 995 1,158
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 94.67% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 488 686
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £231 £142 £211
90th Percentile £575 £513 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 126 84
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -23.08% +91.18%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £49.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £21.50
% change year-on-year -17.09% -7.44% +4.88%

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in Cambridgeshire

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support in Cambridgeshire

Systems Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support in Cambridgeshire

Systems Support
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 Systems Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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 +2 1 £325 - 2
Peterborough - 1 £388 -
Systems Support
East of England

Systems Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Systems Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere

Systems Support 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 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft