The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 44 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 4.55% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£356 £223 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.11% -16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £213 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £233 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 66 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.85% 17.23% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 43
Average daily rate £325 £328 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridge region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridge region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
3 1 (12.50%) Red Gate
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) SMS
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Entry Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
1 1 (12.50%) QMS
1 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Red Gate
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