The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 44 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 1.32% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.94% 7.46% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£313 £235 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.75% 17.68% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 33
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £218 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 28
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Military
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) TETRA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Red Gate
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TETRA
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Entry Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (16.67%) Validation
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
1 2 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Gate
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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