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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 52 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.29% 0.98% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 5.63% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +40.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -5.52%
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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
72 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.52% 17.44% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 28
Average daily rate £330 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £47.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) Kaseya
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Nagios
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (10.00%) SAP