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 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 37 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.23% 1.39% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% 7.61% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £363 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.40 £57.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.95% +259.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £39.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +118.05%
SC Cleared
Cambridgeshire

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
58 92 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.20% 18.22% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 42
Median daily rate £400 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CLAS
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) CESG
3 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NonStop SQL
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CESG
1 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CLAS
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) VCP5
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Becrypt
3 1 (7.69%) ESRI