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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 31 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.44% 0.91% -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.75% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.53%
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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
61 57 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.53% 17.22% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) QMS
3 2 (14.29%) Military
3 2 (14.29%) TETRA
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TETRA
2 1 (7.14%) DECT
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Entry Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) QMS
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) TTCN
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Gate