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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 42 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% - 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% - 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
61 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.35% 9.27% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 20
Average daily rate £325 £368 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £60.00 £46.75 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% +152.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPLS
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAAS
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) FatWire
2 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) VMware