The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 43 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 12 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.40% 2.13% 3.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.14% 11.76% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£331 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -34.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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
70 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.00% 18.09% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 34
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £223 £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 27
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 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) QMS
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Military
4 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Red Gate
5 1 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (6.25%) TETRA

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) EJB
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Validation
1 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
1 2 (12.50%) Time Management
1 2 (12.50%) QMS
1 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
2 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Gate
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