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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 31 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.26% 1.49% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.67% 8.47% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £13.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +259.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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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 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.58% 17.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £250
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%

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

Security Cleared
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 22 October 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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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 22 October 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 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Military
4 2 (11.11%) TETRA
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Django
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) QMS
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 2 (11.11%) Vertica

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TETRA
2 1 (5.56%) DECT
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.11%) Military
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.11%) UML
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) QMS
2 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
2 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) TTCN
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Vertica
2 2 (11.11%) Infobright
3 1 (5.56%) Red Gate