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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 41 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 0.32% 3.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 2.94% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £200 £188 £242
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -22.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
Security 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
62 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.67% 10.79% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 19
Average daily rate £325 £368 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £531 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
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 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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

Security Cleared
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 5 February 2016.

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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) VPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) SCADA
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) FatWire

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPLS
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAAS
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (16.67%) RSpec
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) FatWire
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) VMware