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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 46 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.98% 1.50% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% 9.59% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £57.50 £16.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.37% -45.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £16.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £16.00 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.13% -5.81%
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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
92 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.25% 15.63% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 30
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £46.75 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Kaseya
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) GIS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Architect
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Swing
1 1 (6.67%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Use Case
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Management
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Kaseya