The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 39 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 15 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.53% - 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £200 - £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 95 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.74% 13.14% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 44
Average daily rate £325 £371 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +16.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £104 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -35.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.74 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £24.50 £40.50
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 Cambridgeshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 10 £200 -
Cambridge - 3 £200 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) MS Office
5 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
5 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.24%) SLA
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) MCSE
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (10.34%) SCCM
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
9 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) VPLS
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) WAAS
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
General
1 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) SCADA
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Information Management
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) System Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) APMP
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Guidewire
6 1 (3.45%) hybris
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.45%) Pega
6 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk