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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 43 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.44% 1.23% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.48% 9.09% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £200 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £33.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.53% +84.38%
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
91 99 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.77% 13.58% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 50
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 April 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 +18 10 £150 - 1
Cambridge -4 5 £250 +25.00% 2
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) ITIL
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) MS Office
7 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco
8 8 (24.24%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
11 5 (15.15%) MCSE
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (15.15%) SLA
12 4 (12.12%) Dell
12 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
12 4 (12.12%) Office 365
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.12%) SCCM
13 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) VPLS
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) WAAS
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
1 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
1 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Information Management
4 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) APMP
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) VCP5
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) Adobe
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Nortel
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
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