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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 19 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.44% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.83% 3.17% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£375 £236 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £217 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £255 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
120 126 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.42% 16.80% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £213 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Cambridge +7 11 £331 +27.40% 1
Peterborough +10 1 £375 -
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East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) Time Management
5 5 (21.74%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) Military
7 3 (13.04%) Data Entry
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) Red Gate
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.70%) MCDBA
8 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) MCITP
8 2 (8.70%) QMS
8 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
8 2 (8.70%) TETRA
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (4.35%) Banking
9 1 (4.35%) Subversion

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VoIP
2 2 (8.70%) TETRA
3 1 (4.35%) DECT
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Military
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) DBA
1 6 (26.09%) SQL DBA
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Data Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Data Entry Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EJB
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Validation
1 5 (21.74%) Time Management
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Entry
3 2 (8.70%) QMS
3 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
3 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Strategic Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) TTCN
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Red Gate
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss