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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 66 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.84% 2.72% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 18.97% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
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£363 £363 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £53.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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
141 116 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.99% 14.32% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 64 47
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015. 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 -14 4 £363 +16.00% 6
Peterborough -1 1 £278 -26.00%
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East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Splunk
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
4 3 (15.79%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) CISSP
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Publishing
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) MS Excel

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Information Management
2 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 4 (21.05%) NetApp
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) Meridio
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Kaseya