The first table below looks at the demand for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 58 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 12 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 1.34% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 7.21% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £242 £420 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £416 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £424 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 111 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.92% 18.56% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.45 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 10 £242 -42.50% 7
Peterborough - 1 £223 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (42.31%) SC Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) C
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) MS Office
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
5 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 3 (11.54%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
8 2 (7.69%) NHS
8 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) Electronics
8 2 (7.69%) QA
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) SCCM
9 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (3.85%) Strategic Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Planner
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Data Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Deskside Support
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Strategic Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Tcl
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) i2