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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 50 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.70% 1.79% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.97% 10.16% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £235 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £212 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Average hourly rate £15.88 £21.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.16% -34.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £14.70 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £33.90 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
116 128 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.22% 17.58% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 69
Average daily rate £375 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 37
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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

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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -13 7 £400 - 3
Peterborough +3 4 £270 - 1
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
6 7 (21.88%) Data Entry
7 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.63%) MySQL
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (9.38%) VoIP
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (6.25%) Red Gate
10 2 (6.25%) MCITP
10 2 (6.25%) QA
10 2 (6.25%) Time Management
10 2 (6.25%) Military

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Services Delivery Manager
1 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
1 7 (21.88%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (18.75%) DBA
2 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Entry Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (21.88%) Data Entry
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Logistics
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) QMS
6 1 (3.13%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Strategic Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
2 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
2 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Red Gate
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