The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 51 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.79% 1.98% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.89% 14.56% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
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£350 £413 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +75.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £239 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.75 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £15.95 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+24.60% +16.27%
Security 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
123 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.59% 13.61% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.39 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 -3 8 £363 -4.91%
Peterborough +9 6 - -
Huntingdon +3 4 £338 -
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East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) MS Office
5 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (17.86%) SLA
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Splunk
6 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
6 4 (14.29%) Information Management
6 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security
8 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) InfoPath
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Information Management
2 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Validation
3 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.57%) Use Case
3 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Test Management
3 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) C++
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Meridio
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) SAP