Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 51 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27 -22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.69% 0.94% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 5.61% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Cambridge median daily rate £111 £288 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.23% -55.77% +108.00%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £280 £306 £415
% change year-on-year -8.57% -26.20% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £57.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year -42.00% -48.45% +205.51%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 160 107 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.60% 16.72% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 42 82
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.03% -7.86%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £225
90th Percentile £500 £574 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £355 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -11.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.50 £40.75 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% -15.98% +130.95%
10th Percentile £11.60 £14.63 £15.77
90th Percentile £49.40 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £40.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -60.68% +233.33% -37.66%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Cambridge

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Terraform
4 2 (16.67%) yum
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CentOS
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 1 (8.33%) Brand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
1 2 (16.67%) yum
2 1 (8.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (16.67%) SAP