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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 36 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.64% 1.99% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 11.48% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -46.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 70 61 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 23.18% 17.33% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 43
Median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.18 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £111.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark

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 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Product Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Product Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Lucene
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) CentOS
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
2 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) API Design
3 1 (5.88%) Brand Management
3 1 (5.88%) Content Development
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Microservices
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CLAS
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
1 2 (11.76%) yum
2 1 (5.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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