The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Security 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 Clearance
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 52
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 23 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.62% 2.27% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.86% 13.11% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £485 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.95 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% -46.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.83% +0.47%  

Security 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%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) CentOS
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) C
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Unix
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (9.38%) SignalR
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Loki
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) WPF
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow
7 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (9.38%) MVC

Security 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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Product Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Product Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) GIS Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.38%) Loki
3 3 (9.38%) SignalR
3 3 (9.38%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.25%) WCF
4 2 (6.25%) WinForms
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Lucene
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) CESG
2 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) CentOS
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) ThreadX
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) MVC
2 3 (9.38%) Project Management
2 3 (9.38%) SDLC
2 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
2 3 (9.38%) Workflow
2 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (6.25%) OO
3 2 (6.25%) OOD
3 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (3.13%) Brand Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) C
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CLAS
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Terraform
1 2 (6.25%) yum
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) Packer
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco
1 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
1 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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