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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.85% 0.96% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.06% 5.88% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £380 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +10.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +18.78%  

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 64 68 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.25% 16.39% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 22
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £60.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +179.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £47.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Intel
3 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) SignalR
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Loki
4 1 (7.69%) CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) CESG
4 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Support
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Loki
1 1 (7.69%) SignalR
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) HPUX
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) ThreadX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 1 (7.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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