Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 Clearance
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 43 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26 -19
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.73% 2.37% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.03% 13.89% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £350 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -46.15% +96.23%
10th Percentile £111 £160 £354
90th Percentile £606 £555 £700
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £15.50 £14.40 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -74.96% +259.38%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £49.95
90th Percentile £15.75 £14.40 £59.63
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.40 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.69% -20.00% +13.39%

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 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 158 108 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.73% 17.09% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 87
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £177 £193 £225
90th Percentile £506 £573 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.50 £27.63 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.23% -43.04% +130.95%
10th Percentile £11.60 £14.51 £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% -42.86%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cambridge

Security Cleared
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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridge

Security Cleared
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 18 November 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 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CentOS
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Social Media
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Electronics
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Handset
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) C

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Security
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Loki
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Handset
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) CentOS
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Terraform
1 2 (10.53%) yum
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Packer
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
3 2 (10.53%) SAP