Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 54 8 67
Rank change year-on-year -46 +59 +6
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 15 31 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.99% 8.64% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 26.50% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
10th Percentile £420 £464 £413
25th Percentile £444 £563 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £660 £588
Median % change year-on-year -24.24% +12.34% -9.62%
75th Percentile £616 £725 £645
90th Percentile £623 £754 £700
East of England median daily rate £588 £655 £550
% change year-on-year -10.31% +19.09% -12.00%

DV 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 213 117 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.32% 32.59% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 155
10th Percentile £260 £171 £220
25th Percentile £354 £265 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £463 £435
Median % change year-on-year -0.54% +6.32% +2.35%
75th Percentile £505 £588 £550
90th Percentile £616 £716 £643
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 14 25
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.00 £15.45
25th Percentile £13.25 - £16.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -5.71%
75th Percentile £14.75 £20.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £20.25 £21.53 £49.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year -63.75% +106.50% +10.69%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridge -18 1 £490 -26.32%
DV Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Social Skills
3 8 (53.33%) Systems Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) VB
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Ansible
5 6 (40.00%) Lumension
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) VMware NSX
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (40.00%) Image Processing
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) GIS
5 6 (40.00%) ESRI
5 6 (40.00%) ArcGIS
5 6 (40.00%) Sophos
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (40.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) GIS
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (73.33%) Social Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cybercrime
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (40.00%) Image Processing
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Data Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
6 3 (20.00%) Requirements Workshops
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Service Design
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) CI/CD
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL 4
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (53.33%) VB
2 7 (46.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) ESRI
2 6 (40.00%) Lumension
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sophos
3 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.67%) Sparx