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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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 48 24
Rank change year-on-year -21 -24 +32
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 8 10 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.02% 1.61% 6.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 9.01% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
10th Percentile £569 £410 £400
25th Percentile £577 £413 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £606 £440 £500
Median % change year-on-year +37.78% -12.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £667 £616 £525
90th Percentile £723 £900 £574
East of England median daily rate £550 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% -4.76%

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 247 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.59% 17.87% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 44 68
10th Percentile £270 £229 £238
25th Percentile £384 £311 £318
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £410 £448
Median % change year-on-year +21.95% -8.38% -0.56%
75th Percentile £600 £591 £525
90th Percentile £688 £646 £625
East of England median daily rate £488 £426 £450
% change year-on-year +14.44% -5.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 42 5
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 -
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -12.90% -11.43%
75th Percentile £20.56 £19.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £22.00 £20.00 £51.50
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -59.47% +58.33%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Cambridgeshire

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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

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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 12 August 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
Huntingdon -1 2 £680 +61.90% 1
Cambridge -8 2 £575 +17.35% 1
DV Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Agile
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
4 2 (25.00%) User Research
4 2 (25.00%) UX Design
4 2 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Netcool
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) CSS

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Manager
1 2 (25.00%) User Researcher
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Jest
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Research
2 2 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 2 (25.00%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) UX Research
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Netcool
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos