Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 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.

Master's Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - +71 +12
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 3 0 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.70% - 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% - 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £164 - £450
East of England median daily rate £196 - £450

Master's Degree 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 116 178 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.91% 22.56% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 109 101
10th Percentile £169 £274 £230
25th Percentile £258 £363 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +13.33%
75th Percentile £553 £588 £575
90th Percentile £724 £652 £675
East of England median daily rate £449 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -0.28% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 22
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.75 £13.04
25th Percentile £14.38 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.06% -2.94% +13.33%
75th Percentile £19.00 £32.00 £22.69
90th Percentile £20.00 £48.83 £50.38
East of England median hourly rate £35.77 £22.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +56.75% +14.10% +23.08%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire

Master's Degree
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 Master's Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 3 £164 - 2
Master's Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Master's Degree 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 Master's Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Micro
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful

Master's Degree
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
1 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Micro