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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +35
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 57 19 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.10% 3.50% 5.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.35% 18.63% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 22
10th Percentile £219 - £321
25th Percentile £460 £150 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £165 £448
Median % change year-on-year +206.06% -63.13% -14.76%
75th Percentile £569 £276 £563
90th Percentile £622 £448 £825
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 14 5
10th Percentile £18.75 £15.15 -
25th Percentile £19.06 £15.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate £19.81 £16.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% +3.23% -4.62%
75th Percentile £22.00 £20.00 £16.25
90th Percentile - - £16.55
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £34.54 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.76% -13.65% +128.57%

SC 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 255 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.76% 18.78% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 46 77
10th Percentile £213 £183 £308
25th Percentile £343 £272 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £363 £450
Median % change year-on-year +31.03% -19.44% -5.26%
75th Percentile £575 £535 £563
90th Percentile £669 £668 £650
East of England median daily rate £485 £449 £474
% change year-on-year +8.08% -5.39% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 33 7
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 -
25th Percentile £13.41 £13.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% -6.06%
75th Percentile £20.56 £20.00 £26.38
90th Percentile £22.00 £31.60 £51.60
East of England median hourly rate £19.81 £26.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.94% -33.13% +100.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 2 July 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
Peterborough -3 41 £375 +150.00% 5
Cambridge -1 7 £518 - 2
Huntingdon +1 3 £549 +232.88%
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (71.93%) Incident Management
3 39 (68.42%) Retail
4 21 (36.84%) Sun
4 21 (36.84%) MCP
5 7 (12.28%) Public Sector
5 7 (12.28%) Social Skills
6 5 (8.77%) AWS
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Docker
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
8 3 (5.26%) Azure
8 3 (5.26%) CI/CD
8 3 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (5.26%) Terraform
9 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.51%) PMO
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure as Code
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (3.51%) Situational Awareness
9 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared

SC 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.75%) Route 53
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.75%) GitLab
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) LSMW
General
1 39 (68.42%) Retail
2 7 (12.28%) Public Sector
2 7 (12.28%) Social Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) Service Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Developer
5 2 (3.51%) IT Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Business Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) Change Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
1 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2016
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Incident Management
2 5 (8.77%) DevOps
3 4 (7.02%) Change Management
3 4 (7.02%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) CI/CD
4 3 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (5.26%) CRM
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL
5 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 2 (3.51%) Situational Awareness
5 2 (3.51%) Web Development
6 1 (1.75%) Agile
6 1 (1.75%) Pair Programming
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.75%) Scrum
6 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.51%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.84%) MCP
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.26%) Terraform
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Sun
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) CloudEndure
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) VMware