Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 Check (SC) Clearance
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 46 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.29% 2.32% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.91% 14.21% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £325 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -21.45% +18.21%
10th Percentile £111 £138 £300
90th Percentile £580 £441 £700
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.40 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -56.69% +109.45%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.98
90th Percentile £15.25 £45.50 £59.13
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year -53.55% +14.81% +68.75%

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 272 183 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.43% 16.32% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 79 136
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £191 £189 £209
90th Percentile £559 £530 £544
East of England median daily rate £391 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.68% +233.33% -42.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.49 £9.15
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.50 £58.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor 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 19 November 2017. 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
Peterborough +11 28 £111 - 1
Cambridge +4 14 £176 -38.87% 1
Huntingdon -6 1 £280 +100.00%
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SAP
2 9 (19.57%) Cognos
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Change Control
3 8 (17.39%) Cognos Report Studio
3 8 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
4 7 (15.22%) QA
4 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) NGA Human Resources
5 6 (13.04%) Northgate
5 6 (13.04%) ResourceLink
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Windows
6 5 (10.87%) SLA
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
7 4 (8.70%) NetApp
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) MCP
7 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Handset

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 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) ResourceLink
2 4 (8.70%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) CTI
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 8 (17.39%) Cognos Report Studio
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Cognos Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Payroll Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Handset
2 3 (6.52%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) CentOS
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Change Control
2 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Terraform
1 2 (4.35%) yum
2 1 (2.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco
1 9 (19.57%) Cognos
1 9 (19.57%) SAP
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) NGA Human Resources
3 6 (13.04%) Northgate
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Bomgar
6 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) HP