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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 18 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.04% 4.37% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.06% 26.00% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £435 £288 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.30% -16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £155 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £448 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £9.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £31.51
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.07%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 128 100 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.62% 16.81% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 137 146
Median daily rate £350 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 43
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -36.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.75 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

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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

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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 SC Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 14 £497 +44.55% 2
Peterborough -8 1 £111 -
Huntingdon -10 1 £280 +1.81%
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) CentOS
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Selenium
7 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) yum
7 2 (8.70%) Social Media
7 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
7 2 (8.70%) Terraform
7 2 (8.70%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) Java

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 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Product Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Product Test Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Public Sector Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Software Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) Lucene
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) CentOS
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) API Design
4 1 (4.35%) Brand Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.35%) Microservices
4 1 (4.35%) SDLC
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CLAS
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.35%) RMADS
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Terraform
1 2 (8.70%) yum
2 1 (4.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Tufin
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