Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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 Clearance
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 52 36
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 +29
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 3.60% 4.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.27% 18.35% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 25
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £313 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -25.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £139 £111 £184
90th Percentile £554 £456 £522
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -63.75% +263.64%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.20 £14.70
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.75 £46.50
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -54.84% +3.33%

Security 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 205 278 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.86% 19.61% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 125 79
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +8.47%
10th Percentile £230 £200 £189
90th Percentile £546 £525 £553
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -60.68% +233.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £14.63
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.70 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -38.98% +37.05%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security 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 Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security 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 Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security 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 Security Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 -4 9 £236 +111.78% 12
Peterborough -11 7 £300 +169.13% 1
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 3 (15.79%) MCP
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.53%) SCCM
6 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.53%) OneDrive
6 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS

Security 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Contract Management
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.26%) KYC
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) VMware