Period
to 13 July 2020

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 July 2020 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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 36 55
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 47 52 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.56% 4.55% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.76% 26.40% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 6
Median daily rate £500 £525 £149
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +252.03% -64.91%
10th Percentile £318 £364 £133
90th Percentile £825 £675 £428
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +11.48% -59.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.93 £14.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.28 £17.60
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +114.29% +9.38% -49.21%

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 105 197 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.60% 17.24% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 96
Median daily rate £450 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +24.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £209 £246
90th Percentile £650 £675 £556
East of England median daily rate £473 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.50% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -57.14%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.21 £9.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% +72.73% -45.00%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 July 2020. 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
Huntingdon +3 15 £445 -6.32% 1
Peterborough +6 10 £335 +42.55% 3
Cambridge +27 6 £500 -4.76% 4
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) DV Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) ITIL
4 12 (25.53%) Windows
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) GIS
5 11 (23.40%) Image Processing
5 11 (23.40%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) Service Design
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
6 10 (21.28%) Systems Engineering
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
6 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (21.28%) VMware
6 10 (21.28%) Oracle
6 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
7 9 (19.15%) VB
7 9 (19.15%) C
7 9 (19.15%) ESRI
7 9 (19.15%) ArcGIS
7 9 (19.15%) Sophos

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 9 (19.15%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Azure
1 1 (2.13%) GCP
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
1 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) IPsec
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) TACACS
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 7 (14.89%) Public Sector
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (10.64%) Analyst
1 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
1 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (8.51%) Commercial Officer
2 4 (8.51%) Developer
2 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Manager
2 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.51%) Security Advisor
3 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Tester
5 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) CESG
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2016
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2019
3 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) DevOps
2 11 (23.40%) Image Processing
2 11 (23.40%) Service Design
3 10 (21.28%) Systems Engineering
4 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
5 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.64%) Security Hardening
7 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.51%) Community of Practice
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (8.51%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (6.38%) Contract Management
9 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.38%) MVC
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C
1 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
1 9 (19.15%) VB
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) DV Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.64%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) ESRI
3 9 (19.15%) Lumension
3 9 (19.15%) Sophos
4 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) F5
4 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) NEC
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper