Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 4 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +30 +32
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 44 47 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.28% 15.51% 5.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.76% 49.47% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 49
10th Percentile £393 £318 £313
25th Percentile £444 £375 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +17.50% -4.76% +73.55%
75th Percentile £625 £673 £645
90th Percentile £650 £750 £701
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
10th Percentile £17.00 " £15.45
25th Percentile £18.00 " £16.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -9.09% +3.13%
75th Percentile £20.00 £17.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £20.10 £19.00 "
East of England median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -

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 153 95 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.83% 31.35% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 157
10th Percentile £269 £236 £213
25th Percentile £350 £318 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £455 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £559 £555 £538
90th Percentile £626 £675 £675
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 8 18
10th Percentile " £14.70 £15.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.59 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -31.08% +11.93% +9.38%
75th Percentile £16.50 £20.83 £47.50
90th Percentile £25.12 £37.90 £49.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.13 £20.00 £18.74
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.72% +7.09%

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

Security Cleared
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 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire

Security Cleared
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

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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 -6 17 £625 +8.70% 12
Peterborough -26 8 - - 2
Huntingdon -1 5 £650 +46.07% 5
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) Social Skills
3 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.45%) DevOps
6 9 (20.45%) Data Engineering
7 8 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
7 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 8 (18.18%) Retail
7 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 8 (18.18%) VB
7 8 (18.18%) Oracle
7 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 8 (18.18%) VMware
8 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (15.91%) C
8 7 (15.91%) Cisco
9 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (13.64%) Sophos
9 6 (13.64%) Java
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.64%) Photoshop

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 6 (13.64%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.64%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Primavera
2 1 (2.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) GIS
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) GitLab
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (31.82%) Social Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 5 (11.36%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Military
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Architect
2 5 (11.36%) Data Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Velocity
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) DOM
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) JMS
2 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.55%) React
2 2 (4.55%) RESTful
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.55%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Data Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps
3 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Image Processing
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.09%) Data Management
5 4 (9.09%) Data Science
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 8 (18.18%) VB
2 7 (15.91%) C
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) MCP
4 3 (6.82%) PMP
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Grafana
2 2 (4.55%) Kibana
2 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) ESRI
4 6 (13.64%) Lumension
4 6 (13.64%) Sophos
5 3 (6.82%) IFS
5 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Sparx
7 1 (2.27%) Sun