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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 36 41 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 17 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.17% 2.73% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.60% 17.00% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £380 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £420 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.14% -29.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 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 109 100 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.30% 16.08% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 43
Median daily rate £400 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £200 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £60.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +389.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 +11 9 £421 +68.50% 5
Peterborough -5 4 £255 +45.71%
Huntingdon -5 1 £78 -84.16%
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) JSP 440
5 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
5 8 (24.24%) C
5 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
5 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 7 (21.21%) Migration
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) C#

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Top Related 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 (3.03%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CMake
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Avionics
1 1 (3.03%) Electronics
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
1 5 (15.15%) System Design Authority
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Loki
2 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) SignalR
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) HPUX
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
3 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) RDF
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) UML
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) XPath
5 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CLAS
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.03%) RMADS
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Intel
4 1 (3.03%) Becrypt
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Tufin
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