Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +36
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 23 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.21% 3.77% 4.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.96% 18.43% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 20
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £133 £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.35% +122.22% -26.53%
East of England median daily rate £400 £418 £363
% change year-on-year -4.19% +15.17% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +212.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £14.48 £32.50 £8.75
90th Percentile £17.55 £42.30 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £45.75
% change year-on-year -57.33% -18.03% +22.00%

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 231 217 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.19% 20.47% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 105 108
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £230 £160 £175
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.29% +158.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.03 £8.75
90th Percentile £35.60 £47.50 £59.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -52.86% - +62.79%

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

Security Cleared
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 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

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 27 May 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
Peterborough +6 18 £165 -49.23% 3
Cambridge -15 4 £133 -75.77% 6
Wisbech - 1 £133 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) ITIL
3 15 (65.22%) Service Delivery
3 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
4 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 14 (60.87%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (56.52%) NetApp
6 12 (52.17%) Retail
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco
6 12 (52.17%) MCP
6 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
6 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
7 5 (21.74%) Sun
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Time Management
9 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (8.70%) ITSM
9 2 (8.70%) Legal
9 2 (8.70%) Service Management
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (8.70%) HP
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
10 1 (4.35%) EMC
10 1 (4.35%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
General
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (56.52%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
1 15 (65.22%) Service Delivery
2 14 (60.87%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
3 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) SC Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) vRealize
1 1 (4.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) NetApp
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Sun
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) VMware