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 26 June 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.

Security Clearance
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 27 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 28 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.79% 5.33% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.37% 31.63% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Median daily rate £435 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £160 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £480 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Median hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +262.50% -44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £10.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.00 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.83% +0.47%  

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 131 98 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.39% 16.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 65
Median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -36.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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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 26 June 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 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +17 23 £485 +21.25% 4
Huntingdon -12 2 £280 -37.77%
Peterborough -9 1 £111 -35.93%
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (51.11%) SC Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) VMware
4 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (15.56%) .NET
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) CentOS
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (11.11%) C
8 4 (8.89%) Unix
8 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.67%) SignalR
9 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.67%) JSP 440

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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 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
1 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.22%) GIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) NUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Electronics
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Product Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Product Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.67%) Loki
3 3 (6.67%) SignalR
3 3 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.44%) WCF
4 2 (4.44%) WinForms
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) Lucene
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
3 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.22%) Handset
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) HPUX
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) MVC
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) SDLC
4 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) Workflow Management
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) OO
5 2 (4.44%) OOD
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
5 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) C
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CLAS
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.22%) RMADS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Terraform
1 2 (4.44%) yum
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.22%) Packer
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Intel
6 1 (2.22%) Becrypt
6 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) Tufin
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