Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 31 23
Rank change year-on-year -27 -8 +57
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.87% 4.97% 5.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.73% 24.23% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 33
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £280 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £133 £111 £156
90th Percentile £523 £606 £480
East of England median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.43% +250.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £38.75 £28.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -52.00% +6.38%

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 226 260 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.20% 20.50% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 126 94
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £253 £196 £174
90th Percentile £532 £563 £485
East of England median daily rate £415 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 21
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.83% +127.87% +27.08%
10th Percentile £9.73 £10.38 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £47.00 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.39 £20.42
% change year-on-year -14.15% -0.15% -2.80%

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

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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 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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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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 22 September 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 -17 11 £165 +48.02% 2
Cambridge -25 9 £340 -6.21% 14
Wisbech - 1 £133 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
4 8 (36.36%) NetApp
4 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) MCP
5 7 (31.82%) Retail
5 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
6 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) Office 365
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
9 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
9 2 (9.09%) SCCM
9 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
9 2 (9.09%) Apple
9 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
10 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
10 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (4.55%) Risk Management

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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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) CESG
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
4 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) KYC
6 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) NetApp
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) VMware