The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 27 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.24% 3.30% 4.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 26.09% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £240 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.63% 12.64% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 6
Average daily rate £450 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Ipswich region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Ipswich region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) Information Management
6 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Network Management
7 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 5 (27.78%) Network Security
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) OOD
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) OO
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) C++
8 4 (22.22%) MFC
8 4 (22.22%) IPsec
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
9 3 (16.67%) Splunk
9 3 (16.67%) Release Management
9 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (16.67%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) IPsec
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (16.67%) VLAN
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) DPNSS
4 2 (11.11%) QSIG
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.56%) H.323
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) MFC
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) IVR
3 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) UNIX
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Information Management
1 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) OOD
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Nmap
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Tandberg
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft