The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Ipswich region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 25 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.76% 4.17% 16.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 37.50% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 16
Average daily rate
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£353 £225 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £225 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.11%
Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.82% 11.11% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 26
Average daily rate £413 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £9.63 £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Network Management
3 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) HND
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) GPEN
3 1 (7.69%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
2 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) EMC
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) IBM