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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 6 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.76% 6.62% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate £363 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -30.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
Security Cleared
Suffolk

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
14 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.47% 19.85% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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

Security Cleared
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 8 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (26.67%) Information Management
4 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (20.00%) IPsec
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) ATM
5 3 (20.00%) SDH
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Nortel
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) DWDM
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) IBM

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) ATM
1 3 (20.00%) BGP
1 3 (20.00%) DWDM
1 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (20.00%) IPsec
1 3 (20.00%) MPLS
1 3 (20.00%) OSPF
1 3 (20.00%) SDH
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Designer
1 8 (53.33%) Network Designer
2 3 (20.00%) IP Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Platform Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Server Hardening
2 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Check_MK
1 2 (13.33%) Kibana
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft