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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.43% 2.53% 8.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.50% 25.00% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
Average daily rate
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£243 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
40 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.01% 10.13% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 20
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Network Management
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) HND
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 5 (33.33%) Electronics
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) PKI
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (26.67%) Splunk

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) IPsec
1 4 (26.67%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) HND
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) IBM