The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 25 September 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 27 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.26% 1.71% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.73% 9.30% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £463 £463 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +101.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +42.85%
SC Cleared
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.72% 18.38% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 28
Median daily rate £350 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £475 -
Ipswich 0 3 £450 -12.19% 1
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Java EE
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) UML
4 8 (53.33%) JMS
5 7 (46.67%) JDBC
5 7 (46.67%) JSP
5 7 (46.67%) Struts
5 7 (46.67%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Ant
5 7 (46.67%) EJB
5 7 (46.67%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) MyEclipse
8 3 (20.00%) Big Data
8 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
9 2 (13.33%) Kafka
9 2 (13.33%) Puppet
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) ETL
10 1 (6.67%) ATM
10 1 (6.67%) SDH
10 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (6.67%) Nortel
10 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) DWDM
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Frame Relay
1 1 (6.67%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Ant
2 5 (33.33%) MyEclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Java EE
1 8 (53.33%) JMS
1 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) Ajax
2 7 (46.67%) EJB
2 7 (46.67%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) JDBC
2 7 (46.67%) JSP
2 7 (46.67%) Struts
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Kafka
5 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Design
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Check_MK
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) Nortel
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy