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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.83% 5.95% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.00% 34.38% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £363 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -38.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
20 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.79% 17.30% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 17
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
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%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +11 7 £363 +47.95% 1
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (23.08%) DWDM
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Nortel
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) ATM
4 3 (23.08%) SDH
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (23.08%) JNCIP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) ATM
1 3 (23.08%) BGP
1 3 (23.08%) DWDM
1 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
1 3 (23.08%) IPsec
1 3 (23.08%) MPLS
1 3 (23.08%) OSPF
1 3 (23.08%) SDH
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Designer
1 10 (76.92%) Network Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Designer
3 3 (23.08%) IP Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Nortel
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft