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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 28 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.69% 1.37% 8.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.12% 11.11% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £400 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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
33 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.98% 12.33% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 24
Median daily rate £300 £403 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.46% -9.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £29.87 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Ipswich -7 2 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) Acronis
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) Cloudera
5 2 (22.22%) Kafka
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) IPv4
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy

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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) IPv4
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
2 2 (22.22%) Cloudera
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy