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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.45% 3.03% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 17.24% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -29.06%
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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 Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.78% 17.58% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 22
Average daily rate £388 £288 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (30.00%) OOD
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) MFC
4 6 (30.00%) Network Management
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) IPsec
6 4 (20.00%) Law
6 4 (20.00%) Information Management
6 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (15.00%) Splunk
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) IPsec
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) DPNSS
4 2 (10.00%) QSIG
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) IPv6
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Billing
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) MFC
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) OOD
1 6 (30.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) Information Management
2 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) WFM
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper