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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.06% 0.55% 5.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 3.13% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£220 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £338 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £338 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
46 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.35% 17.68% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 19
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.06 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% -41.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 - 5 £220 - 1
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Network Management
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
6 5 (23.81%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (23.81%) Electronics
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) HND

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
1 4 (19.05%) IPsec
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (19.05%) CRM Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Network Management
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
4 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) HND
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Splunk
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
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Austin Fraser
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