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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 28 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.20% 2.15% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 17.14% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £233 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -12.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.79%
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
44 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.38% 12.54% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 3
Average daily rate £438 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £9.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -18.18%

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 7 May 2015. 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
Bury St Edmunds +3 3 £400 +77.77%
Ipswich -1 2 - -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Network Management
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Law
4 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (18.75%) Cyber Security
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
5 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) VMware

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) IPsec
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) PBX
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) DPNSS
4 2 (12.50%) QSIG
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) H.323
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) IPv4
5 1 (6.25%) IPv6
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Designer
1 4 (25.00%) Malware Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) IVR
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Cyber Security
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) Tandberg
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper