The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 33 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 12 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.18% 1.29% 7.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.75% 8.00% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.11% -
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.30% 16.13% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 26
Average daily rate £375 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £9.63 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
SC Cleared
East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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 -13 4 £353 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) CRM
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Network Management
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (20.00%) C
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) HND
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) Electronics
7 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) IPsec
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Network Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Information Management
8 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) HND
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) CISMP
4 1 (5.00%) GPEN
4 1 (5.00%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint