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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.67% 0.56% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.59% 3.45% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +99.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £400 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.13%
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
58 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.17% 16.29% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 28
Average daily rate £400 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +158.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Ipswich - 15 £456 -
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East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 11 (45.83%) Network Management
4 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) C++
7 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco
8 6 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 6 (25.00%) OOD
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) MFC
8 6 (25.00%) OO
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) IPsec
8 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (20.83%) Splunk
9 5 (20.83%) Network Security
9 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (20.83%) VLAN
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Solaris
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.67%) HP
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) VPN
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) IPsec
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) DPNSS
5 2 (8.33%) QSIG
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) PBX
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) IPv4
6 1 (4.17%) IPv6
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) MFC
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) PKI
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) IVR
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) UNIX
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) OOD
2 6 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Information Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) HND
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Splunk
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper