The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 23 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.37% 2.72% 6.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.92% 15.63% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -38.46%
Security 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
48 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.41% 17.39% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 18
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -53.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Suffolk region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Suffolk region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 5 £220 -2.22% 1
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) CRM
4 12 (38.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) Network Management
7 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) Solaris
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
9 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
9 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) TDD
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) Electronics
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
1 4 (12.90%) IPsec
1 4 (12.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 10 (32.26%) CRM Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (3.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Solaris
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) CRM
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
4 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) MVVM
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) C
3 5 (16.13%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) HND
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView
2 1 (3.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Splunk
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) IBM