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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 13 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.34% 7.26% 6.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.00% 40.63% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate £363 £260 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -32.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
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
20 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.08% 17.88% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 18
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 9 £363 +39.42% 1
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Information Management
5 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 3 (14.29%) Network Management
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
6 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) Nortel
6 3 (14.29%) DWDM
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) OSPF
6 3 (14.29%) Remedy
6 3 (14.29%) IBM

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ATM
1 3 (14.29%) BGP
1 3 (14.29%) DWDM
1 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 3 (14.29%) IPsec
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) OSPF
1 3 (14.29%) SDH
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Designer
1 10 (47.62%) Network Designer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) IP Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Platform Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Information Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
3 2 (9.52%) User Stories
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCDST
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (9.52%) Check_MK
2 2 (9.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Nortel
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Remedy
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) Splunk
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.76%) Panasonic
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos