The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 20 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 23 2 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.49% 1.34% 11.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 7.69% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 16
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£375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £248 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.46% 17.45% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 23
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 £217 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 23 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

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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 23 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 -2 10 £243 +7.77%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 - -
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East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
3 11 (35.48%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) CRM
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 9 (29.03%) Network Management
6 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Solaris
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) TDD
9 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
9 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.13%) HP
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.90%) IPsec
10 4 (12.90%) Electronics

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) IPsec
2 4 (12.90%) VLAN
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 8 (25.81%) CRM Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) 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 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 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 11 (35.48%) CRM
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Network Management
3 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
4 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) C
3 4 (12.90%) C++
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) HND
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) CISMP
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) GPEN
4 1 (3.23%) OSCP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView
2 1 (3.23%) Netcool
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) 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%) Qualys
5 1 (3.23%) IBM