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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 27 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.36% 3.03% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 26.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £233 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -34.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £215 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £247 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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
39 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.40% 11.36% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 14
Average daily rate £425 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +1 3 £400 +77.77%
Ipswich -1 2 - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) UNIX
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Information Management
6 6 (24.00%) Network Management
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (20.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) MFC
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) OOD
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) IPsec
8 4 (16.00%) Law
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Network Security
1 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) IPsec
3 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) PBX
4 2 (8.00%) DPNSS
4 2 (8.00%) QSIG
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) H.323
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
5 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Billing
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Malware Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) MFC
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) UNIX
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (24.00%) Information Management
1 6 (24.00%) Network Management
2 5 (20.00%) User Stories
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) OOD
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) HND
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Nmap
2 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) EMC