The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.30% 1.57% 4.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 6.98% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £650 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £382 £390
% change year-on-year +8.56% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich.

Academic & Professional Certification
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 43 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 21.98% 22.51% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 17
Median daily rate £290 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £550 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Ipswich

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Ipswich

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Acronis
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Impala
4 1 (16.67%) Kibana
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (16.67%) Kafka

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) Impala
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Acronis
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle