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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 21 10 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.27% 8.47% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 52.63% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Median daily rate £250 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 17 19 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 12.88% 16.10% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 15
Median daily rate £438 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) Acronis
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Lotus
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

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Top Related 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 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) IPv4
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) Kanban
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Acronis
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera