Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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 Check (SC) Clearance
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.22% 3.25% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.28% 15.00% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Suffolk median daily rate £111 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.53% -7.32% +17.14%
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -55.00% +18.52% +68.75%

SC 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 contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Suffolk
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 100 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 18.04% 21.69% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 42
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £111 £193 £194
90th Percentile £498 £550 £550
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £26.00 £24.87 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% +116.22% -11.54%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.73 £7.75
90th Percentile £37.20 £41.88 £16.65
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +16.22%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Suffolk

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Suffolk

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Suffolk

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +5 5 £111 -75.23%
Leiston - 1 £133 -
Lowestoft - 1 £133 -
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle