Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.19% 5.19% 4.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.23% 22.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Suffolk median daily rate £111 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.53% -5.00% +25.00%
East of England median daily rate £395 £388 £415
% change year-on-year +1.94% -6.63% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - £8.50
10th Percentile £41.63 - £7.75
90th Percentile £44.88 - £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £32.73
% change year-on-year -52.00% +14.57% +39.28%

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 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 52 103 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 16.61% 23.25% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 66 45
Suffolk median daily rate £335 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% -10.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £110 £200 £204
90th Percentile £477 £569 £545
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £37.88 £38.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.26% +236.96% -8.00%
10th Percentile £17.78 £33.38 £7.75
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.13 £16.65
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -28.00% +17.63% -6.07%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Suffolk

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Suffolk

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Suffolk over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Suffolk

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Suffolk

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 October 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 +6 7 £111 -75.23%
Bury St Edmunds +3 2 - -
Leiston - 1 £133 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Handset
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Unix

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian