The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.23% 1.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 23.94% 10.53% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £328 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Security Cleared
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint