The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 37 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.14% 0.52% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.54% 5.41% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate £370 £130 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+184.61% -49.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.92% 9.59% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 22
Average daily rate £370 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.58% -51.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 22 £370 - 4
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (48.08%) Software Engineering
3 17 (32.69%) Validation
4 16 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (28.85%) UML
6 13 (25.00%) Ada
6 13 (25.00%) C++
6 13 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 12 (23.08%) C#
8 11 (21.15%) C
8 11 (21.15%) .NET
9 10 (19.23%) OO
9 10 (19.23%) VxWorks
9 10 (19.23%) Degree
9 10 (19.23%) VectorCAST
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) SOA
11 8 (15.38%) SQL
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Aerospace
11 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
12 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
13 6 (11.54%) SAP
13 6 (11.54%) Electronics
14 5 (9.62%) Schematic Capture
14 5 (9.62%) Stress Analysis
14 5 (9.62%) SAP ERP
14 5 (9.62%) IEC 61508

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SAP HANA
2 3 (5.77%) GIS
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) Lumira
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (19.23%) VectorCAST
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Military
6 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Ada Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Ada Software Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Design Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) BAPI
3 4 (7.69%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (7.69%) SAPUI5
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) WSDL
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) MFC
6 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (9.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (9.62%) VHDL
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) VxWorks
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) VMS
6 1 (1.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) Validation
3 15 (28.85%) UML
4 10 (19.23%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 8 (15.38%) SOA
5 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
5 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.62%) ERP
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security
6 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (9.62%) Stress Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Signal Processing
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 3 (5.77%) MODAF
8 3 (5.77%) Security Patching
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Service Management
8 3 (5.77%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Ada
1 13 (25.00%) C++
2 12 (23.08%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) C
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) ABAP
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) HNC
3 5 (9.62%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) APMP
4 1 (1.92%) CCA
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) DO-254
1 5 (9.62%) IEC 61508
1 5 (9.62%) JTAG
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) EMC
4 3 (5.77%) ESRI
4 3 (5.77%) Luciad
4 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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