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 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 12 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 9.66% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 36.47% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £188 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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
25 85 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.36% 26.48% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 20
Median daily rate £375 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 4
Median hourly rate £10.30 £46.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.84% +151.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) CCTV
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft