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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 38 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.31% 0.98% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 4.90% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£425 £265 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -26.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -14.28%
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
64 102 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.80% 20.04% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 19
Average daily rate £350 £313 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £505 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +141.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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
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
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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 +9 1 - - 2
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (20.00%) SAP HCM
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) ATDD
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP HR Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (20.00%) BDD
1 2 (20.00%) ATDD
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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