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 28 June 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 35 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.63% 1.76% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 11.76% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.78 £39.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.37% -1.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +75.60%
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
32 51 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.00% 14.96% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 58
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.25 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £46.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 1 - -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Aerospace
4 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (26.32%) SAP HANA
5 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) SAP ERP
5 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 5 (26.32%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
6 4 (21.05%) ABAP
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) BAPI
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (21.05%) SAPUI5
7 3 (15.79%) VectorCAST
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (15.79%) Luciad
7 3 (15.79%) MODAF
7 3 (15.79%) SysML
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) VxWorks

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SAP HANA
2 3 (15.79%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Lumira
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (15.79%) VectorCAST
3 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 7 (36.84%) Aerospace
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Military
5 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) DOORS Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SysML Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) BAPI
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (21.05%) SAPUI5
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) WSDL
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) VxWorks
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
2 5 (26.32%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) MODAF
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) SysML
4 2 (10.53%) BPEL
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) ABAP
2 3 (15.79%) Ada
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) SAPscript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) ESRI
2 3 (15.79%) Luciad
2 3 (15.79%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle