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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 44 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% 3.90% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 25.58% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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
35 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.11% 15.25% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 30
Average daily rate £428 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 January 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
Bedford - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Junior Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Junior
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) HNC
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle