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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 40 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.16% 2.81% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.95% 14.29% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.53%
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
59 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.72% 19.65% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 44
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £118 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -32.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014. 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 - 5 - - 2
Bedford +4 1 £413 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) PMP
2 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) HNC
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Account Manager
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) PMP
2 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) HNC
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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