The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 22 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 3.35% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 15.38% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-12.04% -9.78%
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.84% 21.76% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 20 32
Average daily rate £300 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
East of England

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 1 August 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 - 4 - - 2
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Ada
3 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
3 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £55 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago