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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 47 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.36% 3.82% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 16.67% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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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
91 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.67% 22.90% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 35
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.45 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (30.00%) PMP
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Ada
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (30.00%) PMP
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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