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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.88% 3.23% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.84% 16.07% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
76 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.83% 20.07% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 37
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 £265 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.51% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.63 £24.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £16.00 £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Ada
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) UML
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) PMP
2 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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