The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 36 16 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.46% 6.30% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 30.56% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £675 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
Security 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
69 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.12% 20.63% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedfordshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedfordshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 2 - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Service Design
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SOC Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Design
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Ada
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft