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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 29 10 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.44% 8.50% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 33.78% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £675 £344 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -12.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.90 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +60.51%
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
35 74 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.59% 25.17% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 31
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £460 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 4
Median hourly rate £10.30 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (57.14%) Time Management
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
3 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics

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 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOC Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft