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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 29 11 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 9.39% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 37.35% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £200 £370 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +184.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +46.66%

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
27 83 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.78% 25.15% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 25
Median daily rate £431 £370 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -4 1 £450 +21.62%
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) SOC Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft