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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 24 48 15
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 17 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.56% 1.38% 6.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.29% 7.87% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £283 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.43% -21.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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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
70 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.77% 17.52% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +63.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 3 £360 -
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East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) ATDD
5 2 (7.69%) Security Patching

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HR
1 2 (7.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP QM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
2 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) SAP HR Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) VHDL
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) VMS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (7.69%) BDD
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) ATDD
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
4 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JTAG
1 1 (3.85%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.85%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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