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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 34 44 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.85% 1.57% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.48% 7.92% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £283 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -21.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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
61 101 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.14% 19.77% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 20
Average daily rate £350 £300 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £535 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +141.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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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

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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

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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 31 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 1 - - 2
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) ATDD
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (6.25%) Transition Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HR
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP QM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) SAP HR Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (12.50%) BDD
2 2 (12.50%) ATDD
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago