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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 15 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.71% 9.97% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 37.50% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £188 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.01% +122.26%

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
26 80 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.25% 26.58% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 48 22
Median daily rate £375 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.11% +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
3 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Military
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Security 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:

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%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) SOC Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Service Design
2 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow