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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 34 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.88% 2.27% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 11.54% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £410 £423 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -11.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.39 £39.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% -1.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £34.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.76% +53.33%
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
43 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.44% 19.70% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 37
Median daily rate £350 £445 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.39 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.97% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 5 £410 - 5
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 39 (88.64%) SC Cleared
2 26 (59.09%) Software Engineering
3 16 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (34.09%) UML
5 14 (31.82%) Validation
6 13 (29.55%) Ada
6 13 (29.55%) C++
6 13 (29.55%) Rational Rhapsody
7 12 (27.27%) OO
7 12 (27.27%) Degree
8 11 (25.00%) C#
8 11 (25.00%) VxWorks
8 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.00%) VectorCAST
9 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.18%) SOA
10 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
10 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
10 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.64%) C
12 5 (11.36%) SAP
12 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
12 5 (11.36%) ERP
12 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.36%) Information Security
12 5 (11.36%) SAP ERP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.82%) GIS
3 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.27%) Lumira
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (29.55%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (25.00%) VectorCAST
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Electronics
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Military
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Principal Software Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Ada Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) SysML Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) BAPI
3 4 (9.09%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (9.09%) SAPUI5
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) WSDL
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) Leaflet
5 1 (2.27%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) VHDL
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) VxWorks
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) UML
3 14 (31.82%) Validation
4 12 (27.27%) OO
5 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 8 (18.18%) SOA
5 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security
6 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 3 (6.82%) MODAF
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Signal Processing
8 3 (6.82%) SysML
9 2 (4.55%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.55%) Stress Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Ada
1 13 (29.55%) C++
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) C
5 4 (9.09%) ABAP
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) SAPscript
6 2 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (88.64%) SC Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.55%) HNC
4 2 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (2.27%) APMP
5 1 (2.27%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (2.27%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) CISM
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) DO-254
1 2 (4.55%) IEC 61508
1 2 (4.55%) JTAG
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) ESRI
3 3 (6.82%) Luciad
3 3 (6.82%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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