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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 46 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 5.05% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 29.17% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.13%
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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
35 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.11% 17.33% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 25
Average daily rate £430 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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
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Bedford - - - -
Luton - - - -
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East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) PMP
4 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) Selenium
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) CISM
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) PMP
2 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) HNC
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft