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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 32 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.46% 1.56% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 9.59% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£436 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £174 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £442 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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
60 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.39% 16.29% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 19
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 2 June 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 +3 5 - - 1
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) ATDD
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) ATDD
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) APMP
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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