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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 38 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 12 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.59% 5.26% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.34% 26.79% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £279 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -39.65%
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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
59 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.72% 19.65% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 44
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £118 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -32.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 - - 2
Bedford +6 3 £413 -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) PMP
4 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Statistics
7 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.26%) QA
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.26%) Use Case
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 3 (15.79%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) PMP
2 6 (31.58%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) HNC
5 1 (5.26%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco