The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 42 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 4.62% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.77% 22.45% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£283 £360 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.52% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £360 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £360 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
103 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.20% 20.59% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 19 34
Average daily rate £313 £283 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
East of England

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 28 July 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
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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 - 4 - - 3
Biggleswade - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCDP
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) PMP
5 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
7 1 (5.88%) XenServer
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
7 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
1 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
2 5 (29.41%) CCDP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (17.65%) PMP
4 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) MCDST
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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