The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 35 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.91% - 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.58% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.82% -34.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.22% 7.32% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 16
Average daily rate £500 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Luton region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Luton region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) PMP
2 6 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Junior
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) PMP
2 6 (75.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS