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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.33% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £373
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.18%
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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
22 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.23% 11.11% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Average daily rate £500 £275 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -21.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.51% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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

SC Cleared
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 17 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) PMP
2 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Ada
4 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ada
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) PMP
2 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B