Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 48 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -26
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.44% 2.48% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.35% 14.78% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £140 £375 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.67% -44.44% +87.50%
10th Percentile £133 £139 £378
90th Percentile £318 £606 £688
East of England median daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £50.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.37% -73.41% +26.95%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.41% -54.19% +31.36%

Security Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 115 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.37% 16.79% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 75 49
Bedfordshire median daily rate £410 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -1.18% +18.06%
10th Percentile £202 £135 £278
90th Percentile £536 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £356
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.28% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.37% -66.25% -
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.75 £23.62
90th Percentile £31.70 £14.25 £47.31
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £27.62
% change year-on-year -2.78% -34.83% +28.47%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 9 £175 +25.00% 10
Henlow +1 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) PMI
5 1 (5.26%) PMP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.26%) Due Diligence
4 1 (5.26%) Escalation Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Server Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) VCAP
3 1 (5.26%) VCP4
3 1 (5.26%) VCP5
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Def Stans
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Siemens
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Xerox