Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 47 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -34 +46
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 16 8 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.53% 1.44% 8.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.91% 11.11% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £356 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +21.62% -1.33%
10th Percentile £131 £178 £337
90th Percentile £476 £688 £511
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 28
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £47.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.58% +1.06% -6.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £46.25 £37.83
90th Percentile £14.25 £48.75 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% +9.38% +66.67%

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 115 72 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.17% 13.00% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 54 87
Bedfordshire median daily rate £370 £431 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +16.55% -12.94%
10th Percentile £133 £306 £230
90th Percentile £575 £546 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 35
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £28.90 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.39% -35.78% +100.00%
10th Percentile £13.98 £13.90 £36.25
90th Percentile £23.93 £44.91 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +47.37% +21.79%

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

Security Cleared
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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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 21 February 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 -1 12 £356 -20.83% 12
Henlow - 1 - - 3
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Capita
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) OSCP
4 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) GDPR
4 2 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management

Security Cleared
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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DataStage
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Informix
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) QualityStage
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Use Case
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) OSCP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Capita
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) VMware