Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.70% 2.08% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.13% 14.74% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £281 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.11% -22.15% -12.16%
10th Percentile £133 £200 £316
90th Percentile £677 £585 £410
East of England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £50.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -40.92% +24.23%
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% -16.28% -41.50%

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 96 95 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.70% 14.14% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 63 46
Bedfordshire median daily rate £468 £433 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.09% +16.11% -6.88%
10th Percentile £205 £275 £259
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.20% +5.20% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.35% -44.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £16.28 £16.05 £33.40
90th Percentile £29.80 £28.45 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.39 £27.44
% change year-on-year -16.61% -25.71% +35.72%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 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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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 20 August 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 +8 12 £210 +5.00% 11
Henlow +1 3 £425 +15.65%
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Data Integration
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) DB2
2 11 (40.74%) Informix
2 11 (40.74%) ETL
2 11 (40.74%) DataStage
2 11 (40.74%) Teradata
3 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (37.04%) FTP
3 10 (37.04%) XML Schema
3 10 (37.04%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) Data Management
4 9 (33.33%) Logistics
4 9 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 9 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 9 (33.33%) QualityStage
5 8 (29.63%) Middleware
5 8 (29.63%) IBM
5 8 (29.63%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (25.93%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Service Management
7 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management

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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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) DataStage
1 11 (40.74%) DB2
1 11 (40.74%) Informix
2 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (33.33%) QualityStage
4 8 (29.63%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Military
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) ETL Developer
2 8 (29.63%) DataStage Developer
2 8 (29.63%) DataStage ETL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) XML
1 10 (37.04%) XML Schema
2 8 (29.63%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Data Integration
1 11 (40.74%) ETL
2 10 (37.04%) Data Management
3 9 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 9 (33.33%) Logistics
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) V-Model
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
1 11 (40.74%) Teradata
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Xerox
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Siemens