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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 15 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.17% 7.19% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 33.85% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £200 £410 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.21% +41.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £352 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £495 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 65 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.91% 21.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 41
Median daily rate £450 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +111.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 4 £325 -16.66%
Bedford - 2 £200 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) GPG13
5 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V

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Top Related 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 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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