Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 47 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22 +28
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.01% 1.71% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.82% 15.87% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £200 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -45.95% -12.43%
10th Percentile £133 £200 £353
90th Percentile £668 £606 £551
East of England median daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.10% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 17
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £38.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.42% +21.02%
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% -20.21% +25.33%

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 110 63 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.39% 10.77% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 69
Bedfordshire median daily rate £446 £441 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% +19.26% -11.38%
10th Percentile £259 £209 £233
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% -4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 22
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% -36.84% +32.40%
10th Percentile £16.05 £17.60 £38.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £45.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -52.86% -2.78% +60.00%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -2 12 £375 +87.50% 10
Henlow - 3 £425 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Teradata
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) DB2
3 11 (45.83%) Informix
3 11 (45.83%) ETL
3 11 (45.83%) DataStage
3 11 (45.83%) Data Integration
4 10 (41.67%) FTP
4 10 (41.67%) XML Schema
4 10 (41.67%) XML
4 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (37.50%) QualityStage
5 9 (37.50%) Data Mapping
5 9 (37.50%) Data Quality
5 9 (37.50%) Data Management
5 9 (37.50%) Logistics
6 8 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (33.33%) Middleware
6 8 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
8 6 (25.00%) V-Model
8 6 (25.00%) SDLC
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Service 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DataStage
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
1 11 (45.83%) Informix
2 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (37.50%) QualityStage
4 8 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) ETL Developer
3 8 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
3 8 (33.33%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Deskside Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) XML
1 10 (41.67%) XML Schema
2 8 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
3 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Kali Linux
2 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Data Integration
1 11 (45.83%) ETL
2 9 (37.50%) Data Management
2 9 (37.50%) Data Mapping
2 9 (37.50%) Logistics
3 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) V-Model
5 4 (16.67%) B2B
5 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Ada
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) OSCP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (12.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
1 11 (45.83%) Teradata
2 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Capita
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Xerox