The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.65% 0.68% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 6.25% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +11.78% -0.70%  

SC 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 Luton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Luton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22 16 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 14.19% 10.96% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 18
Median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Luton

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Luton

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Luton region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
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