Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.98% 3.90% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.92% 17.91% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Luton median daily rate £425 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -20.83% +21.62%
10th Percentile £403 £131 £425
90th Percentile £478 £476 £475
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £356 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.83% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £47.72 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £42.72 £13.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +216.41% -71.58% +1.06%

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 Luton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Luton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 37 67 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.74% 21.75% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 54 17
Luton median daily rate £413 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -6.29% +18.24%
10th Percentile £357 £164 £334
90th Percentile £515 £584 £561
Bedfordshire median daily rate £428 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +14.00% -14.29% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £47.72 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £42.72 £19.25 £28.90
% change year-on-year +121.90% -33.39% -35.78%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Luton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Luton

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) PEAR
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
4 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
4 1 (14.29%) WPA2
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) UML

Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) FWSM
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) TACACS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) PEAR
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) DMAIC
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper