The first table below looks at the demand for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 58 72
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.06% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £390
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -26.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.45%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.44% 15.51% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 47
Average daily rate £401 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
ClearQuest
East of England

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hertfordshire region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hertfordshire region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - - - -
ClearQuest
East of England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ClearQuest.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cygwin
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ClearQuest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Cygwin
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle