The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 55 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.62% 8.85% 5.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.67% 38.78% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 19
Median daily rate £363 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £488 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Median hourly rate £43.06 £22.38 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.45% -30.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £37.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +94.73%
SC Cleared
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 147 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.69% 22.83% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 64 68
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £172 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.38 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.19% +38.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.90 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stevenage +1 31 £258 -41.47% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 12 £456 -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (33.33%) Cisco
3 24 (28.57%) Juniper
4 23 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (26.19%) Firewall
6 19 (22.62%) LAN
7 17 (20.24%) CCNA
7 17 (20.24%) Unix
8 16 (19.05%) Linux
9 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 15 (17.86%) Shell Script
9 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (16.67%) Perl
11 13 (15.48%) Windows
11 13 (15.48%) Network Security
12 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.29%) Finance
13 11 (13.10%) Migration
13 11 (13.10%) DNS
13 11 (13.10%) SAP
13 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.90%) XML
14 10 (11.90%) DHCP
14 10 (11.90%) BAPI
14 10 (11.90%) SAP HR
14 10 (11.90%) LSMW
14 10 (11.90%) Data Migration
14 10 (11.90%) Data Cleansing
15 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
15 9 (10.71%) Windows 10

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (3.57%) IIS
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.19%) ThingWorx
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.38%) Windchill
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) Firewall
2 19 (22.62%) LAN
3 13 (15.48%) Network Security
4 11 (13.10%) DNS
5 10 (11.90%) DHCP
6 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.14%) Broadband
7 6 (7.14%) ISDN
7 6 (7.14%) VPN
7 6 (7.14%) WAN
8 5 (5.95%) Wireless
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.76%) SAN
10 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.57%) Internet
10 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.38%) SSL
11 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) LSMW
2 3 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) MSI
3 1 (1.19%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) Redmine
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.19%) Electronics
2 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.19%) Military
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Consultant
2 20 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Unix Consultant
4 7 (8.33%) Administrator
4 7 (8.33%) Network Support
5 6 (7.14%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Data Migration Specialist
5 6 (7.14%) HR Specialist
5 6 (7.14%) Migration Specialist
5 6 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Migration Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) BAPI
1 10 (11.90%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) XMPP
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.19%) Qt
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) PKI
3 2 (2.38%) Statistics
3 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.19%) CMDB
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.19%) e-Health
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.19%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) RIA
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.19%) Verilog
4 1 (1.19%) VHDL
4 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Unix
2 16 (19.05%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.48%) Windows
5 9 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Solaris
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) Data Cleansing
2 10 (11.90%) Data Migration
3 8 (9.52%) ITIL
4 6 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.95%) Network Design
5 5 (5.95%) Network Management
6 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.57%) Data Mapping
7 3 (3.57%) Data Transformation
7 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.57%) Time Management
7 3 (3.57%) Validation
8 2 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.38%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (2.38%) Presales
8 2 (2.38%) Service Design
8 2 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) Shell Script
2 14 (16.67%) Perl
3 6 (7.14%) C++
4 5 (5.95%) C
4 5 (5.95%) Java
4 5 (5.95%) SQL
5 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) Ada
6 1 (1.19%) AWK
6 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.19%) C#
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.19%) sed
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (20.24%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) CCNP
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
3 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.19%) Simpana
3 1 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Cisco
2 24 (28.57%) Juniper
3 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.10%) SAP
6 9 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.76%) EMC
7 4 (4.76%) F5
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.57%) Brocade
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) IBM
8 3 (3.57%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) Veeam
9 2 (2.38%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.38%) Remedy
9 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
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