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 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 45 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.71% 8.01% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.95% 41.45% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.01% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £20.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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
167 152 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.19% 19.31% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 38
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £209 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 12
Average hourly rate £21.01 £20.00 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.02% +24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.30 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £27.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -1 21 £483 +96.93% 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 8 £475 +5.55%
Watford - 2 £400 - 1
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.29%) Windows
3 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (11.90%) Remedy
4 10 (11.90%) Java
4 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.71%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Firewall
5 9 (10.71%) Spring
5 9 (10.71%) Maven
6 8 (9.52%) SCCM
6 8 (9.52%) Juniper
6 8 (9.52%) Cisco
6 8 (9.52%) DNS
6 8 (9.52%) Oracle
6 8 (9.52%) SAP
6 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 7 (8.33%) UNIX
7 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.33%) VMware
8 6 (7.14%) TDD
8 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.14%) SLA
8 6 (7.14%) DHCP
8 6 (7.14%) LAN
8 6 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.14%) People Management
9 5 (5.95%) Websense
9 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) JBoss
2 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.19%) Lync
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Project
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.19%) Agresso
3 1 (1.19%) Primavera
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Firewall
2 8 (9.52%) DNS
3 6 (7.14%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) LAN
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) SAN
8 1 (1.19%) Intranet
8 1 (1.19%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.19%) DataStage
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Maven
2 5 (5.95%) JUnit
3 4 (4.76%) Selenium
3 4 (4.76%) Ant
3 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (11.90%) Developer
1 10 (11.90%) Consultant
2 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 5 (5.95%) Programme Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Architect
5 4 (4.76%) Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Java Consultant
6 3 (3.57%) Remedy Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Spring
2 5 (5.95%) J2EE
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
2 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.76%) Struts
3 4 (4.76%) Java EE
4 3 (3.57%) REST
4 3 (3.57%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.38%) Swing
5 2 (2.38%) JMS
5 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Flex
5 2 (2.38%) GWT
6 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) VHDL
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.57%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) VMS
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.71%) Project Management
2 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 6 (7.14%) TDD
2 6 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (7.14%) People Management
3 5 (5.95%) Analytics
3 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
3 5 (5.95%) SOA
3 5 (5.95%) ITIL
4 3 (3.57%) Change Management
4 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (3.57%) ETL
4 3 (3.57%) UML
4 3 (3.57%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (2.38%) Security Patching
5 2 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.38%) ETL Development
5 2 (2.38%) Migration
5 2 (2.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) Java
2 5 (5.95%) SQL
3 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) PgMP
4 1 (1.19%) PMP
4 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) XenApp
2 2 (2.38%) vSphere
2 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) Firmware
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.90%) Remedy
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) SAP
2 8 (9.52%) Cisco
2 8 (9.52%) Juniper
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (5.95%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
4 5 (5.95%) Citrix
4 5 (5.95%) BMC
4 5 (5.95%) Websense
5 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Symantec
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) ReadSoft
6 2 (2.38%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) Brocade
7 1 (1.19%) Xilinx
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