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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 18 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 44 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.67% 8.25% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.08% 42.86% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £213 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.42 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+91.22% -36.84%
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
133 147 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.15% 19.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 64
Average daily rate £450 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 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
Hemel Hempstead 0 24 £600 +50.00% 1
Stevenage +6 13 £497 +120.66% 3
Watford +6 1 £425 -5.55% 4
St Albans - - - -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.69%) Oracle
3 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
5 13 (20.00%) Java
6 12 (18.46%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) UML
7 10 (15.38%) JBoss
7 10 (15.38%) SQL
7 10 (15.38%) JUnit
7 10 (15.38%) SOA
7 10 (15.38%) TIBCO
8 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
8 9 (13.85%) Windows
9 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
9 8 (12.31%) Finance
9 8 (12.31%) Scrum
9 8 (12.31%) jQuery
9 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.77%) Ruby
10 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
10 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.77%) JIRA
10 7 (10.77%) JSON
10 7 (10.77%) Selenium
10 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
10 7 (10.77%) HTML5
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (15.38%) JBoss
2 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.77%) MQSeries
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JUnit
2 7 (10.77%) Ant
2 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 7 (10.77%) Selenium
2 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.08%) Toad
4 2 (3.08%) JDeveloper
4 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.08%) PVCS
5 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Architect
2 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Java Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) TIBCO Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Deskside Support
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Product Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) jQuery
2 7 (10.77%) HTML5
2 7 (10.77%) CSS3
2 7 (10.77%) PhoneGap
2 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
2 7 (10.77%) Apache Camel
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 7 (10.77%) CSS
2 7 (10.77%) XML
2 7 (10.77%) JSON
3 5 (7.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.62%) SOAP
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) REST
4 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.62%) Spring
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) CESG
3 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) ITIL
3 10 (15.38%) UML
3 10 (15.38%) SOA
4 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.77%) OOP
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) MVC
5 7 (10.77%) Mobile Development
6 6 (9.23%) DSDM
6 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.69%) Network Design
8 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.15%) RUP
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) Ruby
5 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) CCNA
3 5 (7.69%) CCDP
4 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 7 (10.77%) Talend
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 5 (7.69%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) Serena
7 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.54%) Remedy
8 1 (1.54%) Juniper
8 1 (1.54%) BMC
8 1 (1.54%) Dell
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.54%) SAP