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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 29 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 27 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.28% 4.25% 5.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 20.00% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £366 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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
126 180 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.97% 21.25% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 37
Median daily rate £370 £420 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +51.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £313 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 +3 12 £363 -34.09% 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 £375 -17.80%
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.43%) Windows
3 16 (22.86%) ITIL
3 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.14%) Cisco
5 11 (15.71%) LAN
5 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (15.71%) Juniper
6 10 (14.29%) Firewall
6 10 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (11.43%) Network Security
8 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
8 8 (11.43%) SCCM
8 8 (11.43%) Local Government
9 7 (10.00%) Migration
9 7 (10.00%) Unix
9 7 (10.00%) Linux
9 7 (10.00%) Citrix
9 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.57%) VPN
10 6 (8.57%) WAN
10 6 (8.57%) Broadband
10 6 (8.57%) ISDN
10 6 (8.57%) CCNA
10 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
10 6 (8.57%) PKI
10 6 (8.57%) Network Management

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 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.86%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) Windchill
3 1 (1.43%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.43%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) LAN
2 10 (14.29%) Firewall
3 8 (11.43%) Network Security
4 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.57%) Broadband
5 6 (8.57%) ISDN
5 6 (8.57%) VPN
5 6 (8.57%) WAN
6 4 (5.71%) Internet
6 4 (5.71%) Wireless
7 3 (4.29%) ATM
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) DNS
7 3 (4.29%) DWDM
7 3 (4.29%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.29%) SDH
8 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.86%) SSL
8 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (11.43%) Local Government
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Consultant
2 11 (15.71%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Administrator
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Designer
6 4 (5.71%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.29%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
1 3 (4.29%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) PKI
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Unix
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) HPUX
7 1 (1.43%) Solaris
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (8.57%) Network Management
4 5 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.71%) Network Design
5 4 (5.71%) Service Management
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (4.29%) OO
6 3 (4.29%) OOP
6 3 (4.29%) PLM
6 3 (4.29%) Release Management
7 2 (2.86%) Agile Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.86%) Email Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.86%) Time Management
7 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.14%) C++
3 5 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Ada
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) Ada 95
6 1 (1.43%) AWK
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.57%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) MCP
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCNP
6 1 (1.43%) CEH
6 1 (1.43%) CISSP
6 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) XenApp
2 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.71%) XenServer
3 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) Endace
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Cisco
3 11 (15.71%) Juniper
4 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) HP
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.71%) Symantec
5 4 (5.71%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (4.29%) Cognos
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
6 3 (4.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.29%) Nortel
6 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.86%) NetApp
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.43%) Lotus
8 1 (1.43%) Pegasus