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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.03% 5.62% 7.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.22% 24.26% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
Median daily rate £310 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £279 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £513 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £35.75 £29.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -4.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £25.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £38.35 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +80.55%
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
158 169 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.16% 23.15% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 53
Median daily rate £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Median hourly rate £29.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £9.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.30 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Hemel Hempstead -1 21 £363 -15.69% 1
Stevenage -1 12 £260 -42.22% 1
Watford - 4 £290 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.76%) ITIL
3 17 (23.94%) LAN
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Windows
5 14 (19.72%) Juniper
6 13 (18.31%) Firewall
7 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) WAN
10 8 (11.27%) CCNA
10 8 (11.27%) Network Security
10 8 (11.27%) Local Government
11 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
11 7 (9.86%) Migration
12 6 (8.45%) VPN
12 6 (8.45%) SLA
12 6 (8.45%) Broadband
12 6 (8.45%) ISDN
12 6 (8.45%) SCCM
12 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
13 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
13 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (7.04%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (7.04%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared

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 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) LAN
2 13 (18.31%) Firewall
3 10 (14.08%) WAN
4 8 (11.27%) Network Security
5 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.45%) Broadband
6 6 (8.45%) ISDN
6 6 (8.45%) VPN
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.04%) Wireless
8 4 (5.63%) ATM
8 4 (5.63%) DHCP
8 4 (5.63%) DNS
8 4 (5.63%) DWDM
8 4 (5.63%) SDH
9 3 (4.23%) FTP
10 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (11.27%) Local Government
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Designer
5 5 (7.04%) Juniper Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Network Support
5 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Network Designer
6 4 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco Support
7 3 (4.23%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) PKI
2 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) e-Health
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) HPUX
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Migration
3 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.04%) Network Design
3 5 (7.04%) Network Management
3 5 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (5.63%) Functional Testing
4 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.63%) Service Management
5 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.23%) Release Management
5 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.82%) Agile Testing
6 2 (2.82%) Change Control
6 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.82%) Scrum
6 2 (2.82%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.82%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.41%) Ada
4 1 (1.41%) Ada 95
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.27%) CCNA
4 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIA
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIE
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.41%) APMP
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) CEH
7 1 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) HND
7 1 (1.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) XenApp
1 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
1 4 (5.63%) XenServer
2 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.41%) Endace
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Cisco
2 14 (19.72%) Juniper
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) Forcepoint
5 4 (5.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (5.63%) Nortel
5 4 (5.63%) Remedy
5 4 (5.63%) Symantec
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Pega
7 1 (1.41%) Pegasus