The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 7 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 65 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.87% 8.90% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.87% 44.07% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 10
Median daily rate £300 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £315 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +46.66%

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
133 118 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.24% 20.21% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 40
Median daily rate £313 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £201 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £473 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.95 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.13% -34.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.43 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 +6 31 £300 -27.27% 2
Hemel Hempstead -2 9 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £175 - 1
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 110 (80.29%) SC Cleared
2 39 (28.47%) Firewall
3 35 (25.55%) Juniper
4 34 (24.82%) Cisco
5 26 (18.98%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
6 22 (16.06%) LAN
7 20 (14.60%) ITIL
7 20 (14.60%) Windows
7 20 (14.60%) Migration
8 17 (12.41%) WAN
8 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (11.68%) Unix
9 16 (11.68%) Linux
9 16 (11.68%) CheckPoint
9 16 (11.68%) Network Security
10 15 (10.95%) Finance
11 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
11 14 (10.22%) Shell Script
11 14 (10.22%) Perl
11 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.76%) MS Excel
12 12 (8.76%) SAP
12 12 (8.76%) CCNA
12 12 (8.76%) Windows 10
13 11 (8.03%) F5
13 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
13 11 (8.03%) VPN
13 11 (8.03%) DNS

Security 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 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) Site Server
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.65%) Simulink
4 3 (2.19%) Windchill
5 2 (1.46%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (1.46%) PTC Creo
5 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.03%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.73%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.47%) Firewall
2 22 (16.06%) LAN
3 17 (12.41%) WAN
4 16 (11.68%) Network Security
5 11 (8.03%) DNS
5 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.03%) VPN
6 10 (7.30%) Broadband
6 10 (7.30%) ISDN
7 9 (6.57%) Wireless
8 8 (5.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (4.38%) DHCP
9 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.73%) MySQL
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) LSMW
2 6 (4.38%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (3.65%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.73%) GDB
4 1 (0.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) MSI
4 1 (0.73%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.73%) Redmine
4 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (10.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.46%) Electronics
2 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.73%) Front Office
3 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (24.82%) Consultant
2 27 (19.71%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.22%) Unix Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Network Support
5 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Architect
8 7 (5.11%) Data Migration Specialist
8 7 (5.11%) HR Specialist
8 7 (5.11%) Migration Manager
8 7 (5.11%) Migration Specialist
8 7 (5.11%) Windows Consultant
9 5 (3.65%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Data Manager
10 4 (2.92%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) BAPI
1 11 (8.03%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) Middleware
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.46%) XMPP
4 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.73%) Qt
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.38%) Wiki
3 5 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.19%) PKI
5 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.46%) e-Health
6 2 (1.46%) RIA
6 2 (1.46%) VHDL
6 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) CMDB
7 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.73%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) Linux
2 16 (11.68%) Unix
3 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.76%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.19%) Android
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.73%) Solaris
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.60%) ITIL
1 20 (14.60%) Migration
2 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
3 11 (8.03%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (8.03%) Data Migration
4 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
4 10 (7.30%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
5 9 (6.57%) Network Design
6 8 (5.84%) Network Management
7 7 (5.11%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.38%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.38%) UML
9 5 (3.65%) Validation
10 4 (2.92%) Data Mapping
10 4 (2.92%) Fault Management
10 4 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.92%) Requirements Management
10 4 (2.92%) Service Design
10 4 (2.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.22%) Perl
1 14 (10.22%) Shell Script
2 11 (8.03%) C++
3 9 (6.57%) C
4 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.65%) MATLAB
5 5 (3.65%) SQL
6 4 (2.92%) ANSI C
7 3 (2.19%) Ada
7 3 (2.19%) Ada 95
7 3 (2.19%) Java
8 2 (1.46%) VB
9 1 (0.73%) C#
9 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.73%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.73%) Python
9 1 (0.73%) Tcl
9 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (80.29%) SC Cleared
2 26 (18.98%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.76%) CCNA
4 7 (5.11%) CCNP
4 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) CCSA
5 2 (1.46%) Degree
6 1 (0.73%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) CCIE
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.46%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.46%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.73%) Firmware
5 1 (0.73%) NFS
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.73%) XenApp
5 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) SCCM
2 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.73%) Simpana
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) Juniper
2 34 (24.82%) Cisco
3 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.68%) CheckPoint
5 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.76%) SAP
7 11 (8.03%) F5
8 9 (6.57%) Blue Coat
8 9 (6.57%) Remedy
9 7 (5.11%) Citrix
9 7 (5.11%) Palo Alto
10 6 (4.38%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.92%) Computacenter
11 4 (2.92%) VMware
12 3 (2.19%) Apple
12 3 (2.19%) Trustwave
13 2 (1.46%) Oracle
13 2 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (1.46%) Serena
13 2 (1.46%) Symantec
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