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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 30 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 87 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.16% 14.15% 7.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.91% 63.50% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 20
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£450 £333 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -20.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £428 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -56.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
Security 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
110 137 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.69% 22.28% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 66
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
Average hourly rate £28.72 £16.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.46% -60.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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
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 Security Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -1 24 £600 +50.00% 3
Stevenage -6 3 £350 +34.61% 1
Watford - 1 £425 - 3
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 95 (91.35%) SC Cleared
2 41 (39.42%) Telecoms
3 30 (28.85%) Oracle
4 25 (24.04%) Windows
5 23 (22.12%) ITIL
6 18 (17.31%) Java
6 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
7 15 (14.42%) Cisco
8 14 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (13.46%) SQL
8 14 (13.46%) UML
8 14 (13.46%) Backup Exec
9 13 (12.50%) NetBackup
9 13 (12.50%) HPUX
9 13 (12.50%) SAN
9 13 (12.50%) HP
9 13 (12.50%) Firewall
9 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 12 (11.54%) JUnit
10 12 (11.54%) SOA
10 12 (11.54%) JBoss
11 11 (10.58%) UNIX
11 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
11 11 (10.58%) Finance
12 10 (9.62%) HTML
12 10 (9.62%) CSS
12 10 (9.62%) XML
12 10 (9.62%) IBM
12 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.54%) JBoss
2 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.65%) MQSeries
2 9 (8.65%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.81%) IIS
3 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.96%) Liferay
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.96%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) SAN
1 13 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (4.81%) DNS
2 5 (4.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.96%) VLAN
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) Extranet
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.88%) MS Access
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.96%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) JUnit
2 9 (8.65%) JIRA
2 9 (8.65%) Selenium
2 9 (8.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Ant
3 4 (3.85%) Maven
4 3 (2.88%) TestDirector
4 3 (2.88%) PVCS
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.88%) Toad
4 3 (2.88%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (39.42%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.58%) Finance
3 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Architect
3 9 (8.65%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) Backup Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 8 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
4 8 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.73%) Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) HTML
1 10 (9.62%) CSS
1 10 (9.62%) XML
1 10 (9.62%) jQuery
2 9 (8.65%) JSON
2 9 (8.65%) HTML5
2 9 (8.65%) Apache Camel
2 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
2 9 (8.65%) CSS3
2 9 (8.65%) PhoneGap
3 4 (3.85%) J2EE
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 4 (3.85%) Spring
4 3 (2.88%) REST
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (2.88%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) Struts2
5 1 (0.96%) JSF
5 1 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) IBM XIV
2 7 (6.73%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.81%) Open Source
3 5 (4.81%) Clustering
3 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.85%) HP Superdome
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) User Experience
5 3 (2.88%) NHS
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.96%) CESG
7 1 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) HPUX
3 11 (10.58%) UNIX
4 9 (8.65%) Linux
5 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.85%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.46%) UML
4 12 (11.54%) SOA
5 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.65%) Scrum
6 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.65%) OOP
6 9 (8.65%) MVC
6 9 (8.65%) Project Management
7 8 (7.69%) Network Design
7 8 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.77%) DSDM
9 6 (5.77%) Service Management
9 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.81%) Coaching
10 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.81%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.31%) Java
2 14 (13.46%) SQL
3 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.65%) Ruby
4 9 (8.65%) Python
5 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.88%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (91.35%) SC Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.65%) CCNA
4 8 (7.69%) CCDP
5 5 (4.81%) CCNP
6 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) vSphere
3 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) vCloud
4 3 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.96%) VMFS
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Backup Exec
2 13 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (28.85%) Oracle
2 15 (14.42%) Cisco
3 13 (12.50%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) IBM
5 9 (8.65%) Brocade
5 9 (8.65%) VMware
5 9 (8.65%) Talend
6 8 (7.69%) Citrix
7 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.85%) Veritas
9 4 (3.85%) Symantec
9 4 (3.85%) Sophos
9 4 (3.85%) Acronis
10 3 (2.88%) Serena
11 2 (1.92%) Ariba
12 1 (0.96%) Google
12 1 (0.96%) BMC
12 1 (0.96%) NetApp
12 1 (0.96%) Primavera