The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 16 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 73 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.41% 5.06% 4.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.41% 29.63% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 13
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
142 108 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.30% 17.09% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 83
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +8 43 £438 +25.00% 2
Stevenage -5 9 £425 +33.33%
Watford -13 1 £450 - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 133 (85.81%) SC Cleared
2 57 (36.77%) Windows
3 51 (32.90%) Telecoms
4 35 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (21.29%) VMware
6 30 (19.35%) HP
7 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
9 25 (16.13%) ITIL
10 24 (15.48%) Windows XP
11 21 (13.55%) Citrix
12 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
12 19 (12.26%) VB
13 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
13 17 (10.97%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (10.32%) Test Scripting
14 16 (10.32%) NetApp
15 15 (9.68%) Oracle
16 14 (9.03%) NetBackup
16 14 (9.03%) Project Planning
16 14 (9.03%) PowerShell
17 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
17 13 (8.39%) HTML
17 13 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (7.74%) VBScript
18 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
19 11 (7.10%) SQL Server
19 11 (7.10%) MS Office
20 10 (6.45%) Project Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (6.45%) CMS
2 6 (3.87%) IBM Notes
2 6 (3.87%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Liferay
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.10%) MS Office
3 7 (4.52%) MS Project
4 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) LAN
1 8 (5.16%) WAN
2 4 (2.58%) SAN
2 4 (2.58%) DHCP
2 4 (2.58%) DNS
3 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) GSM
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) X.400
5 1 (0.65%) X.500
5 1 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.81%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.94%) MS Access
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MSI
2 3 (1.94%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.29%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.29%) Toad
3 2 (1.29%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.29%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.29%) Maven
3 2 (1.29%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) JUnit
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.65%) Redmine
General
1 51 (32.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.52%) Finance
3 2 (1.29%) German Language
3 2 (1.29%) Electronics
3 2 (1.29%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Military
4 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.65%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 26 (16.77%) Consultant
2 18 (11.61%) Developer
3 13 (8.39%) Tester
4 11 (7.10%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.81%) Analyst
6 8 (5.16%) Transition Manager
7 6 (3.87%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Tester
7 6 (3.87%) ETL Developer
8 5 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.23%) Administrator
8 5 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.23%) Architect
8 5 (3.23%) Designer
8 5 (3.23%) Build Engineer
9 4 (2.58%) Applications Packager
9 4 (2.58%) Design Engineer
10 3 (1.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) HTML
2 7 (4.52%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.58%) XML
4 3 (1.94%) XML Schema
4 3 (1.94%) .NET
4 3 (1.94%) J2EE
4 3 (1.94%) Web Services
4 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.94%) CSS
5 2 (1.29%) CSS3
5 2 (1.29%) HTML5
5 2 (1.29%) jQuery
5 2 (1.29%) Middleware
5 2 (1.29%) XSD
5 2 (1.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.29%) JSON
5 2 (1.29%) Ajax
5 2 (1.29%) Spring
6 1 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.65%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.52%) Clustering
3 4 (2.58%) Open Source
4 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.94%) CMDB
4 3 (1.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.29%) NHS
5 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.29%) VHDL
5 2 (1.29%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.29%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.65%) Statistics
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) ASIC
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.77%) Windows
2 35 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
5 24 (15.48%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.23%) Solaris
6 5 (3.23%) UNIX
6 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.94%) Linux
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.13%) ITIL
2 16 (10.32%) Test Scripting
3 14 (9.03%) Project Planning
4 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.45%) Project Management
5 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 9 (5.81%) Service Management
6 9 (5.81%) ETL
7 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.23%) Migration
8 5 (3.23%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.58%) Programme Management
9 4 (2.58%) Business Analysis
9 4 (2.58%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.94%) Validation
10 3 (1.94%) SOA
10 3 (1.94%) UML
10 3 (1.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.26%) VB
2 14 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.74%) VBScript
4 7 (4.52%) SQL
5 6 (3.87%) Java
5 6 (3.87%) VBA
6 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 133 (85.81%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.87%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.58%) MCSE
6 3 (1.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.29%) NCDA
7 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) MCDST
8 1 (0.65%) MCP
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.87%) vSphere
4 5 (3.23%) XenApp
5 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.29%) XenServer
6 2 (1.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (9.03%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.16%) SCCM
4 5 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.29%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.29%) SCOM
5 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.29%) OpenView
5 2 (1.29%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.29%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.65%) OVSD
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (21.29%) VMware
2 30 (19.35%) HP
3 21 (13.55%) Citrix
4 16 (10.32%) NetApp
5 15 (9.68%) Oracle
6 9 (5.81%) SAP
6 9 (5.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.16%) IBM
8 6 (3.87%) Cisco
8 6 (3.87%) Lotus
8 6 (3.87%) McAfee
9 5 (3.23%) EMC
10 3 (1.94%) Avaya
10 3 (1.94%) Juniper
11 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.29%) Veeam
11 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.29%) Brocade
12 1 (0.65%) Xilinx
12 1 (0.65%) Mentor Graphics
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
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