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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 33 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.54% 12.50% 7.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.62% 55.94% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 27
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£400 £345 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.17% -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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
111 143 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.37% 22.34% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 69
Average daily rate £413 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £270 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 18
Average hourly rate £16.65 £15.10 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -50.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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
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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 15 £550 +34.14%
Stevenage -6 3 £350 +29.62%
Watford - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (88.46%) SC Cleared
2 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
3 28 (26.92%) Windows
4 23 (22.12%) ITIL
5 21 (20.19%) Oracle
6 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 16 (15.38%) Cisco
6 16 (15.38%) Firewall
7 15 (14.42%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (14.42%) SQL
7 15 (14.42%) Backup Exec
8 14 (13.46%) NetBackup
9 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 13 (12.50%) HPUX
9 13 (12.50%) SAN
10 12 (11.54%) HP
11 11 (10.58%) SLA
12 10 (9.62%) IBM
12 10 (9.62%) VMware
13 9 (8.65%) Brocade
13 9 (8.65%) IBM XIV
13 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.65%) Linux
13 9 (8.65%) UNIX
13 9 (8.65%) Java
13 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
13 9 (8.65%) Citrix
14 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (7.69%) Project Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (5.77%) IIS
1 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.81%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (1.92%) Liferay
4 2 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Firewall
2 13 (12.50%) SAN
3 6 (5.77%) DHCP
3 6 (5.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) VLAN
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.96%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) LAN
4 1 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) Intranet
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.88%) MS Access
7 2 (1.92%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Maven
2 3 (2.88%) PVCS
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.88%) Toad
2 3 (2.88%) JDeveloper
2 3 (2.88%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 37 (35.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.96%) Front Office
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (11.54%) Architect
1 12 (11.54%) Analyst
2 9 (8.65%) Backup Engineer
3 8 (7.69%) Administrator
4 7 (6.73%) Developer
4 7 (6.73%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Lead Network Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Senior Architect
4 7 (6.73%) Network Architect
4 7 (6.73%) Senior Network Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) J2EE
1 4 (3.85%) Web Services
1 4 (3.85%) Spring
1 4 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.92%) JSF
3 2 (1.92%) Struts2
3 2 (1.92%) REST
3 2 (1.92%) XML
3 2 (1.92%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.92%) DHTML
3 2 (1.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.92%) CSS
3 2 (1.92%) JSP
3 2 (1.92%) SOAP
3 2 (1.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) IBM XIV
2 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
4 4 (3.85%) HP Superdome
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) NHS
6 2 (1.92%) GIS
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) CESG
7 1 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) HPUX
3 9 (8.65%) Linux
3 9 (8.65%) UNIX
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 8 (7.69%) Project Management
2 8 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 7 (6.73%) Network Design
3 7 (6.73%) Coaching
4 6 (5.77%) Service Management
4 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
4 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.81%) Change Management
5 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.81%) UML
5 5 (4.81%) Software Deployment
5 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.85%) Validation
7 3 (2.88%) E-Procurement
7 3 (2.88%) RAD
7 3 (2.88%) SSADM
7 3 (2.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) SQL
2 9 (8.65%) Java
3 3 (2.88%) VB
3 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (88.46%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.69%) CCNA
4 7 (6.73%) CCDP
4 7 (6.73%) CCNP
5 2 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PMP
6 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) vSphere
3 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.81%) vCloud
4 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.96%) VMFS
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) Backup Exec
2 14 (13.46%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) Cisco
3 12 (11.54%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) IBM
4 10 (9.62%) VMware
5 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.65%) Citrix
5 9 (8.65%) Brocade
6 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.81%) Acronis
7 5 (4.81%) Sophos
7 5 (4.81%) Veritas
7 5 (4.81%) Symantec
8 3 (2.88%) Serena
8 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 2 (1.92%) Ariba
10 1 (0.96%) BMC
10 1 (0.96%) NetApp
10 1 (0.96%) Google
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