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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 25 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.76% 8.00% 8.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.97% 36.72% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 13
Median daily rate £375 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £396 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Median hourly rate £29.75 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £31.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.09% +44.09%
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
154 177 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.19% 21.80% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 60 50
Median daily rate £350 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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 17 £450 -4.76% 3
Stevenage -1 7 £350 -36.36% 3
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 65 (61.32%) SC Cleared
2 26 (24.53%) Windows
3 24 (22.64%) ITIL
3 24 (22.64%) Finance
4 19 (17.92%) Cisco
4 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
6 16 (15.09%) LAN
6 16 (15.09%) Firewall
7 15 (14.15%) Juniper
8 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.26%) Windows 10
10 12 (11.32%) Migration
11 11 (10.38%) Citrix
12 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
12 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
12 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
12 10 (9.43%) SCCM
13 9 (8.49%) Network Security
13 9 (8.49%) Unix
13 9 (8.49%) CCNA
13 9 (8.49%) HP
14 8 (7.55%) Linux
14 8 (7.55%) Service Management
14 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (6.60%) Presales
15 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
15 7 (6.60%) Java
15 7 (6.60%) Active Directory

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 5 (4.72%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.94%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
2 5 (4.72%) Windchill
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.94%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) Firewall
1 16 (15.09%) LAN
2 9 (8.49%) Network Security
3 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.60%) VPN
3 7 (6.60%) WAN
4 6 (5.66%) Broadband
4 6 (5.66%) DHCP
4 6 (5.66%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) ISDN
5 5 (4.72%) Internet
6 4 (3.77%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.77%) Wireless
7 3 (2.83%) SAN
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.89%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.89%) SSL
8 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) Local Government
4 3 (2.83%) Automotive
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (20.75%) Consultant
2 16 (15.09%) Architect
3 14 (13.21%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Administrator
7 6 (5.66%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.72%) Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
1 3 (2.83%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) PKI
2 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Windows
2 13 (12.26%) Windows 10
3 9 (8.49%) Unix
4 8 (7.55%) Linux
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) HPUX
9 1 (0.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (11.32%) Migration
4 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
5 8 (7.55%) Service Management
6 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
6 7 (6.60%) Presales
7 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.66%) Network Management
7 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.72%) Coaching
8 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.72%) Information Security
8 5 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.72%) OO
8 5 (4.72%) Release Management
9 4 (3.77%) Dependency Management
9 4 (3.77%) Security Operations
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) Java
1 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
1 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
2 6 (5.66%) C++
2 6 (5.66%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) C
3 3 (2.83%) MATLAB
3 3 (2.83%) Perl
4 2 (1.89%) Ada
5 1 (0.94%) Ada 95
5 1 (0.94%) AWK
5 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (61.32%) SC Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.49%) CCNA
4 5 (4.72%) CISSP
4 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (3.77%) CISM
5 4 (3.77%) CLAS
5 4 (3.77%) CRISC
6 3 (2.83%) MCP
7 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CEH
8 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.94%) PMP
8 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) XenApp
2 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.77%) XenServer
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.83%) OpenView
3 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.94%) Endace
4 1 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Cisco
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.15%) Juniper
3 11 (10.38%) Citrix
4 9 (8.49%) HP
5 6 (5.66%) VMware
6 5 (4.72%) Lotus
6 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.77%) IBM
7 4 (3.77%) NetApp
8 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.83%) Brocade
8 3 (2.83%) Cognos
8 3 (2.83%) EMC
8 3 (2.83%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.83%) Symantec
8 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.83%) Veeam
9 2 (1.89%) Pega
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
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