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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 16 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 72 22 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.62% 4.17% 7.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.00% 22.45% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -39.65%
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
150 98 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.96% 18.56% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 64
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £269 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.10 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.48 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.05 £34.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 52 £425 - 1
Stevenage +3 9 £320 -11.11% 1
Watford - 1 £250 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 104 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 50 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 29 (24.17%) ITIL
4 28 (23.33%) Windows
5 17 (14.17%) Oracle
6 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 16 (13.33%) Cisco
6 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (12.50%) HP
7 15 (12.50%) Firewall
7 15 (12.50%) Finance
7 15 (12.50%) Backup Exec
8 14 (11.67%) NetBackup
9 13 (10.83%) SAN
9 13 (10.83%) SLA
9 13 (10.83%) SQL
9 13 (10.83%) HPUX
10 11 (9.17%) Project Management
10 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database
11 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
11 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 10 (8.33%) IBM
11 10 (8.33%) VMware
11 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.50%) Brocade
12 9 (7.50%) Linux
12 9 (7.50%) IBM XIV
13 8 (6.67%) Coaching
13 8 (6.67%) UNIX

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.17%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.67%) Liferay
5 2 (1.67%) Apache
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) Firewall
2 13 (10.83%) SAN
3 7 (5.83%) DHCP
3 7 (5.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
4 1 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.50%) MS Access
6 2 (1.67%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) PVCS
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.50%) Toad
1 3 (2.50%) JDeveloper
1 3 (2.50%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 50 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Law
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (12.50%) Analyst
2 12 (10.00%) Architect
3 9 (7.50%) Backup Engineer
4 8 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 8 (6.67%) Developer
4 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.67%) Administrator
5 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 6 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.67%) Spring
2 2 (1.67%) JSF
2 2 (1.67%) Struts2
2 2 (1.67%) DHTML
2 2 (1.67%) HTML
2 2 (1.67%) J2EE
2 2 (1.67%) CSS
2 2 (1.67%) JSP
2 2 (1.67%) Struts
2 2 (1.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) XML
2 2 (1.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) IBM XIV
2 8 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.83%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) HP Superdome
6 3 (2.50%) PKI
7 2 (1.67%) CESG
7 2 (1.67%) GIS
7 2 (1.67%) NHS
7 2 (1.67%) Open Source
7 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.83%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Windows
2 13 (10.83%) HPUX
3 9 (7.50%) Linux
4 8 (6.67%) UNIX
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) ITIL
2 11 (9.17%) Project Management
3 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 8 (6.67%) Coaching
5 7 (5.83%) Service Management
6 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.00%) Network Design
6 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.17%) UML
7 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.17%) Change Management
7 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.17%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) VB
3 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.67%) CCNP
3 8 (6.67%) CCNA
4 6 (5.00%) CCDP
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.50%) MCP
6 2 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) MCDST
6 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.83%) Degree
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) vSphere
3 5 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.17%) vCloud
4 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) NFS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.83%) VMFS
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 14 (11.67%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.67%) OpenView
4 2 (1.67%) OVSD
4 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Cisco
3 15 (12.50%) HP
4 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.33%) IBM
5 10 (8.33%) VMware
6 9 (7.50%) Brocade
7 8 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 8 (6.67%) Citrix
8 6 (5.00%) Symantec
9 5 (4.17%) Veritas
9 5 (4.17%) Sophos
9 5 (4.17%) Acronis
10 4 (3.33%) Serena
10 4 (3.33%) McAfee
11 3 (2.50%) Lotus
11 3 (2.50%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.67%) Ariba
13 1 (0.83%) NetApp
13 1 (0.83%) SAP