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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 21 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 58 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.81% 7.15% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 39.34% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 11
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£463 £419 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £458 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.50% -6.97%
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
174 122 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.42% 18.18% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 49
Average daily rate £413 £278 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.23 £22.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.25 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 0 26 £488 +8.33%
Stevenage +5 19 £550 +223.52% 3
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 £388 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (56.91%) SC Cleared
2 21 (17.07%) SQL
3 20 (16.26%) ITIL
4 19 (15.45%) Oracle
5 17 (13.82%) Windows
5 17 (13.82%) Service Management
5 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.38%) SAP
7 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
8 12 (9.76%) SOA
9 11 (8.94%) Project Management
9 11 (8.94%) VMware
10 10 (8.13%) TIBCO
10 10 (8.13%) Firewall
10 10 (8.13%) LAN
10 10 (8.13%) Java
11 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
11 9 (7.32%) MS Office
11 9 (7.32%) OOP
11 9 (7.32%) WAN
11 9 (7.32%) Cisco
11 9 (7.32%) Juniper
11 9 (7.32%) Finance
11 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
11 9 (7.32%) jQuery
11 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.50%) People Management
12 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
12 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (4.88%) JBoss
2 5 (4.07%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.44%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Office
2 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) MS Project
5 2 (1.63%) Simulink
6 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (3.25%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.81%) Agresso
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) LAN
1 10 (8.13%) Firewall
2 9 (7.32%) WAN
3 5 (4.07%) DNS
4 4 (3.25%) Network Security
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.44%) DHCP
6 2 (1.63%) SAN
6 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.63%) VPN
6 2 (1.63%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.81%) NAS
7 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.81%) Intranet
7 1 (0.81%) FTP
7 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) MySQL
2 5 (4.07%) MS Access
2 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.81%) DataStage
6 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) JUnit
2 4 (3.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) Maven
3 3 (2.44%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Selenium
3 3 (2.44%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.44%) Ant
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (13.01%) Developer
2 13 (10.57%) Architect
3 12 (9.76%) Analyst
3 12 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Deskside Support
6 6 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 6 (4.88%) PHP Developer
6 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Programme Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.44%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.44%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) jQuery
2 6 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (4.07%) J2EE
3 5 (4.07%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.25%) HTML
5 3 (2.44%) Spring
5 3 (2.44%) JSON
5 3 (2.44%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.44%) SOAP
5 3 (2.44%) Web Services
5 3 (2.44%) XML
5 3 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.44%) CSS
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Camel
5 3 (2.44%) HTML5
5 3 (2.44%) REST
5 3 (2.44%) CSS3
5 3 (2.44%) PhoneGap
5 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) CMDB
2 6 (4.88%) Statistics
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) VHDL
5 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) HACMP
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) UNIX
3 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.25%) Linux
5 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.44%) Solaris
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) ITIL
2 17 (13.82%) Service Management
2 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.76%) SOA
4 11 (8.94%) Project Management
5 9 (7.32%) OOP
5 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
5 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.50%) People Management
6 8 (6.50%) Business Development
6 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.69%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
7 7 (5.69%) Open Source
7 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
7 7 (5.69%) Software Delivery
8 6 (4.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.07%) SQL
2 10 (8.13%) Java
3 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.88%) PHP
5 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.44%) C++
5 3 (2.44%) Python
5 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (1.63%) C
6 2 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (56.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.07%) Degree
3 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) CCNP
4 4 (3.25%) CCDP
5 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.63%) Docker
4 1 (0.81%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) SAP
3 11 (8.94%) VMware
4 10 (8.13%) TIBCO
5 9 (7.32%) Cisco
5 9 (7.32%) Juniper
6 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.88%) Citrix
7 6 (4.88%) Zend
8 5 (4.07%) Lotus
8 5 (4.07%) Remedy
9 4 (3.25%) HP
9 4 (3.25%) IBM
9 4 (3.25%) F5
9 4 (3.25%) ReadSoft
9 4 (3.25%) Talend
10 3 (2.44%) Lumension
10 3 (2.44%) BMC
11 2 (1.63%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds