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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 21 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 44 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.93% 11.38% 7.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.93% 52.98% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.42% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £208 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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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
116 151 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.27% 21.48% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 60
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.47 £17.50 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -60.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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

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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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 24 £625 +66.66%
Stevenage +3 8 £497 +142.19% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £475 -
Watford +11 1 £425 -5.55%
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (85.23%) SC Cleared
2 27 (30.68%) Telecoms
3 26 (29.55%) Oracle
4 20 (22.73%) Windows
5 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.32%) ITIL
7 16 (18.18%) Java
8 14 (15.91%) UML
9 12 (13.64%) JBoss
9 12 (13.64%) JUnit
9 12 (13.64%) SOA
9 12 (13.64%) Cisco
9 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (13.64%) Firewall
10 11 (12.50%) Finance
10 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 11 (12.50%) SQL
11 10 (11.36%) HTML
11 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
11 10 (11.36%) CSS
11 10 (11.36%) HPUX
11 10 (11.36%) XML
11 10 (11.36%) SAN
11 10 (11.36%) NetBackup
11 10 (11.36%) Backup Exec
11 10 (11.36%) jQuery
11 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.23%) JSON
12 9 (10.23%) JIRA
12 9 (10.23%) Selenium

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (13.64%) JBoss
2 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.23%) MQSeries
3 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) SAN
3 4 (4.55%) Network Security
4 2 (2.27%) DHCP
4 2 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) JUnit
2 9 (10.23%) Ant
2 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 9 (10.23%) Selenium
2 9 (10.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.55%) Maven
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.41%) PVCS
4 3 (3.41%) Toad
4 3 (3.41%) JDeveloper
4 3 (3.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (30.68%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Architect
2 11 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Network Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Java Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.27%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) HTML
1 10 (11.36%) CSS
1 10 (11.36%) XML
1 10 (11.36%) jQuery
2 9 (10.23%) HTML5
2 9 (10.23%) CSS3
2 9 (10.23%) PhoneGap
2 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
2 9 (10.23%) Apache Camel
2 9 (10.23%) JSON
3 5 (5.68%) J2EE
4 4 (4.55%) Web Services
4 4 (4.55%) Spring
4 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (3.41%) SOAP
5 3 (3.41%) REST
6 2 (2.27%) JSP
7 1 (1.14%) Struts
7 1 (1.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) IBM XIV
2 5 (5.68%) Open Source
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) HPUX
3 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) UNIX
4 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.32%) ITIL
3 14 (15.91%) UML
4 12 (13.64%) SOA
5 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.23%) OOP
6 9 (10.23%) Network Design
6 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.23%) MVC
6 9 (10.23%) Scrum
7 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.95%) Project Management
9 6 (6.82%) DSDM
9 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.82%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.68%) RUP
11 4 (4.55%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) Java
2 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.50%) SQL
3 9 (10.23%) Python
3 9 (10.23%) Ruby
4 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (85.23%) SC Cleared
2 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.23%) CCDP
4 6 (6.82%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) CCNP
6 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.41%) VCP4
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.27%) vCloud
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) NetBackup
1 10 (11.36%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Cisco
3 9 (10.23%) Talend
4 8 (9.09%) Brocade
4 8 (9.09%) IBM
4 8 (9.09%) HP
5 7 (7.95%) TIBCO
6 6 (6.82%) VMware
7 5 (5.68%) Citrix
8 4 (4.55%) Juniper
9 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.41%) Serena
9 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.41%) F5
10 2 (2.27%) Acronis
10 2 (2.27%) Sophos
10 2 (2.27%) Symantec
10 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
10 2 (2.27%) Veritas
11 1 (1.14%) Remedy
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
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