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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 14 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 71 20 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.01% 3.75% 8.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.81% 20.41% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £149 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £398 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -53.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
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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
155 98 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.67% 18.35% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £230 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £18.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 44 £450 - 4
Stevenage +1 11 £245 -19.67%
Watford - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 98 (80.99%) SC Cleared
2 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
3 25 (20.66%) ITIL
4 22 (18.18%) Finance
5 16 (13.22%) Windows
6 13 (10.74%) HP
6 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
6 13 (10.74%) Oracle
7 12 (9.92%) SLA
7 12 (9.92%) Project Management
8 11 (9.09%) Cisco
8 11 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.26%) SQL
9 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.26%) VMware
10 9 (7.44%) Firewall
10 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
10 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
11 8 (6.61%) MS Office
12 7 (5.79%) VB
12 7 (5.79%) Java
12 7 (5.79%) Service Management
13 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.96%) Migration
13 6 (4.96%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.96%) MS Access
13 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
13 6 (4.96%) Citrix
13 6 (4.96%) CCNP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) IIS
2 5 (4.13%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.48%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Liferay
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) Firewall
2 5 (4.13%) DNS
2 5 (4.13%) DHCP
3 3 (2.48%) SAN
4 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Extranet
5 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
5 1 (0.83%) GSM
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) MS Access
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MSI
2 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
2 22 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Back Office
3 4 (3.31%) Law
4 2 (1.65%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) Analyst
2 9 (7.44%) Developer
2 9 (7.44%) Architect
2 9 (7.44%) Consultant
3 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
4 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
4 6 (4.96%) Test Analyst
4 6 (4.96%) Administrator
4 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (4.96%) Transition Manager
4 6 (4.96%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (3.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.31%) Applications Support
5 4 (3.31%) Service Analyst
5 4 (3.31%) Programme Manager
6 3 (2.48%) Test Manager
6 3 (2.48%) Technical Architect
6 3 (2.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (2.48%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) XML
2 3 (2.48%) XML Schema
2 3 (2.48%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.65%) XSD
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) WSDL
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) JSP
4 1 (0.83%) Struts
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) DHTML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) Struts2
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) Akka
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
1 5 (4.13%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.31%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Open Source
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) HP Superdome
4 2 (1.65%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.65%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
5 1 (0.83%) RMADS
5 1 (0.83%) VHDL
5 1 (0.83%) CESG
5 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) W3C
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
2 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.31%) HPUX
4 3 (2.48%) UNIX
4 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) ITIL
2 12 (9.92%) Project Management
3 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.79%) Service Management
5 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
5 6 (4.96%) Programme Management
5 6 (4.96%) Migration
6 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.13%) ETL
7 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.31%) Scrum
7 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.31%) Validation
7 4 (3.31%) Supplier Management
7 4 (3.31%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (3.31%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.31%) Change Control
7 4 (3.31%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) SQL
2 7 (5.79%) VB
2 7 (5.79%) Java
3 3 (2.48%) VBA
4 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.65%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (80.99%) SC Cleared
2 11 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.96%) CCNP
4 5 (4.13%) CCNA
4 5 (4.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) MCP
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.48%) CCDP
6 3 (2.48%) MCDST
6 3 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) MCSE
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) vSphere
3 3 (2.48%) vCloud
3 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.83%) NFS
5 1 (0.83%) VMFS
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) NetBackup
1 5 (4.13%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.31%) SCCM
3 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.48%) OVSD
3 3 (2.48%) OpenView
4 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.65%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (10.74%) Oracle
1 13 (10.74%) HP
2 11 (9.09%) Cisco
3 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.26%) VMware
4 6 (4.96%) Citrix
4 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.13%) McAfee
6 4 (3.31%) Symantec
7 3 (2.48%) Veritas
7 3 (2.48%) Lotus
7 3 (2.48%) EMC
7 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) Sophos
7 3 (2.48%) Acronis
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Ariba
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Serena