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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 14 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 65 71 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.95% 8.99% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.93% 45.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £329 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £20.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +10.00%
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
176 155 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.52% 19.62% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 39
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.01% +24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Stevenage 0 24 £550 +124.48% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 22 £473 +5.00% 1
Watford - 2 £400 - 4
Welwyn Garden City -10 1 £388 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 81 (62.79%) SC Cleared
2 18 (13.95%) SQL
2 18 (13.95%) ITIL
3 17 (13.18%) Service Management
4 16 (12.40%) Windows
4 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.63%) SAP
5 15 (11.63%) LAN
5 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
6 13 (10.08%) Oracle
7 12 (9.30%) Java
7 12 (9.30%) UNIX
7 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
7 12 (9.30%) Firewall
7 12 (9.30%) TDD
8 11 (8.53%) Project Management
8 11 (8.53%) Juniper
8 11 (8.53%) SOA
8 11 (8.53%) Cisco
8 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
9 10 (7.75%) MS Office
9 10 (7.75%) Remedy
9 10 (7.75%) VMware
10 9 (6.98%) TOGAF
10 9 (6.98%) Spring
10 9 (6.98%) Maven
10 9 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (6.98%) SCCM
10 9 (6.98%) WAN
10 9 (6.98%) DNS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (3.88%) JBoss
1 5 (3.88%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.55%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.75%) MS Office
3 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.10%) MS Project
5 3 (2.33%) Simulink
5 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) SAP BPC
2 4 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.78%) Agresso
4 1 (0.78%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) LAN
2 12 (9.30%) Firewall
3 9 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (6.98%) WAN
3 9 (6.98%) DNS
4 7 (5.43%) DHCP
5 6 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (3.88%) FTP
7 3 (2.33%) SAN
8 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.55%) VPN
8 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.78%) NAS
9 1 (0.78%) Intranet
9 1 (0.78%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) MySQL
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) MS Access
2 5 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.10%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.78%) DataStage
6 1 (0.78%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Maven
2 5 (3.88%) JUnit
3 4 (3.10%) Selenium
3 4 (3.10%) Ant
3 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.20%) Finance
3 2 (1.55%) Local Government
3 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (15.50%) Developer
2 12 (9.30%) Analyst
3 10 (7.75%) Consultant
4 9 (6.98%) Architect
4 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Deskside Support
8 5 (3.88%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.10%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.33%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.33%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Spring
2 6 (4.65%) jQuery
2 6 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (3.88%) J2EE
3 5 (3.88%) Web Services
3 5 (3.88%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.88%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.10%) Struts
4 4 (3.10%) Java EE
5 3 (2.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.33%) REST
5 3 (2.33%) SOAP
6 2 (1.55%) HTML
6 2 (1.55%) Swing
6 2 (1.55%) JMS
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.55%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Statistics
1 6 (4.65%) CMDB
1 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.55%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) VHDL
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) HACMP
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) UNIX
3 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.88%) Linux
5 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.33%) Solaris
7 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.55%) VMS
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.95%) ITIL
2 17 (13.18%) Service Management
3 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.30%) TDD
5 11 (8.53%) Project Management
5 11 (8.53%) SOA
6 9 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 9 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.20%) People Management
8 7 (5.43%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.43%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.43%) Open Source
8 7 (5.43%) Waterfall
8 7 (5.43%) Business Development
8 7 (5.43%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) Java
3 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.65%) PHP
3 6 (4.65%) MATLAB
4 4 (3.10%) C++
5 3 (2.33%) C
5 3 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 81 (62.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) CCNA
2 6 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PMP
5 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PgMP
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.55%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) SAP
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle
3 11 (8.53%) Cisco
3 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.53%) Juniper
4 10 (7.75%) Remedy
4 10 (7.75%) VMware
5 6 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 6 (4.65%) Websense
5 6 (4.65%) Zend
5 6 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (4.65%) Citrix
6 5 (3.88%) Lotus
7 4 (3.10%) HP
7 4 (3.10%) IBM
7 4 (3.10%) ReadSoft
8 3 (2.33%) Lumension
8 3 (2.33%) BMC
8 3 (2.33%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
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