The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 16 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 48 23 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.19% 3.76% 7.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.02% 20.72% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £150 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -53.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 111 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.41% 18.17% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 76
Average daily rate £283 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £34.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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East of England

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 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 28 July 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 +13 31 £450 - 6
Stevenage -3 3 £170 -51.42% 1
Watford -4 1 £190 -57.82% 1
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 96 (81.36%) SC Cleared
2 41 (34.75%) Telecoms
3 20 (16.95%) Finance
4 19 (16.10%) ITIL
5 17 (14.41%) HP
6 16 (13.56%) Windows
7 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (9.32%) Project Management
10 10 (8.47%) SLA
10 10 (8.47%) ETL
10 10 (8.47%) Oracle
10 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
11 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.63%) VMware
11 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
12 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.78%) SQL
12 8 (6.78%) SAP
12 8 (6.78%) CMS
13 7 (5.93%) Migration
13 7 (5.93%) Java
13 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
13 7 (5.93%) Cisco
13 7 (5.93%) Citrix
13 7 (5.93%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (5.93%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.93%) SAP Data Services

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (6.78%) CMS
2 5 (4.24%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.69%) Liferay
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) DHCP
1 4 (3.39%) DNS
1 4 (3.39%) Firewall
2 3 (2.54%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) GSM
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) MS Access
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.69%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MSI
2 2 (1.69%) Toad
2 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 41 (34.75%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.95%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Back Office
3 4 (3.39%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Avionics
5 1 (0.85%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Military
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (16.10%) Developer
2 14 (11.86%) Consultant
3 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 9 (7.63%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.93%) Architect
6 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Transition Manager
7 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
7 4 (3.39%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.39%) ETL Developer
8 3 (2.54%) Access Developer
8 3 (2.54%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (2.54%) Business Consultant
8 3 (2.54%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.54%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.54%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) XML
2 4 (3.39%) HTML
2 4 (3.39%) CSS
2 4 (3.39%) XML Schema
3 3 (2.54%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 3 (2.54%) J2EE
4 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.69%) .NET
4 2 (1.69%) DHTML
4 2 (1.69%) JSP
4 2 (1.69%) Struts
4 2 (1.69%) XSD
4 2 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.69%) Spring
4 2 (1.69%) JSF
4 2 (1.69%) Ajax
4 2 (1.69%) JSON
4 2 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.39%) Clustering
2 4 (3.39%) Open Source
3 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.69%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.69%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.69%) GIS
3 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) W3C
4 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.85%) Life Science
4 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.85%) RMADS
4 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) iPhone
4 1 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) UNIX
2 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) HPUX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) ITIL
2 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.32%) Project Management
4 10 (8.47%) ETL
5 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.93%) Migration
7 7 (5.93%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.08%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.39%) Dependency Management
10 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.39%) Scrum
10 4 (3.39%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.54%) UML
11 3 (2.54%) Service Management
11 3 (2.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) Java
3 6 (5.08%) VB
4 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.39%) VBA
6 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.69%) C
6 2 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 96 (81.36%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.39%) MCP
6 3 (2.54%) MCSE
6 3 (2.54%) MCDST
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.69%) CCNA
7 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.69%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) PMP
8 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CCDP
8 1 (0.85%) ISEB
8 1 (0.85%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) MCTS
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) vSphere
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) vCloud
3 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.39%) OpenView
3 4 (3.39%) SCCM
4 3 (2.54%) OVSD
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.69%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.85%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) HP
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 9 (7.63%) VMware
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.78%) SAP
5 7 (5.93%) Cisco
5 7 (5.93%) Citrix
6 5 (4.24%) EMC
6 5 (4.24%) McAfee
7 4 (3.39%) Lotus
7 4 (3.39%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.54%) IBM
8 3 (2.54%) Veeam
8 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.69%) Symantec
9 2 (1.69%) Brocade
10 1 (0.85%) Serena
10 1 (0.85%) Sophos
10 1 (0.85%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.85%) NetApp