The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Stevenage 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 15.38% 29.41% 19.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.10% 58.82% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £52.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 40.38% 50.00% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £413 £375 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +226.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £40.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
Hertfordshire

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Stevenage region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Stevenage region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 2 (12.50%) XenServer
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM
5 2 (12.50%) SCOM
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) MS Access
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) GSM
6 1 (6.25%) SLA
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) MathWorks
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) Simulink
6 1 (6.25%) .NET

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Access Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) MathWorks