The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.68% 6.45% 22.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 22.22% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £413 £350 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 24.19% 29.03% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 10 (27.03%) Juniper
4 9 (24.32%) Remedy
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) SLA
4 9 (24.32%) LAN
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (18.92%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (18.92%) CCNA
6 7 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (18.92%) Websense
6 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (13.51%) BMC
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Windows
7 5 (13.51%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.11%) SCCM
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
9 3 (8.11%) DHCP
9 3 (8.11%) FTP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
1 9 (24.32%) LAN
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (18.92%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) Junos
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) RS-422
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Consultant
1 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Remedy Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (13.51%) Analytics
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.70%) Ada
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
3 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
3 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
3 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.70%) APMP
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Juniper
3 9 (24.32%) Remedy
4 7 (18.92%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
4 7 (18.92%) Websense
5 5 (13.51%) BMC
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) Brocade
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Serena
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) AppSense
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) TIBCO