The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 28.30% 48.78% 16.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.24% 71.43% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £260 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £25.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.05% +52.22%
Security 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
17 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 32.08% 68.29% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate £260 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 19 (86.36%) SC Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (31.82%) Network Security
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) Broadband
7 5 (22.73%) ISDN
7 5 (22.73%) Network Management
8 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Network Design
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
8 4 (18.18%) XenServer
8 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
8 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Validation
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) CCNA
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 2 (9.09%) JNCIA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Broadband
4 5 (22.73%) ISDN
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.09%) FTP
6 2 (9.09%) Junos
6 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Military
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Qt
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Network Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) ANSI C
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) SC Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) APMP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
1 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
1 4 (18.18%) XenServer
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Endace
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) VMware