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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.95% 17.14% 48.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.23% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
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£320 £255 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -56.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.28 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+36.79% -37.52%
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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
13 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.71% 28.57% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £320 £255 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -56.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MS Access
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) E-Procurement
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Ariba
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Access Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) E-Procurement
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Ariba
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) Serena