The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security 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 Clearance
Rank 21 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 0.95% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 5.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £700 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
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 Watford region.

Qualifications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.64% 17.14% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate £413 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Swing
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 2 (33.33%) GWT
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 2 (33.33%) GWT
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Swing
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware