Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 99 101
Rank change year-on-year +54 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 4 5 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 1.92% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £160 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
East of England median daily rate £215 £265 £363
% change year-on-year -18.87% -26.90% +133.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

DBS Check is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 142 261 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.17% 17.79% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 111 136
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £213 £190 £176
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £460 £428 £410
% change year-on-year +7.60% +4.24% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 41
Median hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +128.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £14.94 £11.70 £11.07
90th Percentile £56.63 £66.81 £43.75
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +81.82% -19.06%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing DBS Check as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Hertfordshire

DBS Check
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for DBS Check in Hertfordshire

DBS Check
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Hertfordshire

DBS Check
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +18 3 £160 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
DBS Check
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planner
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft