Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 99 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.36% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £375 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +134.38% -40.47%
East of England median daily rate £198 £375 £155
% change year-on-year -47.33% +141.94% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 288 295 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.33% 18.47% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 129 160
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £171 £174 £206
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.74 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £16.20 £10.35 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £51.25 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +88.57% -2.78% -11.83%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBS Check in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Hertfordshire

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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 19 October 2019. 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 - 2 - - 4
DBS Check
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree

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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 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory