Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 90 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - +76
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 8 4 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.71% 0.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £178 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.29% - -
East of England median daily rate £183 £230 £146
% change year-on-year -20.65% +58.08% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £180.00 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +943.48% - -
East of England median hourly rate £180.00 £18.38 -
% change year-on-year +879.59% - -

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 282 256 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.07% 18.58% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 111 158
Median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01% -8.75%
10th Percentile £185 £185 £200
90th Percentile £669 £550 £540
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 42
Median hourly rate £23.66 £42.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.67% +140.00% -0.77%
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.98 £66.81 £47.25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +14.29% -50.00%

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

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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

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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 31 March 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 - 4 £160 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hatfield +6 1 £195 +2.63% 1
DBS Check
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Signal Processing
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (12.50%) G Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Signal Processing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware