The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 58 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 22 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.53% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.06% 0.75% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +14.86% -6.59%  

DV Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 137 134 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 21.96% 20.30% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 82
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.05 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Hertfordshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Hertfordshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared 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 DV Cleared in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared 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 DV Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £475 -
Hatfield - 4 £348 -
DV Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) WAN
3 17 (58.62%) LAN
4 11 (37.93%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (31.03%) SNMP
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (27.59%) Compliance Management
7 6 (20.69%) Network Management
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Samba
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) Perl
9 4 (13.79%) HPUX
9 4 (13.79%) Solaris
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.79%) Unix
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) Sun
9 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
9 4 (13.79%) X.500
9 4 (13.79%) PKI
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000

DV Cleared
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) WAN
2 17 (58.62%) LAN
3 9 (31.03%) SNMP
4 4 (13.79%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (13.79%) X.500
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) Broadband
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) ISDN
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) TACACS
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Designer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Migration Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
1 8 (27.59%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (13.79%) HPUX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (27.59%) Compliance Management
4 6 (20.69%) Network Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Service Design
7 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.34%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) APMP
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CCSA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSE
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GPG13
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) Samba
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Sun
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) F5
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) AppSense
5 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.45%) Nokia
5 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
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