Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 97 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 -
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 33 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.07% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.73% 0.98% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £284 £406 £400
90th Percentile £688 £419 £473
East of England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £20.39 - -
East of England median hourly rate £20.39 - £18.00

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 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 378 307 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.71% 22.04% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 183 147
Hertfordshire median daily rate £368 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £226 £248
90th Percentile £574 £533 £530
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 24 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -30.95% +29.63%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £46.80 £46.36 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +16.22%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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

DV Cleared
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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £475 -
Stevenage -4 8 £260 -
Hatfield - 6 £324 -
DV Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) LAN
3 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 12 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (27.27%) PKI
7 9 (27.27%) SNMP
8 8 (24.24%) Network Management
8 8 (24.24%) Compliance Management
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (18.18%) Juniper
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) WSUS
11 5 (15.15%) VLAN
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) VPN
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
12 4 (12.12%) CCNP
12 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (12.12%) Network Security
12 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
12 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
13 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (9.09%) Network Design

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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) LAN
2 13 (39.39%) WAN
3 9 (27.27%) SNMP
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
4 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (9.09%) Broadband
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall
6 3 (9.09%) ISDN
6 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) BGP
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) DWDM
7 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Designer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Designer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) PC Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (24.24%) Compliance Management
3 8 (24.24%) Network Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Design
7 1 (3.03%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) CCDP
6 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (6.06%) Brocade
3 2 (6.06%) Lumension
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia