Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 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.

Security Clearance
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 157 125 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.72% 10.25% 9.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.82% 44.96% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 67 45
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% -19.44%
10th Percentile £200 £198 £261
90th Percentile £498 £550 £515
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.70% +34.71% +20.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £17.27 £20.95
90th Percentile £47.25 £52.49 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £39.85 £42.50
% change year-on-year -59.85% -6.24% +45.30%

Security 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 303 278 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.70% 22.81% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 119 125
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £197 £200 £250
90th Percentile £525 £558 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -17.35% +19.44%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.43 £12.63
90th Percentile £47.25 £52.08 £39.43
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -54.29% +16.67% +62.16%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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 0 68 £350 +35.92% 30
Hatfield +15 45 £400 +100.00% 1
Watford -9 4 £335 +67.50%
Hertford - 3 £324 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -18 2 £413 -7.04% 1
St Albans +2 1 £133 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £350 - 2
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 136 (86.62%) SC Cleared
2 36 (22.93%) Windows
3 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
4 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (16.56%) Cisco
5 26 (16.56%) PRINCE2
6 23 (14.65%) Juniper
6 23 (14.65%) Risk Management
7 21 (13.38%) Windows 10
8 19 (12.10%) Project Management
9 18 (11.46%) Migration
10 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.55%) Firewall
12 14 (8.92%) Change Management
12 14 (8.92%) Linux
12 14 (8.92%) CCNA
12 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (8.28%) Degree
13 13 (8.28%) Scrum
13 13 (8.28%) SLA
13 13 (8.28%) Office 365
14 12 (7.64%) Presales
14 12 (7.64%) LAN
14 12 (7.64%) Problem Management
15 11 (7.01%) Blue Coat
15 11 (7.01%) ITIL
15 11 (7.01%) C++
15 11 (7.01%) SAP
16 10 (6.37%) Java

Security 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 8 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.27%) Windchill
4 1 (0.64%) Simulink
4 1 (0.64%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Primavera
2 1 (0.64%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) Firewall
2 12 (7.64%) LAN
3 10 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (4.46%) VPN
6 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.82%) VLAN
7 5 (3.18%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.18%) NX-OS
7 5 (3.18%) OSPF
8 4 (2.55%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (2.55%) DHCP
8 4 (2.55%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.55%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.91%) HTTP
10 2 (1.27%) VoIP
10 2 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) GIS
2 2 (1.27%) MS Access
2 2 (1.27%) Power BI
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) JIRA
2 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.55%) GDB
2 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.55%) MSI
2 4 (2.55%) NetBeans
2 4 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (2.55%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.91%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.91%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) JUnit
4 1 (0.64%) Rational Statemate
4 1 (0.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (4.46%) Billing
1 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.55%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.55%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Law
2 4 (2.55%) Military
3 1 (0.64%) Electronics
3 1 (0.64%) Local Government
3 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (21.02%) Project Manager
2 20 (12.74%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 17 (10.83%) Network Engineer
4 16 (10.19%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Analyst
6 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Build Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.46%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) NOC Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Server Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.55%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) Web Services
2 5 (3.18%) .NET
3 4 (2.55%) ActiveX
3 4 (2.55%) DirectX
3 4 (2.55%) MFC
3 4 (2.55%) Node.js
3 4 (2.55%) OpenGL
3 4 (2.55%) Qt
4 3 (1.91%) HTML
4 3 (1.91%) ODBC
5 1 (0.64%) ADSI
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) jQuery
5 1 (0.64%) LDAP
5 1 (0.64%) Middleware
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) RESTful
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (2.55%) PKI
3 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.64%) Blog
5 1 (0.64%) Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.93%) Windows
2 21 (13.38%) Windows 10
3 14 (8.92%) Linux
4 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.56%) PRINCE2
3 23 (14.65%) Risk Management
4 19 (12.10%) Project Management
5 18 (11.46%) Migration
6 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.92%) Change Management
8 13 (8.28%) Scrum
9 12 (7.64%) Presales
9 12 (7.64%) Problem Management
10 11 (7.01%) ITIL
11 9 (5.73%) Information Security
11 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Transition
11 9 (5.73%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.10%) Business Development
12 8 (5.10%) Mathematics
13 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.82%) Internal Audit
14 6 (3.82%) Service Management
15 5 (3.18%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.01%) C++
2 10 (6.37%) Java
2 10 (6.37%) SQL
3 9 (5.73%) C
4 7 (4.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.18%) C#
5 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.55%) GLSL
6 4 (2.55%) HLSL
7 2 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (0.64%) Ada
8 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 136 (86.62%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.92%) CCNA
2 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (8.28%) Degree
4 10 (6.37%) ISEB
5 7 (4.46%) CCNP
5 7 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.91%) CCIE
6 3 (1.91%) CISSP
6 3 (1.91%) GSLC
6 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.91%) PMP
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) PMO
3 3 (1.91%) GDPR
3 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.91%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.46%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.91%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) SCCM
2 3 (1.91%) WSUS
3 2 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.56%) Cisco
3 23 (14.65%) Juniper
4 11 (7.01%) Blue Coat
4 11 (7.01%) SAP
5 6 (3.82%) VMware
6 5 (3.18%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.18%) F5
7 4 (2.55%) Forcepoint
7 4 (2.55%) HP
7 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.91%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (1.91%) Computacenter
8 3 (1.91%) Mitel
8 3 (1.91%) Remedy
8 3 (1.91%) Veeam
9 2 (1.27%) BMC
9 2 (1.27%) Dell
9 2 (1.27%) ESRI
9 2 (1.27%) Mapinfo