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 3 months to 28 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.

Security Clearance
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 60 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.42% 7.98% 7.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 38.69% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 24
Median daily rate £450 £375 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £380 £390
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +44.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £50.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

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 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 140 137 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 21.98% 20.63% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 62 83
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.05 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Hatfield - 14 £350 - 5
Hemel Hempstead 0 13 £475 +11.76% 2
Stevenage -2 8 - - 2
Watford - 3 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £450 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 79 (62.70%) SC Cleared
2 32 (25.40%) WAN
3 30 (23.81%) LAN
4 29 (23.02%) Cisco
5 28 (22.22%) Firewall
5 28 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
7 25 (19.84%) Windows
8 21 (16.67%) Juniper
9 16 (12.70%) ITIL
10 15 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (10.32%) C
12 13 (10.32%) CheckPoint
12 13 (10.32%) Migration
12 13 (10.32%) F5
13 12 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (9.52%) Blue Coat
13 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 11 (8.73%) Incident Management
14 11 (8.73%) C++
14 11 (8.73%) SLA
14 11 (8.73%) CCNP
15 10 (7.94%) SNMP
15 10 (7.94%) Linux
15 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
16 9 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
16 9 (7.14%) Cisco ASA

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 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) Site Server
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) Simulink
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (1.59%) PTC Creo
4 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.79%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) WAN
2 30 (23.81%) LAN
3 28 (22.22%) Firewall
4 10 (7.94%) SNMP
5 9 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (4.76%) Network Security
8 6 (4.76%) TACACS
9 4 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.17%) Wireless
9 4 (3.17%) X.500
10 3 (2.38%) Broadband
10 3 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.38%) DNS
10 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.38%) ISDN
10 3 (2.38%) RS-422
10 3 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (3.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.79%) GDB
4 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Avionics
4 1 (0.79%) Front Office
4 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (11.11%) Consultant
2 13 (10.32%) Network Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Designer
4 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Architect
6 7 (5.56%) Network Designer
7 6 (4.76%) Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Administrator
8 5 (3.97%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Network Support
8 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Customer Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) XML
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
2 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) HTML5
3 1 (0.79%) Java EE
3 1 (0.79%) JSP
3 1 (0.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) Qt
3 1 (0.79%) Servlets
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.97%) RIA
3 5 (3.97%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.97%) Wiki
4 4 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.17%) PKI
5 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.38%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.59%) Clustering
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) DataPower
7 1 (0.79%) e-Health
7 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (4.76%) Unix
4 6 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.17%) HPUX
6 4 (3.17%) Solaris
6 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.38%) Android
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.70%) ITIL
2 13 (10.32%) Migration
3 12 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 11 (8.73%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.94%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 9 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (6.35%) Compliance Management
8 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (4.76%) Fault Management
9 6 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.76%) Network Management
9 6 (4.76%) Service Design
10 5 (3.97%) Validation
10 5 (3.97%) Virtual Team Management
11 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.17%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.17%) Change Management
11 4 (3.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.32%) C
2 11 (8.73%) C++
3 7 (5.56%) Java
4 6 (4.76%) C#
4 6 (4.76%) SQL
5 4 (3.17%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.17%) Perl
5 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.38%) ANSI C
6 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.59%) Ada
7 2 (1.59%) Ada 95
7 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.59%) Tcl
8 1 (0.79%) REXX
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (62.70%) SC Cleared
2 28 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 15 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.73%) CCNP
5 8 (6.35%) CCSA
6 6 (4.76%) CCIE
6 6 (4.76%) CCSE
7 3 (2.38%) CCNA
7 3 (2.38%) Degree
8 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.79%) APMP
9 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) HNC
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MCP
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.79%) ECSS
4 1 (0.79%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) ISA Server
3 4 (3.17%) Samba
4 2 (1.59%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.59%) NFS
4 2 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.59%) XenApp
4 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (3.17%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.79%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) Cisco
2 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.67%) Juniper
4 13 (10.32%) CheckPoint
4 13 (10.32%) F5
5 12 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 8 (6.35%) Citrix
6 8 (6.35%) Palo Alto
7 7 (5.56%) Remedy
7 7 (5.56%) VMware
8 6 (4.76%) Computacenter
8 6 (4.76%) HP
8 6 (4.76%) Nokia
9 5 (3.97%) Serena
10 4 (3.17%) Sun
10 4 (3.17%) Trustwave
11 3 (2.38%) Apple
11 3 (2.38%) CA
11 3 (2.38%) Oracle
11 3 (2.38%) Talend
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £18 per hour Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £298 per day
Posted: 4 days ago