Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 54 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 38.30% 43.33% 30.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.82% 79.59% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 11
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £258 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -44.02% +87.76%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £170
90th Percentile £403 £435 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -6.67% -16.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £32.20 £17.50 £18.25
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.50 £23.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £46.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -61.08% +115.09% +7.51%

SC 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 Stevenage with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stevenage
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.81% 54.44% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 13
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £300 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.78% +67.27%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £192
90th Percentile £403 £439 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 18
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £10.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -53.54% +7.63%
10th Percentile £12.94 £10.00 £18.43
90th Percentile £47.25 £16.00 £41.13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.35 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.44% -31.67% +29.23%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Stevenage over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Stevenage

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Stevenage over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) LAN
3 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 13 (24.07%) Juniper
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (22.22%) Cisco
5 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 11 (20.37%) Integration Testing
7 10 (18.52%) VLAN
7 10 (18.52%) VPN
7 10 (18.52%) Windows
7 10 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (18.52%) Rational Rhapsody
8 9 (16.67%) UML
9 8 (14.81%) Migration
9 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 8 (14.81%) C
9 8 (14.81%) C++
9 8 (14.81%) CCNP
9 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
9 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (14.81%) Network Management
10 7 (12.96%) Firewall
11 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 6 (11.11%) MATLAB
11 6 (11.11%) Simulink
11 6 (11.11%) CCNA
11 6 (11.11%) Ada
11 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 6 (11.11%) Skype

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Simulink
2 2 (3.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.85%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (18.52%) VLAN
2 10 (18.52%) VPN
3 7 (12.96%) Firewall
4 6 (11.11%) Skype
5 5 (9.26%) BGP
5 5 (9.26%) Broadband
5 5 (9.26%) ISDN
5 5 (9.26%) Network Security
5 5 (9.26%) OSPF
5 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) DHCP
6 4 (7.41%) Wireless
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (5.56%) DNS
7 3 (5.56%) DWDM
7 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (18.52%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Military
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Administrator
2 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Network Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Server Support
5 5 (9.26%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Support
6 4 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) RIA
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 11 (20.37%) Integration Testing
4 9 (16.67%) UML
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) Network Management
6 6 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
7 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Network Design
9 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.56%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.56%) SysML
10 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.70%) Change Control
10 2 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) C
1 8 (14.81%) C++
1 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) Ada
2 6 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.81%) CCNP
3 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) CCNA
5 5 (9.26%) CCDP
5 5 (9.26%) JNCIS
6 4 (7.41%) Degree
7 3 (5.56%) CCIE
8 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Juniper
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Brocade
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) Remedy
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) PTC
6 2 (3.70%) Serena
7 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec