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 3 months to 26 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 14.29% 33.33% 24.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 91.67% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage.

Academic & Professional Certification
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17 12 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 48.57% 36.36% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
2 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (18.18%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
4 5 (15.15%) F5
4 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) Remedy
4 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless
4 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) Broadband
5 4 (12.12%) ISDN
5 4 (12.12%) C
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) RIA

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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (6.06%) PTC Creo
1 2 (6.06%) Simulink
1 2 (6.06%) Windchill
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) Wireless
4 4 (12.12%) Broadband
4 4 (12.12%) ISDN
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security
4 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) RS-422
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) GDB
2 1 (3.03%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.03%) Front Office
1 1 (3.03%) Military
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Support
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
1 1 (3.03%) Qt
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) RIA
2 4 (12.12%) Wiki
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) CAD
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) PDM
5 2 (6.06%) PLM
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (12.12%) C
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Ada
4 1 (3.03%) Ada 95
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Tcl
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Juniper
2 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
2 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) F5
2 5 (15.15%) Remedy
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Serena
4 2 (6.06%) Becrypt
4 2 (6.06%) BT
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
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