Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 77 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 48.73% 51.64% 28.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.70% 88.73% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 10
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £258 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -41.48% +25.71%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £164
90th Percentile £360 £428 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £330 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 9
Stevenage median hourly rate £46.50 £40.41 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.06% +83.69% +91.30%
10th Percentile £15.68 £15.57 £18.20
90th Percentile £47.25 £52.26 £40.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year -61.11% +67.44% +23.56%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Stevenage
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 58.23% 58.20% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 13
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £266 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -37.35% +47.83%
10th Percentile £178 £227 £198
90th Percentile £455 £432 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 11
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £38.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.81% +75.45% -10.73%
10th Percentile £21.00 £10.96 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £51.84 £39.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -25.58% +19.44%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Stevenage

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Stevenage

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Stevenage

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Stevenage

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 70 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Juniper
3 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.78%) Cisco
5 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (15.58%) CCNA
7 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
7 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
8 11 (14.29%) LAN
9 10 (12.99%) Firewall
9 10 (12.99%) Linux
10 9 (11.69%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (11.69%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.39%) UML
11 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (10.39%) VPN
11 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) Integration Testing
12 7 (9.09%) C
12 7 (9.09%) C++
13 6 (7.79%) WAN
13 6 (7.79%) Broadband
13 6 (7.79%) ISDN
13 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
13 6 (7.79%) Red Hat

Security 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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.60%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Simulink
2 3 (3.90%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Primavera
2 1 (1.30%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.30%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) LAN
2 10 (12.99%) Firewall
3 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.39%) VPN
4 6 (7.79%) Broadband
4 6 (7.79%) ISDN
4 6 (7.79%) Network Security
4 6 (7.79%) Skype
4 6 (7.79%) WAN
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.19%) Wireless
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (3.90%) DHCP
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.60%) Intranet
8 2 (2.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) GIS
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (11.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (6.49%) Rational Team Concert
3 4 (5.19%) MSI
4 3 (3.90%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) JIRA
5 2 (2.60%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.30%) GDB
General
1 3 (3.90%) Billing
1 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.60%) Military
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Local Government
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Network Engineer
1 15 (19.48%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (7.79%) Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Server Support
6 6 (7.79%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Network Support
8 4 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) ActiveX
1 2 (2.60%) DirectX
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) MFC
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
1 2 (2.60%) OpenGL
1 2 (2.60%) Qt
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.49%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.39%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (10.39%) UML
4 7 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.79%) Hardware Maintenance
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) Network Management
6 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL
7 4 (5.19%) Network Design
7 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.90%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.90%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.90%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.09%) C
2 7 (9.09%) C++
3 4 (5.19%) Ada
3 4 (5.19%) MATLAB
4 3 (3.90%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) SQL
5 2 (2.60%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) GLSL
5 2 (2.60%) HLSL
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 70 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.58%) CCNA
4 7 (9.09%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) CCNP
5 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) CCIE
7 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.90%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.90%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Juniper
2 16 (20.78%) Cisco
3 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) Remedy
5 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 3 (3.90%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (3.90%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.60%) ESRI
7 2 (2.60%) F5
7 2 (2.60%) Mapinfo
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) PTC
8 1 (1.30%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.30%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec