Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 Clearance
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 61 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 41.50% 43.01% 33.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.41% 80.00% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 11
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £258 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -44.02% +43.75%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £170
90th Percentile £403 £435 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £460
% change year-on-year -6.25% -13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 15
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £29.31 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.52% +39.55% +20.03%
10th Percentile £12.94 £19.61 £18.35
90th Percentile £47.25 £41.07 £42.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £41.13 £23.75
% change year-on-year -56.23% +73.16% +18.75%

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 69 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.94% 53.76% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 13
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £288 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -37.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £192
90th Percentile £403 £438 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £368 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -2.00% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 18
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +227.27% -36.12% +21.99%
10th Percentile £13.06 £10.00 £18.43
90th Percentile £47.25 £35.83 £41.13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +24.14% -30.95% +29.63%

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 24 November 2017.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Stevenage over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 57 (93.44%) SC Cleared
2 18 (29.51%) LAN
2 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.59%) Windows
4 13 (21.31%) Juniper
4 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (18.03%) Integration Testing
7 10 (16.39%) VLAN
7 10 (16.39%) VPN
7 10 (16.39%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (16.39%) Rational Rhapsody
8 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
8 9 (14.75%) UML
8 9 (14.75%) C
9 8 (13.11%) C++
9 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
9 8 (13.11%) CCNP
9 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.11%) Migration
9 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
9 8 (13.11%) Network Management
10 7 (11.48%) Linux
10 7 (11.48%) Firewall
10 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
11 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
11 6 (9.84%) MATLAB
11 6 (9.84%) Simulink
11 6 (9.84%) Ada

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 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Simulink
2 2 (3.28%) Windchill
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.64%) Primavera
2 1 (1.64%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) LAN
2 10 (16.39%) VLAN
2 10 (16.39%) VPN
3 7 (11.48%) Firewall
4 6 (9.84%) Skype
5 5 (8.20%) BGP
5 5 (8.20%) Broadband
5 5 (8.20%) DHCP
5 5 (8.20%) ISDN
5 5 (8.20%) Network Security
5 5 (8.20%) OSPF
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 4 (6.56%) Wireless
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) DWDM
7 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (16.39%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.28%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Avionics
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Administrator
3 9 (14.75%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Server Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Network Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Server Support
7 5 (8.20%) Server Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.56%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
3 11 (18.03%) Integration Testing
4 9 (14.75%) UML
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Network Management
6 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.84%) Hardware Maintenance
7 5 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 4 (6.56%) Network Design
9 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.92%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) SysML
9 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.28%) Change Control
10 2 (3.28%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) C
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.11%) C++
3 6 (9.84%) Ada
3 6 (9.84%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (93.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.11%) CCNP
3 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) CCNA
5 5 (8.20%) CCDP
5 5 (8.20%) Degree
5 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
6 3 (4.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ECSS
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.84%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
1 2 (3.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Juniper
2 12 (19.67%) Cisco
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.20%) Brocade
6 4 (6.56%) Remedy
6 4 (6.56%) VMware
7 3 (4.92%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.92%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.28%) PTC
8 2 (3.28%) Serena
9 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.64%) IBM
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Symantec