Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 83 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 43.68% 40.82% 40.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.18% 89.55% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 26
Stevenage median daily rate £190 £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +16.50% -44.02%
10th Percentile £133 £192 £250
90th Percentile £340 £403 £434
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 3
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +13.07% +79.78%
10th Percentile £10.34 £15.68 £21.71
90th Percentile £62.40 £47.25 £50.04
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £43.06
% change year-on-year +11.11% -58.20% +81.32%

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 101 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 53.16% 45.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 31
Stevenage median daily rate £190 £300 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +16.50% -44.02%
10th Percentile £133 £192 £250
90th Percentile £340 £403 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 5
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +165.71% -19.59%
10th Percentile £10.34 £15.68 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.16 £47.25 £48.45
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +24.14% -32.56%

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 15 December 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 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 82 (98.80%) SC Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) Software Engineering
3 30 (36.14%) Windows
4 29 (34.94%) Linux
5 25 (30.12%) C++
6 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
8 17 (20.48%) Java
9 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.28%) C#
9 16 (19.28%) .NET
9 16 (19.28%) MFC
9 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
9 16 (19.28%) Web Services
9 16 (19.28%) ActiveX
9 16 (19.28%) Eclipse
9 16 (19.28%) Ethernet
9 16 (19.28%) OpenGL
9 16 (19.28%) DirectX
9 16 (19.28%) Degree
9 16 (19.28%) Mathematics
9 16 (19.28%) Aerospace
9 16 (19.28%) Scrum
9 16 (19.28%) NetBeans
9 16 (19.28%) Military
9 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
9 16 (19.28%) Qt
9 16 (19.28%) Node.js
9 16 (19.28%) GLSL

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 7 (8.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.61%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
2 16 (19.28%) Ethernet
3 14 (16.87%) LAN
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (7.23%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) Firewall
4 6 (7.23%) VLAN
4 6 (7.23%) VPN
5 5 (6.02%) OSPF
5 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (6.02%) Wireless
5 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
6 4 (4.82%) BGP
6 4 (4.82%) FWSM
6 4 (4.82%) TACACS
6 4 (4.82%) WPA2
7 3 (3.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.20%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Eclipse
1 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
1 16 (19.28%) NetBeans
1 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 5 (6.02%) GDB
4 5 (6.02%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.02%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (3.61%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 16 (19.28%) Aerospace
1 16 (19.28%) Military
2 1 (1.20%) Electronics
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (14.46%) Deskside Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Administrator
4 8 (9.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Project Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.61%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Software Design Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) .NET
1 16 (19.28%) ActiveX
1 16 (19.28%) DirectX
1 16 (19.28%) MFC
1 16 (19.28%) Node.js
1 16 (19.28%) OpenGL
1 16 (19.28%) Qt
1 16 (19.28%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
1 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.20%) ASIC
2 1 (1.20%) Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) HPUX
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Software Engineering
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.28%) Mathematics
3 16 (19.28%) Scrum
4 8 (9.64%) Service Management
4 8 (9.64%) UML
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.82%) Information Management
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL
8 3 (3.61%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (3.61%) ITSM
8 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.41%) Coaching
9 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.41%) Statistics
9 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) C++
2 17 (20.48%) Java
3 16 (19.28%) C#
3 16 (19.28%) GLSL
3 16 (19.28%) HLSL
3 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) C
5 3 (3.61%) Embedded C
5 3 (3.61%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) Korn
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (98.80%) SC Cleared
2 16 (19.28%) Degree
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) Juniper
3 10 (12.05%) Remedy
4 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.23%) ServiceNow
6 5 (6.02%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.82%) F5
7 4 (4.82%) Sun
8 2 (2.41%) BMC
8 2 (2.41%) CA
8 2 (2.41%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.20%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) NetApp
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.20%) VMware