Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 76 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 54.68% 45.26% 28.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.35% 78.18% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 10
Stevenage median daily rate £294 £240 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.40% -31.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £175 £195 £256
90th Percentile £423 £338 £503
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Stevenage median hourly rate £16.00 £29.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.07% -22.33% +68.54%
10th Percentile £14.42 £11.37 £23.85
90th Percentile £19.65 £52.76 £39.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £26.13 £38.00
% change year-on-year -33.98% -31.24% +52.00%

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 97 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 69.78% 57.89% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 12
Stevenage median daily rate £288 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -14.29% +17.15%
10th Percentile £166 £195 £260
90th Percentile £415 £388 £523
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 3
Stevenage median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +50.00%
10th Percentile £16.14 £12.00 £23.85
90th Percentile £42.00 £52.28 £39.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.07 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.24% +9.38% -17.95%

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

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Stevenage over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Stevenage

Security Cleared
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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 66 (86.84%) SC Cleared
2 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Windows
4 19 (25.00%) Linux
5 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 17 (22.37%) C++
7 16 (21.05%) Cisco
8 15 (19.74%) Juniper
9 13 (17.11%) VMware
10 12 (15.79%) C
10 12 (15.79%) Degree
11 10 (13.16%) Migration
11 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
12 9 (11.84%) Java
12 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
12 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
13 8 (10.53%) Rational Team Concert
13 8 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (10.53%) GDB
13 8 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
13 8 (10.53%) Wireshark
13 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
13 8 (10.53%) SQL
13 8 (10.53%) UML
13 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (10.53%) CCNA
13 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
13 8 (10.53%) Risk Management

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 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Windchill
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.32%) Simulink
3 1 (1.32%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.53%) Wireshark
3 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.21%) Firewall
4 6 (7.89%) LAN
5 5 (6.58%) VLAN
6 4 (5.26%) VPN
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (3.95%) NX-OS
7 3 (3.95%) OSPF
7 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.63%) FTP
8 2 (2.63%) HTTP
8 2 (2.63%) SMTP
8 2 (2.63%) VoIP
9 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) GIS
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) GDB
1 8 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
1 8 (10.53%) Rational Team Concert
2 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) NetBeans
2 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) MSI
4 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Statemate
General
1 7 (9.21%) Aerospace
1 7 (9.21%) Military
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.95%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
1 7 (9.21%) ActiveX
1 7 (9.21%) DirectX
1 7 (9.21%) MFC
1 7 (9.21%) Node.js
1 7 (9.21%) OpenGL
1 7 (9.21%) Qt
1 7 (9.21%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) Middleware
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.63%) Clustering
2 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 19 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.21%) Unix
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) HPUX
6 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 10 (13.16%) Migration
3 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 8 (10.53%) UML
4 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) Scrum
5 6 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.95%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.95%) Validation
7 2 (2.63%) Business Development
7 2 (2.63%) Contract Management
7 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.63%) NsoIT
7 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) C++
2 12 (15.79%) C
3 9 (11.84%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 7 (9.21%) C#
5 7 (9.21%) GLSL
5 7 (9.21%) HLSL
5 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) Korn
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) Ada
7 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (86.84%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) Degree
3 8 (10.53%) CCNA
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Cisco
3 15 (19.74%) Juniper
4 13 (17.11%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) Blue Coat
5 5 (6.58%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) PTC
7 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.95%) F5
7 3 (3.95%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) ESRI
8 2 (2.63%) IBM
8 2 (2.63%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.63%) Mitel
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Veeam
9 1 (1.32%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.32%) MathWorks
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat