Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 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 > Watford
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - +31 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.36% - 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Watford median daily rate £500 - £425
10th Percentile £250 - £375
90th Percentile £585 - £700
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £32.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £41.13 £23.06
% change year-on-year -56.23% +78.32% +15.31%

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 Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.81% 19.47% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 11
Watford median daily rate £363 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% -20.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £146
90th Percentile £563 £449 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £364 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Watford median hourly rate - £14.50 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.60% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -32.56% +19.44%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Watford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Watford

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Watford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Reference Data
3 6 (66.67%) Data Mapping
3 6 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 6 (66.67%) Talend
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) ODBC
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Talend
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle