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 3 months to 25 April 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 / Watford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.42% 3.77% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £188 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.34% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -2.81% +15.94%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27 10 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.15% 9.43% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £320 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -17.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Watford

Security Cleared
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 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 25 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Security Cleared
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft