The first table below looks at the demand for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 122 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.48% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £104.00 £13.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+679.02% -66.62%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
714 624 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.42% 25.51% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 244 261
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £189 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% -35.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Berkshire region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Berkshire region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) xDSL
3 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) ADSL
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) SDH
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) RIP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCIP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) DSL
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ADSL
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) SDH
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) RIP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) DSL
1 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
1 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
1 3 (37.50%) xDSL
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CCIP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) HP