The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 115 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£485 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £328 £396
% change year-on-year
+16.70% -17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+210.36% +12.96%
BC Cleared
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
700 698 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.26% 24.22% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 294 205
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.38 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.16% -16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.76 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £180.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 4 £485 +14.11% 1
BC Cleared
South East

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) xDSL
4 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) SDH
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
4 7 (43.75%) RIP
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) ADSL
4 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) MPLS
4 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 7 (43.75%) BGP
4 7 (43.75%) DSL
4 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 6 (37.50%) ATM
5 6 (37.50%) Frame Relay
6 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) SDH
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
1 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
1 7 (43.75%) RIP
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
1 7 (43.75%) MPLS
1 7 (43.75%) OSPF
1 7 (43.75%) BGP
1 7 (43.75%) DSL
1 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
1 7 (43.75%) ADSL
1 7 (43.75%) xDSL
2 6 (37.50%) ATM
2 6 (37.50%) Frame Relay
3 1 (6.25%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) IP Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) IP Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Nortel
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects