The table below looks at the statistics for DV 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 DV Cleared over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 52 82 109
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +27
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 75 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.01% 1.84% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.59% 6.77% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £509
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.76% -14.00%
DV 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
708 694 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.45% 27.11% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 275 232
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DV 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 DV Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 28 £400 - 4
Bracknell +3 6 £378 +25.84% 3
Newbury - 1 £275 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (54.07%) Windows
3 56 (41.48%) Microsoft
4 44 (32.59%) Citrix
5 41 (30.37%) Windows 7
6 35 (25.93%) SC Cleared
7 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
8 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
8 25 (18.52%) XenDesktop
9 24 (17.78%) Windows XP
10 21 (15.56%) Migration
10 21 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (14.07%) VMware
12 18 (13.33%) MS Exchange
13 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (11.11%) HP
15 14 (10.37%) Application Packaging
16 13 (9.63%) vSphere
16 13 (9.63%) SQL
17 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
17 12 (8.89%) Finance
17 12 (8.89%) SCCM
17 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (8.15%) AppSense
18 11 (8.15%) MS Office
19 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (7.41%) SCOM
19 10 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (7.41%) Lumension

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Lync
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.15%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.93%) DNS
3 5 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) LDAP
4 4 (2.96%) SAN
4 4 (2.96%) SMS
5 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.48%) NAS
6 2 (1.48%) WAN
6 2 (1.48%) LAN
6 2 (1.48%) DHCP
6 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) POP3
7 1 (0.74%) IMAP
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.70%) MS Access
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.96%) DTS
4 4 (2.96%) OLAP
4 4 (2.96%) IDOL
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) Big Data
6 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) Essbase
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.22%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.48%) Publishing
3 1 (0.74%) Back Office
3 1 (0.74%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (10.37%) Rollout Engineer
2 11 (8.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (7.41%) Applications Packager
4 8 (5.93%) Developer
4 8 (5.93%) Consultant
4 8 (5.93%) Build Engineer
5 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.44%) Analyst
7 5 (3.70%) DBA
7 5 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (3.70%) Administrator
8 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (2.96%) SQL DBA
8 4 (2.96%) Architect
9 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (2.22%) Access Developer
9 3 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.22%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) Application Packaging
2 8 (5.93%) XML
3 5 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.96%) .NET
4 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.74%) MAPI
5 1 (0.74%) XSL
5 1 (0.74%) BC4J
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Clustering
2 4 (2.96%) Replication
3 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.74%) Statistics
3 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (54.07%) Windows
2 41 (30.37%) Windows 7
3 24 (17.78%) Windows XP
4 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.93%) Linux
8 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.22%) UNIX
11 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.48%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.74%) VMS
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.56%) Migration
2 10 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (5.93%) ITIL
3 8 (5.93%) Service Management
3 8 (5.93%) Information Security
4 7 (5.19%) Release Management
4 7 (5.19%) Software Distribution
5 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.70%) Workflow
5 5 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 4 (2.96%) Analytics
6 4 (2.96%) Data Analytics
6 4 (2.96%) Document Management
6 4 (2.96%) Web Development
7 3 (2.22%) System Testing
7 3 (2.22%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.22%) Test Scripting
7 3 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.63%) SQL
2 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.96%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
4 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.19%) MCSE
5 5 (3.70%) MCP
5 5 (3.70%) CCNA
5 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.70%) MCTS
6 3 (2.22%) VCP4
6 3 (2.22%) VCAP
6 3 (2.22%) MCITP
6 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.22%) VCP5
7 2 (1.48%) GCIH
7 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.48%) CGEIT
7 2 (1.48%) CISSP
7 2 (1.48%) ISEB
7 2 (1.48%) GIAC
7 2 (1.48%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.52%) XenDesktop
3 21 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (9.63%) vSphere
5 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.96%) XenApp
7 4 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.74%) Samba
10 1 (0.74%) NFS
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.74%) vCloud
10 1 (0.74%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) SCCM
2 10 (7.41%) SCOM
3 8 (5.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.70%) Netcool
4 5 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (3.70%) Netcool/Webtop
5 4 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.74%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.74%) nmon
Vendors
1 56 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 44 (32.59%) Citrix
3 19 (14.07%) VMware
4 15 (11.11%) HP
5 11 (8.15%) AppSense
6 10 (7.41%) Lumension
7 6 (4.44%) Oracle
8 5 (3.70%) Symantec
8 5 (3.70%) McAfee
8 5 (3.70%) Cisco
9 4 (2.96%) Meridio
9 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.22%) Borland
11 2 (1.48%) Altiris
11 2 (1.48%) IBM
11 2 (1.48%) EMC
12 1 (0.74%) Primavera
12 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.74%) Dell
12 1 (0.74%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
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