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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 56 88 130
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +42
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 72 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.94% 1.68% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.20% 6.45% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £426 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -19.90%
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
706 667 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.80% 25.99% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 274 257
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 September 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 September 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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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 +30 38 £400 - 15
Bracknell +10 10 £269 -36.01% 3
Newbury - 2 £350 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 83 (56.85%) Windows
3 68 (46.58%) Microsoft
4 49 (33.56%) Windows 7
5 47 (32.19%) Citrix
6 41 (28.08%) SC Cleared
7 35 (23.97%) Active Directory
8 26 (17.81%) MS Excel
9 24 (16.44%) XenDesktop
10 23 (15.75%) Windows XP
10 23 (15.75%) Migration
11 22 (15.07%) VMware
12 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
13 20 (13.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (11.64%) HP
15 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (9.59%) SLA
16 14 (9.59%) ITIL
16 14 (9.59%) SCCM
16 14 (9.59%) Application Packaging
17 13 (8.90%) vSphere
17 13 (8.90%) SQL
17 13 (8.90%) MS Office
17 13 (8.90%) Finance
17 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (7.53%) Lumension
18 11 (7.53%) Symantec
18 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
18 11 (7.53%) MCSE

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.90%) MS Office
3 8 (5.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
1 8 (5.48%) DNS
2 5 (3.42%) LDAP
2 5 (3.42%) Firewall
3 4 (2.74%) SMS
4 3 (2.05%) SAN
4 3 (2.05%) Internet
4 3 (2.05%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.37%) DHCP
5 2 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.37%) WAN
5 2 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) POP3
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) IMAP
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.42%) MS Access
4 4 (2.74%) OLAP
4 4 (2.74%) DTS
4 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.74%) IDOL
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.37%) Big Data
6 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) Essbase
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.05%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (0.68%) Military
3 1 (0.68%) Legal
3 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
1 14 (9.59%) Rollout Engineer
2 11 (7.53%) Analyst
2 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (6.85%) Applications Packager
4 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.16%) Developer
5 8 (5.48%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Build Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Consultant
6 7 (4.79%) Architect
7 6 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.42%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Technical Support
8 5 (3.42%) DBA
8 5 (3.42%) Administrator
8 5 (3.42%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.42%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Application Packaging
2 9 (6.16%) XML
3 5 (3.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.74%) .NET
4 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) XSL
5 1 (0.68%) MAPI
5 1 (0.68%) BC4J
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Clustering
2 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.05%) Replication
4 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 83 (56.85%) Windows
2 49 (33.56%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.75%) Windows XP
4 15 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.48%) Linux
8 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.05%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.37%) AIX
11 2 (1.37%) UNIX
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) Migration
2 14 (9.59%) ITIL
3 10 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (5.48%) Service Management
4 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
5 7 (4.79%) Information Security
5 7 (4.79%) Release Management
5 7 (4.79%) Software Distribution
5 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.11%) Workflow
7 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.42%) Software Deployment
8 4 (2.74%) Analytics
8 4 (2.74%) Data Analytics
8 4 (2.74%) Web Development
8 4 (2.74%) Document Management
9 3 (2.05%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.05%) Test Planning
9 3 (2.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.90%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
2 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.74%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (28.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.53%) MCSE
5 9 (6.16%) MCP
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.42%) CCNA
6 5 (3.42%) MCTS
7 3 (2.05%) MCITP
7 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.05%) VCP4
7 3 (2.05%) VCAP
7 3 (2.05%) VCP5
8 2 (1.37%) CISSP
8 2 (1.37%) CISM
9 1 (0.68%) GIAC
9 1 (0.68%) GCIH
9 1 (0.68%) RHCE
9 1 (0.68%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.59%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.44%) XenDesktop
3 20 (13.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (8.90%) vSphere
5 11 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.74%) XenApp
7 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.05%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.68%) vCloud
10 1 (0.68%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.68%) NFS
10 1 (0.68%) Samba
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) SCCM
2 11 (7.53%) SCOM
3 9 (6.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.42%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.42%) Netcool
4 5 (3.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (3.42%) Netcool/Webtop
5 4 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) nmon
7 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 68 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 47 (32.19%) Citrix
3 22 (15.07%) VMware
4 17 (11.64%) HP
5 11 (7.53%) AppSense
5 11 (7.53%) Symantec
5 11 (7.53%) Lumension
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle
7 5 (3.42%) Cisco
7 5 (3.42%) McAfee
8 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.74%) Meridio
9 3 (2.05%) Borland
10 2 (1.37%) EMC
10 2 (1.37%) IBM
11 1 (0.68%) Siebel
11 1 (0.68%) Dell
11 1 (0.68%) Juniper
11 1 (0.68%) Informatica
11 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
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