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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 85 29 100
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +71
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 36 139 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 5.13% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 19.41% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 69 7
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £172 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £545 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Average hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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
605 716 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.81% 26.40% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 297 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -30 26 £363 +22.46% 2
Newbury +8 2 £430 -9.47%
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (46.90%) Microsoft
3 66 (45.52%) Windows
4 45 (31.03%) Windows 7
5 39 (26.90%) Active Directory
6 29 (20.00%) SCCM
7 27 (18.62%) SC Cleared
8 23 (15.86%) ITIL
9 22 (15.17%) HP
10 18 (12.41%) C#
11 17 (11.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (11.03%) .NET
13 15 (10.34%) SCOM
13 15 (10.34%) Data Centre
14 14 (9.66%) Windows XP
14 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
14 14 (9.66%) VMware
15 13 (8.97%) Migration
15 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (8.28%) Service Management
16 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
17 11 (7.59%) DNS
17 11 (7.59%) SLA
17 11 (7.59%) Configuration Management
17 11 (7.59%) Problem Management
17 11 (7.59%) ITIL V3
18 10 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
18 10 (6.90%) Incident Management
18 10 (6.90%) MS Visio

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 10 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.38%) Primavera
1 2 (1.38%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.59%) DNS
3 7 (4.83%) SAN
3 7 (4.83%) WAN
4 5 (3.45%) DHCP
4 5 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.45%) NAS
5 3 (2.07%) BGP
5 3 (2.07%) EIGRP
5 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.07%) Firewall
5 3 (2.07%) IPsec
5 3 (2.07%) MPLS
5 3 (2.07%) OSPF
5 3 (2.07%) VPN
6 2 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.38%) LAN
6 2 (1.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) Intranet
7 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Essbase
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) Back Office
2 1 (0.69%) Banking
2 1 (0.69%) Military
2 1 (0.69%) Publishing
2 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (16.55%) Architect
2 18 (12.41%) Analyst
2 18 (12.41%) Applications Packager
2 18 (12.41%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 16 (11.03%) Designer
3 16 (11.03%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Technical Architect
5 10 (6.90%) Incident Manager
6 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) 1st Line Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Service Desk Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (5.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.03%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) Leaflet
2 1 (0.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) SCADA
3 4 (2.76%) Replication
4 3 (2.07%) CCTV
4 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) CESG
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) Economics
6 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (45.52%) Windows
2 45 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.66%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.83%) Windows Vista
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.38%) Linux
7 2 (1.38%) NetWare
7 2 (1.38%) Unix
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.86%) ITIL
2 13 (8.97%) Migration
3 12 (8.28%) Service Management
3 12 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (7.59%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.59%) ITIL V3
4 11 (7.59%) Problem Management
5 10 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.90%) ITSM
5 10 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.52%) Presales
7 6 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.45%) Project Management
8 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.45%) Validation
9 4 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (2.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.76%) SIEM
9 4 (2.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) C#
2 2 (1.38%) C
2 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) C++
3 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) MCP
3 8 (5.52%) MCSE
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.45%) JNCIP
5 4 (2.76%) CEH
5 4 (2.76%) CISSP
5 4 (2.76%) SANS
6 3 (2.07%) CCNP
7 2 (1.38%) BICSI Certification
7 2 (1.38%) BICSI RCDD
7 2 (1.38%) CCNA
7 2 (1.38%) Degree
7 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.38%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.69%) P3O
3 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (26.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (20.00%) SCCM
2 15 (10.34%) SCOM
3 5 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.76%) Endace
4 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (46.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.17%) HP
3 14 (9.66%) VMware
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) EMC
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco
6 5 (3.45%) Juniper
6 5 (3.45%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.76%) Citrix
8 3 (2.07%) Brocade
8 3 (2.07%) SAP
8 3 (2.07%) StorageTek
8 3 (2.07%) Sun
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe
9 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.69%) CommVault
9 1 (0.69%) hybris
9 1 (0.69%) Pega
9 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds
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