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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 46 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 90 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.48% 2.68% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.72% 9.43% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £383 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £266 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.07 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £17.07 £18.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £27.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+12.36% +37.32%
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
656 689 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.36% 28.46% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 311 279
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 19
Average hourly rate £30.90 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £15.81 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.16 £57.20 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 +19 66 £475 +18.75% 6
Newbury -8 3 £465 +69.09%
Bracknell -12 2 - -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 100 (58.82%) Windows
3 88 (51.76%) Microsoft
4 79 (46.47%) Windows 7
5 58 (34.12%) Active Directory
6 44 (25.88%) SCCM
7 40 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 32 (18.82%) ITIL
10 26 (15.29%) .NET
10 26 (15.29%) C#
10 26 (15.29%) SC Cleared
11 24 (14.12%) HP
12 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (11.18%) Configuration Management
14 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (10.00%) Symantec
15 15 (8.82%) VMware
15 15 (8.82%) SLA
15 15 (8.82%) MCSE
15 15 (8.82%) MCP
15 15 (8.82%) Windows XP
15 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
15 15 (8.82%) MS Exchange
16 14 (8.24%) MS Office
17 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (7.65%) Citrix
18 12 (7.06%) SQL
18 12 (7.06%) Firewall
19 11 (6.47%) Data Centre

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.94%) Lync
4 4 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.76%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 14 (8.24%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) Firewall
2 7 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.35%) Network Security
4 3 (1.76%) LAN
4 3 (1.76%) SMS
4 3 (1.76%) WAN
4 3 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.18%) Intranet
5 2 (1.18%) Extranet
5 2 (1.18%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.59%) DNS
6 1 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.59%) OSPF
6 1 (0.59%) BGP
6 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) MS Access
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MSI
General
1 5 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (1.18%) Publishing
3 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (21.76%) Applications Packager
2 19 (11.18%) Support Engineer
2 19 (11.18%) Rollout Engineer
3 14 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (7.65%) Architect
5 10 (5.88%) Analyst
6 9 (5.29%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.12%) Incident Manager
8 6 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.94%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (2.94%) Build Engineer
10 4 (2.35%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.35%) Developer
11 3 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.76%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (1.76%) Access Developer
11 3 (1.76%) Security Engineer
11 3 (1.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.29%) .NET
2 7 (4.12%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.76%) Middleware
4 2 (1.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.53%) Replication
2 6 (3.53%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 100 (58.82%) Windows
2 79 (46.47%) Windows 7
3 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) UNIX
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.59%) HPUX
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.82%) ITIL
2 19 (11.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (5.88%) Migration
4 9 (5.29%) Service Management
5 7 (4.12%) Project Management
5 7 (4.12%) ITSM
5 7 (4.12%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.12%) Problem Management
5 7 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (3.53%) Validation
7 5 (2.94%) Release Management
8 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.35%) Software Distribution
8 4 (2.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.35%) Software Delivery
9 3 (1.76%) Cyber Security
9 3 (1.76%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.29%) C#
2 12 (7.06%) SQL
3 8 (4.71%) VBA
4 6 (3.53%) VB
5 3 (1.76%) C
6 2 (1.18%) VBScript
6 2 (1.18%) C++
6 2 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (0.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.59%) Pascal
7 1 (0.59%) PL/1
7 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 170 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (8.82%) MCP
4 15 (8.82%) MCSE
5 5 (2.94%) MCTS
6 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.76%) CCNP
7 2 (1.18%) CCNA
7 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.18%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.18%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.18%) Degree
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.76%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
System Software
1 58 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 40 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.76%) XenApp
6 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 44 (25.88%) SCCM
2 8 (4.71%) SCOM
3 4 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.12%) HP
3 17 (10.00%) Symantec
4 15 (8.82%) VMware
5 13 (7.65%) Citrix
6 9 (5.29%) AppSense
7 7 (4.12%) Oracle
8 6 (3.53%) Cisco
8 6 (3.53%) Juniper
9 5 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.35%) Lumension
11 3 (1.76%) McAfee
12 2 (1.18%) Wyse
12 2 (1.18%) Crossbeam
12 2 (1.18%) Nokia
12 2 (1.18%) Siemens
12 2 (1.18%) Dell
12 2 (1.18%) EMC
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