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 30 August 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 64 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 55 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.43% 3.32% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.52% 13.18% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 37
Median daily rate £425 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £332 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 3
Median hourly rate £35.54 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £26.79
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +15.36%
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
523 645 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.06% 25.20% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 329 316
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 19
Median hourly rate £15.75 £30.90 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% +62.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.55 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.39 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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
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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 20 £550 +15.78% 2
Bracknell +5 9 £242 -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 121 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (35.54%) SC Cleared
3 37 (30.58%) Oracle
4 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
5 31 (25.62%) HP
6 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
6 26 (21.49%) Windows
7 25 (20.66%) Linux
8 24 (19.83%) SQL
9 22 (18.18%) MS Office
10 21 (17.36%) EMC
11 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
12 19 (15.70%) ITIL
13 18 (14.88%) SAN
14 17 (14.05%) Migration
15 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
15 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (12.40%) BC Cleared
16 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
16 15 (12.40%) SLA
16 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
16 15 (12.40%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (11.57%) Red Hat
17 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
18 13 (10.74%) Citrix
18 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
18 13 (10.74%) AIX
19 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (9.92%) Clustering

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (5.79%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.48%) Documentum
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MS Office
2 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) SAN
2 7 (5.79%) DHCP
2 7 (5.79%) VLAN
3 5 (4.13%) DNS
4 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.65%) Firewall
5 2 (1.65%) LAN
5 2 (1.65%) Network Security
5 2 (1.65%) OSPF
6 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (5.79%) MS Access
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.48%) Essbase
5 3 (2.48%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) Ant
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) Maven
3 1 (0.83%) MSI
3 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (4.13%) Legal
2 4 (3.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) 3rd Line Support
1 24 (19.83%) Support Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Consultant
4 15 (12.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.26%) Linux Support
7 10 (8.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (7.44%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Support Specialist
9 8 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Linux Specialist
10 6 (4.96%) OBIEE Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle BI Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Service Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Clustering
2 10 (8.26%) Fat Client
2 10 (8.26%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.44%) Statistics
4 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.96%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.31%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) CESG
8 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) Windows
2 25 (20.66%) Linux
3 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
6 13 (10.74%) AIX
6 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
7 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.26%) Unix
9 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 17 (14.05%) Migration
3 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.92%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.26%) Compliance Management
5 10 (8.26%) High Availability
6 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.61%) Change Management
7 8 (6.61%) Project Management
8 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Change Control
9 6 (4.96%) E-business
9 6 (4.96%) ETL
9 6 (4.96%) Network Management
10 5 (4.13%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (4.13%) Information Security
10 5 (4.13%) Process Improvement
10 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.31%) C#
5 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.65%) Tcl
7 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.83%) C-shell
7 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (35.54%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) BC Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (8.26%) RHCE
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.96%) MCP
6 6 (4.96%) MCSE
7 2 (1.65%) CCNP
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.65%) CISSP
7 2 (1.65%) Degree
8 1 (0.83%) CEH
8 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.83%) CLAS
8 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) GAAP
3 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) KVM
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.48%) Firmware
4 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 11 (9.09%) WSUS
2 9 (7.44%) NetBackup
2 9 (7.44%) Netcool
2 9 (7.44%) SCCM
3 8 (6.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (5.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (5.79%) SCOM
4 7 (5.79%) Unicenter
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Endace
Vendors
1 37 (30.58%) Oracle
2 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.62%) HP
4 21 (17.36%) EMC
5 14 (11.57%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.74%) Citrix
7 10 (8.26%) Veritas
8 8 (6.61%) VMware
9 7 (5.79%) Meridio
10 6 (4.96%) Informatica
10 6 (4.96%) Serena
11 4 (3.31%) Cisco
12 3 (2.48%) Hyperion
12 3 (2.48%) Lumension
12 3 (2.48%) Tableau
13 2 (1.65%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (1.65%) IBM
13 2 (1.65%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.65%) Juniper
13 2 (1.65%) Wyse