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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 29 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
+73 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 126 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.86% 0.99% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.03% 4.15% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 7 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £376 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £441 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £364 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.58 £26.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -31.41%
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
699 626 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.98% 23.79% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 269 160
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 14
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.87% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £134.10 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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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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 +48 52 £207 -48.37% 14
Bracknell +17 20 £238 -30.35% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 87 (41.23%) Windows
3 86 (40.76%) SC Cleared
4 77 (36.49%) Microsoft
5 57 (27.01%) Active Directory
6 50 (23.70%) Windows 7
7 39 (18.48%) SCCM
8 34 (16.11%) VMware
9 32 (15.17%) Citrix
10 30 (14.22%) ITIL
11 28 (13.27%) CISSP
11 28 (13.27%) HP
12 27 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (12.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (11.85%) Configuration Management
14 25 (11.85%) Information Security
14 25 (11.85%) MCP
14 25 (11.85%) MCSE
14 25 (11.85%) SCOM
14 25 (11.85%) TOGAF
15 23 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (10.43%) Windows XP
16 22 (10.43%) SQL
17 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
17 20 (9.48%) SLA
17 20 (9.48%) SAML
17 20 (9.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 20 (9.48%) Identity Management
17 20 (9.48%) OAuth

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.84%) Live Communications Server
5 5 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.42%) Documentum
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.06%) NetScaler
2 11 (5.21%) Network Security
2 11 (5.21%) Internet
3 8 (3.79%) Intranet
3 8 (3.79%) LAN
3 8 (3.79%) WAN
3 8 (3.79%) VLAN
4 7 (3.32%) SMS
5 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.95%) DNS
6 2 (0.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.47%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.47%) IDOL
3 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) MS Access
3 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MSI
2 3 (1.42%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.47%) BitKeeper
3 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.42%) Finance
3 2 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (12.32%) Support Engineer
2 23 (10.90%) Consultant
3 17 (8.06%) Applications Packager
3 17 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (6.16%) Analyst
4 13 (6.16%) Architect
5 12 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (4.27%) Rollout Engineer
6 9 (4.27%) Security Engineer
6 9 (4.27%) Designer
6 9 (4.27%) Support Analyst
7 8 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (3.79%) Network Architect
8 6 (2.84%) Field Engineer
8 6 (2.84%) Management Consultant
8 6 (2.84%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (2.84%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.48%) SAML
1 20 (9.48%) OAuth
1 20 (9.48%) OpenID
2 10 (4.74%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.90%) XML
4 3 (1.42%) JSP
5 1 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) Open Source
2 10 (4.74%) Clustering
3 9 (4.27%) PKI
4 7 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.90%) Replication
7 2 (0.95%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) RMADS
8 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (41.23%) Windows
2 50 (23.70%) Windows 7
3 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (10.43%) Windows XP
6 12 (5.69%) Linux
7 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) VMS
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.22%) ITIL
2 26 (12.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (11.85%) Configuration Management
3 25 (11.85%) Information Security
3 25 (11.85%) TOGAF
4 20 (9.48%) Identity Management
5 16 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 16 (7.58%) Business Development
6 11 (5.21%) Migration
7 8 (3.79%) Network Management
7 8 (3.79%) Operations Management
8 7 (3.32%) Time Management
8 7 (3.32%) Test Scripting
8 7 (3.32%) Software Deployment
8 7 (3.32%) Software Distribution
9 6 (2.84%) High Availability
9 6 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.37%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.90%) Service Management
11 4 (1.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.43%) SQL
2 7 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.37%) VB
4 4 (1.90%) VBScript
5 1 (0.47%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 211 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (40.76%) SC Cleared
3 28 (13.27%) CISSP
4 27 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (11.85%) MCP
5 25 (11.85%) MCSE
6 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.95%) MCTS
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.47%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.47%) CCEE
7 1 (0.47%) CCIA
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (27.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.11%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.16%) XenApp
4 12 (5.69%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 39 (18.48%) SCCM
2 25 (11.85%) SCOM
3 20 (9.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.42%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 77 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.11%) VMware
3 32 (15.17%) Citrix
4 28 (13.27%) HP
5 16 (7.58%) Symantec
6 11 (5.21%) Lumension
6 11 (5.21%) McAfee
6 11 (5.21%) AppSense
7 9 (4.27%) Dell
7 9 (4.27%) Wyse
8 7 (3.32%) F5
8 7 (3.32%) Oracle
9 6 (2.84%) EMC
10 3 (1.42%) Borland
11 2 (0.95%) Isilon
12 1 (0.47%) Juniper
12 1 (0.47%) Veritas
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