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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 54 91 135
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +44
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 67 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 1.56% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.24% 5.87% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 3 2
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£400 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
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 £18.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.24% -25.80%
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
654 699 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.13% 26.67% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 294 249
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 15
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 +33 37 £400 - 10
Bracknell +11 11 £269 -36.01% 4
Newbury - 1 £425 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (61.97%) Windows
3 68 (47.89%) Microsoft
4 53 (37.32%) Windows 7
5 49 (34.51%) Citrix
6 41 (28.87%) SC Cleared
7 39 (27.46%) Active Directory
8 25 (17.61%) XenDesktop
9 24 (16.90%) Windows XP
9 24 (16.90%) MS Exchange
10 23 (16.20%) MS Excel
10 23 (16.20%) Migration
10 23 (16.20%) VMware
11 20 (14.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (12.68%) HP
13 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (10.56%) SLA
15 14 (9.86%) Application Packaging
15 14 (9.86%) SCCM
15 14 (9.86%) SQL
16 13 (9.15%) MS Office
16 13 (9.15%) ITIL
16 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (8.45%) Symantec
17 12 (8.45%) vSphere
18 11 (7.75%) Lumension
18 11 (7.75%) SCOM
18 11 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (16.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.15%) MS Office
3 7 (4.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) DNS
2 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.52%) LDAP
4 4 (2.82%) DHCP
5 3 (2.11%) SAN
5 3 (2.11%) Internet
5 3 (2.11%) SMS
5 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.41%) WAN
6 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.70%) POP3
7 1 (0.70%) NAS
7 1 (0.70%) Network Security
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.70%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.82%) MS Access
3 4 (2.82%) OLAP
3 4 (2.82%) DTS
3 4 (2.82%) IDOL
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.41%) Big Data
5 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.70%) Essbase
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.11%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (7.75%) Finance
2 1 (0.70%) Back Office
2 1 (0.70%) Military
2 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (10.56%) Desktop Engineer
2 14 (9.86%) Rollout Engineer
3 12 (8.45%) Analyst
3 12 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (7.04%) Applications Packager
4 10 (7.04%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Developer
5 9 (6.34%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.63%) Build Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (4.23%) Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Administrator
8 5 (3.52%) Technical Support
8 5 (3.52%) DBA
8 5 (3.52%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (2.82%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) Application Packaging
2 9 (6.34%) XML
3 5 (3.52%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.82%) .NET
4 4 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) XSL
5 1 (0.70%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) CSS
5 1 (0.70%) MAPI
5 1 (0.70%) BC4J
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Clustering
2 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.70%) Open Source
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (61.97%) Windows
2 53 (37.32%) Windows 7
3 24 (16.90%) Windows XP
4 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.63%) Linux
8 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.41%) AIX
10 2 (1.41%) UNIX
11 1 (0.70%) VMS
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) Migration
2 13 (9.15%) ITIL
3 11 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (6.34%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.63%) Service Management
5 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.93%) Release Management
7 6 (4.23%) Information Security
7 6 (4.23%) Workflow
7 6 (4.23%) Software Distribution
7 6 (4.23%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.52%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.52%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.82%) Web Development
9 4 (2.82%) Document Management
9 4 (2.82%) System Testing
9 4 (2.82%) Test Scripting
9 4 (2.82%) Data Analytics
9 4 (2.82%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) SQL
2 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
2 4 (2.82%) C#
3 1 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.70%) VBScript
3 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (28.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.04%) MCSE
5 9 (6.34%) MCP
6 4 (2.82%) MCTS
6 4 (2.82%) CCNA
6 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.41%) MCITP
7 2 (1.41%) VCAP
7 2 (1.41%) VCP4
7 2 (1.41%) VCP5
8 1 (0.70%) CISM
8 1 (0.70%) RHCE
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.70%) CCEE
8 1 (0.70%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) QA
System Software
1 39 (27.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.61%) XenDesktop
3 20 (14.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (8.45%) vSphere
5 11 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.52%) XenApp
7 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.70%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.70%) Samba
9 1 (0.70%) NFS
9 1 (0.70%) vCloud
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) SCCM
2 11 (7.75%) SCOM
3 10 (7.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.52%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.52%) Netcool
4 5 (3.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (3.52%) Netcool/Webtop
5 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.70%) nmon
7 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 49 (34.51%) Citrix
3 23 (16.20%) VMware
4 18 (12.68%) HP
5 12 (8.45%) Symantec
6 11 (7.75%) Lumension
6 11 (7.75%) AppSense
7 7 (4.93%) Oracle
8 5 (3.52%) McAfee
9 4 (2.82%) Meridio
9 4 (2.82%) Cisco
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.11%) Borland
11 2 (1.41%) EMC
11 2 (1.41%) IBM
12 1 (0.70%) Primavera
12 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.70%) Informatica
12 1 (0.70%) Siebel
12 1 (0.70%) Dell
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