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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 53 42 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 80 90 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.13% 3.58% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.80% 12.47% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £405 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.12 £17.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -35.18%
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
625 722 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.49% 28.68% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 310 233
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.52 £17.07 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 61 £417 +4.25% 9
Bracknell -12 3 - - 2
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (61.17%) Windows
3 103 (54.79%) Microsoft
4 86 (45.74%) Windows 7
5 65 (34.57%) Active Directory
6 56 (29.79%) SCCM
7 43 (22.87%) MS Excel
8 42 (22.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (16.49%) HP
9 31 (16.49%) SC Cleared
10 30 (15.96%) ITIL
11 27 (14.36%) .NET
11 27 (14.36%) C#
12 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (11.17%) Configuration Management
15 20 (10.64%) VMware
15 20 (10.64%) MS Office
16 19 (10.11%) Migration
17 18 (9.57%) Symantec
17 18 (9.57%) VBA
17 18 (9.57%) Windows XP
18 17 (9.04%) MS Exchange
18 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
19 16 (8.51%) SLA
19 16 (8.51%) MCSE
19 16 (8.51%) MCP
20 15 (7.98%) MS Visio
20 15 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
21 14 (7.45%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.13%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.60%) Lync
5 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.64%) MS Office
3 15 (7.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.06%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.32%) Firewall
3 8 (4.26%) DNS
4 6 (3.19%) SMS
5 5 (2.66%) DHCP
6 4 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.13%) Network Security
7 3 (1.60%) LAN
7 3 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.60%) WAN
7 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.06%) Intranet
8 2 (1.06%) Extranet
9 1 (0.53%) OSPF
9 1 (0.53%) BGP
9 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.53%) SAN
9 1 (0.53%) Wireless
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) MS Access
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MSI
2 2 (1.06%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (2.13%) Finance
2 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Publishing
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (21.81%) Applications Packager
2 24 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.64%) Rollout Engineer
4 15 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (5.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (5.32%) Architect
6 9 (4.79%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Developer
8 6 (3.19%) Analyst
8 6 (3.19%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.19%) Access Developer
9 5 (2.66%) Build Engineer
9 5 (2.66%) VBA Developer
10 4 (2.13%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.13%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (2.13%) Messaging Engineer
10 4 (2.13%) Consultant
11 3 (1.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.36%) .NET
2 7 (3.72%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 2 (1.06%) JSP
5 1 (0.53%) SAML
5 1 (0.53%) OAuth
5 1 (0.53%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.72%) Replication
4 6 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.13%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 115 (61.17%) Windows
2 86 (45.74%) Windows 7
3 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.57%) Windows XP
5 15 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.66%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) UNIX
8 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.53%) HPUX
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.96%) ITIL
2 21 (11.17%) Configuration Management
3 19 (10.11%) Migration
4 8 (4.26%) Software Distribution
5 7 (3.72%) Software Delivery
5 7 (3.72%) Project Management
6 6 (3.19%) Validation
6 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (3.19%) Release Management
6 6 (3.19%) Software Deployment
7 5 (2.66%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (2.66%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.13%) Service Management
8 4 (2.13%) High Availability
9 3 (1.60%) Application Discovery
9 3 (1.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.60%) ITSM
9 3 (1.60%) Resource Management
9 3 (1.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.36%) C#
2 18 (9.57%) VBA
3 14 (7.45%) SQL
4 7 (3.72%) VB
5 5 (2.66%) C
6 3 (1.60%) VBScript
7 2 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (1.06%) Java
7 2 (1.06%) Pascal
7 2 (1.06%) PL/1
8 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.51%) MCP
4 16 (8.51%) MCSE
5 5 (2.66%) CCNP
5 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.66%) MCTS
6 3 (1.60%) CCNA
7 2 (1.06%) CISSP
7 2 (1.06%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.06%) Degree
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 65 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.72%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.66%) XenApp
7 4 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 56 (29.79%) SCCM
2 9 (4.79%) SCOM
2 9 (4.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 103 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.49%) HP
3 20 (10.64%) VMware
4 18 (9.57%) Symantec
5 14 (7.45%) Citrix
6 9 (4.79%) AppSense
7 8 (4.26%) Oracle
7 8 (4.26%) Cisco
8 6 (3.19%) McAfee
9 5 (2.66%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.66%) Lumension
10 4 (2.13%) Juniper
11 3 (1.60%) Dell
11 3 (1.60%) Wyse
12 2 (1.06%) Crossbeam
12 2 (1.06%) EMC
12 2 (1.06%) Nokia
12 2 (1.06%) Siemens
13 1 (0.53%) Borland
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