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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 42 82 107
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +25
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 106 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.80% 1.63% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.56% 6.41% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 11
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£417 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.67 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.89% -77.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.84 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.96% -21.42%
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
640 686 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.92% 25.47% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 284 219
Average daily rate £375 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £13.54 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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 May 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 4 May 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 +38 78 £409 +1.49% 13
Bracknell +7 13 - - 2
Newbury - 6 £350 -
Thatcham - 2 - -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 112 (46.67%) Windows
3 108 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 70 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 69 (28.75%) SC Cleared
6 64 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 63 (26.25%) SCCM
8 44 (18.33%) VMware
9 39 (16.25%) MS Excel
10 38 (15.83%) HP
11 36 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (12.08%) Hyper-V
14 28 (11.67%) Configuration Management
14 28 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (11.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 27 (11.25%) ITIL
16 25 (10.42%) SCOM
17 24 (10.00%) Citrix
17 24 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (8.75%) MCP
18 21 (8.75%) SQL
18 21 (8.75%) MCSE
18 21 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
19 20 (8.33%) CISSP
19 20 (8.33%) Migration
20 19 (7.92%) Windows XP
20 19 (7.92%) VBA
21 18 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 17 (7.08%) TOGAF

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.25%) Documentum
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.83%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.42%) MS Office
2 13 (5.42%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 13 (5.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.00%) SMS
4 9 (3.75%) DNS
5 6 (2.50%) Network Security
5 6 (2.50%) DHCP
6 5 (2.08%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.25%) Intranet
8 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.83%) VLAN
8 2 (0.83%) Internet
8 2 (0.83%) LAN
8 2 (0.83%) WAN
9 1 (0.42%) Firewall
9 1 (0.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.08%) MS Access
2 3 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (5.83%) MSI
2 4 (1.67%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.25%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.42%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) BitKeeper
4 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 31 (12.92%) Support Engineer
3 17 (7.08%) Consultant
4 16 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
5 14 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (5.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (3.75%) Server Engineer
8 9 (3.75%) Architect
8 9 (3.75%) Security Engineer
8 9 (3.75%) Designer
9 8 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (3.33%) Developer
9 8 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.50%) Analyst
10 6 (2.50%) Access Developer
11 5 (2.08%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (2.08%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (2.08%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.83%) OpenID
1 14 (5.83%) OAuth
1 14 (5.83%) SAML
1 14 (5.83%) .NET
2 11 (4.58%) Application Packaging
3 5 (2.08%) JSP
4 3 (1.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.42%) PKI
2 12 (5.00%) Open Source
3 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.50%) Replication
4 3 (1.25%) Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) EMC Centera
5 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 112 (46.67%) Windows
2 70 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 36 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (7.92%) Windows XP
6 12 (5.00%) Linux
7 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.67%) Configuration Management
2 27 (11.25%) ITIL
3 21 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (8.33%) Migration
5 17 (7.08%) TOGAF
5 17 (7.08%) Information Security
6 14 (5.83%) Software Distribution
6 14 (5.83%) Identity Management
7 13 (5.42%) Software Delivery
8 12 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 12 (5.00%) Business Development
9 8 (3.33%) Network Management
9 8 (3.33%) Operations Management
10 7 (2.92%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (2.08%) Incident Management
13 4 (1.67%) System Testing
14 3 (1.25%) Project Management
14 3 (1.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.75%) SQL
2 19 (7.92%) VBA
3 14 (5.83%) C#
4 9 (3.75%) VB
5 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.67%) VBScript
7 3 (1.25%) C
8 2 (0.83%) Pascal
8 2 (0.83%) PL/1
9 1 (0.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 240 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 69 (28.75%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.75%) MCP
4 21 (8.75%) MCSE
5 20 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) CCIE
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.08%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.83%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 64 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.08%) Hyper-V
3 28 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (6.67%) XenApp
5 16 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 63 (26.25%) SCCM
2 27 (11.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (10.42%) SCOM
4 8 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.25%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.42%) Netcool
Vendors
1 108 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.33%) VMware
3 38 (15.83%) HP
4 24 (10.00%) Citrix
5 16 (6.67%) Symantec
5 16 (6.67%) McAfee
5 16 (6.67%) AppSense
6 14 (5.83%) Lumension
7 13 (5.42%) Wyse
7 13 (5.42%) Dell
8 9 (3.75%) Oracle
9 7 (2.92%) EMC
10 4 (1.67%) Borland
11 3 (1.25%) Juniper
12 2 (0.83%) F5
12 2 (0.83%) Isilon
12 2 (0.83%) Cisco
13 1 (0.42%) Veritas
13 1 (0.42%) Meridio
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