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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 73 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 46 101 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 4.02% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.07% 15.12% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 40
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £365 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 5
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +12.36%
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
507 668 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.12% 26.56% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 350 319
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.83% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.09 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -28 18 £488 +2.63% 5
Bracknell +2 6 £235 - 2
Newbury +3 1 £425 -13.70%
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (31.30%) Oracle
4 31 (26.96%) Windows
4 31 (26.96%) HP
5 30 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 29 (25.22%) Linux
7 24 (20.87%) SQL
7 24 (20.87%) Windows Server
8 23 (20.00%) EMC
9 21 (18.26%) MS Office
10 20 (17.39%) SAN
10 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
11 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
12 15 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (13.04%) ITIL
12 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
12 15 (13.04%) SLA
12 15 (13.04%) Service Delivery
12 15 (13.04%) BC Cleared
13 14 (12.17%) Migration
13 14 (12.17%) Citrix
13 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (12.17%) AIX
14 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
14 13 (11.30%) Windows XP
14 13 (11.30%) 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 13 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (6.09%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (5.22%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.61%) Documentum
6 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (18.26%) MS Office
2 9 (7.83%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) SAN
2 7 (6.09%) DHCP
2 7 (6.09%) VLAN
3 5 (4.35%) DNS
4 4 (3.48%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.61%) Internet
6 2 (1.74%) LAN
6 2 (1.74%) Network Security
6 2 (1.74%) OSPF
7 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (6.09%) MS Access
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.61%) Essbase
5 3 (2.61%) Hyperion Smart View
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.87%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.87%) Ant
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Maven
3 1 (0.87%) MSI
3 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.87%) Subversion
3 1 (0.87%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (3.48%) Finance
1 4 (3.48%) Legal
2 3 (2.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 24 (20.87%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Consultant
5 14 (12.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Business Analyst
8 10 (8.70%) Linux Support
8 10 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
8 10 (8.70%) Support Specialist
9 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
9 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (5.22%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Linux Specialist
11 6 (5.22%) Oracle BI Consultant
11 6 (5.22%) Service Manager
11 6 (5.22%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Clustering
2 10 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 10 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.83%) Statistics
4 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.48%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Windows
2 29 (25.22%) Linux
3 24 (20.87%) Windows Server
4 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
6 14 (12.17%) AIX
6 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (11.30%) Windows XP
8 10 (8.70%) Unix
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.04%) ITIL
1 15 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 14 (12.17%) Migration
3 13 (11.30%) Problem Management
4 10 (8.70%) Compliance Management
4 10 (8.70%) High Availability
5 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.22%) E-business
7 6 (5.22%) ETL
7 6 (5.22%) Network Management
7 6 (5.22%) Project Management
7 6 (5.22%) Regression Testing
8 5 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (4.35%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.48%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.48%) ERP
9 4 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.87%) SQL
2 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.48%) C#
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) Tcl
7 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.87%) C-shell
7 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) BC Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (8.70%) RHCE
5 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.22%) MCP
6 6 (5.22%) MCSE
7 2 (1.74%) CCNP
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) SLA
2 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) GAAP
3 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) KVM
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.87%) NFS
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (10.43%) WSUS
2 10 (8.70%) SCCM
3 9 (7.83%) NetBackup
3 9 (7.83%) Netcool
4 8 (6.96%) SCOM
4 8 (6.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (6.09%) Unicenter
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 36 (31.30%) Oracle
3 31 (26.96%) HP
4 23 (20.00%) EMC
5 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 14 (12.17%) Citrix
7 12 (10.43%) VMware
8 10 (8.70%) Veritas
9 7 (6.09%) Meridio
10 6 (5.22%) Informatica
11 4 (3.48%) Cisco
12 3 (2.61%) Hyperion
12 3 (2.61%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.61%) Lumension
12 3 (2.61%) Serena
12 3 (2.61%) Tableau
13 2 (1.74%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (1.74%) IBM
13 2 (1.74%) Juniper
13 2 (1.74%) Wyse