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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 35 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 138 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.70% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.62% 5.14% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 9 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £501 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £14.67 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+279.34% -74.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
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
741 642 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.22% 22.87% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 278 175
Average daily rate £375 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 14
Average hourly rate £24.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.76 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £171.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +47 86 £352 -9.22% 9
Bracknell +20 17 £238 +36.49%
Maidenhead - - - - 2
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 110 (41.98%) Windows
3 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
4 79 (30.15%) SC Cleared
5 63 (24.05%) Active Directory
6 62 (23.66%) Windows 7
7 61 (23.28%) SCCM
8 44 (16.79%) VMware
9 41 (15.65%) MS Excel
10 37 (14.12%) HP
10 37 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (12.60%) Citrix
11 33 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (11.07%) CISSP
12 29 (11.07%) ITIL
13 28 (10.69%) Hyper-V
13 28 (10.69%) SCOM
13 28 (10.69%) Enterprise Architecture
14 27 (10.31%) TOGAF
14 27 (10.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 27 (10.31%) Information Security
15 26 (9.92%) Configuration Management
16 23 (8.78%) Microsoft App-V
17 22 (8.40%) SQL
17 22 (8.40%) Windows XP
18 21 (8.02%) MCSE
18 21 (8.02%) MCP
18 21 (8.02%) SAML
18 21 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (8.02%) Identity Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (5.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.91%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (1.15%) Documentum
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.11%) MS Office
3 10 (3.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.02%) NetScaler
2 14 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.58%) SMS
4 11 (4.20%) Network Security
5 9 (3.44%) DNS
5 9 (3.44%) Internet
6 8 (3.05%) VLAN
6 8 (3.05%) Intranet
6 8 (3.05%) WAN
6 8 (3.05%) LAN
7 6 (2.29%) DHCP
7 6 (2.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.53%) MS Access
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.38%) DB2
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) IDOL
3 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (4.96%) MSI
2 4 (1.53%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.15%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.38%) BitKeeper
General
1 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (0.76%) Finance
2 2 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (12.98%) Applications Packager
2 31 (11.83%) Support Engineer
3 24 (9.16%) Consultant
4 14 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (5.34%) Rollout Engineer
5 11 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (3.82%) Architect
7 9 (3.44%) Developer
7 9 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (3.44%) Server Engineer
7 9 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (3.44%) Designer
8 8 (3.05%) Security Engineer
8 8 (3.05%) Network Architect
8 8 (3.05%) Analyst
9 6 (2.29%) Management Consultant
9 6 (2.29%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.29%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.02%) SAML
1 21 (8.02%) OAuth
1 21 (8.02%) OpenID
2 10 (3.82%) Application Packaging
3 9 (3.44%) .NET
4 3 (1.15%) JSP
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.96%) PKI
2 12 (4.58%) Open Source
3 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.29%) Clustering
5 5 (1.91%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.15%) Replication
7 2 (0.76%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) CESG
8 1 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.38%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 110 (41.98%) Windows
2 62 (23.66%) Windows 7
3 37 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (12.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (8.40%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.20%) Linux
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.07%) ITIL
2 28 (10.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 27 (10.31%) TOGAF
3 27 (10.31%) Information Security
4 26 (9.92%) Configuration Management
5 21 (8.02%) Identity Management
6 19 (7.25%) Migration
7 18 (6.87%) Business Development
8 13 (4.96%) Software Distribution
9 12 (4.58%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.58%) Software Deployment
10 9 (3.44%) Network Management
11 8 (3.05%) Operations Management
11 8 (3.05%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (2.29%) Project Management
14 5 (1.91%) Service Management
14 5 (1.91%) High Availability
14 5 (1.91%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.40%) SQL
2 18 (6.87%) VBA
3 9 (3.44%) C#
3 9 (3.44%) VB
4 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.91%) VBScript
6 3 (1.15%) C
7 2 (0.76%) Pascal
7 2 (0.76%) PL/1
8 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 262 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (30.15%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.07%) CISSP
4 21 (8.02%) MCP
4 21 (8.02%) MCSE
4 21 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.76%) CCNP
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCEE
6 1 (0.38%) CCIA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) CCIE
6 1 (0.38%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.38%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.76%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 63 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.69%) Hyper-V
3 23 (8.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (6.87%) XenApp
4 18 (6.87%) XenDesktop
5 17 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.76%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 61 (23.28%) SCCM
2 28 (10.69%) SCOM
3 27 (10.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.15%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.79%) VMware
3 37 (14.12%) HP
4 33 (12.60%) Citrix
5 16 (6.11%) AppSense
5 16 (6.11%) McAfee
6 14 (5.34%) Lumension
7 13 (4.96%) Wyse
7 13 (4.96%) Dell
8 10 (3.82%) Symantec
9 7 (2.67%) F5
9 7 (2.67%) Oracle
10 6 (2.29%) EMC
11 4 (1.53%) Borland
12 2 (0.76%) Isilon
12 2 (0.76%) Cisco
13 1 (0.38%) Juniper
13 1 (0.38%) Veritas
13 1 (0.38%) Meridio
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