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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 34 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -2
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 122 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.64% 0.50% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.13% 2.00% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £359 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -25.69%
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
712 650 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.07% 25.15% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 307 184
Average daily rate £388 £395 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +56 48 £204 -49.00% 3
Bracknell +14 18 £269 -21.11% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £300 - 3
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (44.68%) Windows
3 77 (40.96%) SC Cleared
4 59 (31.38%) Microsoft
5 50 (26.60%) Active Directory
6 49 (26.06%) Windows 7
7 38 (20.21%) Citrix
8 28 (14.89%) HP
9 26 (13.83%) ITIL
9 26 (13.83%) SCCM
10 25 (13.30%) VMware
11 21 (11.17%) Information Security
11 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (11.17%) SCOM
11 21 (11.17%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (10.64%) TOGAF
12 20 (10.64%) SLA
12 20 (10.64%) CISSP
12 20 (10.64%) MS Exchange
13 19 (10.11%) Windows XP
13 19 (10.11%) MCSE
13 19 (10.11%) MCP
13 19 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (9.57%) Configuration Management
14 18 (9.57%) Symantec
15 17 (9.04%) Migration
15 17 (9.04%) Incident Management
16 16 (8.51%) OAuth
16 16 (8.51%) OpenID
16 16 (8.51%) Identity Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.66%) Live Communications Server
3 5 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.53%) Lync
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.85%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.98%) NetScaler
2 12 (6.38%) Internet
3 11 (5.85%) Network Security
4 10 (5.32%) LAN
4 10 (5.32%) WAN
5 8 (4.26%) Intranet
5 8 (4.26%) VLAN
6 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.19%) SMS
7 5 (2.66%) DNS
7 5 (2.66%) Firewall
8 4 (2.13%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.53%) IDOL
3 1 (0.53%) DB2
3 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MSI
2 2 (1.06%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.53%) BitKeeper
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 5 (2.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (11.17%) Consultant
2 19 (10.11%) Support Engineer
2 19 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (9.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (7.98%) Analyst
5 13 (6.91%) Architect
6 11 (5.85%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.85%) Rollout Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Applications Packager
8 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.79%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.72%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Field Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) Designer
12 5 (2.66%) Security Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) SAML
1 16 (8.51%) OAuth
1 16 (8.51%) OpenID
2 10 (5.32%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Open Source
2 9 (4.79%) Clustering
3 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.66%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.66%) PKI
5 4 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (1.06%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.53%) CESG
7 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.53%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 84 (44.68%) Windows
2 49 (26.06%) Windows 7
3 19 (10.11%) Windows XP
3 19 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (6.38%) Linux
6 6 (3.19%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.83%) ITIL
2 21 (11.17%) Information Security
2 21 (11.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (10.64%) TOGAF
4 18 (9.57%) Configuration Management
5 17 (9.04%) Migration
5 17 (9.04%) Incident Management
6 16 (8.51%) Identity Management
7 12 (6.38%) Business Development
8 7 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (3.72%) Time Management
8 7 (3.72%) Test Scripting
8 7 (3.72%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.19%) Software Distribution
9 6 (3.19%) Service Management
10 5 (2.66%) System Testing
10 5 (2.66%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.66%) Operations Management
10 5 (2.66%) High Availability
11 4 (2.13%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.91%) SQL
2 9 (4.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.60%) VBScript
3 3 (1.60%) VB
4 1 (0.53%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (40.96%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (10.64%) CISSP
5 19 (10.11%) MCP
5 19 (10.11%) MCSE
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
6 2 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.06%) MCTS
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.53%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.53%) CCEE
7 1 (0.53%) CCIA
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.79%) XenApp
3 9 (4.79%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (13.83%) SCCM
2 21 (11.17%) SCOM
3 13 (6.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.60%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (31.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.21%) Citrix
3 28 (14.89%) HP
4 25 (13.30%) VMware
5 18 (9.57%) Symantec
6 10 (5.32%) McAfee
7 9 (4.79%) AppSense
8 8 (4.26%) Lumension
9 7 (3.72%) F5
10 6 (3.19%) Oracle
11 5 (2.66%) Dell
12 4 (2.13%) Wyse
13 3 (1.60%) EMC
14 2 (1.06%) Juniper
14 2 (1.06%) Borland
14 2 (1.06%) Cisco
14 2 (1.06%) Isilon
15 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint