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 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 30 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
+68 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 153 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.31% 1.18% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.82% 5.01% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 8 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £291 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £437 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.08 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.79%
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
813 659 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.22% 23.65% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 285 175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 16
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £173.75 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 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
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 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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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 79 £357 -10.81% 20
Bracknell +20 23 £238 -7.76% 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 111 (43.19%) Windows
3 103 (40.08%) Microsoft
4 90 (35.02%) SC Cleared
5 69 (26.85%) Active Directory
6 63 (24.51%) Windows 7
7 57 (22.18%) SCCM
8 44 (17.12%) VMware
9 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (14.01%) HP
11 34 (13.23%) MS Excel
11 34 (13.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (12.84%) ITIL
12 33 (12.84%) Citrix
13 30 (11.67%) CISSP
14 28 (10.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 28 (10.89%) SCOM
14 28 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
15 27 (10.51%) TOGAF
15 27 (10.51%) Configuration Management
15 27 (10.51%) Information Security
16 26 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (10.12%) MCP
16 26 (10.12%) MCSE
17 23 (8.95%) Windows XP
17 23 (8.95%) SQL
17 23 (8.95%) Hyper-V
18 22 (8.56%) SLA
19 21 (8.17%) SAML
19 21 (8.17%) Identity Management

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 20 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.72%) Live Communications Server
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.17%) Documentum
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.45%) MS Office
3 12 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.39%) NetScaler
2 13 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.28%) Internet
3 11 (4.28%) Network Security
4 10 (3.89%) DNS
4 10 (3.89%) SMS
5 8 (3.11%) VLAN
5 8 (3.11%) Intranet
5 8 (3.11%) WAN
5 8 (3.11%) LAN
6 7 (2.72%) DHCP
7 6 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.39%) MS Access
2 1 (0.39%) DB2
2 1 (0.39%) IDOL
2 1 (0.39%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (5.06%) MSI
2 4 (1.56%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.17%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.39%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.39%) BitKeeper
General
1 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.17%) Finance
3 2 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (13.23%) Support Engineer
2 27 (10.51%) Applications Packager
3 24 (9.34%) Consultant
4 17 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (5.06%) Architect
6 13 (5.06%) Analyst
7 11 (4.28%) Security Engineer
8 10 (3.89%) Rollout Engineer
9 9 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (3.50%) Designer
9 9 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (3.11%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.11%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.72%) Server Engineer
12 6 (2.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
12 6 (2.33%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.17%) SAML
1 21 (8.17%) OAuth
1 21 (8.17%) OpenID
2 10 (3.89%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.95%) .NET
4 3 (1.17%) JSP
5 1 (0.39%) XML
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.06%) Open Source
2 11 (4.28%) PKI
3 8 (3.11%) Clustering
4 7 (2.72%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.17%) Replication
6 2 (0.78%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) CESG
7 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.39%) RMADS
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.19%) Windows
2 63 (24.51%) Windows 7
3 38 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (13.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (8.95%) Windows XP
6 12 (4.67%) Linux
7 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.84%) ITIL
2 28 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 27 (10.51%) TOGAF
3 27 (10.51%) Configuration Management
3 27 (10.51%) Information Security
4 21 (8.17%) Identity Management
5 18 (7.00%) Business Development
6 17 (6.61%) Incident Management
7 15 (5.84%) Migration
8 11 (4.28%) Software Distribution
9 10 (3.89%) Software Deployment
10 9 (3.50%) Network Management
11 8 (3.11%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.11%) Operations Management
12 7 (2.72%) Time Management
12 7 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (2.72%) High Availability
13 5 (1.95%) Service Management
13 5 (1.95%) System Testing
13 5 (1.95%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.95%) SQL
2 11 (4.28%) VBA
3 8 (3.11%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.33%) VB
5 5 (1.95%) VBScript
5 5 (1.95%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) Pascal
6 1 (0.39%) PL/1
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 257 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 90 (35.02%) SC Cleared
3 30 (11.67%) CISSP
4 26 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (10.12%) MCP
4 26 (10.12%) MCSE
5 2 (0.78%) VCP4
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.39%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.56%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
System Software
1 69 (26.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.95%) Hyper-V
3 19 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (7.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (5.84%) XenApp
5 15 (5.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.78%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 57 (22.18%) SCCM
2 28 (10.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 28 (10.89%) SCOM
3 9 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.39%) Netcool
7 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 103 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.12%) VMware
3 36 (14.01%) HP
4 33 (12.84%) Citrix
5 16 (6.23%) Symantec
6 14 (5.45%) McAfee
7 13 (5.06%) AppSense
7 13 (5.06%) Lumension
8 11 (4.28%) Dell
8 11 (4.28%) Wyse
9 8 (3.11%) Oracle
10 7 (2.72%) F5
11 6 (2.33%) EMC
12 4 (1.56%) Borland
13 2 (0.78%) Isilon
13 2 (0.78%) Cisco
14 1 (0.39%) Juniper
14 1 (0.39%) Veritas
14 1 (0.39%) Meridio
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