The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 90 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 39 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 0.81% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.59% 3.55% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 17
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.67 £61.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.97%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
DV Cleared
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 17 £403 +0.62% 7
Bracknell +4 6 £236 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.10%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.35%) Oracle
6 11 (17.74%) HP
7 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 10 (16.13%) CESG
8 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
9 8 (12.90%) VMware
10 7 (11.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (9.68%) SCCM
11 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
12 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000
12 5 (8.06%) MS Office
12 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.06%) DNS
12 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (6.45%) Software Distribution
13 4 (6.45%) DHCP
13 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
13 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
13 4 (6.45%) MSI
13 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.45%) DHCP
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) SAN
3 3 (4.84%) SMS
4 2 (3.23%) NAS
4 2 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.23%) DTS
2 2 (3.23%) OLAP
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) IDOL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MSI
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Consultant
2 10 (16.13%) DBA
2 10 (16.13%) SQL DBA
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Consultant
3 4 (6.45%) Architect
3 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Administrator
4 3 (4.84%) Developer
4 3 (4.84%) Applications Packager
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.23%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (3.23%) Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
1 2 (3.23%) XML
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) CESG
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX
7 2 (3.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
1 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
2 4 (6.45%) Software Distribution
2 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (4.84%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.84%) High Availability
4 2 (3.23%) Data Analytics
4 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
4 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.23%) Analytics
4 2 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (3.23%) System Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Release Management
4 2 (3.23%) Stress Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Web Development
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL
4 2 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) C
3 1 (1.61%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) GCIH
5 2 (3.23%) CGEIT
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) RHCE
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) MCTS
5 2 (3.23%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) GIAC
5 2 (3.23%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 4 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) Netcool
6 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle
3 11 (17.74%) HP
4 8 (12.90%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) EMC
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Meridio
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) McAfee
6 2 (3.23%) Brocade
6 2 (3.23%) Altiris
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.61%) Borland
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
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