The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 17 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 183 148 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.25% 5.30% 9.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.11% 22.98% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 101
Median daily rate £450 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +51.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +80.55%
SC 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
675 644 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.75% 23.04% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 300 287
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 19
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £17.22 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Berkshire region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Berkshire region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 0 82 £450 +26.76% 3
Bracknell +18 44 £525 +35.48% 4
Newbury +11 3 - -
Slough +7 1 - - 3
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 336 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (20.24%) Migration
3 67 (19.94%) SharePoint
4 57 (16.96%) Microsoft
5 44 (13.10%) Windows
5 44 (13.10%) SQL
6 43 (12.80%) Java
7 35 (10.42%) Oracle
8 33 (9.82%) Cisco
9 32 (9.52%) Firewall
10 31 (9.23%) ITIL
10 31 (9.23%) DV Cleared
11 27 (8.04%) Data Centre
12 25 (7.44%) Active Directory
13 23 (6.85%) MS Excel
14 22 (6.55%) PL/SQL
15 20 (5.95%) Linux
15 20 (5.95%) Finance
16 19 (5.65%) LAN
16 19 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (5.65%) Windows Server
17 18 (5.36%) WAN
17 18 (5.36%) Unix
17 18 (5.36%) Juniper
18 17 (5.06%) C#
18 17 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (4.76%) Office 365
20 15 (4.46%) Data Migration
20 15 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (4.46%) CISSP

SC 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 67 (19.94%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (4.17%) JBoss
4 9 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.38%) IIS
6 7 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.89%) Node.js
10 2 (0.60%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.60%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.30%) Documentum
11 1 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Primavera
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.76%) Office 365
2 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.52%) Firewall
2 19 (5.65%) LAN
3 18 (5.36%) WAN
4 14 (4.17%) VPN
5 10 (2.98%) DNS
6 9 (2.68%) BGP
6 9 (2.68%) OSPF
7 8 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (2.38%) EIGRP
7 8 (2.38%) Internet
7 8 (2.38%) MPLS
7 8 (2.38%) NetScaler
7 8 (2.38%) SSL
8 7 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.08%) IPsec
9 6 (1.79%) FTP
9 6 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (1.49%) ATM
10 5 (1.49%) SDH
11 4 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (1.49%) Big Data
4 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.89%) MS Access
6 3 (0.89%) MySQL
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) CloverETL
8 1 (0.30%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.08%) Maven
2 7 (2.08%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.49%) JUnit
3 5 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.89%) JIRA
5 3 (0.89%) Subversion
6 2 (0.60%) Ant
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.60%) MSI
7 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.30%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (5.95%) Finance
2 9 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.19%) Military
4 2 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.30%) Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Electronics
5 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Law
5 1 (0.30%) Legal
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Marketing
5 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (13.69%) Consultant
2 45 (13.39%) Architect
3 34 (10.12%) Developer
4 26 (7.74%) Analyst
5 18 (5.36%) Java Developer
5 18 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 16 (4.76%) SharePoint Architect
7 14 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.87%) Designer
8 13 (3.87%) Network Engineer
9 11 (3.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 10 (2.98%) Network Designer
10 10 (2.98%) Security Architect
10 10 (2.98%) SharePoint Consultant
11 9 (2.68%) Administrator
12 8 (2.38%) ArcSight Engineer
12 8 (2.38%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (2.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 8 (2.38%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.38%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.17%) XML
2 12 (3.57%) .NET
2 12 (3.57%) Java EE
3 9 (2.68%) SOAP
4 8 (2.38%) Spring
5 7 (2.08%) Flash
5 7 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.19%) Web Services
8 3 (0.89%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.89%) CGI
8 3 (0.89%) CSS
8 3 (0.89%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.89%) LINQ
8 3 (0.89%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.89%) WinForms
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.60%) JPA
9 2 (0.60%) PostGIS
9 2 (0.60%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 5 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.19%) Replication
5 4 (1.19%) SCADA
5 4 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (0.89%) CMDB
6 3 (0.89%) PKI
7 2 (0.60%) CESG
7 2 (0.60%) Clustering
7 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.10%) Windows
2 20 (5.95%) Linux
3 19 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.36%) Unix
5 5 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.24%) Migration
2 31 (9.23%) ITIL
3 17 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (4.46%) Data Migration
5 13 (3.87%) Information Security
5 13 (3.87%) Presales
5 13 (3.87%) Project Management
5 13 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (3.57%) Release Management
6 12 (3.57%) Validation
7 11 (3.27%) Change Control
7 11 (3.27%) Use Case
8 10 (2.98%) Risk Management
8 10 (2.98%) SIEM
8 10 (2.98%) Unit Testing
9 9 (2.68%) Change Management
9 9 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.68%) Programme Management
9 9 (2.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.10%) SQL
2 43 (12.80%) Java
3 22 (6.55%) PL/SQL
4 17 (5.06%) C#
5 14 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.38%) Python
6 8 (2.38%) Ruby
7 6 (1.79%) Perl
8 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.30%) C
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) VB
11 1 (0.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 336 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.23%) DV Cleared
3 15 (4.46%) CISSP
4 13 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.57%) CCNP
6 11 (3.27%) CISM
7 7 (2.08%) CISMP
7 7 (2.08%) Degree
8 5 (1.49%) JNCIP
8 5 (1.49%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.19%) CCIE
9 4 (1.19%) CCNA
9 4 (1.19%) GCIA
9 4 (1.19%) GCIH
9 4 (1.19%) GIAC
9 4 (1.19%) GSEC
9 4 (1.19%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.89%) CCDP
10 3 (0.89%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) SLA
2 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.79%) RMADS
3 2 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.08%) ISA Server
3 6 (1.79%) UAG
3 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.79%) vSphere
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.89%) Firmware
5 3 (0.89%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.89%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.60%) vCloud
6 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.60%) XenApp
6 2 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.68%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.38%) ArcSight ESM
2 8 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.89%) Ansible
4 3 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.60%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
5 2 (0.60%) SCCM
5 2 (0.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 57 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.42%) Oracle
3 33 (9.82%) Cisco
4 18 (5.36%) Juniper
5 12 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 10 (2.98%) ArcSight
6 10 (2.98%) Fortinet
6 10 (2.98%) Fujitsu
6 10 (2.98%) HP
7 8 (2.38%) VMware
8 7 (2.08%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.79%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (1.19%) Citrix
10 4 (1.19%) Nortel
10 4 (1.19%) Remedy
11 3 (0.89%) Clearswift
11 3 (0.89%) IBM
11 3 (0.89%) Nokia
11 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
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