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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 202 159 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.60% 6.19% 6.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.17% 25.36% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 77 74
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £39.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +118.05%
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
628 627 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 24.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 318 307
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 64 £413 +6.45% 8
Bracknell +7 50 £260 -42.20% 1
Newbury -9 4 £325 -31.57% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £450 - 1
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 376 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (24.73%) Migration
3 88 (23.40%) Oracle
4 84 (22.34%) SharePoint
5 71 (18.88%) Windows
6 56 (14.89%) SQL
7 55 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 53 (14.10%) Java
9 49 (13.03%) Active Directory
10 46 (12.23%) Unix
11 45 (11.97%) DV Cleared
12 42 (11.17%) Windows Server
13 41 (10.90%) Linux
14 30 (7.98%) Data Migration
15 29 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (7.45%) HP
17 26 (6.91%) SLA
17 26 (6.91%) Cisco
18 25 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
19 24 (6.38%) C#
20 23 (6.12%) ITIL
20 23 (6.12%) MS Excel
21 22 (5.85%) Regression Testing
21 22 (5.85%) Data Centre
22 20 (5.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
22 20 (5.32%) BPSS Clearance
22 20 (5.32%) Fujitsu
22 20 (5.32%) Shell Script
23 19 (5.05%) Intel Security

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 84 (22.34%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.26%) IIS
2 16 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.39%) JBoss
4 8 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.27%) Documentum
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (4.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.86%) Primavera
4 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.72%) Office 365
2 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.26%) Firewall
1 16 (4.26%) WAN
2 14 (3.72%) LAN
3 12 (3.19%) Internet
4 11 (2.93%) DNS
5 9 (2.39%) SAN
6 8 (2.13%) SMS
7 7 (1.86%) DHCP
7 7 (1.86%) MPLS
7 7 (1.86%) Network Security
7 7 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.86%) VPN
8 6 (1.60%) BGP
8 6 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.60%) DWDM
8 6 (1.60%) EIGRP
8 6 (1.60%) OSPF
8 6 (1.60%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.33%) IPsec
9 5 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.05%) Oracle BI EE
1 19 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.60%) MS Access
4 5 (1.33%) EDRMS
4 5 (1.33%) Essbase
4 5 (1.33%) Hyperion Smart View
4 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.06%) MySQL
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.53%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.19%) Selenium
1 12 (3.19%) SoapUI
2 10 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.86%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.60%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.80%) Appium
8 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.80%) JIRA
9 2 (0.53%) JMeter
9 2 (0.53%) MSI
9 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.27%) Maven
10 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 16 (4.26%) Finance
2 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.80%) Military
4 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Billing
5 1 (0.27%) Law
5 1 (0.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (20.48%) Consultant
2 43 (11.44%) Analyst
2 43 (11.44%) Architect
3 37 (9.84%) Support Engineer
4 31 (8.24%) Oracle Consultant
5 28 (7.45%) Developer
6 25 (6.65%) Migration Consultant
7 22 (5.85%) Web Engineer
7 22 (5.85%) Web Support Engineer
8 19 (5.05%) Test Analyst
9 17 (4.52%) Data Consultant
9 17 (4.52%) Data Migration Consultant
9 17 (4.52%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
9 17 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.46%) SharePoint Architect
11 10 (2.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (2.66%) Designer
12 9 (2.39%) E-Business Consultant
12 9 (2.39%) SharePoint Consultant
12 9 (2.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.05%) Flash
2 17 (4.52%) XML
3 16 (4.26%) SOAP
4 12 (3.19%) .NET
5 10 (2.66%) Web Services
6 8 (2.13%) Java EE
7 6 (1.60%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.06%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.80%) ADO.NET
9 3 (0.80%) LINQ
9 3 (0.80%) Node.js
9 3 (0.80%) RESTful
9 3 (0.80%) WinForms
10 2 (0.53%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.53%) J2EE
10 2 (0.53%) Middleware
10 2 (0.53%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.53%) PostGIS
11 1 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.13%) Clustering
3 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.33%) CMDB
5 4 (1.06%) SCADA
6 3 (0.80%) PKI
6 3 (0.80%) Statistics
7 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.53%) CESG
7 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Replication
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.88%) Windows
2 46 (12.23%) Unix
3 42 (11.17%) Windows Server
4 41 (10.90%) Linux
5 13 (3.46%) Windows XP
6 12 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.60%) Solaris
10 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.53%) CentOS
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (24.73%) Migration
2 30 (7.98%) Data Migration
3 29 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (6.12%) ITIL
6 22 (5.85%) Regression Testing
7 20 (5.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 19 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (5.05%) Time Management
9 17 (4.52%) Test Scripting
10 15 (3.99%) ETL
10 15 (3.99%) MVC
10 15 (3.99%) Problem Management
10 15 (3.99%) Release Management
11 14 (3.72%) TDD
12 13 (3.46%) Validation
13 12 (3.19%) Project Management
14 11 (2.93%) Functional Testing
14 11 (2.93%) High Availability
14 11 (2.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.89%) SQL
2 53 (14.10%) Java
3 24 (6.38%) C#
4 20 (5.32%) Shell Script
5 16 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.99%) PL/SQL
7 11 (2.93%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.13%) Ruby
9 7 (1.86%) Python
10 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.33%) Perl
11 3 (0.80%) C
11 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.53%) C++
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) VB
12 2 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
13 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 376 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.97%) DV Cleared
3 20 (5.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.26%) BC Cleared
5 11 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.66%) CCNP
7 9 (2.39%) ISEB
8 7 (1.86%) CCNA
8 7 (1.86%) Degree
9 6 (1.60%) CISSP
10 4 (1.06%) CISM
10 4 (1.06%) GCIA
10 4 (1.06%) GCIH
10 4 (1.06%) GIAC
10 4 (1.06%) GSEC
10 4 (1.06%) ISSAP
10 4 (1.06%) JNCIP
11 3 (0.80%) CLAS
12 2 (0.53%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.33%) RMADS
3 4 (1.06%) SDET
4 3 (0.80%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (13.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.26%) ISA Server
3 11 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.86%) vSphere
5 4 (1.06%) UAG
6 3 (0.80%) Docker
6 3 (0.80%) Firmware
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.53%) vCloud
7 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.39%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.86%) Netcool
5 4 (1.06%) SCOM
6 3 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.80%) SCCM
7 2 (0.53%) Ansible
7 2 (0.53%) Nagios
7 2 (0.53%) Puppet
8 1 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.27%) MOM
8 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 88 (23.40%) Oracle
2 55 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.45%) HP
4 26 (6.91%) Cisco
5 20 (5.32%) Fujitsu
6 19 (5.05%) Intel Security
7 14 (3.72%) Informatica
7 14 (3.72%) VMware
8 12 (3.19%) Juniper
9 9 (2.39%) EMC
9 9 (2.39%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.13%) Remedy
10 8 (2.13%) Veritas
11 6 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.60%) Meridio
12 5 (1.33%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.33%) Tableau
13 4 (1.06%) Forcepoint
13 4 (1.06%) Serena
14 3 (0.80%) Clearswift
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