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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Berkshire
Rank 13 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 172 146 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.77% 5.78% 6.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.08% 23.55% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 58
Median daily rate £450 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.70 £44.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +56.14%

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
520 620 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.52% 24.54% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 322 306
Median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £49.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.36% +56.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.68 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +12 56 £477 +12.17% 10
Bracknell -1 42 £275 -32.09% 2
Newbury +4 8 £383 -
Slough +1 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £525 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 52 (18.84%) Oracle
4 45 (16.30%) SQL
5 36 (13.04%) Windows
5 36 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 33 (11.96%) Unix
7 32 (11.59%) Linux
7 32 (11.59%) C#
8 31 (11.23%) Java
9 28 (10.14%) SharePoint
10 27 (9.78%) JavaScript
11 26 (9.42%) Project Management
12 25 (9.06%) ITIL
12 25 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (8.70%) Finance
14 23 (8.33%) Python
14 23 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 23 (8.33%) Git (software)
15 22 (7.97%) Hadoop
15 22 (7.97%) DevOps
16 21 (7.61%) CentOS
16 21 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (7.61%) MS Excel
16 21 (7.61%) Intel Security
17 20 (7.25%) Web Services
17 20 (7.25%) Debian
17 20 (7.25%) SSH
17 20 (7.25%) Ubuntu
17 20 (7.25%) Bash Shell

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 28 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (3.26%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.81%) IIS
6 4 (1.45%) JBoss
6 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.72%) Apache
7 2 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.62%) MS Project
3 7 (2.54%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.54%) MS Office
4 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.81%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.36%) Primavera
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.43%) Office 365
2 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.72%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.36%) iTunes
5 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.25%) SSH
3 15 (5.43%) HTTP
3 15 (5.43%) ICMP
3 15 (5.43%) LAN
4 13 (4.71%) Internet
4 13 (4.71%) WAN
5 10 (3.62%) Firewall
6 8 (2.90%) SMS
7 6 (2.17%) BGP
7 6 (2.17%) DNS
7 6 (2.17%) Skype
8 5 (1.81%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.81%) VoIP
8 5 (1.81%) VPN
9 4 (1.45%) DHCP
9 4 (1.45%) DSL
9 4 (1.45%) MPLS
9 4 (1.45%) OSPF
9 4 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.97%) Hadoop
2 16 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.99%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.17%) Big Data
6 3 (1.09%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.54%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.81%) JUnit
4 5 (1.81%) Maven
5 3 (1.09%) JMeter
6 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 2 (0.72%) Selenium
6 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (8.70%) Finance
2 17 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.81%) Legal
6 3 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (17.39%) Developer
2 40 (14.49%) Consultant
3 37 (13.41%) Analyst
4 25 (9.06%) Architect
5 18 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.16%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 11 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.62%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Security Architect
10 9 (3.26%) Java Engineer
10 9 (3.26%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.26%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.90%) Coordinator
11 8 (2.90%) Java Consultant
11 8 (2.90%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (2.90%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.25%) Web Services
2 18 (6.52%) .NET
3 15 (5.43%) XML
4 5 (1.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.81%) Spring
5 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.45%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.09%) CGI
7 2 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.72%) Java EE
7 2 (0.72%) SOAP
8 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.36%) Flash
8 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.36%) Kafka
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (3.99%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.54%) e-Learning
5 6 (2.17%) PMI
5 6 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.81%) CMDB
7 4 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.09%) Clustering
8 3 (1.09%) RIA
9 2 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.04%) Windows
2 33 (11.96%) Unix
3 32 (11.59%) Linux
4 25 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (7.61%) CentOS
6 20 (7.25%) Debian
6 20 (7.25%) Ubuntu
7 12 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.99%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.81%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (9.42%) Project Management
2 25 (9.06%) ITIL
3 22 (7.97%) DevOps
4 21 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.52%) Prototyping
6 16 (5.80%) ERP
7 15 (5.43%) Open Source
8 14 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (4.71%) Data Protection
9 13 (4.71%) Migration
10 12 (4.35%) Software Distribution
11 11 (3.99%) CRM
11 11 (3.99%) Security Management
11 11 (3.99%) Service Delivery
12 10 (3.62%) Business Analysis
12 10 (3.62%) Service Management
13 9 (3.26%) Data Security
13 9 (3.26%) Release Management
13 9 (3.26%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.30%) SQL
2 32 (11.59%) C#
3 31 (11.23%) Java
4 27 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.33%) Python
6 20 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.54%) C
8 6 (2.17%) Ada
8 6 (2.17%) C++
8 6 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.81%) VBA
10 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 276 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.54%) CCNA
3 7 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.54%) CLAS
3 7 (2.54%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.17%) CCNP
5 5 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.81%) Degree
5 5 (1.81%) SANS
6 4 (1.45%) CISSP
6 4 (1.45%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.09%) PMP
7 3 (1.09%) SSCP
8 2 (0.72%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) CCDA
8 2 (0.72%) CCDP
8 2 (0.72%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) PMO
2 10 (3.62%) SLA
3 6 (2.17%) QA
4 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.09%) XenApp
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.36%) KVM
6 1 (0.36%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (7.25%) SELinux
2 17 (6.16%) Ansible
3 10 (3.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.81%) Puppet
6 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.72%) QRadar
6 2 (0.72%) SCCM
6 2 (0.72%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.36%) Kibana
7 1 (0.36%) logstash
7 1 (0.36%) Netcool
7 1 (0.36%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.36%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.36%) vMotion
7 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.84%) Oracle
3 21 (7.61%) Intel Security
4 15 (5.43%) HP
5 12 (4.35%) VMware
6 11 (3.99%) Remedy
7 10 (3.62%) Cisco
8 8 (2.90%) Citrix
8 8 (2.90%) SAP
9 6 (2.17%) BMC
9 6 (2.17%) Fujitsu
10 5 (1.81%) Juniper
11 4 (1.45%) IBM
11 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.09%) Apple
12 3 (1.09%) Capita
12 3 (1.09%) EMC
13 2 (0.72%) F5
13 2 (0.72%) Qualys
13 2 (0.72%) Splunk
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