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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 162 150 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.03% 5.83% 6.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.00% 23.29% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 70
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £507 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +62.50%
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
540 644 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.43% 25.02% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 328 323
Median daily rate £400 £379 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £30.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.54% +54.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £21.55 £16.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.39 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -3 48 £419 +4.68% 4
Bracknell +7 39 £260 -42.20% 4
Newbury -7 6 £325 -31.57% 2
Maidenhead +1 3 £500 - 2
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 354 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (23.73%) Oracle
3 82 (23.16%) Migration
4 74 (20.90%) SharePoint
5 70 (19.77%) Windows
6 58 (16.38%) SQL
7 54 (15.25%) Java
8 52 (14.69%) Active Directory
9 48 (13.56%) Microsoft
10 43 (12.15%) Unix
10 43 (12.15%) DV Cleared
11 41 (11.58%) Windows Server
12 38 (10.73%) Linux
13 29 (8.19%) Data Migration
13 29 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (7.91%) HP
15 26 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (7.06%) SLA
17 23 (6.50%) Cisco
17 23 (6.50%) C#
17 23 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
18 22 (6.21%) Fujitsu
18 22 (6.21%) Regression Testing
18 22 (6.21%) MS Excel
19 21 (5.93%) Data Centre
20 20 (5.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
20 20 (5.65%) Flash
20 20 (5.65%) SQL Server
20 20 (5.65%) Shell Script
20 20 (5.65%) Time Management

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 74 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.95%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.67%) IIS
5 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.54%) JBoss
6 9 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.13%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.28%) Documentum
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.69%) Primavera
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.67%) Office 365
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.24%) LAN
2 14 (3.95%) WAN
3 9 (2.54%) Firewall
3 9 (2.54%) SAN
3 9 (2.54%) SMS
4 8 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (2.26%) Internet
5 7 (1.98%) Network Security
5 7 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.69%) DHCP
6 6 (1.69%) DNS
6 6 (1.69%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.13%) Intranet
7 4 (1.13%) MPLS
7 4 (1.13%) VPN
8 3 (0.85%) BGP
8 3 (0.85%) DWDM
8 3 (0.85%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.85%) OSPF
8 3 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.69%) MS Access
5 5 (1.41%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.41%) Essbase
5 5 (1.41%) Hyperion Smart View
6 4 (1.13%) MySQL
6 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.67%) Selenium
2 12 (3.39%) SoapUI
3 11 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.98%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (1.98%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.41%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.13%) JIRA
8 3 (0.85%) Appium
8 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.85%) JMeter
9 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.56%) MSI
9 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.28%) Hudson
10 1 (0.28%) Maven
10 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (3.67%) Finance
1 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (0.85%) Military
3 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.28%) Back Office
4 1 (0.28%) Billing
4 1 (0.28%) Legal
4 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (18.93%) Consultant
2 43 (12.15%) Analyst
3 39 (11.02%) Architect
4 36 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 31 (8.76%) Developer
6 30 (8.47%) Oracle Consultant
7 23 (6.50%) Web Engineer
7 23 (6.50%) Web Support Engineer
8 22 (6.21%) Migration Consultant
9 19 (5.37%) Test Analyst
10 17 (4.80%) Data Consultant
10 17 (4.80%) Data Migration Consultant
10 17 (4.80%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
11 16 (4.52%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.82%) SharePoint Architect
12 10 (2.82%) SQL Developer
13 9 (2.54%) C# Developer
13 9 (2.54%) E-Business Consultant
13 9 (2.54%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.65%) Flash
2 16 (4.52%) SOAP
2 16 (4.52%) XML
3 13 (3.67%) .NET
4 11 (3.11%) Web Services
5 8 (2.26%) Java EE
6 7 (1.98%) Entity Framework
7 5 (1.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.13%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.85%) ADO.NET
9 3 (0.85%) LINQ
9 3 (0.85%) Node.js
9 3 (0.85%) RESTful
9 3 (0.85%) WinForms
10 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.56%) J2EE
10 2 (0.56%) Middleware
10 2 (0.56%) MSMQ
11 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.26%) Clustering
5 5 (1.41%) CMDB
6 4 (1.13%) SCADA
7 3 (0.85%) PKI
7 3 (0.85%) Statistics
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) CESG
9 1 (0.28%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
9 1 (0.28%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.77%) Windows
2 43 (12.15%) Unix
3 41 (11.58%) Windows Server
4 38 (10.73%) Linux
5 12 (3.39%) Windows XP
6 11 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.98%) Solaris
9 3 (0.85%) CentOS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.16%) Migration
2 29 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (8.19%) Data Migration
3 26 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (6.21%) Regression Testing
5 20 (5.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 20 (5.65%) Time Management
6 19 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (5.08%) ITIL
7 18 (5.08%) Test Scripting
8 17 (4.80%) TDD
9 16 (4.52%) MVC
9 16 (4.52%) Release Management
10 15 (4.24%) ETL
10 15 (4.24%) Project Management
11 14 (3.95%) Waterfall
12 13 (3.67%) Problem Management
13 12 (3.39%) Data Protection
14 11 (3.11%) High Availability
14 11 (3.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.38%) SQL
2 54 (15.25%) Java
3 23 (6.50%) C#
4 20 (5.65%) Shell Script
5 14 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.67%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.41%) Perl
8 5 (1.41%) Ruby
9 4 (1.13%) Python
10 3 (0.85%) C
10 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.85%) VBA
11 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.56%) C++
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 354 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.15%) DV Cleared
3 18 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.52%) BC Cleared
5 10 (2.82%) ISEB
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.26%) CCNP
8 7 (1.98%) CCNA
8 7 (1.98%) Degree
9 6 (1.69%) CISSP
10 4 (1.13%) CISM
10 4 (1.13%) GCIA
10 4 (1.13%) GCIH
10 4 (1.13%) GIAC
10 4 (1.13%) GSEC
10 4 (1.13%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.85%) CLAS
12 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.41%) RMADS
3 4 (1.13%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) SDET
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 52 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.80%) ISA Server
3 12 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.98%) vSphere
5 3 (0.85%) Docker
5 3 (0.85%) Firmware
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.56%) vCloud
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (2.54%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.98%) Netcool
5 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.85%) SCCM
6 3 (0.85%) SCOM
7 2 (0.56%) Ansible
7 2 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.28%) MOM
8 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 84 (23.73%) Oracle
2 48 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.91%) HP
4 23 (6.50%) Cisco
5 22 (6.21%) Fujitsu
6 18 (5.08%) Intel Security
7 14 (3.95%) Informatica
7 14 (3.95%) VMware
8 9 (2.54%) EMC
9 8 (2.26%) Remedy
9 8 (2.26%) Veritas
10 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.69%) Juniper
11 6 (1.69%) Meridio
12 5 (1.41%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.41%) Tableau
13 4 (1.13%) Serena
14 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.85%) Ciena
14 3 (0.85%) LANDesk
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago