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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 142 133 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.44% 5.37% 6.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.84% 20.18% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 65
Median daily rate £403 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
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
510 659 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.14% 26.58% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 345 300
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.83% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.09 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 43 £413 -0.60% 8
Bracknell -5 22 £235 -47.77% 2
Newbury +5 11 £275 -39.89%
Maidenhead -2 6 £388 -
Slough - 3 £275 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 341 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (24.05%) Oracle
3 71 (20.82%) Windows
4 65 (19.06%) Migration
5 62 (18.18%) SQL
6 58 (17.01%) SharePoint
7 50 (14.66%) Active Directory
8 46 (13.49%) Java
9 45 (13.20%) Unix
10 40 (11.73%) Microsoft
10 40 (11.73%) DV Cleared
11 39 (11.44%) Windows Server
12 34 (9.97%) Linux
13 32 (9.38%) HP
14 28 (8.21%) Data Migration
14 28 (8.21%) C#
15 27 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.04%) Intel Security
17 23 (6.74%) SLA
17 23 (6.74%) Cisco
17 23 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
17 23 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (6.45%) Regression Testing
19 21 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (6.16%) SQL Server
19 21 (6.16%) MS Exchange
19 21 (6.16%) Fujitsu
20 20 (5.87%) MS Excel
20 20 (5.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 20 (5.87%) Shell Script

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 58 (17.01%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.11%) IIS
3 14 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.05%) JBoss
7 3 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.59%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (5.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.76%) Primavera
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.64%) Office 365
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.11%) LAN
2 13 (3.81%) WAN
3 12 (3.52%) SMS
4 10 (2.93%) Firewall
4 10 (2.93%) SAN
5 9 (2.64%) DNS
6 8 (2.35%) DHCP
6 8 (2.35%) Internet
7 7 (2.05%) Network Security
7 7 (2.05%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.17%) DWDM
9 4 (1.17%) Intranet
9 4 (1.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.88%) MPLS
11 2 (0.59%) BGP
11 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.59%) OSPF
11 2 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (2.35%) MS Access
4 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.47%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.47%) Essbase
5 5 (1.47%) Hyperion Smart View
6 3 (0.88%) MySQL
7 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Jenkins
1 13 (3.81%) Selenium
2 11 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 10 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (2.05%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.17%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.88%) Appium
8 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.88%) JMeter
9 2 (0.59%) MSI
9 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.29%) Hudson
10 1 (0.29%) JIRA
10 1 (0.29%) Maven
10 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 13 (3.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.93%) Finance
3 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 3 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.29%) Back Office
5 1 (0.29%) Billing
5 1 (0.29%) Legal
5 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (19.94%) Consultant
2 44 (12.90%) Analyst
3 39 (11.44%) Architect
4 36 (10.56%) Support Engineer
5 31 (9.09%) Developer
6 30 (8.80%) Oracle Consultant
7 21 (6.16%) Test Analyst
7 21 (6.16%) Web Engineer
7 21 (6.16%) Web Support Engineer
8 20 (5.87%) Migration Consultant
9 17 (4.99%) Data Consultant
9 17 (4.99%) Data Migration Consultant
9 17 (4.99%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
10 15 (4.40%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.52%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.52%) Security Architect
12 11 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (2.93%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.28%) Flash
2 14 (4.11%) SOAP
2 14 (4.11%) XML
3 12 (3.52%) .NET
3 12 (3.52%) Web Services
4 9 (2.64%) Entity Framework
5 6 (1.76%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.76%) Java EE
6 5 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.17%) RESTful
8 3 (0.88%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.88%) LINQ
8 3 (0.88%) WinForms
9 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.59%) J2EE
9 2 (0.59%) Middleware
9 2 (0.59%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.29%) CGI
10 1 (0.29%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.64%) Clustering
5 5 (1.47%) Statistics
6 3 (0.88%) CMDB
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.59%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.59%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.29%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Replication
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.82%) Windows
2 45 (13.20%) Unix
3 39 (11.44%) Windows Server
4 34 (9.97%) Linux
5 14 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.11%) Windows XP
6 12 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.35%) Solaris
8 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.06%) Migration
2 28 (8.21%) Data Migration
3 27 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 21 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (5.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 18 (5.28%) TDD
8 18 (5.28%) Test Scripting
8 18 (5.28%) Time Management
9 17 (4.99%) MVC
9 17 (4.99%) Release Management
10 16 (4.69%) Problem Management
11 15 (4.40%) Data Protection
11 15 (4.40%) ETL
12 14 (4.11%) Software Delivery
12 14 (4.11%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.52%) Software Deployment
13 12 (3.52%) Software Distribution
14 11 (3.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.18%) SQL
2 46 (13.49%) Java
3 28 (8.21%) C#
4 20 (5.87%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.81%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.52%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.64%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.05%) VBA
9 6 (1.76%) C
10 5 (1.47%) C++
11 3 (0.88%) Ada
11 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.59%) PHP
12 2 (0.59%) VB
13 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.29%) Perl
13 1 (0.29%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) Ruby
13 1 (0.29%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 341 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.73%) DV Cleared
3 18 (5.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.69%) BC Cleared
5 10 (2.93%) ISEB
6 8 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.35%) CLAS
7 7 (2.05%) CCNP
8 6 (1.76%) CCNA
9 5 (1.47%) Degree
10 3 (0.88%) SANS
11 2 (0.59%) ISACA
11 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.29%) CISSP
12 1 (0.29%) MCSE
12 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.29%) PMP
12 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.74%) SLA
2 6 (1.76%) QA
3 4 (1.17%) SDET
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (14.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.40%) ISA Server
3 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) Docker
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.35%) Netcool
5 3 (0.88%) SCCM
5 3 (0.88%) SCOM
6 2 (0.59%) Ansible
6 2 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.59%) Nagios
6 2 (0.59%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Kibana
7 1 (0.29%) logstash
7 1 (0.29%) MOM
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) QRadar
7 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 82 (24.05%) Oracle
2 40 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.38%) HP
4 24 (7.04%) Intel Security
5 23 (6.74%) Cisco
6 21 (6.16%) Fujitsu
7 14 (4.11%) Informatica
8 10 (2.93%) Veritas
9 9 (2.64%) EMC
10 8 (2.35%) Juniper
10 8 (2.35%) Remedy
10 8 (2.35%) VMware
11 7 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.76%) Meridio
13 5 (1.47%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.47%) Tableau
14 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.88%) Ciena
15 2 (0.59%) BMC
15 2 (0.59%) SAP
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