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 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 181 186 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.91% 7.07% 4.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.75% 30.15% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 20
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£425 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £241 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £11.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
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
703 617 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 23.45% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 263 164
Average daily rate £400 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 13
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.87% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.71 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £18.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 67 £350 -12.50% 24
Bracknell 0 51 £438 +39.33% 2
Slough -10 2 £450 +3.74% 1
Newbury 0 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 8
Windsor - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 344 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (26.74%) Windows
3 83 (24.13%) Microsoft
3 83 (24.13%) DV Cleared
4 55 (15.99%) ITIL
5 50 (14.53%) Telecoms
6 47 (13.66%) Active Directory
7 44 (12.79%) Cisco
8 42 (12.21%) HP
9 38 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (10.76%) CCNP
11 36 (10.47%) CISSP
11 36 (10.47%) Windows 7
12 35 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (10.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 34 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (9.59%) Linux
15 31 (9.01%) MCSE
16 30 (8.72%) LAN
16 30 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (8.43%) VPN
17 29 (8.43%) SQL
17 29 (8.43%) Configuration Management
17 29 (8.43%) Firewall
17 29 (8.43%) VMware
18 28 (8.14%) Migration
18 28 (8.14%) SCCM
19 27 (7.85%) Network Security
20 26 (7.56%) Internet
21 25 (7.27%) OSPF

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.74%) Lync
7 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.16%) JBoss
9 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.87%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.29%) SAS
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.78%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.78%) MS Office
3 8 (2.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.72%) LAN
2 29 (8.43%) VPN
2 29 (8.43%) Firewall
3 27 (7.85%) Network Security
4 26 (7.56%) Internet
5 25 (7.27%) OSPF
6 24 (6.98%) WAN
7 22 (6.40%) RIP
8 18 (5.23%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (4.94%) IPsec
9 17 (4.94%) DHCP
9 17 (4.94%) SSL
10 15 (4.36%) SMS
11 14 (4.07%) Ethernet
11 14 (4.07%) Wireless
12 13 (3.78%) MPLS
13 12 (3.49%) WLAN
14 11 (3.20%) DNS
14 11 (3.20%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.03%) IDOL
4 3 (0.87%) Essbase
4 3 (0.87%) OLAP
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (0.58%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (0.58%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (0.58%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.58%) MySQL
5 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.29%) DTS
6 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.03%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) Mockito
3 2 (0.58%) DbUnit
3 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.58%) Maven
3 2 (0.58%) jMock
3 2 (0.58%) Selenium
3 2 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.58%) JUnit
3 2 (0.58%) MSI
4 1 (0.29%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 50 (14.53%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.23%) Finance
3 7 (2.03%) Publishing
4 6 (1.74%) Billing
5 3 (0.87%) Banking
5 3 (0.87%) Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (12.50%) Consultant
2 32 (9.30%) Architect
3 21 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (5.52%) Analyst
4 19 (5.52%) Network Engineer
5 18 (5.23%) Developer
5 18 (5.23%) Support Engineer
6 17 (4.94%) IP Engineer
7 16 (4.65%) Design Engineer
8 13 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (3.78%) Security Engineer
8 13 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.49%) Applications Packager
10 11 (3.20%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.62%) Integration Engineer
12 9 (2.62%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (2.33%) Security Consultant
14 7 (2.03%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.69%) .NET
2 16 (4.65%) XML
3 15 (4.36%) OAuth
3 15 (4.36%) OpenID
3 15 (4.36%) ASP.NET
3 15 (4.36%) SAML
4 11 (3.20%) Application Packaging
5 9 (2.62%) Web Services
6 5 (1.45%) SOAP
6 5 (1.45%) Software Packaging
7 4 (1.16%) AppFabric
7 4 (1.16%) WCF
8 2 (0.58%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.58%) RESTful
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.58%) PowerMock
8 2 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.58%) Spring
8 2 (0.58%) Middleware
9 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.52%) PKI
2 16 (4.65%) Open Source
3 15 (4.36%) SecurID
4 13 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.33%) Clustering
6 7 (2.03%) CESG
7 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 3 (0.87%) SCADA
11 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.29%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.29%) Economics
12 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.29%) PDA
12 1 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 92 (26.74%) Windows
2 36 (10.47%) Windows 7
3 35 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (9.59%) Linux
5 30 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.78%) Windows XP
7 11 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.87%) UNIX
8 3 (0.87%) AIX
8 3 (0.87%) Android
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.58%) VMS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.99%) ITIL
2 29 (8.43%) Configuration Management
3 28 (8.14%) Migration
4 24 (6.98%) Information Security
4 24 (6.98%) TOGAF
5 21 (6.10%) Project Management
6 20 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (5.23%) Validation
7 18 (5.23%) Software Distribution
8 16 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (4.36%) Business Development
9 15 (4.36%) eTOM
9 15 (4.36%) Software Deployment
9 15 (4.36%) Identity Management
10 12 (3.49%) Incident Management
10 12 (3.49%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (3.20%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.20%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.20%) Demand Forecasting
12 10 (2.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.43%) SQL
2 17 (4.94%) C
3 15 (4.36%) C#
4 12 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.20%) VBScript
6 10 (2.91%) VB
7 6 (1.74%) VBA
7 6 (1.74%) Java
8 5 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.58%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 344 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 83 (24.13%) DV Cleared
3 38 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (10.76%) CCNP
5 36 (10.47%) CISSP
6 34 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (9.01%) MCSE
8 24 (6.98%) MCP
9 20 (5.81%) Degree
10 14 (4.07%) CCNA
11 9 (2.62%) CCIP
11 9 (2.62%) BC Cleared
12 7 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.03%) MCITP
13 4 (1.16%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.16%) CCIE
13 4 (1.16%) ISEB
14 3 (0.87%) MCSD
14 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.10%) SLA
2 16 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.87%) COBIT
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) BS15000
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.16%) vSphere
4 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.87%) Firmware
5 3 (0.87%) XenApp
5 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) XenServer
7 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 35 (10.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 28 (8.14%) SCCM
3 13 (3.78%) SCOM
4 6 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.16%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.58%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.58%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.58%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.58%) logstash
7 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.29%) MOM
8 1 (0.29%) Netcool
8 1 (0.29%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 83 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.79%) Cisco
3 42 (12.21%) HP
4 29 (8.43%) VMware
5 22 (6.40%) CheckPoint
5 22 (6.40%) F5
6 19 (5.52%) McAfee
7 18 (5.23%) Oracle
8 16 (4.65%) Fortinet
9 15 (4.36%) Tufin
9 15 (4.36%) AlgoSec
9 15 (4.36%) Symantec
10 14 (4.07%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.07%) Juniper
11 13 (3.78%) CA
12 8 (2.33%) Citrix
13 7 (2.03%) Nortel
13 7 (2.03%) Borland
14 6 (1.74%) Fujitsu
15 3 (0.87%) AppSense
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