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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 195 128 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.39% 5.20% 7.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.76% 24.85% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 56 82
Median daily rate £420 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £315 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +100.00%
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
678 515 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.16% 20.93% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 222 287
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +33.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £21.55 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £39.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 June 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 25 June 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 0 68 £450 +26.76% 15
Bracknell +19 61 £288 -12.54% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £450 - 2
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 361 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (23.27%) SharePoint
3 77 (21.33%) Migration
4 69 (19.11%) Windows
5 62 (17.17%) Microsoft
6 57 (15.79%) Oracle
7 45 (12.47%) Java
8 44 (12.19%) SQL
9 43 (11.91%) Active Directory
10 39 (10.80%) Windows Server
11 38 (10.53%) DV Cleared
12 29 (8.03%) MS Excel
13 28 (7.76%) Cisco
14 26 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (6.93%) Data Centre
16 24 (6.65%) ITIL
17 23 (6.37%) Firewall
17 23 (6.37%) Data Migration
18 22 (6.09%) Unix
18 22 (6.09%) C#
18 22 (6.09%) HP
19 21 (5.82%) SLA
20 20 (5.54%) Linux
20 20 (5.54%) WAN
20 20 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
21 19 (5.26%) IIS
22 18 (4.99%) PL/SQL
22 18 (4.99%) Intel Security
22 18 (4.99%) SharePoint 2013

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 (23.27%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.26%) IIS
3 18 (4.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (4.16%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.32%) JBoss
6 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.55%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.28%) Documentum
11 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.11%) MS Office
2 4 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.94%) Primavera
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.88%) Office 365
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.28%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.37%) Firewall
2 20 (5.54%) WAN
3 17 (4.71%) LAN
4 14 (3.88%) DNS
4 14 (3.88%) Internet
5 9 (2.49%) VPN
6 8 (2.22%) DHCP
6 8 (2.22%) MPLS
6 8 (2.22%) NetScaler
6 8 (2.22%) Network Security
6 8 (2.22%) SAN
7 7 (1.94%) BGP
7 7 (1.94%) DWDM
7 7 (1.94%) EIGRP
7 7 (1.94%) OSPF
7 7 (1.94%) SSL
8 6 (1.66%) FTP
8 6 (1.66%) IPsec
8 6 (1.66%) SDH
8 6 (1.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.22%) MS Access
3 6 (1.66%) EDRMS
4 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.11%) MySQL
5 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.55%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.77%) Selenium
2 9 (2.49%) Eclipse
2 9 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.66%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.83%) Appium
6 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.83%) JIRA
7 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.55%) MSI
7 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.28%) JMeter
8 1 (0.28%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 11 (3.05%) Finance
1 11 (3.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (0.83%) Military
3 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.28%) Banking
4 1 (0.28%) Billing
4 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.28%) Law
4 1 (0.28%) Legal
4 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (14.40%) Architect
2 51 (14.13%) Consultant
3 37 (10.25%) Analyst
4 34 (9.42%) Support Engineer
5 28 (7.76%) Developer
6 19 (5.26%) Web Engineer
6 19 (5.26%) Web Support Engineer
7 17 (4.71%) Migration Consultant
7 17 (4.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 16 (4.43%) SharePoint Architect
9 15 (4.16%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.32%) Designer
11 11 (3.05%) Security Architect
11 11 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (2.77%) Data Consultant
12 10 (2.77%) Data Migration Consultant
12 10 (2.77%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.77%) Network Designer
12 10 (2.77%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.16%) Flash
2 12 (3.32%) SOAP
2 12 (3.32%) XML
3 11 (3.05%) .NET
3 11 (3.05%) Java EE
4 7 (1.94%) Web Services
5 4 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.11%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.11%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.83%) ADO.NET
6 3 (0.83%) LINQ
6 3 (0.83%) Node.js
6 3 (0.83%) RESTful
6 3 (0.83%) WinForms
7 2 (0.55%) CSS
7 2 (0.55%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.55%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.94%) Clustering
5 4 (1.11%) CMDB
5 4 (1.11%) SCADA
5 4 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.83%) PKI
6 3 (0.83%) Statistics
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.55%) CESG
7 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.55%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.11%) Windows
2 39 (10.80%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.09%) Unix
4 20 (5.54%) Linux
5 14 (3.88%) Windows XP
6 13 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.39%) Solaris
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.33%) Migration
2 26 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (6.65%) ITIL
4 23 (6.37%) Data Migration
5 20 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (4.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 16 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (4.16%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.16%) Time Management
8 14 (3.88%) Presales
8 14 (3.88%) Test Scripting
9 13 (3.60%) Validation
10 12 (3.32%) Change Management
10 12 (3.32%) Project Management
10 12 (3.32%) Release Management
11 11 (3.05%) Change Control
11 11 (3.05%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.05%) Information Security
11 11 (3.05%) TDD
12 10 (2.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.47%) Java
2 44 (12.19%) SQL
3 22 (6.09%) C#
4 18 (4.99%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.16%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.49%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.22%) Ruby
8 7 (1.94%) Python
9 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.39%) Perl
10 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.55%) C
11 2 (0.55%) PHP
11 2 (0.55%) VBA
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 361 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 12 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.05%) CCNP
4 11 (3.05%) CISSP
5 7 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.94%) CCNA
5 7 (1.94%) CISM
5 7 (1.94%) ISEB
6 6 (1.66%) Degree
7 5 (1.39%) JNCIP
8 4 (1.11%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.11%) GCIA
8 4 (1.11%) GCIH
8 4 (1.11%) GIAC
8 4 (1.11%) GSEC
8 4 (1.11%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.83%) CISMP
9 3 (0.83%) CLAS
10 2 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) RMADS
3 4 (1.11%) SDET
4 3 (0.83%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (11.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.32%) ISA Server
3 8 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.66%) UAG
4 6 (1.66%) vSphere
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.83%) Docker
6 3 (0.83%) Firmware
6 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.55%) vCloud
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
7 2 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (2.49%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.94%) Netcool
4 4 (1.11%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (1.11%) SCOM
5 3 (0.83%) Ansible
6 2 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (0.55%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.55%) Nagios
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.28%) MOM
7 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.79%) Oracle
3 28 (7.76%) Cisco
4 22 (6.09%) HP
5 18 (4.99%) Intel Security
6 16 (4.43%) Fujitsu
7 15 (4.16%) Juniper
8 12 (3.32%) VMware
9 8 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.22%) Veritas
10 7 (1.94%) EMC
10 7 (1.94%) Meridio
10 7 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.94%) Remedy
11 5 (1.39%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.11%) Citrix
12 4 (1.11%) Forcepoint
12 4 (1.11%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.11%) Nortel
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