The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 9 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 261 273 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.41% 10.85% 6.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.55% 39.97% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 86 95
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £194 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Security 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
714 683 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.48% 27.15% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 272 232
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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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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 +5 124 £400 -5.88% 13
Bracknell 0 53 £256 -24.85% 6
Newbury 0 4 £275 -35.29% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £238 -
Slough 0 1 £325 - 3
Wokingham -3 1 - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 377 (68.05%) SC Cleared
2 193 (34.84%) Windows
3 135 (24.37%) Microsoft
3 135 (24.37%) DV Cleared
4 73 (13.18%) SQL
5 66 (11.91%) MS Excel
5 66 (11.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (11.73%) Active Directory
7 64 (11.55%) SQL Server
8 63 (11.37%) SharePoint
9 58 (10.47%) ITIL
9 58 (10.47%) Citrix
10 55 (9.93%) Migration
11 49 (8.84%) .NET
11 49 (8.84%) Windows 7
12 48 (8.66%) Cisco
13 46 (8.30%) Oracle
13 46 (8.30%) SharePoint Server
14 45 (8.12%) HP
14 45 (8.12%) VMware
15 42 (7.58%) Windows XP
16 39 (7.04%) C#
17 38 (6.86%) XML
17 38 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (6.68%) Finance
18 37 (6.68%) SQL Server 2005
19 36 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
19 36 (6.50%) Telecoms
20 35 (6.32%) PRINCE2
21 33 (5.96%) SLA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (11.37%) SharePoint
2 46 (8.30%) SharePoint Server
3 28 (5.05%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.81%) IIS
6 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.90%) Lync
7 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.90%) Apache
8 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.54%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.36%) Documentum
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.78%) MS Office
3 17 (3.07%) MS Project
4 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.26%) Remedy AR System
2 7 (1.26%) HFM
3 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.36%) PaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.42%) Firewall
2 24 (4.33%) DNS
3 23 (4.15%) VPN
4 20 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.25%) WAN
6 16 (2.89%) SMS
6 16 (2.89%) LDAP
6 16 (2.89%) LAN
7 15 (2.71%) DHCP
7 15 (2.71%) Ethernet
8 14 (2.53%) Wireless
8 14 (2.53%) Network Security
9 13 (2.35%) SAN
9 13 (2.35%) Internet
10 12 (2.17%) MPLS
11 10 (1.81%) IPsec
12 8 (1.44%) OSPF
13 7 (1.26%) SMTP
14 6 (1.08%) BGP
15 5 (0.90%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (4.33%) IDOL
4 19 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.71%) OLAP
5 15 (2.71%) DTS
6 10 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (1.26%) EDRMS
8 7 (1.26%) Hyperion Smart View
8 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.90%) MS Access
10 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.90%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (3.43%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.71%) TestDirector
3 14 (2.53%) StarTeam
4 8 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (1.44%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.36%) MSI
5 2 (0.36%) JIRA
5 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.18%) Maven
6 1 (0.18%) PVCS
6 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (6.68%) Finance
2 36 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.62%) Billing
4 5 (0.90%) Publishing
5 3 (0.54%) Military
5 3 (0.54%) Legal
6 2 (0.36%) Banking
6 2 (0.36%) Retail
6 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.18%) French Language
7 1 (0.18%) German Language
7 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (11.19%) Consultant
2 55 (9.93%) Analyst
3 50 (9.03%) Architect
4 48 (8.66%) Developer
5 28 (5.05%) Network Engineer
6 23 (4.15%) Designer
7 21 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
8 18 (3.25%) Project Manager
9 16 (2.89%) Technical Architect
10 15 (2.71%) Configuration Analyst
11 14 (2.53%) Rollout Engineer
12 13 (2.35%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (2.35%) Management Consultant
12 13 (2.35%) Support Engineer
12 13 (2.35%) Build Engineer
13 11 (1.99%) Test Analyst
13 11 (1.99%) Security Engineer
13 11 (1.99%) Network Architect
14 10 (1.81%) Test Manager
14 10 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.84%) .NET
2 38 (6.86%) XML
3 30 (5.42%) ASP.NET
4 22 (3.97%) Web Services
5 17 (3.07%) Application Packaging
6 16 (2.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 15 (2.71%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.81%) WCF
9 7 (1.26%) AppFabric
10 4 (0.72%) Middleware
10 4 (0.72%) Spring
11 3 (0.54%) OLE
11 3 (0.54%) SOAP
12 2 (0.36%) CGI
12 2 (0.36%) J2EE
12 2 (0.36%) jQuery
12 2 (0.36%) ArcObjects
12 2 (0.36%) Software Packaging
13 1 (0.18%) OSGi
13 1 (0.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.61%) Clustering
2 14 (2.53%) PKI
3 8 (1.44%) Replication
3 8 (1.44%) CMDB
4 6 (1.08%) CESG
4 6 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 5 (0.90%) Statistics
6 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.54%) GIS
7 3 (0.54%) SecurID
7 3 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.54%) Open Source
8 2 (0.36%) iPad
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.36%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.36%) SCADA
8 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.36%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 193 (34.84%) Windows
2 66 (11.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (8.84%) Windows 7
4 42 (7.58%) Windows XP
5 38 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.05%) Linux
7 27 (4.87%) UNIX
8 15 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.99%) Windows 2000
9 11 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.81%) AIX
11 9 (1.62%) Android
12 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.90%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.54%) Solaris
14 3 (0.54%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.36%) VMS
15 2 (0.36%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.36%) HPUX
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (10.47%) ITIL
2 55 (9.93%) Migration
3 35 (6.32%) PRINCE2
4 33 (5.96%) Configuration Management
5 31 (5.60%) Project Management
6 27 (4.87%) Workflow
7 23 (4.15%) Service Management
8 22 (3.97%) Software Distribution
9 17 (3.07%) Software Deployment
9 17 (3.07%) Test Scripting
10 16 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (2.71%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.71%) ITSM
11 15 (2.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (2.71%) Web Development
11 15 (2.71%) Release Management
12 14 (2.53%) Change Management
13 13 (2.35%) SOA
13 13 (2.35%) Validation
13 13 (2.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.18%) SQL
2 39 (7.04%) C#
3 17 (3.07%) C
4 16 (2.89%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.71%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.17%) Java
7 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.08%) VBA
10 2 (0.36%) Python
10 2 (0.36%) Perl
10 2 (0.36%) C++
10 2 (0.36%) VBScript
10 2 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) Lua
Qualifications
1 377 (68.05%) SC Cleared
2 135 (24.37%) DV Cleared
3 36 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (5.05%) CCNP
5 23 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.97%) CCNA
7 17 (3.07%) ISEB
8 13 (2.35%) MCSE
9 11 (1.99%) MCTS
9 11 (1.99%) Degree
10 10 (1.81%) MCP
11 9 (1.62%) CCIP
11 9 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.44%) CISSP
12 8 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.26%) BC Cleared
14 6 (1.08%) MCITP
14 6 (1.08%) CCSP
15 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.96%) SLA
2 8 (1.44%) QA
3 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.87%) XenDesktop
4 24 (4.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (2.89%) vSphere
6 14 (2.53%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.99%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.62%) XenApp
9 5 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.36%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.18%) Samba
13 1 (0.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (5.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 26 (4.69%) SCCM
3 15 (2.71%) SCOM
4 14 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.99%) Netcool
6 9 (1.62%) HP UCMDB
7 8 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.44%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.44%) WMI
8 7 (1.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 6 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.08%) Netcool/Webtop
10 4 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.54%) BMC Performance Manager
11 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.54%) WSUS
11 3 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.54%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 135 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.47%) Citrix
3 48 (8.66%) Cisco
4 46 (8.30%) Oracle
5 45 (8.12%) HP
5 45 (8.12%) VMware
6 25 (4.51%) McAfee
7 21 (3.79%) Juniper
7 21 (3.79%) Meridio
8 14 (2.53%) BMC
8 14 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.53%) Borland
8 14 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.17%) AppSense
9 12 (2.17%) Remedy
10 11 (1.99%) Lumension
11 10 (1.81%) F5
11 10 (1.81%) Avaya
11 10 (1.81%) Nortel
12 9 (1.62%) Serena
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