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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 13 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 190 283 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.64% 11.37% 10.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.04% 41.99% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 127 101
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.54% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +28.75%
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
513 674 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.34% 27.07% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 349 301
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 20
Median hourly rate £15.75 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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 -7 63 £425 -5.55% 13
Bracknell -11 29 £269 -14.60% 2
Newbury +5 18 £368 -20.96%
Maidenhead -2 8 £400 -
Slough +5 3 £275 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 335 (70.38%) SC Cleared
2 117 (24.58%) DV Cleared
3 115 (24.16%) Oracle
4 108 (22.69%) Windows
5 90 (18.91%) SQL
6 83 (17.44%) Migration
7 80 (16.81%) Active Directory
8 79 (16.60%) Microsoft
9 69 (14.50%) SharePoint
10 64 (13.45%) HP
11 62 (13.03%) Windows Server
12 57 (11.97%) Linux
13 52 (10.92%) Unix
14 50 (10.50%) Java
15 45 (9.45%) MS Exchange
16 41 (8.61%) SQL Server
17 38 (7.98%) SLA
18 36 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (7.35%) C#
20 34 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (6.93%) Problem Management
21 33 (6.93%) ITIL
21 33 (6.93%) EMC
22 32 (6.72%) Cisco
23 30 (6.30%) Data Migration
23 30 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
23 30 (6.30%) MS Excel
24 29 (6.09%) SAN
24 29 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 29 (6.09%) PowerShell

Security 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 69 (14.50%) SharePoint
2 45 (9.45%) MS Exchange
3 30 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (3.78%) IIS
5 15 (3.15%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.31%) Live Communications Server
8 10 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.89%) JBoss
10 4 (0.84%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.63%) Documentum
11 3 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.25%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (3.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.47%) Primavera
3 7 (1.47%) Remedy AR System
3 7 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.42%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.42%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.04%) Office 365
2 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.26%) IaaS
4 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.09%) SAN
2 19 (3.99%) DNS
3 18 (3.78%) DHCP
4 17 (3.57%) LAN
5 15 (3.15%) Firewall
6 14 (2.94%) WAN
7 12 (2.52%) SMS
8 11 (2.31%) Internet
9 10 (2.10%) Network Security
10 8 (1.68%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.68%) VLAN
11 7 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.26%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.05%) MPLS
14 4 (0.84%) BGP
14 4 (0.84%) DWDM
14 4 (0.84%) Intranet
14 4 (0.84%) OSPF
14 4 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.99%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (3.57%) MS Access
4 8 (1.68%) EDRMS
4 8 (1.68%) MySQL
4 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.05%) Essbase
6 5 (1.05%) Hyperion Smart View
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.63%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.63%) VoltDB
8 2 (0.42%) GIS
8 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.36%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.73%) Selenium
2 13 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.10%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (1.47%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.05%) JMeter
6 5 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.84%) Maven
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.63%) Appium
8 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.63%) MSI
9 2 (0.42%) JIRA
9 2 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 21 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 14 (2.94%) Finance
3 5 (1.05%) Legal
3 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (0.84%) Back Office
5 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.63%) Military
6 1 (0.21%) Billing
6 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (17.65%) Consultant
2 59 (12.39%) Support Engineer
3 57 (11.97%) Analyst
4 50 (10.50%) Architect
5 42 (8.82%) Developer
6 32 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (6.51%) Oracle Consultant
8 30 (6.30%) Migration Consultant
9 24 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (4.41%) Test Analyst
11 20 (4.20%) Web Engineer
11 20 (4.20%) Web Support Engineer
12 19 (3.99%) Business Analyst
13 17 (3.57%) Data Consultant
13 17 (3.57%) Data Migration Consultant
13 17 (3.57%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
14 14 (2.94%) Exchange Consultant
14 14 (2.94%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.99%) Web Services
2 17 (3.57%) .NET
2 17 (3.57%) Flash
3 13 (2.73%) SOAP
3 13 (2.73%) XML
4 10 (2.10%) Entity Framework
5 7 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.47%) Java EE
6 5 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.05%) Gherkin
7 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.84%) J2EE
7 4 (0.84%) RESTful
8 3 (0.63%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.63%) EJB
8 3 (0.63%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.63%) HTML
8 3 (0.63%) LINQ
8 3 (0.63%) Middleware
8 3 (0.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.25%) Clustering
1 25 (5.25%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.94%) Statistics
4 13 (2.73%) Fat Client
4 13 (2.73%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.89%) CMDB
7 4 (0.84%) CESG
7 4 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.84%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.42%) Replication
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.21%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 108 (22.69%) Windows
2 62 (13.03%) Windows Server
3 57 (11.97%) Linux
4 52 (10.92%) Unix
5 36 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 27 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.99%) Windows 7
10 15 (3.15%) AIX
11 10 (2.10%) Solaris
12 7 (1.47%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.44%) Migration
2 34 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (6.93%) ITIL
3 33 (6.93%) Problem Management
4 30 (6.30%) Data Migration
5 25 (5.25%) Regression Testing
6 24 (5.04%) Release Management
6 24 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (4.83%) MVC
8 22 (4.62%) High Availability
9 21 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (4.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 21 (4.41%) Time Management
10 20 (4.20%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.20%) TDD
11 18 (3.78%) Project Management
11 18 (3.78%) Test Scripting
12 17 (3.57%) Waterfall
13 16 (3.36%) Data Protection
14 15 (3.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.91%) SQL
2 50 (10.50%) Java
3 35 (7.35%) C#
4 29 (6.09%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.41%) Shell Script
6 18 (3.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.68%) VBA
9 6 (1.26%) C
10 5 (1.05%) C++
11 4 (0.84%) Python
12 3 (0.63%) Ada
12 3 (0.63%) Perl
12 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) VB
13 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
13 2 (0.42%) Tcl
14 1 (0.21%) Ruby
14 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 335 (70.38%) SC Cleared
2 117 (24.58%) DV Cleared
3 23 (4.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (3.78%) BC Cleared
5 16 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.31%) CCNP
6 11 (2.31%) Degree
7 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.10%) RHCE
8 9 (1.89%) ISEB
9 8 (1.68%) CLAS
10 7 (1.47%) CCNA
11 6 (1.26%) MCSE
12 5 (1.05%) MCP
13 4 (0.84%) CISSP
14 3 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.63%) CCSP
14 3 (0.63%) CISM
14 3 (0.63%) SANS
15 2 (0.42%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.98%) SLA
2 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.47%) QA
4 4 (0.84%) SDET
5 3 (0.63%) COBIT
5 3 (0.63%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) GAAP
7 1 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 80 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.94%) ISA Server
4 10 (2.10%) KVM
4 10 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.42%) Docker
7 2 (0.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (4.41%) Netcool
3 20 (4.20%) NetBackup
4 14 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (2.94%) SCCM
5 13 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (2.52%) SCOM
7 11 (2.31%) WSUS
8 9 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (1.68%) Unicenter
10 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.42%) Ansible
11 2 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.42%) Nagios
11 2 (0.42%) Puppet
12 1 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 115 (24.16%) Oracle
2 79 (16.60%) Microsoft
3 64 (13.45%) HP
4 33 (6.93%) EMC
5 32 (6.72%) Cisco
6 25 (5.25%) Intel Security
6 25 (5.25%) Red Hat
7 23 (4.83%) VMware
8 20 (4.20%) Fujitsu
8 20 (4.20%) Veritas
9 18 (3.78%) Citrix
10 15 (3.15%) Remedy
11 14 (2.94%) Informatica
12 13 (2.73%) Meridio
13 12 (2.52%) Juniper
14 7 (1.47%) BMC
15 5 (1.05%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.05%) F5
15 5 (1.05%) Hyperion
15 5 (1.05%) SAP
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