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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 274 261 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.51% 10.75% 10.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.90% 37.45% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 86
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 5
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% +15.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £12.10 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £51.80 £17.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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
654 697 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.09% 28.72% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 312 281
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 21
Average hourly rate £30.90 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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.

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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 0 151 £417 +4.25% 22
Bracknell -7 32 £449 +75.21%
Newbury +1 15 £440 +60.00% 1
Maidenhead +7 3 - -
Slough +1 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 278 (56.50%) SC Cleared
2 171 (34.76%) Windows
3 164 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 134 (27.24%) Microsoft
5 107 (21.75%) Windows 7
6 74 (15.04%) Migration
7 73 (14.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 67 (13.62%) Active Directory
9 61 (12.40%) MS Excel
10 58 (11.79%) SCCM
11 55 (11.18%) Oracle
12 52 (10.57%) ITIL
13 51 (10.37%) C#
14 45 (9.15%) HP
15 42 (8.54%) .NET
16 41 (8.33%) Cisco
16 41 (8.33%) Data Centre
17 40 (8.13%) Telecoms
18 39 (7.93%) MSI
19 37 (7.52%) Application Packaging
20 36 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (7.32%) SQL
21 34 (6.91%) Windows XP
22 32 (6.50%) Finance
23 29 (5.89%) Project Management
24 27 (5.49%) Configuration Management
24 27 (5.49%) SQL Server
24 27 (5.49%) Data Migration
25 26 (5.28%) Java
25 26 (5.28%) ERP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (3.46%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.63%) Oracle Spatial
6 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.22%) Lync
7 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.61%) Apache
9 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.61%) Jetty
9 3 (0.61%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.41%) nginx
10 2 (0.41%) JBoss
11 1 (0.20%) CMS
11 1 (0.20%) SAS
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.47%) MS Office
3 17 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.63%) MS Project
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Mingle
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (4.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (3.86%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (3.46%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.41%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Taleo
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.67%) Firewall
2 17 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.25%) LAN
4 15 (3.05%) BGP
5 14 (2.85%) OSPF
6 13 (2.64%) Network Security
6 13 (2.64%) WAN
7 11 (2.24%) VPN
8 10 (2.03%) DNS
9 9 (1.83%) MPLS
9 9 (1.83%) SMS
10 7 (1.42%) VLAN
11 6 (1.22%) WebEx
11 6 (1.22%) Internet
12 5 (1.02%) SAN
12 5 (1.02%) EIGRP
12 5 (1.02%) VoIP
13 4 (0.81%) SDH
13 4 (0.81%) DHCP
13 4 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.02%) Essbase
6 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.81%) Star Schema
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.81%) MS Access
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.61%) MySQL
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (7.93%) MSI
2 14 (2.85%) Selenium
2 14 (2.85%) WebDriver
3 12 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.03%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.42%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.02%) JIRA
7 5 (1.02%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.81%) Subversion
9 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.61%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.41%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.41%) PVCS
10 2 (0.41%) Maven
10 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 32 (6.50%) Finance
3 7 (1.42%) Billing
4 5 (1.02%) Legal
5 3 (0.61%) Publishing
5 3 (0.61%) Military
6 2 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (14.02%) Applications Packager
2 60 (12.20%) Analyst
3 46 (9.35%) Consultant
4 38 (7.72%) Architect
4 38 (7.72%) Developer
5 28 (5.69%) Support Engineer
6 26 (5.28%) Network Engineer
7 24 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 20 (4.07%) Test Analyst
9 20 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (3.86%) Rollout Engineer
10 19 (3.86%) Oracle Consultant
11 16 (3.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 16 (3.25%) Functional Consultant
11 16 (3.25%) ERP Consultant
12 15 (3.05%) Tester
13 10 (2.03%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.03%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.54%) .NET
2 37 (7.52%) Application Packaging
3 17 (3.46%) HTML
4 14 (2.85%) CSS
5 12 (2.44%) Spring
5 12 (2.44%) jQuery
5 12 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.03%) Web Services
6 10 (2.03%) XML
7 9 (1.83%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.63%) EJB
8 8 (1.63%) Spring MVC
9 7 (1.42%) SOAP
10 6 (1.22%) J2EE
10 6 (1.22%) XSD
10 6 (1.22%) WCF
10 6 (1.22%) HTML5
11 5 (1.02%) REST
11 5 (1.02%) CSS3
11 5 (1.02%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.03%) GIS
4 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.42%) Replication
5 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.42%) User Experience
6 6 (1.22%) PKI
6 6 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.02%) Clustering
8 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.41%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.20%) CMDB
11 1 (0.20%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.20%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.20%) IVR
11 1 (0.20%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 171 (34.76%) Windows
2 107 (21.75%) Windows 7
3 34 (6.91%) Windows XP
4 22 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.25%) UNIX
6 13 (2.64%) Linux
7 12 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.63%) Solaris
9 7 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.81%) AIX
11 4 (0.81%) HPUX
11 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (15.04%) Migration
2 52 (10.57%) ITIL
3 36 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (5.89%) Project Management
5 27 (5.49%) Configuration Management
5 27 (5.49%) Data Migration
6 26 (5.28%) ERP
7 21 (4.27%) TDD
8 19 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (3.66%) Test Scripting
10 17 (3.46%) PRINCE2
10 17 (3.46%) Scrum
10 17 (3.46%) Release Management
11 16 (3.25%) Service Management
12 14 (2.85%) MVC
12 14 (2.85%) Software Delivery
13 13 (2.64%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.64%) E-business
13 13 (2.64%) Application Discovery
14 12 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.37%) C#
2 36 (7.32%) SQL
3 26 (5.28%) Java
4 19 (3.86%) VB
5 16 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.64%) Python
7 8 (1.63%) VBA
8 7 (1.42%) C
9 6 (1.22%) VBScript
9 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.81%) Ruby
10 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.81%) C++
11 3 (0.61%) Perl
11 3 (0.61%) Groovy
12 2 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) Pascal
13 1 (0.20%) PL/1
13 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 278 (56.50%) SC Cleared
2 164 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 23 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.47%) CCNP
5 14 (2.85%) MCP
5 14 (2.85%) MCSE
6 11 (2.24%) Degree
7 10 (2.03%) CCNA
8 9 (1.83%) BC Cleared
9 6 (1.22%) CCIE
10 5 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.02%) MCTS
11 4 (0.81%) CCDP
11 4 (0.81%) ISEB
12 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.61%) CCDA
12 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.61%) PMP
12 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.46%) SLA
1 17 (3.46%) QA
2 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 73 (14.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 67 (13.62%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.81%) NFS
6 4 (0.81%) XenApp
7 3 (0.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (11.79%) SCCM
2 19 (3.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (2.03%) SCOM
4 7 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.81%) Netcool
6 3 (0.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.41%) Ansible
7 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.41%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.20%) WMI
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 134 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.18%) Oracle
3 45 (9.15%) HP
4 41 (8.33%) Cisco
5 24 (4.88%) Citrix
5 24 (4.88%) VMware
6 21 (4.27%) Juniper
7 18 (3.66%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.46%) Symantec
9 14 (2.85%) McAfee
10 13 (2.64%) F5
11 12 (2.44%) AppSense
12 6 (1.22%) Informatica
12 6 (1.22%) Talend
13 5 (1.02%) SAP
14 4 (0.81%) Lumension
14 4 (0.81%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.81%) Veritas
14 4 (0.81%) Teradata
15 3 (0.61%) Nokia
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