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 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 4 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 286 212 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.09% 8.59% 11.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.63% 41.73% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 126
Median daily rate £413 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +23.60%
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
687 508 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.04% 20.58% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 215 294
Median daily rate £395 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £210
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 34 36 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £21.55 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.56 £39.00 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 June 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 June 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 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 +2 109 £450 +7.91% 17
Bracknell +11 79 £298 +60.64% 5
Maidenhead +2 3 £450 -
Newbury -13 3 £360 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 368 (69.70%) SC Cleared
2 117 (22.16%) DV Cleared
3 115 (21.78%) Windows
4 102 (19.32%) Microsoft
5 100 (18.94%) SharePoint
6 97 (18.37%) Migration
7 93 (17.61%) Oracle
8 73 (13.83%) Active Directory
9 69 (13.07%) SQL
10 65 (12.31%) Windows Server
11 55 (10.42%) HP
12 51 (9.66%) Java
13 42 (7.95%) Data Centre
14 39 (7.39%) MS Excel
15 38 (7.20%) SQL Server
15 38 (7.20%) ITIL
16 37 (7.01%) MS Exchange
17 36 (6.82%) Linux
17 36 (6.82%) C#
17 36 (6.82%) Cisco
17 36 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
19 33 (6.25%) SLA
20 32 (6.06%) PowerShell
21 30 (5.68%) Firewall
22 29 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (5.30%) Unix
23 28 (5.30%) Data Migration
24 27 (5.11%) Problem Management

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
1 100 (18.94%) SharePoint
2 37 (7.01%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (4.55%) IIS
4 18 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.27%) JBoss
6 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.08%) Live Communications Server
7 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.36%) MS Office
3 7 (1.33%) MS Project
4 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.89%) Primavera
5 5 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.76%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.38%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.36%) Office 365
2 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.68%) Firewall
2 26 (4.92%) DNS
2 26 (4.92%) SAN
3 21 (3.98%) WAN
4 20 (3.79%) DHCP
4 20 (3.79%) LAN
5 18 (3.41%) Internet
6 11 (2.08%) MPLS
7 10 (1.89%) BGP
7 10 (1.89%) Network Security
7 10 (1.89%) OSPF
7 10 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (1.70%) VLAN
8 9 (1.70%) VPN
9 8 (1.52%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.33%) DWDM
10 7 (1.33%) FTP
10 7 (1.33%) SMS
10 7 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.65%) MS Access
3 9 (1.70%) EDRMS
3 9 (1.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.14%) GIS
5 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.76%) MySQL
7 3 (0.57%) Big Data
7 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.38%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.89%) Selenium
4 9 (1.70%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.70%) SoapUI
4 9 (1.70%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.52%) Maven
6 6 (1.14%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.95%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.76%) Ant
8 4 (0.76%) JIRA
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.57%) Appium
9 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.57%) Gradle
9 3 (0.57%) JMeter
9 3 (0.57%) MSI
10 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (3.22%) Telecoms
2 14 (2.65%) Finance
3 5 (0.95%) Legal
4 4 (0.76%) Back Office
5 3 (0.57%) Military
6 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Billing
7 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Law
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (14.58%) Consultant
2 63 (11.93%) Architect
3 62 (11.74%) Support Engineer
4 58 (10.98%) Analyst
5 39 (7.39%) Developer
6 30 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (5.30%) Migration Consultant
8 26 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (4.36%) Oracle Consultant
10 22 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (3.79%) Web Engineer
11 20 (3.79%) Web Support Engineer
12 19 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.03%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.03%) Network Engineer
14 15 (2.84%) SharePoint Architect
14 15 (2.84%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.27%) Data Consultant
15 12 (2.27%) Data Migration Consultant
15 12 (2.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.17%) .NET
2 16 (3.03%) Flash
3 14 (2.65%) Web Services
4 13 (2.46%) SOAP
4 13 (2.46%) XML
5 11 (2.08%) Java EE
6 6 (1.14%) Entity Framework
7 5 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.76%) CSS
8 4 (0.76%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.57%) ADO.NET
9 3 (0.57%) HTML
9 3 (0.57%) J2EE
9 3 (0.57%) LINQ
9 3 (0.57%) Node.js
9 3 (0.57%) REST
9 3 (0.57%) RESTful
9 3 (0.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.84%) Clustering
4 11 (2.08%) Statistics
5 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.70%) CMDB
7 8 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 5 (0.95%) Replication
9 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.76%) SCADA
9 4 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.57%) CESG
10 3 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.57%) PKI
11 2 (0.38%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.78%) Windows
2 65 (12.31%) Windows Server
3 36 (6.82%) Linux
3 36 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (5.30%) Unix
6 24 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 18 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.52%) AIX
10 5 (0.95%) Solaris
10 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.57%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.37%) Migration
2 38 (7.20%) ITIL
3 36 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (5.30%) Data Migration
6 27 (5.11%) Problem Management
7 21 (3.98%) Project Management
8 20 (3.79%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.60%) CRM
9 19 (3.60%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 19 (3.60%) Release Management
9 19 (3.60%) Time Management
10 18 (3.41%) Change Control
10 18 (3.41%) Change Management
10 18 (3.41%) High Availability
10 18 (3.41%) Scrum
10 18 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (3.41%) Validation
11 17 (3.22%) MVC
11 17 (3.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.07%) SQL
2 51 (9.66%) Java
3 36 (6.82%) C#
4 32 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 18 (3.41%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.84%) Python
7 12 (2.27%) Ruby
8 10 (1.89%) Perl
9 8 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.38%) C
11 2 (0.38%) PHP
11 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.38%) Tcl
11 2 (0.38%) XAML
12 1 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
12 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 368 (69.70%) SC Cleared
2 117 (22.16%) DV Cleared
3 17 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.03%) CCNP
5 14 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (2.46%) CISSP
7 11 (2.08%) BC Cleared
8 8 (1.52%) CCNA
9 7 (1.33%) CISM
9 7 (1.33%) Degree
9 7 (1.33%) ISEB
10 6 (1.14%) MCP
10 6 (1.14%) MCSE
10 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.14%) RHCE
11 5 (0.95%) GCIA
11 5 (0.95%) JNCIP
11 5 (0.95%) PMP
12 4 (0.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.25%) SLA
2 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.14%) RMADS
3 5 (0.95%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) SDET
4 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) GAAP
5 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.46%) ISA Server
4 8 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.52%) vSphere
5 7 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.14%) KVM
6 6 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.14%) UAG
7 5 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.76%) Firmware
9 3 (0.57%) Docker
9 3 (0.57%) vCloud
9 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.38%) XenApp
10 2 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (3.22%) NetBackup
2 17 (3.22%) Netcool
3 12 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (2.27%) SCCM
3 12 (2.27%) SCOM
4 9 (1.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (1.70%) WSUS
5 8 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.52%) Unicenter
6 7 (1.33%) Ansible
7 6 (1.14%) Puppet
8 4 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (0.38%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 93 (17.61%) Oracle
3 55 (10.42%) HP
4 36 (6.82%) Cisco
5 27 (5.11%) EMC
6 23 (4.36%) VMware
7 20 (3.79%) Intel Security
8 19 (3.60%) Fujitsu
8 19 (3.60%) Juniper
9 17 (3.22%) Citrix
9 17 (3.22%) Veritas
10 15 (2.84%) Meridio
11 14 (2.65%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.46%) Remedy
13 9 (1.70%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.52%) BMC
14 8 (1.52%) Serena
15 6 (1.14%) ArcSight
16 5 (0.95%) Blue Coat
16 5 (0.95%) IBM
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