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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South East / Berkshire
Rank 7 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 212 211 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 8.73% 11.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.55% 34.42% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 106 106
Median daily rate £450 £429 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 5
Median hourly rate £13.13 £37.09 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.61% +90.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.46 £19.23
% change year-on-year
-9.32% +120.85%

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
536 613 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.19% 25.36% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 309 280
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 18
Median hourly rate £14.25 £39.00 £23.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.46% +64.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £56.44 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -3 86 £450 +2.27% 10
Bracknell -2 38 £235 -41.25% 5
Newbury +6 7 £383 -14.52%
Slough +4 3 - -
Maidenhead -2 3 £500 +24.84%
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 263 (70.13%) SC Cleared
2 77 (20.53%) DV Cleared
3 71 (18.93%) Microsoft
4 62 (16.53%) Windows
5 55 (14.67%) Oracle
6 52 (13.87%) SQL
7 44 (11.73%) Migration
8 43 (11.47%) Active Directory
9 41 (10.93%) SharePoint
10 39 (10.40%) Linux
11 38 (10.13%) Java
11 38 (10.13%) C#
12 37 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (9.60%) Office 365
14 35 (9.33%) ITIL
15 33 (8.80%) Finance
16 30 (8.00%) Unix
17 29 (7.73%) MS Excel
18 27 (7.20%) Windows Server
19 26 (6.93%) HP
19 26 (6.93%) Project Management
20 25 (6.67%) VMware
20 25 (6.67%) MS Exchange
20 25 (6.67%) JavaScript
20 25 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 24 (6.40%) Telecoms
22 22 (5.87%) Intel Security
22 22 (5.87%) TCP/IP
23 21 (5.60%) SLA
23 21 (5.60%) Python

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 41 (10.93%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.60%) IIS
7 6 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.07%) Confluence
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.80%) Apache
9 3 (0.80%) Documentum
9 3 (0.80%) JBoss
9 3 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.73%) MS Office
3 8 (2.13%) MS Project
4 7 (1.87%) InfoPath
5 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.80%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.53%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) Primavera
5 1 (0.27%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.60%) Office 365
2 7 (1.87%) Google Drive
3 6 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.60%) IaaS
3 6 (1.60%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.87%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.00%) Firewall
2 15 (4.00%) WAN
3 13 (3.47%) LAN
3 13 (3.47%) SSH
4 12 (3.20%) DNS
4 12 (3.20%) Ethernet
4 12 (3.20%) Internet
4 12 (3.20%) Network Security
4 12 (3.20%) SMS
5 10 (2.67%) HTTP
5 10 (2.67%) ICMP
6 9 (2.40%) DHCP
6 9 (2.40%) OSPF
7 8 (2.13%) VLAN
8 7 (1.87%) SAN
9 6 (1.60%) BGP
9 6 (1.60%) Skype
10 5 (1.33%) VoIP
11 4 (1.07%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.27%) Hadoop
1 16 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.87%) MySQL
3 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.07%) GIS
5 3 (0.80%) Big Data
5 3 (0.80%) MS Access
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.80%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.53%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.53%) OrientDB
6 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.60%) JIRA
5 5 (1.33%) JUnit
5 5 (1.33%) Maven
5 5 (1.33%) Selenium
5 5 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.07%) JMeter
6 4 (1.07%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.07%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) Protractor
8 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (8.80%) Finance
2 24 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.40%) Legal
5 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (16.53%) Consultant
2 57 (15.20%) Analyst
3 53 (14.13%) Developer
4 33 (8.80%) Architect
5 25 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 18 (4.80%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.53%) Java Developer
7 17 (4.53%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.47%) C# Developer
8 13 (3.47%) Migration Consultant
8 13 (3.47%) Security Architect
8 13 (3.47%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.20%) Exchange Consultant
9 12 (3.20%) Microsoft Consultant
9 12 (3.20%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 11 (2.93%) Network Engineer
10 11 (2.93%) Office 365 Consultant
11 10 (2.67%) Exchange Migration Consultant
11 10 (2.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 10 (2.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.33%) .NET
2 14 (3.73%) Web Services
3 12 (3.20%) XML
4 9 (2.40%) Hibernate
4 9 (2.40%) Spring
5 7 (1.87%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.60%) Entity Framework
6 6 (1.60%) Java EE
7 5 (1.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.33%) EJB
7 5 (1.33%) Flash
7 5 (1.33%) HTML
7 5 (1.33%) SOAP
8 4 (1.07%) CSS
8 4 (1.07%) JPA
8 4 (1.07%) jQuery
8 4 (1.07%) OpenLayers
8 4 (1.07%) Spring MVC
9 3 (0.80%) ADO.NET
9 3 (0.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.60%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.40%) Clustering
5 8 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.13%) Statistics
6 6 (1.60%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.33%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.80%) CESG
9 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.80%) CMDB
10 2 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) PMI
10 2 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.53%) Windows
2 39 (10.40%) Linux
3 30 (8.00%) Unix
4 27 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 25 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.00%) CentOS
7 15 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.47%) Debian
8 13 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 12 (3.20%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.93%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.40%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.33%) AIX
14 3 (0.80%) Solaris
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.73%) Migration
2 37 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.33%) ITIL
4 26 (6.93%) Project Management
5 21 (5.60%) Service Management
6 20 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (5.33%) Data Protection
7 17 (4.53%) MVC
7 17 (4.53%) Release Management
8 16 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 15 (4.00%) DevOps
9 15 (4.00%) ERP
9 15 (4.00%) Software Distribution
9 15 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 14 (3.73%) Data Analysis
11 13 (3.47%) Open Source
11 13 (3.47%) Prototyping
11 13 (3.47%) Software Deployment
11 13 (3.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.87%) SQL
2 38 (10.13%) C#
2 38 (10.13%) Java
3 25 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.60%) Python
5 19 (5.07%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.67%) C
8 7 (1.87%) C++
8 7 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.60%) Ada
9 6 (1.60%) VBA
10 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 263 (70.13%) SC Cleared
2 77 (20.53%) DV Cleared
3 13 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.93%) Degree
5 8 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.87%) CCNP
6 7 (1.87%) CISSP
6 7 (1.87%) CLAS
7 6 (1.60%) SANS
8 5 (1.33%) CCNA
8 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.07%) CISM
9 4 (1.07%) PMP
9 4 (1.07%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.80%) CCSP
10 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.80%) SSCP
11 2 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.60%) SLA
2 9 (2.40%) QA
3 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.80%) ISO22301
4 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) GAAP
5 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.27%) RMADS
5 1 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 43 (11.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.33%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.07%) XenApp
6 3 (0.80%) KVM
6 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.53%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.27%) Squid
8 1 (0.27%) vCloud
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (3.73%) SCCM
3 13 (3.47%) SELinux
4 11 (2.93%) Ansible
5 9 (2.40%) SCOM
6 6 (1.60%) WSUS
7 4 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.07%) Netcool
7 4 (1.07%) Puppet
8 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.53%) QRadar
10 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.67%) Oracle
3 26 (6.93%) HP
4 25 (6.67%) VMware
5 22 (5.87%) Intel Security
6 16 (4.27%) Cisco
7 13 (3.47%) SAP
8 12 (3.20%) Citrix
8 12 (3.20%) Juniper
9 11 (2.93%) EMC
10 10 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.40%) Fujitsu
11 9 (2.40%) Remedy
12 7 (1.87%) Google
13 4 (1.07%) BMC
13 4 (1.07%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (0.80%) Apple
14 3 (0.80%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.80%) IBM
14 3 (0.80%) Veritas
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