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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 264 231 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.98% 9.00% 11.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.82% 39.15% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 114 125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +14.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +51.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £18.55 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £33.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +50.75%
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
680 590 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.27% 22.98% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 277 291
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 14
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £39.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 0 113 £450 +12.50% 14
Bracknell +9 67 £402 +18.96% 10
Maidenhead - 3 £450 - 1
Newbury -4 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 336 (68.57%) SC Cleared
2 105 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 99 (20.20%) Windows
3 99 (20.20%) DV Cleared
4 91 (18.57%) SharePoint
5 86 (17.55%) Migration
6 67 (13.67%) Oracle
7 60 (12.24%) SQL
8 55 (11.22%) Active Directory
9 52 (10.61%) Java
10 47 (9.59%) Windows Server
11 42 (8.57%) MS Excel
11 42 (8.57%) Data Centre
12 39 (7.96%) ITIL
13 37 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (7.14%) HP
15 34 (6.94%) Cisco
15 34 (6.94%) C#
16 32 (6.53%) SQL Server
16 32 (6.53%) Linux
17 31 (6.33%) Firewall
18 29 (5.92%) MS Exchange
19 28 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
20 27 (5.51%) PowerShell
21 26 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
21 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (4.90%) .NET
23 23 (4.69%) Unix
23 23 (4.69%) WAN
23 23 (4.69%) VMware

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 91 (18.57%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.92%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (3.47%) IIS
4 17 (3.47%) JBoss
5 11 (2.24%) Live Communications Server
6 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.61%) Node.js
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.08%) MS Office
3 6 (1.22%) MS Project
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.04%) Primavera
3 8 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.88%) Office 365
2 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.33%) Firewall
2 23 (4.69%) WAN
3 22 (4.49%) LAN
4 20 (4.08%) DNS
4 20 (4.08%) SAN
5 15 (3.06%) DHCP
6 13 (2.65%) Internet
6 13 (2.65%) VPN
7 12 (2.45%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.24%) OSPF
9 10 (2.04%) BGP
9 10 (2.04%) MPLS
10 9 (1.84%) VLAN
11 8 (1.63%) NetScaler
12 7 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.43%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.43%) IPsec
12 7 (1.43%) NAS
12 7 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.45%) MS Access
3 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.43%) EDRMS
5 6 (1.22%) GIS
6 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.82%) MySQL
8 3 (0.61%) Big Data
8 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.41%) VoltDB
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.06%) Jenkins
1 15 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.65%) Eclipse
3 12 (2.45%) Maven
4 10 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.84%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.63%) Selenium
6 8 (1.63%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.02%) Ant
8 5 (1.02%) JIRA
8 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.82%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.82%) Subversion
10 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.61%) Gradle
10 3 (0.61%) JMeter
10 3 (0.61%) MSI
11 2 (0.41%) JUnit
11 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (3.88%) Finance
2 17 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.02%) Back Office
3 5 (1.02%) Legal
4 4 (0.82%) Military
5 1 (0.20%) Banking
5 1 (0.20%) Billing
5 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.20%) Law
5 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (14.29%) Consultant
2 59 (12.04%) Architect
3 45 (9.18%) Analyst
4 43 (8.78%) Support Engineer
5 41 (8.37%) Developer
6 20 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 19 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (3.88%) Network Engineer
8 17 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (3.47%) Java Developer
8 17 (3.47%) SharePoint Architect
9 16 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (3.27%) Designer
9 16 (3.27%) Migration Consultant
10 15 (3.06%) Oracle Consultant
11 13 (2.65%) Web Engineer
11 13 (2.65%) Web Support Engineer
12 12 (2.45%) Administrator
12 12 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (2.24%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.90%) .NET
2 15 (3.06%) Java EE
3 14 (2.86%) XML
4 12 (2.45%) SOAP
5 11 (2.24%) Flash
5 11 (2.24%) Web Services
6 5 (1.02%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.02%) CSS
6 5 (1.02%) Spring
7 4 (0.82%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.82%) HTML
7 4 (0.82%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.61%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.61%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.61%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.61%) J2EE
8 3 (0.61%) LINQ
8 3 (0.61%) REST
8 3 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.63%) Fat Client
4 8 (1.63%) Thin Client
5 7 (1.43%) SCADA
5 7 (1.43%) Statistics
6 5 (1.02%) Clustering
6 5 (1.02%) CMDB
6 5 (1.02%) Replication
6 5 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.82%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.61%) PKI
8 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.20%) Windows
2 47 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 32 (6.53%) Linux
4 26 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.69%) Unix
6 19 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.67%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.27%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.02%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.61%) CentOS
12 2 (0.41%) NetWare
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (17.55%) Migration
2 39 (7.96%) ITIL
3 37 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (4.49%) Presales
6 20 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 20 (4.08%) Project Management
7 18 (3.67%) Change Control
7 18 (3.67%) CRM
7 18 (3.67%) Data Migration
7 18 (3.67%) Release Management
7 18 (3.67%) Time Management
8 17 (3.47%) Configuration Management
8 17 (3.47%) Scrum
9 16 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (3.06%) Change Management
10 15 (3.06%) Information Security
10 15 (3.06%) Service Delivery
11 14 (2.86%) Open Source
11 14 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (12.24%) SQL
2 52 (10.61%) Java
3 34 (6.94%) C#
4 27 (5.51%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.06%) Python
7 13 (2.65%) Ruby
8 10 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.04%) Perl
9 9 (1.84%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.41%) C
11 2 (0.41%) VB
11 2 (0.41%) VBA
11 2 (0.41%) XAML
12 1 (0.20%) C++
12 1 (0.20%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 336 (68.57%) SC Cleared
2 99 (20.20%) DV Cleared
3 18 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.47%) CISSP
5 16 (3.27%) CCNP
6 11 (2.24%) CISM
7 10 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.63%) Degree
9 7 (1.43%) BC Cleared
9 7 (1.43%) CISMP
10 6 (1.22%) CCNA
10 6 (1.22%) MCP
10 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.02%) GCIA
11 5 (1.02%) ISEB
11 5 (1.02%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.02%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.02%) MCSE
11 5 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.49%) SLA
2 10 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.63%) QA
4 6 (1.22%) RMADS
5 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.82%) SDET
6 2 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.04%) vSphere
4 9 (1.84%) ISA Server
4 9 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.22%) UAG
7 5 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.82%) Firmware
9 3 (0.61%) Docker
9 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.61%) vCloud
9 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.41%) XenApp
10 2 (0.41%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (2.24%) SCCM
3 10 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.04%) Netcool
4 9 (1.84%) Ansible
4 9 (1.84%) SCOM
5 8 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.63%) Unicenter
5 8 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (1.43%) ArcSight ESM
6 7 (1.43%) Puppet
7 6 (1.22%) WSUS
8 5 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.82%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.41%) EdgeSight
11 2 (0.41%) Nagios
12 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 105 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.67%) Oracle
3 35 (7.14%) HP
4 34 (6.94%) Cisco
5 23 (4.69%) VMware
6 20 (4.08%) Juniper
7 18 (3.67%) Fujitsu
8 17 (3.47%) EMC
9 14 (2.86%) Citrix
10 13 (2.65%) Meridio
11 12 (2.45%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.24%) ArcSight
12 11 (2.24%) Intel Security
13 10 (2.04%) Veritas
14 9 (1.84%) Remedy
15 7 (1.43%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.22%) Blue Coat
16 6 (1.22%) Serena
17 5 (1.02%) Fortinet
18 4 (0.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
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