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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 253 269 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.08% 9.63% 11.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.43% 41.64% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 132 125
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 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 £39.75 £34.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
+16.91% +57.69%
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
676 646 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.92% 23.12% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 301 289
Median daily rate £400 £375 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 18
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £17.53 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £39.00 £28.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 0 117 £450 +24.56% 4
Bracknell +11 58 £500 +29.03% 4
Newbury +3 3 - -
Slough +9 2 - - 4
Wokingham -7 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 335 (70.82%) SC Cleared
2 90 (19.03%) Microsoft
3 84 (17.76%) DV Cleared
4 83 (17.55%) SharePoint
5 82 (17.34%) Migration
6 80 (16.91%) Windows
7 54 (11.42%) SQL
8 53 (11.21%) Oracle
9 49 (10.36%) Java
10 43 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 41 (8.67%) ITIL
12 40 (8.46%) Data Centre
13 38 (8.03%) Cisco
13 38 (8.03%) Firewall
14 36 (7.61%) MS Excel
14 36 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (7.19%) Windows Server
16 32 (6.77%) Linux
17 29 (6.13%) C#
18 27 (5.71%) HP
19 24 (5.07%) Unix
19 24 (5.07%) Finance
19 24 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (4.65%) PL/SQL
21 22 (4.65%) LAN
22 21 (4.44%) WAN
22 21 (4.44%) .NET
22 21 (4.44%) Project Management
22 21 (4.44%) Presales

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 83 (17.55%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.17%) JBoss
5 12 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.33%) IIS
7 9 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.48%) Live Communications Server
9 5 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.63%) Node.js
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.42%) Alfresco
Applications
1 36 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.27%) MS Project
4 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.69%) Primavera
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.59%) Office 365
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) PaaS
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.03%) Firewall
2 22 (4.65%) LAN
3 21 (4.44%) WAN
4 17 (3.59%) DNS
5 15 (3.17%) SAN
6 14 (2.96%) VPN
7 11 (2.33%) BGP
7 11 (2.33%) DHCP
7 11 (2.33%) OSPF
8 10 (2.11%) MPLS
8 10 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (1.90%) Internet
10 8 (1.69%) EIGRP
10 8 (1.69%) IPsec
10 8 (1.69%) NetScaler
10 8 (1.69%) SSL
11 7 (1.48%) NAS
11 7 (1.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.48%) Big Data
3 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.48%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.48%) MS Access
4 6 (1.27%) GIS
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.63%) MySQL
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.42%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.17%) Maven
2 13 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.27%) JUnit
6 6 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.06%) Ant
8 4 (0.85%) JIRA
8 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.63%) Gradle
9 3 (0.63%) JMeter
9 3 (0.63%) Selenium
9 3 (0.63%) Subversion
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.42%) MSI
10 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.21%) StarTeam
General
1 24 (5.07%) Finance
2 15 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.06%) Legal
4 4 (0.85%) Back Office
4 4 (0.85%) Military
5 2 (0.42%) Billing
5 2 (0.42%) Marketing
5 2 (0.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.21%) Advertising
6 1 (0.21%) Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Electronics
6 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Law
6 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (13.53%) Consultant
2 62 (13.11%) Architect
3 43 (9.09%) Analyst
3 43 (9.09%) Developer
4 33 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 23 (4.86%) Project Manager
6 20 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.02%) Network Engineer
8 18 (3.81%) Designer
9 17 (3.59%) SharePoint Architect
10 14 (2.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (2.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (2.54%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (2.33%) Administrator
13 11 (2.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 11 (2.33%) Technical Architect
14 10 (2.11%) Migration Consultant
14 10 (2.11%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.44%) .NET
2 15 (3.17%) XML
3 13 (2.75%) Java EE
4 10 (2.11%) SOAP
4 10 (2.11%) Spring
4 10 (2.11%) Web Services
5 9 (1.90%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.48%) Flash
7 5 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.06%) CSS
7 5 (1.06%) Spring MVC
8 4 (0.85%) HTML
8 4 (0.85%) J2EE
9 3 (0.63%) ADO.NET
9 3 (0.63%) CGI
9 3 (0.63%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.63%) JSON
9 3 (0.63%) LINQ
9 3 (0.63%) REST
9 3 (0.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.46%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.48%) Public Cloud
4 7 (1.48%) SCADA
5 6 (1.27%) Replication
6 5 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.06%) CMDB
6 5 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (0.85%) Clustering
7 4 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 4 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (0.63%) CESG
8 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.63%) PKI
8 3 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.91%) Windows
2 34 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 32 (6.77%) Linux
4 24 (5.07%) Unix
5 14 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) NetWare
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.34%) Migration
2 41 (8.67%) ITIL
3 36 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (4.44%) Presales
5 21 (4.44%) Project Management
6 18 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (3.38%) Configuration Management
7 16 (3.38%) Release Management
7 16 (3.38%) Service Delivery
7 16 (3.38%) Time Management
8 15 (3.17%) Change Control
8 15 (3.17%) Change Management
8 15 (3.17%) CRM
8 15 (3.17%) Data Migration
8 15 (3.17%) Information Security
8 15 (3.17%) Validation
9 14 (2.96%) Problem Management
9 14 (2.96%) Scrum
10 13 (2.75%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.42%) SQL
2 49 (10.36%) Java
3 29 (6.13%) C#
4 22 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 19 (4.02%) PowerShell
6 16 (3.38%) Python
7 13 (2.75%) Ruby
8 11 (2.33%) Perl
9 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.42%) C
12 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.42%) XAML
13 1 (0.21%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 335 (70.82%) SC Cleared
2 84 (17.76%) DV Cleared
3 17 (3.59%) CISSP
4 16 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.17%) CCNP
6 11 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (2.33%) CISM
7 9 (1.90%) Degree
8 7 (1.48%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.48%) CISMP
8 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.27%) MCP
9 6 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.06%) GCIA
10 5 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (1.06%) JNCIP
10 5 (1.06%) MCSE
10 5 (1.06%) PMP
10 5 (1.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.17%) SLA
2 10 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.48%) QA
4 6 (1.27%) RMADS
5 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.63%) SDET
7 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.90%) vSphere
4 8 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.48%) ISA Server
6 6 (1.27%) UAG
7 4 (0.85%) Firmware
7 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.63%) vCloud
9 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.42%) XenApp
9 2 (0.42%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.90%) FortiGate
1 9 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (1.90%) SCCM
2 8 (1.69%) Ansible
2 8 (1.69%) ArcSight ESM
3 7 (1.48%) Puppet
3 7 (1.48%) SCOM
4 6 (1.27%) WSUS
5 5 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.85%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.85%) Netcool
6 4 (0.85%) Unicenter
6 4 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.42%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 90 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.21%) Oracle
3 38 (8.03%) Cisco
4 27 (5.71%) HP
5 20 (4.23%) Juniper
6 19 (4.02%) VMware
7 18 (3.81%) Fujitsu
8 12 (2.54%) ArcSight
8 12 (2.54%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.54%) EMC
9 10 (2.11%) Fortinet
10 9 (1.90%) Citrix
11 8 (1.69%) Intel Security
12 7 (1.48%) Remedy
13 6 (1.27%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.27%) Meridio
14 5 (1.06%) SAP
15 4 (0.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 4 (0.85%) IBM
15 4 (0.85%) Nortel
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