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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 263 272 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.25% 10.86% 11.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.08% 38.20% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 90
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£417 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £232 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £99.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -82.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.13% -5.81%
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
625 712 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.36% 28.42% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 304 244
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

Location
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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 +4 158 £416 +4.00% 30
Bracknell -5 32 £449 +67.06% 5
Newbury +6 13 £438 +29.62% 2
Maidenhead +3 2 - - 2
Slough -3 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 299 (56.42%) SC Cleared
2 201 (37.92%) Windows
3 190 (35.85%) DV Cleared
4 157 (29.62%) Microsoft
5 127 (23.96%) Windows 7
6 88 (16.60%) Migration
7 80 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 77 (14.53%) SCCM
9 74 (13.96%) Active Directory
10 73 (13.77%) MS Excel
11 62 (11.70%) HP
12 58 (10.94%) C#
13 55 (10.38%) Telecoms
14 50 (9.43%) Oracle
15 48 (9.06%) Cisco
16 47 (8.87%) ITIL
17 46 (8.68%) .NET
17 46 (8.68%) Application Packaging
18 45 (8.49%) MSI
19 42 (7.92%) Data Centre
20 40 (7.55%) SQL
20 40 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (6.98%) Windows XP
22 33 (6.23%) VMware
22 33 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
23 32 (6.04%) Finance
23 32 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
24 31 (5.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
25 29 (5.47%) Project Management
25 29 (5.47%) Configuration Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.32%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.75%) CMS
7 4 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.57%) Apache
8 3 (0.57%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.57%) Lync
9 2 (0.38%) nginx
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 73 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.09%) MS Office
3 18 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.08%) MS Project
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
7 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (3.02%) Oracle ERP
3 14 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.57%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.38%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Taleo
1 2 (0.38%) SaaS
1 2 (0.38%) PaaS
1 2 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.96%) Firewall
3 20 (3.77%) WAN
4 17 (3.21%) DNS
5 15 (2.83%) LAN
6 14 (2.64%) MPLS
7 12 (2.26%) OSPF
7 12 (2.26%) BGP
7 12 (2.26%) SMS
8 11 (2.08%) Network Security
9 10 (1.89%) Internet
9 10 (1.89%) VPN
10 9 (1.70%) DHCP
10 9 (1.70%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.51%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.32%) SDH
13 6 (1.13%) RIP
13 6 (1.13%) xDSL
14 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (0.94%) Star Schema
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.75%) MS Access
6 4 (0.75%) Essbase
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.38%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (8.49%) MSI
2 23 (4.34%) Selenium
3 20 (3.77%) WebDriver
4 13 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.89%) JIRA
6 9 (1.70%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.51%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (1.13%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.94%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.57%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.57%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.38%) Maven
12 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 55 (10.38%) Telecoms
2 32 (6.04%) Finance
3 5 (0.94%) Billing
4 4 (0.75%) Military
4 4 (0.75%) Legal
5 3 (0.57%) Publishing
6 2 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.19%) Local Government
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (15.47%) Applications Packager
2 61 (11.51%) Analyst
3 43 (8.11%) Consultant
4 40 (7.55%) Developer
5 36 (6.79%) Architect
6 34 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 29 (5.47%) Network Engineer
8 25 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 25 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.34%) Project Manager
10 22 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (3.58%) Tester
11 19 (3.58%) Rollout Engineer
12 16 (3.02%) Oracle Consultant
12 16 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 15 (2.83%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (2.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 13 (2.45%) Functional Consultant
14 13 (2.45%) ERP Consultant
15 11 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.68%) .NET
1 46 (8.68%) Application Packaging
2 17 (3.21%) HTML
3 13 (2.45%) Web Services
3 13 (2.45%) XML
3 13 (2.45%) CSS
3 13 (2.45%) jQuery
3 13 (2.45%) AngularJS
4 10 (1.89%) SOAP
5 9 (1.70%) Spring
6 8 (1.51%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.32%) EJB
7 7 (1.32%) Spring MVC
7 7 (1.32%) WCF
8 6 (1.13%) J2EE
8 6 (1.13%) XSD
9 5 (0.94%) JPA
9 5 (0.94%) Middleware
9 5 (0.94%) Java EE
9 5 (0.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.92%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.89%) GIS
4 9 (1.70%) Replication
5 8 (1.51%) PKI
6 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.32%) User Experience
6 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.75%) Clustering
8 4 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.38%) IVR
9 2 (0.38%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.19%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.19%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.19%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.19%) IPTV
10 1 (0.19%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.19%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 201 (37.92%) Windows
2 127 (23.96%) Windows 7
3 37 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 33 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.45%) UNIX
7 12 (2.26%) Linux
8 7 (1.32%) Solaris
8 7 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.75%) AIX
10 4 (0.75%) HPUX
10 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.60%) Migration
2 47 (8.87%) ITIL
3 40 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (5.47%) Configuration Management
4 29 (5.47%) Project Management
5 25 (4.72%) Data Migration
6 24 (4.53%) Test Scripting
7 23 (4.34%) ERP
8 22 (4.15%) Scrum
9 21 (3.96%) TDD
10 20 (3.77%) Software Delivery
11 17 (3.21%) Service Delivery
11 17 (3.21%) Release Management
12 16 (3.02%) PRINCE2
12 16 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (2.83%) Regression Testing
13 15 (2.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (2.83%) Software Distribution
14 14 (2.64%) Software Deployment
14 14 (2.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.94%) C#
2 40 (7.55%) SQL
3 23 (4.34%) VB
4 21 (3.96%) VBA
4 21 (3.96%) Java
5 16 (3.02%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.26%) Python
7 11 (2.08%) C
8 7 (1.32%) VBScript
9 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.75%) Ruby
10 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.75%) C++
11 3 (0.57%) Perl
12 2 (0.38%) Pascal
12 2 (0.38%) PL/1
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) Jython
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 299 (56.42%) SC Cleared
2 190 (35.85%) DV Cleared
3 32 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (5.47%) CCNP
5 25 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.02%) MCP
6 16 (3.02%) MCSE
7 15 (2.83%) CCNA
8 14 (2.64%) BC Cleared
9 10 (1.89%) Degree
10 7 (1.32%) CCIE
11 6 (1.13%) ISEB
12 5 (0.94%) CISSP
12 5 (0.94%) MCTS
12 5 (0.94%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.75%) CCDP
14 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.57%) CCDA
14 3 (0.57%) CCIP
14 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.15%) SLA
2 20 (3.77%) QA
3 7 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 80 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 74 (13.96%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.70%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.51%) XenApp
7 4 (0.75%) NFS
7 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.57%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (14.53%) SCCM
2 31 (5.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (2.26%) SCOM
5 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.75%) Netcool
6 3 (0.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.38%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.38%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.19%) WMI
8 1 (0.19%) MOM
8 1 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 157 (29.62%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.70%) HP
3 50 (9.43%) Oracle
4 48 (9.06%) Cisco
5 33 (6.23%) VMware
6 26 (4.91%) Citrix
7 20 (3.77%) Juniper
8 18 (3.40%) Symantec
8 18 (3.40%) McAfee
9 13 (2.45%) AppSense
9 13 (2.45%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.70%) F5
11 7 (1.32%) Lumension
12 6 (1.13%) Talend
13 5 (0.94%) Informatica
13 5 (0.94%) SAP
14 4 (0.75%) Dell
14 4 (0.75%) Veritas
14 4 (0.75%) Teradata
14 4 (0.75%) Wyse
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