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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 221 294 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.75% 11.29% 11.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.18% 42.36% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 124 98
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 8
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.22% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.67 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £15.50 £77.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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
550 694 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.77% 26.65% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 295 217
Average daily rate £398 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 13
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £13.83 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.90 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 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 +1 155 £400 +6.66% 17
Bracknell -13 20 £300 -10.44% 2
Newbury +4 8 £350 -22.22% 1
Thatcham - 4 £410 -
Slough +2 2 - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 306 (56.04%) SC Cleared
2 233 (42.67%) DV Cleared
3 212 (38.83%) Windows
4 174 (31.87%) Microsoft
5 127 (23.26%) Windows 7
6 87 (15.93%) SCCM
7 84 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 72 (13.19%) Migration
9 70 (12.82%) HP
10 68 (12.45%) MS Excel
10 68 (12.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 62 (11.36%) Telecoms
12 60 (10.99%) VMware
13 54 (9.89%) ITIL
14 52 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 51 (9.34%) Cisco
16 49 (8.97%) Application Packaging
17 48 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (8.61%) C#
18 47 (8.61%) SQL
19 43 (7.88%) MSI
20 40 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
21 37 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (6.78%) Hyper-V
22 36 (6.59%) CCNP
22 36 (6.59%) .NET
23 35 (6.41%) Citrix
24 34 (6.23%) Windows XP
24 34 (6.23%) Configuration Management
25 31 (5.68%) Finance

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (1.28%) Lync
6 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.92%) CMS
8 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.55%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.55%) Documentum
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.48%) MS Office
3 17 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.10%) MS Project
5 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.55%) Changepoint
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.37%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) PaaS
1 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.31%) WAN
2 27 (4.95%) Firewall
3 26 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.40%) LAN
5 20 (3.66%) VPN
6 19 (3.48%) OSPF
6 19 (3.48%) Internet
6 19 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (3.30%) MPLS
8 17 (3.11%) SMS
9 16 (2.93%) Network Security
10 15 (2.75%) RIP
10 15 (2.75%) DNS
11 14 (2.56%) DHCP
12 13 (2.38%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.01%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.83%) SSL
14 10 (1.83%) IPsec
14 10 (1.83%) EIGRP
15 9 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.92%) MS Access
2 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.37%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.37%) IDOL
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (7.88%) MSI
2 22 (4.03%) Selenium
3 17 (3.11%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 8 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.28%) StarTeam
6 6 (1.10%) JIRA
7 5 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (0.92%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.55%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.55%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
General
1 62 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 31 (5.68%) Finance
3 4 (0.73%) Legal
3 4 (0.73%) Marketing
4 3 (0.55%) Retail
4 3 (0.55%) Military
5 2 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.18%) Banking
6 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.18%) Billing
6 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (15.57%) Applications Packager
2 50 (9.16%) Analyst
3 44 (8.06%) Consultant
4 41 (7.51%) Support Engineer
5 38 (6.96%) Architect
6 29 (5.31%) Test Analyst
7 27 (4.95%) Developer
8 25 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (4.40%) Network Engineer
10 23 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (3.48%) Tester
13 18 (3.30%) Rollout Engineer
14 16 (2.93%) Designer
14 16 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.93%) Security Engineer
15 15 (2.75%) IP Engineer
16 12 (2.20%) Project Manager
17 11 (2.01%) Server Engineer
17 11 (2.01%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.97%) Application Packaging
2 36 (6.59%) .NET
3 14 (2.56%) XML
4 13 (2.38%) Web Services
5 11 (2.01%) SOAP
6 9 (1.65%) OAuth
6 9 (1.65%) SAML
6 9 (1.65%) HTML
6 9 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.65%) OpenID
7 7 (1.28%) WCF
8 6 (1.10%) XSD
8 6 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.10%) jQuery
9 5 (0.92%) WF
9 5 (0.92%) JSP
9 5 (0.92%) J2EE
9 5 (0.92%) Entity Framework
9 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.49%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.58%) PKI
3 17 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.65%) SecurID
5 7 (1.28%) User Experience
6 6 (1.10%) Replication
7 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.55%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.55%) Clustering
8 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.37%) GIS
9 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.18%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.18%) PDA
10 1 (0.18%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.18%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.18%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 212 (38.83%) Windows
2 127 (23.26%) Windows 7
3 48 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (6.23%) Windows XP
6 23 (4.21%) Linux
7 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.37%) UNIX
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.19%) Migration
2 54 (9.89%) ITIL
3 34 (6.23%) Configuration Management
4 29 (5.31%) Project Management
4 29 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (4.95%) Test Scripting
6 23 (4.21%) Software Delivery
7 20 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (3.48%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.30%) Software Distribution
10 17 (3.11%) Software Deployment
11 16 (2.93%) TOGAF
11 16 (2.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (2.75%) Information Security
13 14 (2.56%) Scrum
14 13 (2.38%) Business Development
14 13 (2.38%) Validation
14 13 (2.38%) Open Source
15 12 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (2.20%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.61%) C#
1 47 (8.61%) SQL
2 24 (4.40%) VB
3 22 (4.03%) VBA
4 11 (2.01%) Java
5 10 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.83%) VBScript
5 10 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.65%) C
7 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.37%) C++
9 2 (0.37%) Perl
9 2 (0.37%) Python
9 2 (0.37%) Pascal
9 2 (0.37%) PL/1
9 2 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.18%) Korn
10 1 (0.18%) XPath
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 306 (56.04%) SC Cleared
2 233 (42.67%) DV Cleared
3 40 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (6.59%) CCNP
5 28 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.40%) CISSP
7 22 (4.03%) MCSE
8 21 (3.85%) MCP
9 15 (2.75%) Degree
9 15 (2.75%) BC Cleared
10 12 (2.20%) CCNA
11 8 (1.47%) CCIE
12 7 (1.28%) ISEB
13 6 (1.10%) CCDP
13 6 (1.10%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.73%) PMP
14 4 (0.73%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.55%) JNCIS
16 2 (0.37%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.76%) SLA
2 14 (2.56%) QA
3 12 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.92%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.55%) COBIT
6 2 (0.37%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.37%) BS15000
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 84 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 68 (12.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 37 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (2.93%) XenApp
5 16 (2.93%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 87 (15.93%) SCCM
2 52 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (3.66%) SCOM
4 19 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.65%) TrustSec
6 7 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.37%) Netcool
7 2 (0.37%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.18%) WMI
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 174 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 70 (12.82%) HP
3 60 (10.99%) VMware
4 51 (9.34%) Cisco
5 35 (6.41%) Citrix
6 25 (4.58%) McAfee
7 22 (4.03%) AppSense
8 21 (3.85%) Oracle
9 20 (3.66%) Symantec
10 18 (3.30%) F5
10 18 (3.30%) Juniper
11 17 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.56%) Lumension
13 13 (2.38%) Wyse
13 13 (2.38%) Dell
14 11 (2.01%) Fortinet
15 9 (1.65%) CA
15 9 (1.65%) Tufin
15 9 (1.65%) AlgoSec
16 7 (1.28%) Borland
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £24.12 per hour
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Rate: £417 per day
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