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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 315 299 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.56% 10.34% 7.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.00% 45.10% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 123 44
Average daily rate
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£365 £365 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £217 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+13.83% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.25 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.19 £13.67 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £15.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £20.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+81.00% -37.50%
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
750 663 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.15% 22.93% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 284 180
Average daily rate £375 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £13.76 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £171.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 185 £355 -5.33% 23
Bracknell -3 38 £388 +23.40% 1
Newbury -2 8 £354 -21.44% 2
Wokingham -2 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 7
Slough - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 353 (56.84%) SC Cleared
2 265 (42.67%) DV Cleared
3 200 (32.21%) Windows
4 165 (26.57%) Microsoft
5 100 (16.10%) Windows 7
6 90 (14.49%) Active Directory
7 78 (12.56%) Telecoms
7 78 (12.56%) SCCM
8 68 (10.95%) ITIL
9 66 (10.63%) MS Excel
9 66 (10.63%) VMware
10 65 (10.47%) HP
11 64 (10.31%) Cisco
12 60 (9.66%) Migration
13 52 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (8.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 51 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 50 (8.05%) CISSP
16 48 (7.73%) SQL
17 47 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
18 43 (6.92%) CCNP
19 42 (6.76%) Project Management
20 40 (6.44%) WAN
20 40 (6.44%) Citrix
21 39 (6.28%) Finance
21 39 (6.28%) Microsoft App-V
22 38 (6.12%) TOGAF
22 38 (6.12%) C#
22 38 (6.12%) Hyper-V
23 37 (5.96%) LAN

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.13%) Lync
6 6 (0.97%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.81%) CMS
8 3 (0.48%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.48%) Documentum
8 3 (0.48%) SAS
8 3 (0.48%) JBoss
9 2 (0.32%) IIS
9 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 66 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.86%) MS Office
3 11 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.81%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.44%) WAN
2 37 (5.96%) LAN
3 35 (5.64%) Internet
3 35 (5.64%) Firewall
4 32 (5.15%) Network Security
5 29 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 28 (4.51%) VPN
7 27 (4.35%) OSPF
8 23 (3.70%) RIP
9 22 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (3.38%) NetScaler
11 19 (3.06%) MPLS
12 17 (2.74%) SSL
12 17 (2.74%) Ethernet
12 17 (2.74%) SMS
13 16 (2.58%) IPsec
14 14 (2.25%) DHCP
14 14 (2.25%) DNS
15 11 (1.77%) WLAN
15 11 (1.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.13%) IDOL
3 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.64%) MySQL
4 4 (0.64%) MS Access
5 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.48%) Essbase
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.48%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) OLAP
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (3.54%) MSI
2 19 (3.06%) Selenium
3 14 (2.25%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.29%) StarTeam
4 8 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.97%) JIRA
6 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.48%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.48%) Maven
8 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.48%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.32%) jMock
9 2 (0.32%) JUnit
9 2 (0.32%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 78 (12.56%) Telecoms
2 39 (6.28%) Finance
3 6 (0.97%) Marketing
4 5 (0.81%) Billing
5 4 (0.64%) Publishing
6 3 (0.48%) Military
6 3 (0.48%) Retail
7 2 (0.32%) Banking
7 2 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (9.34%) Applications Packager
2 56 (9.02%) Consultant
3 54 (8.70%) Architect
4 50 (8.05%) Analyst
5 40 (6.44%) Support Engineer
6 34 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 29 (4.67%) Developer
8 26 (4.19%) Test Analyst
9 24 (3.86%) Security Engineer
10 21 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.38%) IP Engineer
11 20 (3.22%) Designer
11 20 (3.22%) Project Manager
11 20 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
12 17 (2.74%) Tester
13 16 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (2.58%) Design Engineer
14 15 (2.42%) Rollout Engineer
14 15 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (2.09%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.15%) Application Packaging
2 30 (4.83%) .NET
3 24 (3.86%) SAML
3 24 (3.86%) OAuth
3 24 (3.86%) OpenID
4 13 (2.09%) XML
5 12 (1.93%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.93%) Web Services
6 11 (1.77%) SOAP
7 10 (1.61%) HTML
8 8 (1.29%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.97%) jQuery
10 5 (0.81%) WF
10 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.81%) CSS
10 5 (0.81%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.64%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.64%) JSP
11 4 (0.64%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.99%) PKI
2 27 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.58%) Open Source
4 15 (2.42%) SecurID
5 11 (1.77%) Clustering
6 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.13%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.81%) CESG
9 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.48%) Replication
10 3 (0.48%) GIS
10 3 (0.48%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.48%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.32%) RMADS
11 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.32%) EMC Centera
12 1 (0.16%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.16%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.16%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 200 (32.21%) Windows
2 100 (16.10%) Windows 7
3 52 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (5.15%) Linux
6 29 (4.67%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.81%) UNIX
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.32%) Android
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (10.95%) ITIL
2 60 (9.66%) Migration
3 42 (6.76%) Project Management
4 38 (6.12%) TOGAF
5 35 (5.64%) Information Security
5 35 (5.64%) Configuration Management
6 34 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 27 (4.35%) Business Development
8 26 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.19%) Test Scripting
9 23 (3.70%) Identity Management
10 20 (3.22%) Service Delivery
10 20 (3.22%) Software Delivery
11 19 (3.06%) Incident Management
12 18 (2.90%) Software Distribution
12 18 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (2.74%) Software Deployment
13 17 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (2.74%) Scrum
14 16 (2.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.73%) SQL
2 38 (6.12%) C#
3 24 (3.86%) VB
3 24 (3.86%) VBA
4 15 (2.42%) C
5 14 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.93%) VBScript
7 11 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.45%) Java
9 3 (0.48%) Perl
10 2 (0.32%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.32%) Pascal
10 2 (0.32%) PL/1
10 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.16%) XPath
11 1 (0.16%) Python
11 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 353 (56.84%) SC Cleared
2 265 (42.67%) DV Cleared
3 50 (8.05%) CISSP
4 47 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (6.92%) CCNP
6 31 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (4.35%) MCSE
8 23 (3.70%) MCP
9 22 (3.54%) Degree
10 18 (2.90%) BC Cleared
11 16 (2.58%) CCNA
12 7 (1.13%) CCIE
12 7 (1.13%) ISEB
13 6 (0.97%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.97%) CCIP
14 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.64%) PMP
15 4 (0.64%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.51%) SLA
2 22 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.25%) QA
4 4 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) BS15000
6 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 38 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 33 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (3.06%) XenApp
5 19 (3.06%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.48%) Firmware
6 3 (0.48%) vSphere
6 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 78 (12.56%) SCCM
2 52 (8.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (4.67%) SCOM
4 20 (3.22%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.64%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.32%) logstash
8 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.32%) MOM
8 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.32%) Netcool
8 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 165 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.63%) VMware
3 65 (10.47%) HP
4 64 (10.31%) Cisco
5 40 (6.44%) Citrix
6 34 (5.48%) F5
7 27 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 23 (3.70%) McAfee
8 23 (3.70%) Juniper
9 22 (3.54%) Oracle
10 20 (3.22%) AppSense
11 18 (2.90%) Fortinet
12 15 (2.42%) AlgoSec
12 15 (2.42%) Tufin
13 14 (2.25%) Lumension
14 13 (2.09%) Wyse
14 13 (2.09%) Symantec
14 13 (2.09%) Dell
15 11 (1.77%) CA
16 8 (1.29%) EMC
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