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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South East / Berkshire
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 246 232 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.28% 9.09% 11.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.15% 36.54% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 129
Median daily rate £425 £413 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £319 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 8
Median hourly rate £14.25 £55.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.34% +164.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £7.68 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +46.66%

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
533 635 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.60% 24.88% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 327 297
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £53.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.75% +63.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.14 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +1 103 £450 +5.88% 8
Bracknell -1 49 £235 -41.97% 2
Newbury +3 9 £383 -14.76%
Slough +3 6 £313 -32.79% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £525 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 279 (67.88%) SC Cleared
2 82 (19.95%) Microsoft
3 81 (19.71%) DV Cleared
4 65 (15.82%) Oracle
5 59 (14.36%) SQL
6 56 (13.63%) Windows
7 44 (10.71%) Migration
8 41 (9.98%) Java
9 40 (9.73%) C#
9 40 (9.73%) Linux
9 40 (9.73%) SharePoint
10 38 (9.25%) ITIL
11 36 (8.76%) MS Excel
11 36 (8.76%) Office 365
12 35 (8.52%) JavaScript
13 34 (8.27%) Unix
13 34 (8.27%) Project Management
14 33 (8.03%) Active Directory
15 32 (7.79%) Finance
15 32 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (7.06%) TCP/IP
16 29 (7.06%) Python
17 28 (6.81%) Git (software)
18 27 (6.57%) Telecoms
19 26 (6.33%) VMware
19 26 (6.33%) SQL Server
19 26 (6.33%) Windows Server
20 25 (6.08%) .NET
21 24 (5.84%) Web Services

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 40 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.19%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.46%) IIS
9 4 (0.97%) Confluence
9 4 (0.97%) JBoss
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.73%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.41%) MS Office
3 10 (2.43%) MS Project
4 7 (1.70%) InfoPath
5 6 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.95%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.22%) Remedy AR System
4 5 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.24%) Primavera
8 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.76%) Office 365
2 9 (2.19%) Google Drive
2 9 (2.19%) OneDrive
3 7 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.70%) IaaS
4 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.49%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.24%) iTunes
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.11%) WAN
3 20 (4.87%) LAN
3 20 (4.87%) SSH
4 16 (3.89%) Internet
5 15 (3.65%) DNS
5 15 (3.65%) HTTP
5 15 (3.65%) ICMP
6 14 (3.41%) Firewall
7 13 (3.16%) Ethernet
8 12 (2.92%) DHCP
9 11 (2.68%) Network Security
10 10 (2.43%) OSPF
10 10 (2.43%) VLAN
11 9 (2.19%) SMS
12 8 (1.95%) Wireless
13 7 (1.70%) BGP
14 6 (1.46%) Skype
14 6 (1.46%) Unified Communications
15 5 (1.22%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.60%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.19%) Big Data
6 7 (1.70%) MySQL
7 4 (0.97%) GIS
7 4 (0.97%) MS Access
7 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.97%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.49%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.49%) OrientDB
8 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.24%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 28 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.70%) JIRA
4 7 (1.70%) JUnit
5 5 (1.22%) JMeter
5 5 (1.22%) Maven
5 5 (1.22%) Selenium
6 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.73%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.24%) Protractor
9 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (7.79%) Finance
2 27 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.95%) Legal
5 6 (1.46%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.22%) Billing
7 2 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (15.09%) Developer
2 61 (14.84%) Consultant
3 49 (11.92%) Analyst
4 36 (8.76%) Architect
5 25 (6.08%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 15 (3.65%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Consultant
10 12 (2.92%) C# Developer
10 12 (2.92%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 12 (2.92%) Exchange Consultant
10 12 (2.92%) Migration Consultant
10 12 (2.92%) Office 365 Consultant
10 12 (2.92%) Security Architect
11 11 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (2.68%) Exchange Migration Consultant
11 11 (2.68%) Support Engineer
12 10 (2.43%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.08%) .NET
2 24 (5.84%) Web Services
3 17 (4.14%) XML
4 11 (2.68%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.19%) Spring
6 7 (1.70%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.46%) Java EE
8 5 (1.22%) HTML
9 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.97%) CSS
9 4 (0.97%) EJB
9 4 (0.97%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.97%) JPA
9 4 (0.97%) jQuery
9 4 (0.97%) OpenLayers
9 4 (0.97%) Spring MVC
10 3 (0.73%) CGI
10 3 (0.73%) LINQ
10 3 (0.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.11%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.95%) Clustering
6 7 (1.70%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.46%) PMI
7 6 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.46%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.22%) CMDB
9 4 (0.97%) CESG
9 4 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.73%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.73%) RIA
11 2 (0.49%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.63%) Windows
2 40 (9.73%) Linux
3 34 (8.27%) Unix
4 29 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 21 (5.11%) CentOS
6 21 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (4.87%) Debian
7 20 (4.87%) Ubuntu
8 17 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.19%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.19%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.70%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.73%) AIX
13 2 (0.49%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (10.71%) Migration
2 38 (9.25%) ITIL
3 34 (8.27%) Project Management
4 32 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (5.60%) DevOps
6 21 (5.11%) ERP
6 21 (5.11%) Service Management
6 21 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (4.38%) Prototyping
8 17 (4.14%) Data Protection
9 16 (3.89%) MVC
9 16 (3.89%) Open Source
10 15 (3.65%) Business Analysis
10 15 (3.65%) Security Management
10 15 (3.65%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.41%) CRM
11 14 (3.41%) Release Management
12 13 (3.16%) SOA
12 13 (3.16%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.36%) SQL
2 41 (9.98%) Java
3 40 (9.73%) C#
4 35 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.06%) Python
6 21 (5.11%) Bash Shell
7 19 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.16%) C
9 9 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.46%) Ada
10 6 (1.46%) C++
11 5 (1.22%) VBA
12 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.49%) Scala
13 2 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.24%) Perl
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 279 (67.88%) SC Cleared
2 81 (19.71%) DV Cleared
3 21 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.65%) Degree
5 14 (3.41%) CCNA
5 14 (3.41%) CCNP
6 8 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.95%) CISSP
7 7 (1.70%) CLAS
7 7 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.70%) SANS
8 5 (1.22%) CISM
8 5 (1.22%) PMP
9 4 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.97%) CCSP
9 4 (0.97%) HNC
9 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.97%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.73%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.73%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.65%) SLA
2 8 (1.95%) QA
3 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.97%) COBIT
4 4 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.97%) ISO22301
4 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
5 1 (0.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 33 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.97%) XenApp
5 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (4.87%) SELinux
2 17 (4.14%) Ansible
3 13 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (2.43%) SCCM
5 8 (1.95%) SCOM
6 6 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.22%) Netcool
7 5 (1.22%) Puppet
8 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.97%) WSUS
9 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.49%) QRadar
10 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.24%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.24%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (19.95%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.82%) Oracle
3 26 (6.33%) VMware
4 23 (5.60%) Cisco
5 22 (5.35%) HP
5 22 (5.35%) Intel Security
6 14 (3.41%) Citrix
6 14 (3.41%) SAP
7 13 (3.16%) Juniper
8 11 (2.68%) Remedy
9 9 (2.19%) Google
10 8 (1.95%) EMC
10 8 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.46%) BMC
11 6 (1.46%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.22%) IBM
13 4 (0.97%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (0.97%) Veritas
14 3 (0.73%) Apple
14 3 (0.73%) Capita
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