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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 214 305 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.50% 11.35% 9.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.67% 42.84% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 123 98
Average daily rate £425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £201 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 1
Average hourly rate £55.55 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.52% -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +52.77%
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
600 712 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.82% 26.50% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 299 272
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £189 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.41 £11.50 £14.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 104 £430 +19.44% 11
Bracknell 0 53 £400 -20.00% 8
Slough +15 12 £465 +3.33% 1
Newbury +11 6 £449 -5.52% 1
Wokingham - 6 £325 -
Maidenhead 0 1 £401 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 264 (56.65%) SC Cleared
2 145 (31.12%) DV Cleared
3 112 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 107 (22.96%) Windows
5 61 (13.09%) Migration
6 59 (12.66%) SharePoint
7 58 (12.45%) Active Directory
8 53 (11.37%) ITIL
9 51 (10.94%) Windows 7
10 42 (9.01%) SQL
11 40 (8.58%) Firewall
12 39 (8.37%) Cisco
13 37 (7.94%) Data Centre
14 33 (7.08%) HP
14 33 (7.08%) C#
15 32 (6.87%) SCCM
16 31 (6.65%) Oracle
16 31 (6.65%) MS Excel
16 31 (6.65%) Finance
17 30 (6.44%) Java
18 28 (6.01%) .NET
19 25 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (4.94%) Windows XP
20 23 (4.94%) Juniper
20 23 (4.94%) Presales
21 22 (4.72%) TCP/IP
21 22 (4.72%) DNS
22 21 (4.51%) VMware
23 20 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
23 20 (4.29%) Service Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.58%) JBoss
5 10 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.72%) IIS
7 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.86%) Jetty
9 3 (0.64%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.43%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.43%) Apache
10 2 (0.43%) nginx
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.15%) MS Office
2 10 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Primavera
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) Office 365
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.58%) Firewall
2 22 (4.72%) DNS
2 22 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.08%) LAN
4 16 (3.43%) VPN
5 14 (3.00%) BGP
5 14 (3.00%) OSPF
6 13 (2.79%) Network Security
7 12 (2.58%) WAN
8 9 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (1.93%) DHCP
9 8 (1.72%) SAN
9 8 (1.72%) VLAN
10 7 (1.50%) WebEx
11 6 (1.29%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.29%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.29%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.07%) MPLS
12 5 (1.07%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (1.07%) Big Data
5 5 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.07%) MS Access
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.64%) GIS
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.43%) CloverETL
8 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Essbase
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Maven
2 8 (1.72%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.29%) JUnit
3 6 (1.29%) Subversion
4 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.64%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.64%) PVCS
5 3 (0.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.43%) Ant
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.21%) JBehave
General
1 31 (6.65%) Finance
2 15 (3.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.29%) Marketing
4 3 (0.64%) Billing
5 2 (0.43%) Back Office
5 2 (0.43%) Banking
5 2 (0.43%) Law
5 2 (0.43%) Legal
5 2 (0.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.21%) Advertising
6 1 (0.21%) Electronics
6 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.21%) Military
6 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (14.38%) Architect
2 43 (9.23%) Developer
3 42 (9.01%) Analyst
4 34 (7.30%) Consultant
5 31 (6.65%) Support Engineer
6 26 (5.58%) Designer
7 23 (4.94%) Network Engineer
8 20 (4.29%) Technical Architect
9 19 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.86%) Applications Packager
10 18 (3.86%) DV Cleared Application Packager
11 16 (3.43%) Java Developer
11 16 (3.43%) SharePoint Architect
12 14 (3.00%) Incident Manager
13 13 (2.79%) 1st Line Support
13 13 (2.79%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.36%) ArcSight Engineer
15 10 (2.15%) Administrator
15 10 (2.15%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 9 (1.93%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.01%) .NET
2 11 (2.36%) Spring
2 11 (2.36%) XML
3 9 (1.93%) Java EE
4 7 (1.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (1.29%) Web Services
6 4 (0.86%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.86%) J2EE
6 4 (0.86%) SOAP
7 3 (0.64%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.64%) HTML
7 3 (0.64%) JSON
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.43%) CGI
8 2 (0.43%) CSS
8 2 (0.43%) Dojo
8 2 (0.43%) HTML5
8 2 (0.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.58%) Blackberry
3 9 (1.93%) Replication
4 8 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.50%) Clustering
5 7 (1.50%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.29%) SCADA
6 6 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.86%) Learning Management System
8 4 (0.86%) PKI
9 3 (0.64%) CCTV
9 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.64%) User Experience
10 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 107 (22.96%) Windows
2 51 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 23 (4.94%) Windows XP
4 18 (3.86%) Linux
4 18 (3.86%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.43%) Unix
6 11 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.50%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) NetWare
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.09%) Migration
2 53 (11.37%) ITIL
3 25 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (4.94%) Presales
5 20 (4.29%) Service Management
6 19 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 18 (3.86%) SIEM
7 18 (3.86%) Time Management
8 17 (3.65%) Change Control
8 17 (3.65%) Incident Management
9 16 (3.43%) ITIL V3
10 15 (3.22%) Configuration Management
10 15 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (3.00%) Project Management
11 14 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (2.79%) Release Management
13 12 (2.58%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.58%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (2.36%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.01%) SQL
2 33 (7.08%) C#
3 30 (6.44%) Java
4 16 (3.43%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.07%) C++
7 5 (1.07%) VB
7 5 (1.07%) VBA
8 4 (0.86%) C
8 4 (0.86%) Groovy
9 3 (0.64%) Python
9 3 (0.64%) Ruby
9 3 (0.64%) VBScript
10 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.43%) Perl
10 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 264 (56.65%) SC Cleared
2 145 (31.12%) DV Cleared
3 16 (3.43%) CISSP
4 13 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.36%) CCNP
5 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.15%) Degree
7 9 (1.93%) MCP
8 8 (1.72%) CISM
8 8 (1.72%) MCSE
9 7 (1.50%) CISMP
10 6 (1.29%) CCIE
10 6 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.07%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.07%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.07%) SANS
11 5 (1.07%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.86%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.00%) SLA
2 8 (1.72%) QA
3 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.21%) P3O
5 1 (0.21%) RMADS
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.86%) XenApp
6 3 (0.64%) UAG
6 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.43%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (6.87%) SCCM
2 18 (3.86%) SCOM
3 11 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.93%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.72%) ArcSight ESM
6 6 (1.29%) Ansible
6 6 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.86%) Endace
9 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.43%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.43%) Nessus
9 2 (0.43%) Puppet
10 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) WSUS
10 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 112 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.37%) Cisco
3 33 (7.08%) HP
4 31 (6.65%) Oracle
5 23 (4.94%) Juniper
6 21 (4.51%) VMware
7 19 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.65%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.15%) Fujitsu
10 9 (1.93%) Citrix
10 9 (1.93%) Fortinet
11 8 (1.72%) F5
12 7 (1.50%) EMC
12 7 (1.50%) Intel Security
13 6 (1.29%) Brocade
14 5 (1.07%) IBM
14 5 (1.07%) LogRhythm
14 5 (1.07%) Nokia
14 5 (1.07%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.07%) SAP
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