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 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 5 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 276 263 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.75% 10.25% 10.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.95% 41.95% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 122 120
Median daily rate £413 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £282 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +69.13%
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
628 627 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 24.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 318 307
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 98 £425 +2.16% 12
Bracknell +5 65 £275 -38.75% 2
Newbury -7 9 £360 -17.71% 2
Maidenhead +2 3 £450 - 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 376 (72.87%) SC Cleared
2 122 (23.64%) Oracle
3 116 (22.48%) DV Cleared
4 110 (21.32%) Migration
5 108 (20.93%) Windows
6 100 (19.38%) SharePoint
7 88 (17.05%) Microsoft
8 83 (16.09%) SQL
9 72 (13.95%) Active Directory
10 65 (12.60%) Windows Server
11 60 (11.63%) Linux
12 58 (11.24%) Java
12 58 (11.24%) HP
13 53 (10.27%) Unix
14 40 (7.75%) ITIL
15 38 (7.36%) MS Exchange
15 38 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (7.17%) SQL Server
16 37 (7.17%) SLA
17 35 (6.78%) Cisco
17 35 (6.78%) MS Excel
17 35 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (6.78%) PowerShell
18 34 (6.59%) Data Centre
18 34 (6.59%) C#
19 32 (6.20%) Data Migration
19 32 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (5.43%) EMC
21 27 (5.23%) Problem Management
21 27 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003

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
1 100 (19.38%) SharePoint
2 38 (7.36%) MS Exchange
3 27 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (3.68%) IIS
5 18 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (3.29%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.13%) Live Communications Server
9 10 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.74%) JBoss
11 8 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.78%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
15 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.46%) MS Office
3 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.78%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.55%) Primavera
4 8 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.36%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.84%) Office 365
2 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.04%) SAN
2 22 (4.26%) Firewall
3 19 (3.68%) DNS
4 17 (3.29%) LAN
4 17 (3.29%) WAN
5 16 (3.10%) Internet
6 15 (2.91%) DHCP
7 10 (1.94%) MPLS
8 9 (1.74%) BGP
8 9 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (1.74%) Network Security
8 9 (1.74%) OSPF
9 8 (1.55%) SMS
9 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.55%) VLAN
10 7 (1.36%) VPN
11 6 (1.16%) DWDM
11 6 (1.16%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.16%) IPsec
11 6 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (2.71%) MS Access
4 10 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.55%) EDRMS
6 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.97%) Essbase
7 5 (0.97%) GIS
7 5 (0.97%) Hyperion Smart View
8 4 (0.78%) MySQL
9 3 (0.58%) Big Data
9 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 16 (3.10%) Jenkins
1 16 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.33%) Selenium
2 12 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 9 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.36%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.36%) Maven
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.16%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.78%) Ant
8 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.78%) JIRA
8 4 (0.78%) JMeter
8 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.58%) Appium
9 3 (0.58%) Gradle
9 3 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 19 (3.68%) Finance
2 17 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (0.97%) Legal
4 3 (0.58%) Back Office
4 3 (0.58%) Military
5 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.19%) Billing
6 1 (0.19%) Law
6 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (18.60%) Consultant
2 59 (11.43%) Analyst
3 56 (10.85%) Support Engineer
4 54 (10.47%) Architect
5 38 (7.36%) Developer
6 35 (6.78%) Migration Consultant
7 32 (6.20%) Oracle Consultant
8 28 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (4.26%) Web Engineer
9 22 (4.26%) Web Support Engineer
10 21 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 20 (3.88%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (3.29%) Data Consultant
13 17 (3.29%) Data Migration Consultant
13 17 (3.29%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
14 16 (3.10%) Business Analyst
15 13 (2.52%) Exchange Consultant
15 13 (2.52%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.68%) .NET
1 19 (3.68%) Flash
2 18 (3.49%) Web Services
3 17 (3.29%) XML
4 16 (3.10%) SOAP
5 8 (1.55%) Java EE
6 7 (1.36%) Entity Framework
7 6 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.78%) CSS
9 4 (0.78%) EJB
9 4 (0.78%) Gherkin
9 4 (0.78%) HTML
9 4 (0.78%) J2EE
9 4 (0.78%) Spring
9 4 (0.78%) Spring MVC
10 3 (0.58%) Node.js
10 3 (0.58%) REST
10 3 (0.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.49%) Clustering
4 12 (2.33%) CMDB
5 11 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.13%) Statistics
6 10 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.94%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (0.78%) SCADA
8 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.58%) CESG
8 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.58%) PKI
9 2 (0.39%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.39%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.39%) Replication
9 2 (0.39%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (20.93%) Windows
2 65 (12.60%) Windows Server
3 60 (11.63%) Linux
4 53 (10.27%) Unix
5 32 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.46%) Windows XP
8 20 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.71%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.33%) AIX
11 7 (1.36%) Solaris
12 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.58%) CentOS
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (21.32%) Migration
2 40 (7.75%) ITIL
3 38 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (6.20%) Data Migration
6 27 (5.23%) Problem Management
7 23 (4.46%) Regression Testing
8 22 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (4.26%) MVC
8 22 (4.26%) Project Management
9 21 (4.07%) High Availability
9 21 (4.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 21 (4.07%) Time Management
10 20 (3.88%) Release Management
11 19 (3.68%) Test Scripting
12 18 (3.49%) Configuration Management
12 18 (3.49%) Validation
13 17 (3.29%) CRM
13 17 (3.29%) Scrum
13 17 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.09%) SQL
2 58 (11.24%) Java
3 35 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 34 (6.59%) C#
5 21 (4.07%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.29%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 15 (2.91%) Python
8 11 (2.13%) Ruby
9 10 (1.94%) Perl
10 7 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.58%) C
11 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.58%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) C++
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) Tcl
12 2 (0.39%) VBA
12 2 (0.39%) XAML
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 376 (72.87%) SC Cleared
2 116 (22.48%) DV Cleared
3 26 (5.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (3.88%) BC Cleared
5 16 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.91%) CCNP
7 9 (1.74%) ISEB
7 9 (1.74%) RHCE
8 8 (1.55%) CCNA
8 8 (1.55%) Degree
9 7 (1.36%) CISSP
9 7 (1.36%) MCSE
9 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.16%) MCP
11 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.78%) CISM
12 4 (0.78%) GIAC
12 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.78%) JNCIP
12 4 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.17%) SLA
2 5 (0.97%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) RMADS
2 5 (0.97%) SDET
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) GAAP
5 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 72 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.10%) ISA Server
4 9 (1.74%) KVM
4 9 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.74%) vSphere
5 4 (0.78%) Firmware
5 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.78%) UAG
5 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.58%) Docker
6 3 (0.58%) vCloud
6 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.58%) XenApp
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (3.29%) NetBackup
2 17 (3.29%) Netcool
3 14 (2.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 11 (2.13%) SCOM
6 10 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.74%) SCCM
7 9 (1.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (1.55%) Unicenter
8 8 (1.55%) WSUS
9 5 (0.97%) Ansible
9 5 (0.97%) Puppet
10 3 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.39%) Nagios
12 1 (0.19%) Amdocs OSS
12 1 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 122 (23.64%) Oracle
2 88 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 58 (11.24%) HP
4 35 (6.78%) Cisco
5 28 (5.43%) EMC
6 24 (4.65%) VMware
7 21 (4.07%) Fujitsu
7 21 (4.07%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.68%) Intel Security
9 17 (3.29%) Veritas
10 16 (3.10%) Citrix
10 16 (3.10%) Juniper
10 16 (3.10%) Remedy
11 14 (2.71%) Informatica
11 14 (2.71%) Meridio
12 9 (1.74%) BMC
13 8 (1.55%) Serena
14 7 (1.36%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.97%) F5
15 5 (0.97%) Hyperion
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