The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bracknell region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 77 79 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.77% 38.35% 25.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.30% 77.45% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 7
Average daily rate £340 £326 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +35.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £291 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
108 102 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.33% 49.51% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 11
Average daily rate £326 £340 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +32.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £172 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
SC Cleared
Berkshire

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bracknell region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bracknell region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (30.61%) Windows
3 31 (21.09%) Oracle
4 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
5 23 (15.65%) Telecoms
6 22 (14.97%) Migration
7 20 (13.61%) Release Management
8 19 (12.93%) VMware
8 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
9 18 (12.24%) Software Distribution
10 17 (11.56%) SQL
10 17 (11.56%) Validation
11 16 (10.88%) Cisco
11 16 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 15 (10.20%) Windows XP
12 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (9.52%) McAfee
14 13 (8.84%) Windows 7
14 13 (8.84%) Software Deployment
15 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (8.16%) Citrix
16 11 (7.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 11 (7.48%) Non-Functional Testing
16 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
17 10 (6.80%) Test Scripting
17 10 (6.80%) Firewall
17 10 (6.80%) HP
18 9 (6.12%) LAN
18 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Apache
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.36%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Office
2 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) HFM
2 1 (0.68%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) Firewall
2 9 (6.12%) LAN
3 8 (5.44%) SMS
4 7 (4.76%) DHCP
4 7 (4.76%) Junos
5 4 (2.72%) VPN
6 3 (2.04%) DNS
6 3 (2.04%) Internet
6 3 (2.04%) MPLS
6 3 (2.04%) OSPF
6 3 (2.04%) BGP
6 3 (2.04%) DSL
6 3 (2.04%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.04%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.04%) WAN
6 3 (2.04%) SDH
6 3 (2.04%) ADSL
6 3 (2.04%) ATM
6 3 (2.04%) xDSL
6 3 (2.04%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.40%) Hyperion Smart View
3 5 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.68%) IDOL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.04%) MSI
3 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (15.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.12%) Finance
3 7 (4.76%) Publishing
4 4 (2.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (13.61%) Analyst
2 19 (12.93%) Test Analyst
3 12 (8.16%) Consultant
3 12 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (6.80%) Release Manager
4 10 (6.80%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) Test Manager
5 9 (6.12%) Coordinator
5 9 (6.12%) Architect
6 8 (5.44%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) XML
1 3 (2.04%) Middleware
2 2 (1.36%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.68%) SOAP
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Replication
2 4 (2.72%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.04%) Firmware
3 3 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (1.36%) e-Health
4 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.61%) Windows
2 15 (10.20%) Windows XP
2 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (8.84%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.72%) Linux
6 4 (2.72%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.36%) Solaris
7 2 (1.36%) Android
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.36%) UNIX
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.97%) Migration
2 20 (13.61%) Release Management
3 18 (12.24%) Software Distribution
4 17 (11.56%) Validation
5 13 (8.84%) Software Deployment
6 11 (7.48%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (6.80%) Test Scripting
8 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.08%) ITIL
9 6 (4.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.72%) CRM
11 4 (2.72%) B2B
11 4 (2.72%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.72%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.04%) Demand Management
12 3 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.56%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) C
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) VB
3 1 (0.68%) Lua
3 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.72%) ISEB
3 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.04%) CCNP
3 3 (2.04%) CCNA
3 3 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.40%) XenApp
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.68%) UAG
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.12%) SCCM
3 6 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (21.09%) Oracle
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.93%) VMware
3 16 (10.88%) Cisco
4 14 (9.52%) McAfee
5 12 (8.16%) Citrix
6 10 (6.80%) HP
7 9 (6.12%) Becrypt
8 7 (4.76%) Juniper
8 7 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.08%) AppSense
10 5 (3.40%) Hyperion
11 4 (2.72%) Remedy
11 4 (2.72%) CA
12 2 (1.36%) IBM
12 2 (1.36%) Infovista
12 2 (1.36%) Veritas
12 2 (1.36%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.68%) ESRI
13 1 (0.68%) Red Hat