The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 39 56 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 29 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.32% 2.09% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.47% 6.77% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.79 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -19.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 310 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.69% 30.88% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 106
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
5 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
6 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
9 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 9 (17.65%) HP
9 9 (17.65%) Citrix
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.69%) MS Office
11 7 (13.73%) XML
11 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
11 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
11 7 (13.73%) SLA
11 7 (13.73%) VMware
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (13.73%) SCCM
12 6 (11.76%) Symantec
12 6 (11.76%) MCSE
12 6 (11.76%) ITIL
12 6 (11.76%) MCP
12 6 (11.76%) SQL
13 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
13 5 (9.80%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.92%) NAS
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) IMAP
6 1 (1.96%) POP3
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.84%) IDOL
3 4 (7.84%) OLAP
3 4 (7.84%) DTS
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) DBA
4 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.96%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Replication
1 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) VMS
8 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Workflow
3 4 (7.84%) Document Management
3 4 (7.84%) Web Development
3 4 (7.84%) Data Analytics
3 4 (7.84%) Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Stress Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) System Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (3.92%) Validation
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.76%) MCP
4 6 (11.76%) MCSE
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) MCTS
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.92%) CGEIT
6 2 (3.92%) ISEB
6 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 2 (3.92%) CISM
6 2 (3.92%) GIAC
6 2 (3.92%) GCIH
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.96%) VCP4
7 1 (1.96%) VCAP
7 1 (1.96%) VCP5
7 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) vCloud
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) HP
2 9 (17.65%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 6 (11.76%) Symantec
5 4 (7.84%) AppSense
5 4 (7.84%) Meridio
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) Altiris
7 2 (3.92%) Borland
7 2 (3.92%) Lumension
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) McAfee
8 1 (1.96%) Brocade
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) CA
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) EMC