The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.83% 6.09% 9.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.78% 21.00% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 32
Median daily rate £408 £415 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £595 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £17.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.51 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +43.22%
SC Cleared
Berkshire

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
180 300 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.60% 29.01% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 161 136
Median daily rate £401 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 13
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £21.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.82 £37.09 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Reading region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.32%) Java
3 22 (19.64%) SQL
4 19 (16.96%) C#
5 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 13 (11.61%) TDD
8 13 (11.61%) MVC
8 13 (11.61%) PL/SQL
8 13 (11.61%) SOAP
8 13 (11.61%) Unix
9 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
9 12 (10.71%) Data Protection
10 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared
10 11 (9.82%) XML
10 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
11 10 (8.93%) Linux
11 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.93%) SoapUI
12 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
12 9 (8.04%) Selenium
12 9 (8.04%) Use Case
12 9 (8.04%) Functional Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Jenkins
13 8 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (7.14%) Migration
13 8 (7.14%) JBoss
13 8 (7.14%) Oracle
13 8 (7.14%) Waterfall

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) JBoss
3 7 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Primavera
1 1 (0.89%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) IaaS
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) Network Security
2 3 (2.68%) SAN
2 3 (2.68%) WAN
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) LAN
3 2 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.89%) BGP
4 1 (0.89%) CTI
4 1 (0.89%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.89%) IPsec
4 1 (0.89%) MPLS
4 1 (0.89%) OSPF
4 1 (0.89%) RSVP
4 1 (0.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) VoltDB
3 1 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) SoapUI
2 9 (8.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.04%) Selenium
3 7 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.46%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.68%) Appium
6 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.68%) JMeter
6 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.79%) Maven
8 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.89%) JUnit
8 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.68%) Finance
1 3 (2.68%) Military
1 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.32%) Developer
2 18 (16.07%) Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Test Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Consultant
5 9 (8.04%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.04%) PL/SQL Developer
5 9 (8.04%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Tester
6 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 6 (5.36%) Integration Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Integration Test Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) SOAP
2 11 (9.82%) XML
3 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
4 6 (5.36%) Java EE
4 6 (5.36%) Web Services
5 5 (4.46%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.68%) .NET
6 3 (2.68%) RESTful
7 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.79%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.89%) CGI
8 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.89%) HTML
8 1 (0.89%) JSON
8 1 (0.89%) Spring
8 1 (0.89%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.79%) Clustering
2 2 (1.79%) Cryptography
2 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.61%) Unix
2 10 (8.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.36%) Windows
4 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 13 (11.61%) MVC
3 13 (11.61%) TDD
4 12 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 9 (8.04%) Functional Testing
5 9 (8.04%) Use Case
6 8 (7.14%) Migration
6 8 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 7 (6.25%) BDD
8 6 (5.36%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Scrum
8 6 (5.36%) SDLC
8 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Business Development
9 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.46%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) Java
2 22 (19.64%) SQL
3 19 (16.96%) C#
4 13 (11.61%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.25%) VBA
7 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.79%) C
8 2 (1.79%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) PHP
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
9 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) ISEB
4 3 (2.68%) CCNP
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.79%) CCNA
5 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) ISACA
5 2 (1.79%) SANS
6 1 (0.89%) HND
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) SDET
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.89%) KVM
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 7 (6.25%) Cisco
3 7 (6.25%) HP
4 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.46%) Juniper
5 5 (4.46%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) F5
6 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) TippingPoint
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Veeam
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