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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 71 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.26% 6.07% 3.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.89% 23.26% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £260 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
264 258 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.70% 26.09% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 107 57
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -69.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (35.10%) Windows
3 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
4 39 (25.83%) DV Cleared
5 36 (23.84%) Active Directory
6 30 (19.87%) Windows 7
7 27 (17.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (17.22%) ITIL
9 25 (16.56%) Configuration Management
9 25 (16.56%) SCCM
10 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (15.89%) MCP
10 24 (15.89%) MCSE
10 24 (15.89%) SQL
11 23 (15.23%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (13.25%) SharePoint
14 19 (12.58%) .NET
15 17 (11.26%) VMware
16 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
16 15 (9.93%) SLA
16 15 (9.93%) Migration
17 13 (8.61%) Symantec
17 13 (8.61%) HP
17 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (8.61%) Hyper-V
18 12 (7.95%) PowerShell
18 12 (7.95%) MS Visio
18 12 (7.95%) Oracle
18 12 (7.95%) PKI

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 23 (15.23%) SharePoint Server
2 20 (13.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.64%) Lync
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
3 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) Firewall
2 7 (4.64%) LAN
3 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.31%) WAN
5 4 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.65%) VPN
6 3 (1.99%) DHCP
6 3 (1.99%) Wireless
6 3 (1.99%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.99%) Network Security
6 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.99%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.32%) IPsec
7 2 (1.32%) DSL
7 2 (1.32%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) ADSL
8 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) IDOL
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) OLAP
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.32%) Essbase
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) DTS
7 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Mockito
3 2 (1.32%) DbUnit
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Selenium
3 2 (1.32%) jMock
3 2 (1.32%) Maven
3 2 (1.32%) MSI
3 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (0.66%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.66%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 8 (5.30%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Publishing
3 2 (1.32%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.23%) Consultant
2 21 (13.91%) Architect
3 16 (10.60%) Analyst
4 14 (9.27%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (8.61%) Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.97%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.31%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) .NET
2 11 (7.28%) XML
2 11 (7.28%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.30%) Web Services
4 3 (1.99%) SOAP
5 2 (1.32%) PowerMock
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.32%) RESTful
5 2 (1.32%) Apache CXF
5 2 (1.32%) Spring
5 2 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.66%) WSDL
6 1 (0.66%) CGI
6 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) PKI
2 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.65%) Clustering
3 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.99%) Replication
4 2 (1.32%) Open Source
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) SCADA
5 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.66%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.10%) Windows
2 30 (19.87%) Windows 7
3 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.97%) Linux
7 3 (1.99%) AIX
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.32%) UNIX
8 2 (1.32%) VMS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.22%) ITIL
2 25 (16.56%) Configuration Management
3 15 (9.93%) Migration
4 9 (5.96%) Project Management
5 8 (5.30%) Service Management
6 7 (4.64%) CRM
7 6 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.31%) Scrum
8 5 (3.31%) Network Management
9 4 (2.65%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (2.65%) Test Scripting
9 4 (2.65%) Web Development
9 4 (2.65%) Information Management
9 4 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.99%) Six Sigma
10 3 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.99%) Workflow
10 3 (1.99%) Information Security
10 3 (1.99%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.89%) SQL
2 12 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.62%) VBScript
3 10 (6.62%) VB
3 10 (6.62%) C#
4 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.31%) VBA
5 3 (1.99%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 151 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (25.83%) DV Cleared
3 27 (17.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (15.89%) MCP
4 24 (15.89%) MCSE
5 6 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.31%) CCNP
7 4 (2.65%) Degree
7 4 (2.65%) JNCIS
7 4 (2.65%) ISEB
8 3 (1.99%) CCDP
8 3 (1.99%) MCTS
9 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.32%) CISSP
9 2 (1.32%) PMP
9 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCSD
10 1 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) COBIT
3 2 (1.32%) BS15000
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (23.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (16.56%) SCCM
2 11 (7.28%) SCOM
3 10 (6.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (3.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.99%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.32%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.32%) logstash
8 2 (1.32%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.66%) MOM
9 1 (0.66%) Netcool
9 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.26%) VMware
3 13 (8.61%) Symantec
3 13 (8.61%) HP
4 12 (7.95%) Oracle
5 8 (5.30%) Cisco
6 7 (4.64%) Borland
7 5 (3.31%) McAfee
7 5 (3.31%) F5
8 4 (2.65%) Citrix
8 4 (2.65%) Juniper
9 3 (1.99%) Cognos
9 3 (1.99%) Mercator
9 3 (1.99%) Meridio
10 2 (1.32%) Lumension
10 2 (1.32%) Brocade
10 2 (1.32%) AppSense
10 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
11 1 (0.66%) Veritas
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