The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Reading 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 91 64 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.11% 6.68% 9.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.49% 25.70% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £372
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 249 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.11% 25.99% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 106 122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
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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 28 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (34.08%) Windows
3 59 (26.46%) Microsoft
4 39 (17.49%) SharePoint
5 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (15.25%) SharePoint Server
6 31 (13.90%) SQL
7 30 (13.45%) ITIL
8 27 (12.11%) MS Excel
8 27 (12.11%) Active Directory
9 25 (11.21%) Configuration Management
9 25 (11.21%) .NET
9 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
10 23 (10.31%) DV Cleared
11 21 (9.42%) C#
12 18 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (7.62%) MS Office
13 17 (7.62%) ASP.NET
13 17 (7.62%) IDOL
14 16 (7.17%) XML
14 16 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (6.73%) Meridio
16 14 (6.28%) Visual Studio
16 14 (6.28%) Web Services
17 13 (5.83%) Service Management
17 13 (5.83%) LDAP
17 13 (5.83%) DTS
17 13 (5.83%) T-SQL
17 13 (5.83%) OLAP
17 13 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 39 (17.49%) SharePoint
2 34 (15.25%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (4.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.24%) Lync
4 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.79%) IIS
6 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.24%) MS Project
3 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.83%) LDAP
2 11 (4.93%) Firewall
3 8 (3.59%) DNS
4 7 (3.14%) Wireless
4 7 (3.14%) VPN
5 6 (2.69%) WAN
5 6 (2.69%) LAN
6 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.24%) SAN
6 5 (2.24%) IPsec
6 5 (2.24%) MPLS
7 4 (1.79%) WLAN
7 4 (1.79%) DHCP
8 3 (1.35%) SMTP
8 3 (1.35%) Internet
8 3 (1.35%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.35%) Network Security
9 2 (0.90%) SMS
9 2 (0.90%) VoIP
10 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.62%) IDOL
3 16 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.83%) OLAP
4 13 (5.83%) DTS
5 5 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.90%) DataStage
8 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (6.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.38%) TestDirector
3 11 (4.93%) StarTeam
4 7 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (3.14%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.45%) MSI
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (4.04%) Finance
2 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (0.90%) Military
5 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (15.70%) Architect
2 32 (14.35%) Consultant
3 31 (13.90%) Analyst
4 25 (11.21%) Developer
5 14 (6.28%) Technical Architect
5 14 (6.28%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (5.38%) Designer
7 11 (4.93%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.04%) Configuration Analyst
9 8 (3.59%) Security Consultant
9 8 (3.59%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.14%) Network Architect
11 6 (2.69%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.69%) Technical Design Authority
11 6 (2.69%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.69%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.69%) Management Consultant
12 5 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.24%) Build Engineer
12 5 (2.24%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.21%) .NET
2 17 (7.62%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.17%) XML
4 14 (6.28%) Web Services
5 13 (5.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 11 (4.93%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.79%) Spring
8 2 (0.90%) Middleware
8 2 (0.90%) OLE
8 2 (0.90%) J2EE
8 2 (0.90%) WCF
8 2 (0.90%) jQuery
9 1 (0.45%) OSGi
9 1 (0.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.45%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.45%) HTML
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.48%) PKI
2 7 (3.14%) Clustering
3 6 (2.69%) CMDB
4 5 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.79%) CESG
6 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.45%) SecurID
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 76 (34.08%) Windows
2 34 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.38%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.04%) UNIX
6 8 (3.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.69%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.24%) Linux
9 4 (1.79%) AIX
10 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.35%) Android
11 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.45%) ITIL
2 25 (11.21%) Configuration Management
3 13 (5.83%) Service Management
4 12 (5.38%) Service Delivery
4 12 (5.38%) PRINCE2
4 12 (5.38%) Web Development
5 11 (4.93%) Project Management
6 10 (4.48%) ITSM
6 10 (4.48%) Workflow
7 9 (4.04%) Migration
7 9 (4.04%) Asset Management
7 9 (4.04%) Network Design
7 9 (4.04%) Load Balancing
8 8 (3.59%) Test Scripting
8 8 (3.59%) Document Management
8 8 (3.59%) Network Architecture
9 7 (3.14%) ITIL V2
9 7 (3.14%) Analytics
10 6 (2.69%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.90%) SQL
2 21 (9.42%) C#
3 13 (5.83%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.59%) Java
6 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.35%) C
8 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.90%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
9 1 (0.45%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 223 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.31%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.83%) ISEB
4 7 (3.14%) MCP
4 7 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.24%) MCSE
5 5 (2.24%) CCNP
6 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.35%) CISSP
7 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.90%) Degree
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.90%) CISM
8 2 (0.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.69%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.79%) XenApp
6 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.90%) UAG
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (4.04%) SCCM
2 9 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.14%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.69%) WMI
5 4 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.35%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.35%) Netcool
6 3 (1.35%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.35%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.90%) SCOM
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.73%) Meridio
3 13 (5.83%) HP
4 11 (4.93%) Citrix
4 11 (4.93%) Borland
5 9 (4.04%) VMware
6 8 (3.59%) Symantec
6 8 (3.59%) Cisco
7 7 (3.14%) Oracle
7 7 (3.14%) Avaya
7 7 (3.14%) McAfee
7 7 (3.14%) Serena
8 6 (2.69%) Juniper
8 6 (2.69%) F5
9 5 (2.24%) BMC
9 5 (2.24%) Remedy
10 4 (1.79%) EMC
11 3 (1.35%) Veritas
12 2 (0.90%) Talend
12 2 (0.90%) SAP