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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 84 133 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.36% 13.49% 8.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 41.56% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 38
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.67 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.89% -20.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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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
276 320 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 32.45% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 103
Average daily rate £355 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (37.72%) Windows
3 59 (35.33%) Microsoft
4 41 (24.55%) Windows 7
5 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
6 29 (17.37%) DV Cleared
7 27 (16.17%) Migration
8 25 (14.97%) Configuration Management
8 25 (14.97%) ITIL
9 22 (13.17%) SCCM
10 20 (11.98%) HP
10 20 (11.98%) VB
11 19 (11.38%) C#
11 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (11.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (10.78%) SQL
12 18 (10.78%) MCP
12 18 (10.78%) MCSE
12 18 (10.78%) Selenium
13 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
14 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (9.58%) WebDriver
15 15 (8.98%) Test Scripting
15 15 (8.98%) Application Packaging
15 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (8.98%) Symantec
15 15 (8.98%) Windows XP
15 15 (8.98%) SLA
16 14 (8.38%) SharePoint
16 14 (8.38%) MS Visio

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.59%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.19%) Lync
5 3 (1.80%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (1.20%) MS Office
5 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.80%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.20%) SAP MDM
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) IaaS
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) Firewall
2 4 (2.40%) WAN
2 4 (2.40%) LAN
2 4 (2.40%) Network Security
2 4 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.80%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.60%) TACACS
5 1 (0.60%) OSPF
5 1 (0.60%) VoIP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.20%) IDOL
4 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.20%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.78%) Selenium
2 16 (9.58%) WebDriver
3 14 (8.38%) MSI
4 7 (4.19%) StarTeam
5 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.40%) JIRA
6 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 7 (4.19%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (19.16%) Analyst
2 22 (13.17%) Consultant
3 19 (11.38%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Applications Packager
5 16 (9.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (8.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Test Analyst
6 15 (8.98%) Architect
6 15 (8.98%) Tester
7 10 (5.99%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Software Tester
8 7 (4.19%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.59%) Regression Tester
9 6 (3.59%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (2.99%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) Application Packaging
2 10 (5.99%) .NET
3 9 (5.39%) XML
4 8 (4.79%) SOAP
5 4 (2.40%) Web Services
5 4 (2.40%) WCF
6 3 (1.80%) CSS
6 3 (1.80%) XSD
6 3 (1.80%) HTML
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.20%) WSH
7 2 (1.20%) WSDL
7 2 (1.20%) jQuery
7 2 (1.20%) HTML5
7 2 (1.20%) RESTful
7 2 (1.20%) REST
7 2 (1.20%) CSS3
7 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.19%) PKI
2 6 (3.59%) User Experience
3 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.72%) Windows
2 41 (24.55%) Windows 7
3 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (8.98%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.40%) Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.60%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.17%) Migration
2 25 (14.97%) Configuration Management
2 25 (14.97%) ITIL
3 15 (8.98%) Test Scripting
4 13 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.19%) Regression Testing
6 9 (5.39%) Test Automation
6 9 (5.39%) Project Management
7 8 (4.79%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.79%) Data Migration
7 8 (4.79%) BDD
8 7 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.19%) ERP
9 5 (2.99%) Integration Testing
9 5 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.99%) Scrum
9 5 (2.99%) Service Management
9 5 (2.99%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.40%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.98%) VB
2 19 (11.38%) C#
3 18 (10.78%) SQL
4 10 (5.99%) VBScript
4 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.80%) C
5 3 (1.80%) VBA
5 3 (1.80%) Java
5 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.60%) Pascal
7 1 (0.60%) PL/1
7 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 167 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (17.37%) DV Cleared
3 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.78%) MCP
4 18 (10.78%) MCSE
5 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.99%) ISEB
7 4 (2.40%) Degree
7 4 (2.40%) CCNP
8 3 (1.80%) CCDP
8 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.80%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.20%) PMP
9 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) CCNA
10 1 (0.60%) CISSP
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) SLA
2 9 (5.39%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) COBIT
4 2 (1.20%) BS15000
5 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (13.17%) SCCM
2 13 (7.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.40%) SCOM
4 4 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.20%) MOM
7 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.60%) Netcool
Vendors
1 59 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.98%) HP
3 15 (8.98%) Symantec
4 14 (8.38%) VMware
5 13 (7.78%) Oracle
6 9 (5.39%) Citrix
7 7 (4.19%) Borland
8 5 (2.99%) F5
8 5 (2.99%) Cisco
9 4 (2.40%) AppSense
9 4 (2.40%) SAP
10 3 (1.80%) Juniper
10 3 (1.80%) Mercator
10 3 (1.80%) McAfee
11 2 (1.20%) Meridio
11 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.60%) Veritas
12 1 (0.60%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago