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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 26 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 48 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.73% 7.71% 7.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 28.46% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 33
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £340 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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
216 253 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.29% 27.09% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 144 129
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% -0.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 21 (25.61%) Linux
4 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (19.51%) SQL
7 15 (18.29%) Unix
8 14 (17.07%) Python
8 14 (17.07%) C#
9 13 (15.85%) Debian
9 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
9 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
9 13 (15.85%) CentOS
9 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
9 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (15.85%) SSH
9 13 (15.85%) Ubuntu
9 13 (15.85%) SELinux
9 13 (15.85%) Prototyping
10 11 (13.41%) DevOps
10 11 (13.41%) Oracle
10 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
11 10 (12.20%) HTTP
11 10 (12.20%) ICMP
11 10 (12.20%) Ansible
12 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.98%) Open Source
13 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
13 8 (9.76%) Finance

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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.66%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.22%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) SSH
2 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.20%) HTTP
3 10 (12.20%) ICMP
4 3 (3.66%) WAN
5 2 (2.44%) BGP
5 2 (2.44%) DSL
5 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.44%) Firewall
5 2 (2.44%) IPsec
5 2 (2.44%) L2TP
5 2 (2.44%) MPLS
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) OSPF
5 2 (2.44%) PPP
5 2 (2.44%) SNMP
5 2 (2.44%) X.21
5 2 (2.44%) xDSL
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) MS Access
4 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.22%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) JUnit
3 5 (6.10%) Maven
4 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.44%) JMeter
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 16 (19.51%) Consultant
3 13 (15.85%) Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Java Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.32%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) Java Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Open Source Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
2 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.10%) Spring
3 4 (4.88%) SOAP
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) CGI
4 3 (3.66%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.22%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.22%) Java EE
5 1 (1.22%) Kafka
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.44%) PMI
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) RIA
3 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (18.29%) Unix
4 13 (15.85%) CentOS
4 13 (15.85%) Debian
4 13 (15.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (15.85%) Prototyping
2 11 (13.41%) DevOps
3 9 (10.98%) Open Source
4 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
4 7 (8.54%) MVC
5 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.10%) CRM
6 5 (6.10%) ERP
6 5 (6.10%) Project Management
6 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.10%) TDD
6 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL
7 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.66%) Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.66%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.51%) SQL
4 14 (17.07%) C#
4 14 (17.07%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.10%) VBA
8 2 (2.44%) C
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.44%) CCNA
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) ISACA
4 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.44%) SANS
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) PMP
5 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SELinux
2 10 (12.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Capita
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco
4 2 (2.44%) Citrix
4 2 (2.44%) HP
4 2 (2.44%) Juniper
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Ariba
5 1 (1.22%) EMC
5 1 (1.22%) F5
5 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Mitel
5 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.22%) Talend
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago