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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 35 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 35 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.69% 7.01% 8.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.56% 25.58% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 43
Median daily rate £414 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £347 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.13 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +108.66%
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
225 258 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.16% 27.42% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 131 159
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 £250 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 7
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 73 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) Linux
4 13 (17.81%) C#
5 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.44%) Unix
6 11 (15.07%) MVC
6 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.07%) Data Protection
7 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
8 9 (12.33%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.96%) TDD
9 8 (10.96%) SOAP
9 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.96%) SoapUI
9 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
10 7 (9.59%) VBA
11 6 (8.22%) Oracle
11 6 (8.22%) SAP
11 6 (8.22%) XML
11 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
11 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (8.22%) Use Case
12 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
12 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
12 5 (6.85%) CentOS

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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) SSH
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) HTTP
3 3 (4.11%) ICMP
3 3 (4.11%) WAN
4 2 (2.74%) BGP
4 2 (2.74%) DSL
4 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) IPsec
4 2 (2.74%) L2TP
4 2 (2.74%) MPLS
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) OSPF
4 2 (2.74%) PPP
4 2 (2.74%) SAN
4 2 (2.74%) SNMP
4 2 (2.74%) X.21
4 2 (2.74%) xDSL
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) MS Access
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.74%) JUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Maven
5 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
1 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Consultant
4 11 (15.07%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Integration Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Integration Test Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Tester
9 3 (4.11%) Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Report Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
1 8 (10.96%) SOAP
2 6 (8.22%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.74%) Spring
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Unix
3 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.85%) CentOS
4 5 (6.85%) Debian
4 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Data Protection
1 11 (15.07%) MVC
2 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.96%) TDD
3 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.22%) Functional Testing
4 6 (8.22%) Use Case
5 5 (6.85%) DevOps
5 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
5 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 5 (6.85%) Prototyping
5 5 (6.85%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (5.48%) ERP
6 4 (5.48%) Open Source
6 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.11%) Automation Testing
7 3 (4.11%) Change Management
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL
7 3 (4.11%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) C#
3 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) VBA
6 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.85%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) C
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.74%) CCNA
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.74%) ISACA
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) SANS
4 1 (1.37%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) RHCE
4 1 (1.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) KVM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SELinux
2 3 (4.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) SAP
3 5 (6.85%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Capita
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) EMC
5 2 (2.74%) Juniper
6 1 (1.37%) Ariba
6 1 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Mitel
6 1 (1.37%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £480 per day 4 months contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £478.50 per day 3 Month Initial Duration
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago