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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 84 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.98% 9.62% 6.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.68% 30.91% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 33
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% +2.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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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
283 275 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.27% 31.11% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 99
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (29.76%) Windows
3 46 (27.38%) Microsoft
4 44 (26.19%) Migration
5 34 (20.24%) Windows 7
6 25 (14.88%) C#
7 24 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 22 (13.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (12.50%) Oracle
9 21 (12.50%) ERP
9 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 20 (11.90%) Application Packaging
11 19 (11.31%) Selenium
11 19 (11.31%) WebDriver
12 18 (10.71%) DV Cleared
12 18 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
12 18 (10.71%) MSI
13 17 (10.12%) Oracle ERP
14 16 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (9.52%) HP
14 16 (9.52%) SQL Server
14 16 (9.52%) ITIL
14 16 (9.52%) Test Scripting
15 15 (8.93%) VB
15 15 (8.93%) .NET
15 15 (8.93%) SQL
15 15 (8.93%) Windows XP
15 15 (8.93%) Regression Testing
15 15 (8.93%) Oracle Applications
16 14 (8.33%) Finance

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.79%) Lync
3 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.19%) CMS
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (10.12%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (8.93%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.79%) Changepoint
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.19%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Taleo
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) OSPF
1 5 (2.98%) BGP
2 4 (2.38%) LAN
2 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.38%) VPN
2 4 (2.38%) VLAN
3 3 (1.79%) Network Security
3 3 (1.79%) WebEx
4 2 (1.19%) SAN
4 2 (1.19%) SNMP
4 2 (1.19%) VoIP
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
5 1 (0.60%) PPP
5 1 (0.60%) Broadband
5 1 (0.60%) PBX
5 1 (0.60%) DPNSS
5 1 (0.60%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.60%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.19%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.19%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.60%) IDOL
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) Selenium
1 19 (11.31%) WebDriver
2 18 (10.71%) MSI
3 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.98%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.98%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.79%) JIRA
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.19%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.19%) Maven
6 2 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.19%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (8.33%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (20.83%) Analyst
2 27 (16.07%) Consultant
3 20 (11.90%) Applications Packager
4 18 (10.71%) Tester
5 16 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 16 (9.52%) Developer
6 15 (8.93%) Oracle Consultant
7 14 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 14 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
7 14 (8.33%) ERP Consultant
8 13 (7.74%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Regression Tester
11 7 (4.17%) Architect
11 7 (4.17%) Software Tester
12 6 (3.57%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
13 5 (2.98%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.90%) Application Packaging
2 15 (8.93%) .NET
3 8 (4.76%) XML
4 7 (4.17%) SOAP
5 6 (3.57%) Web Services
6 5 (2.98%) HTML
6 5 (2.98%) CSS
7 4 (2.38%) WCF
7 4 (2.38%) jQuery
7 4 (2.38%) RESTful
7 4 (2.38%) HTML5
7 4 (2.38%) REST
7 4 (2.38%) CSS3
7 4 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.79%) XSD
9 2 (1.19%) Software Packaging
9 2 (1.19%) Spring
9 2 (1.19%) WSH
9 2 (1.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.57%) User Experience
3 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.19%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) IVR
5 1 (0.60%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.76%) Windows
2 34 (20.24%) Windows 7
3 15 (8.93%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.38%) Linux
6 3 (1.79%) UNIX
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.19%) Migration
2 24 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 21 (12.50%) ERP
4 16 (9.52%) ITIL
4 16 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 15 (8.93%) Regression Testing
6 13 (7.74%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.74%) BDD
7 11 (6.55%) E-business
7 11 (6.55%) Application Discovery
8 9 (5.36%) SDLC
8 9 (5.36%) Project Management
9 8 (4.76%) TDD
9 8 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 8 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.57%) Data Protection
10 6 (3.57%) Workflow
10 6 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.88%) C#
2 15 (8.93%) SQL
2 15 (8.93%) VB
3 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.79%) C
5 3 (1.79%) VBA
6 2 (1.19%) VBScript
6 2 (1.19%) Java
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) Pascal
7 1 (0.60%) PL/1
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.60%) Korn
7 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.55%) MCP
4 11 (6.55%) MCSE
5 5 (2.98%) ISEB
5 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.98%) Degree
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.19%) CCNA
7 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.19%) CCNP
7 2 (1.19%) CCIE
8 1 (0.60%) CCSP
8 1 (0.60%) CCIP
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) SLA
1 10 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.36%) SCCM
2 6 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.79%) SCOM
5 2 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.19%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.19%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.60%) MOM
6 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.50%) Oracle
3 16 (9.52%) HP
4 10 (5.95%) Symantec
5 6 (3.57%) Citrix
5 6 (3.57%) Cisco
6 5 (2.98%) F5
7 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.38%) SAP
7 4 (2.38%) Juniper
8 3 (1.79%) VMware
9 2 (1.19%) AppSense
9 2 (1.19%) BMC
9 2 (1.19%) Talend
9 2 (1.19%) Meridio
10 1 (0.60%) Capita
10 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.60%) Splunk
10 1 (0.60%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.60%) LogRhythm
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