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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 81 66 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.35% 6.49% 7.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.56% 20.75% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 48
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£475 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £322 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £361 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -32.69%
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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
274 318 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.64% 31.27% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 141 115
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £202 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (34.01%) Windows
3 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
4 39 (19.80%) SharePoint
5 34 (17.26%) .NET
6 33 (16.75%) SharePoint Server
7 32 (16.24%) SQL
8 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
9 29 (14.72%) DV Cleared
10 27 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (12.69%) Active Directory
12 24 (12.18%) C#
12 24 (12.18%) ITIL
13 23 (11.68%) MS Excel
14 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET
15 20 (10.15%) XML
16 18 (9.14%) Configuration Management
16 18 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (8.63%) MS Office
18 15 (7.61%) IDOL
18 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (7.11%) SCCM
19 14 (7.11%) Windows 7
19 14 (7.11%) HP
20 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (6.60%) Visual Studio
20 13 (6.60%) Web Services
21 12 (6.09%) MCP
21 12 (6.09%) OLAP
21 12 (6.09%) SLA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (19.80%) SharePoint
2 33 (16.75%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.03%) IIS
4 3 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.52%) Lync
4 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.63%) MS Office
3 8 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.09%) Firewall
2 11 (5.58%) LDAP
3 9 (4.57%) VPN
3 9 (4.57%) DNS
3 9 (4.57%) Wireless
4 8 (4.06%) LAN
5 7 (3.55%) WAN
6 6 (3.05%) DHCP
6 6 (3.05%) IPsec
6 6 (3.05%) MPLS
7 5 (2.54%) SAN
7 5 (2.54%) WLAN
7 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.52%) VoIP
8 3 (1.52%) SMTP
8 3 (1.52%) Internet
8 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.02%) DSL
9 2 (1.02%) Network Security
9 2 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (7.61%) IDOL
4 12 (6.09%) OLAP
5 11 (5.58%) DTS
6 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.02%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.51%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 1 (0.51%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.51%) Cognos Transformer
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.55%) TestDirector
3 4 (2.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.03%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.52%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) MSI
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 6 (3.05%) Finance
2 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.51%) Advertising
3 1 (0.51%) Publishing
3 1 (0.51%) Military
3 1 (0.51%) Banking
3 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (16.24%) Architect
2 31 (15.74%) Analyst
3 25 (12.69%) Developer
4 19 (9.64%) Consultant
5 16 (8.12%) Technical Architect
6 14 (7.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (5.58%) Designer
7 11 (5.58%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.57%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.55%) Configuration Analyst
9 7 (3.55%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.05%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.05%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.54%) Security Analyst
11 5 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.54%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.26%) .NET
2 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET
3 20 (10.15%) XML
4 13 (6.60%) Web Services
5 11 (5.58%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 10 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.02%) Middleware
7 2 (1.02%) OLE
7 2 (1.02%) WCF
7 2 (1.02%) jQuery
8 1 (0.51%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.51%) Ajax
8 1 (0.51%) XSLT
8 1 (0.51%) CGI
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) JSP
8 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.08%) Clustering
2 9 (4.57%) PKI
3 6 (3.05%) CMDB
4 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.02%) CESG
5 2 (1.02%) Open Source
5 2 (1.02%) SCADA
6 1 (0.51%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) SecurID
6 1 (0.51%) Statistics
6 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.01%) Windows
2 27 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.11%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.57%) UNIX
6 7 (3.55%) Linux
7 6 (3.05%) AIX
8 5 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.02%) VMS
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.51%) Android
11 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.18%) ITIL
2 18 (9.14%) Configuration Management
3 12 (6.09%) Migration
4 11 (5.58%) Web Development
5 10 (5.08%) Network Design
5 10 (5.08%) CRM
6 9 (4.57%) Network Architecture
6 9 (4.57%) Analytics
7 7 (3.55%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (3.55%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.55%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.55%) Project Management
7 7 (3.55%) Workflow
8 6 (3.05%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.05%) Document Management
8 6 (3.05%) Test Scripting
9 5 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.54%) Service Management
9 5 (2.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.24%) SQL
2 24 (12.18%) C#
3 11 (5.58%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.03%) VBA
6 3 (1.52%) C
6 3 (1.52%) Java
7 2 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 197 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.72%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.09%) MCP
5 10 (5.08%) MCSE
6 8 (4.06%) ISEB
6 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.05%) CCNP
8 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.52%) MCTS
8 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.52%) Degree
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.02%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CISSP
9 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CCIE
10 1 (0.51%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.05%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.03%) XenApp
4 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) SCCM
2 7 (3.55%) SCOM
3 6 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.03%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.52%) BMC Performance Manager
5 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.52%) WMI
5 3 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.52%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.52%) Netcool
6 2 (1.02%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.51%) WSUS
7 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.11%) HP
3 12 (6.09%) Meridio
4 11 (5.58%) Symantec
5 10 (5.08%) Citrix
6 9 (4.57%) Cisco
6 9 (4.57%) McAfee
7 7 (3.55%) Avaya
8 6 (3.05%) Juniper
8 6 (3.05%) F5
9 5 (2.54%) BMC
9 5 (2.54%) Remedy
9 5 (2.54%) VMware
9 5 (2.54%) Serena
10 4 (2.03%) Oracle
10 4 (2.03%) EMC
11 3 (1.52%) Veritas
11 3 (1.52%) Borland
12 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.02%) IBM
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