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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 76 84 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.41% 9.33% 13.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.50% 30.22% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 61
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £21.55 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +52.02%
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
298 278 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.96% 30.89% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 136 143
Median daily rate £400 £355 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.63%) Java
3 26 (18.98%) SQL
4 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
5 21 (15.33%) Cisco
6 19 (13.87%) Firewall
7 18 (13.14%) PL/SQL
7 18 (13.14%) Linux
8 16 (11.68%) ITIL
9 15 (10.95%) JBoss
10 14 (10.22%) Windows
11 13 (9.49%) Java EE
11 13 (9.49%) Unix
11 13 (9.49%) Juniper
11 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
12 12 (8.76%) DV Cleared
13 11 (8.03%) XML
13 11 (8.03%) SOAP
13 11 (8.03%) VPN
13 11 (8.03%) Eclipse
13 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (7.30%) CCNP
14 10 (7.30%) C#
14 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.57%) VMware
15 9 (6.57%) Oracle
15 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
15 9 (6.57%) WAN
16 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
16 8 (5.84%) Internet

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 15 (10.95%) JBoss
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.38%) IIS
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.19%) Node.js
6 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) Firewall
2 11 (8.03%) VPN
3 9 (6.57%) WAN
4 8 (5.84%) Internet
4 8 (5.84%) LAN
5 7 (5.11%) BGP
5 7 (5.11%) OSPF
5 7 (5.11%) SSL
6 6 (4.38%) DNS
6 6 (4.38%) EIGRP
6 6 (4.38%) FTP
6 6 (4.38%) IPsec
6 6 (4.38%) MPLS
6 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
6 6 (4.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.92%) ATM
8 4 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.92%) DWDM
8 4 (2.92%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.92%) MySQL
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.11%) SoapUI
3 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.92%) Selenium
4 4 (2.92%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) Maven
5 3 (2.19%) Subversion
6 2 (1.46%) Appium
6 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.73%) Ant
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.73%) JUnit
7 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Military
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Billing
4 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.25%) Developer
2 17 (12.41%) Consultant
3 15 (10.95%) Analyst
4 14 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Designer
6 9 (6.57%) Network Designer
6 9 (6.57%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Architect
7 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.38%) ITIL Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (4.38%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Web Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Web Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.38%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) Java EE
2 11 (8.03%) SOAP
2 11 (8.03%) XML
3 6 (4.38%) Web Services
4 5 (3.65%) .NET
5 3 (2.19%) CSS
5 3 (2.19%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.19%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.19%) Spring
6 2 (1.46%) CGI
6 2 (1.46%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.46%) HTML
6 2 (1.46%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.46%) PostGIS
6 2 (1.46%) RESTful
6 2 (1.46%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.73%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (0.73%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) SCADA
4 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.73%) CESG
5 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Linux
2 14 (10.22%) Windows
3 13 (9.49%) Unix
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.46%) CentOS
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.68%) ITIL
2 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
3 7 (5.11%) DevOps
4 6 (4.38%) Information Security
4 6 (4.38%) ITIL V3
4 6 (4.38%) Migration
4 6 (4.38%) MVC
4 6 (4.38%) Security Architecture
4 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (4.38%) TDD
4 6 (4.38%) Test Scripting
4 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
4 6 (4.38%) Waterfall
5 5 (3.65%) BDD
5 5 (3.65%) CRM
5 5 (3.65%) Functional Testing
5 5 (3.65%) Open Source
5 5 (3.65%) Project Management
5 5 (3.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.63%) Java
2 26 (18.98%) SQL
3 18 (13.14%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.30%) C#
5 8 (5.84%) Ruby
6 7 (5.11%) Python
7 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.65%) Perl
7 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.76%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.30%) CCNP
5 5 (3.65%) CISSP
5 5 (3.65%) JNCIP
6 4 (2.92%) CCNA
6 4 (2.92%) CISM
6 4 (2.92%) GCIA
6 4 (2.92%) GCIH
6 4 (2.92%) GIAC
6 4 (2.92%) GSEC
6 4 (2.92%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.46%) CCDP
7 2 (1.46%) CCIE
7 2 (1.46%) Degree
7 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) RMADS
2 3 (2.19%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.38%) UAG
2 6 (4.38%) vSphere
3 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.19%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.46%) vCloud
5 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Ansible
2 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.19%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.33%) Cisco
3 13 (9.49%) Juniper
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle
4 9 (6.57%) VMware
5 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.38%) HP
6 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.65%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (2.92%) Nortel
9 3 (2.19%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.19%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.19%) F5
9 3 (2.19%) IBM
9 3 (2.19%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.19%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.46%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.46%) TippingPoint
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