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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 68 77 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.96% 8.93% 12.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.55% 31.43% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 54
Median daily rate £450 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +100.00%
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
277 245 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.44% 28.42% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 109 133
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 3
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 £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 28 (20.44%) Java
3 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.79%) SQL
5 17 (12.41%) Linux
5 17 (12.41%) Cisco
6 16 (11.68%) PL/SQL
6 16 (11.68%) Firewall
7 14 (10.22%) ITIL
8 13 (9.49%) Unix
8 13 (9.49%) Windows
9 12 (8.76%) SOAP
9 12 (8.76%) JBoss
9 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.03%) Java EE
10 11 (8.03%) C#
10 11 (8.03%) Juniper
10 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
11 10 (7.30%) Oracle
11 10 (7.30%) XML
12 9 (6.57%) Test Scripting
12 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
12 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
12 9 (6.57%) Eclipse
12 9 (6.57%) VMware
12 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
13 8 (5.84%) SoapUI
13 8 (5.84%) Migration
13 8 (5.84%) CCNP
13 8 (5.84%) VPN

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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 12 (8.76%) JBoss
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.38%) IIS
4 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) 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
1 3 (2.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) IaaS
2 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.73%) PaaS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) Firewall
2 8 (5.84%) Internet
2 8 (5.84%) VPN
3 7 (5.11%) SSL
3 7 (5.11%) WAN
4 6 (4.38%) BGP
4 6 (4.38%) DNS
4 6 (4.38%) EIGRP
4 6 (4.38%) FTP
4 6 (4.38%) IPsec
4 6 (4.38%) MPLS
4 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.38%) OSPF
4 6 (4.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (2.92%) ATM
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.92%) DWDM
5 4 (2.92%) LAN
5 4 (2.92%) SDH
6 3 (2.19%) SAN
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
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.46%) VoltDB
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.84%) SoapUI
3 7 (5.11%) Selenium
3 7 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.65%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.19%) Appium
6 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.19%) JIRA
6 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.73%) JMeter
8 1 (0.73%) Maven
8 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.73%) Subversion
8 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Military
2 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.73%) Banking
3 1 (0.73%) Billing
3 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (16.06%) Developer
2 18 (13.14%) Analyst
3 17 (12.41%) Consultant
4 11 (8.03%) Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Designer
5 10 (7.30%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Network Designer
6 9 (6.57%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.38%) ITIL Consultant
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 12 (8.76%) SOAP
2 11 (8.03%) Java EE
3 10 (7.30%) XML
4 6 (4.38%) Web Services
5 4 (2.92%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.19%) .NET
6 3 (2.19%) Node.js
6 3 (2.19%) RESTful
7 2 (1.46%) CSS
7 2 (1.46%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.46%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.73%) CGI
8 1 (0.73%) HTML
8 1 (0.73%) JSON
8 1 (0.73%) REST
8 1 (0.73%) Spring
8 1 (0.73%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) 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%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.41%) Linux
2 13 (9.49%) Unix
2 13 (9.49%) Windows
3 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.46%) CentOS
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.22%) ITIL
2 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.57%) Test Scripting
4 8 (5.84%) Migration
4 8 (5.84%) TDD
5 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
5 7 (5.11%) DevOps
6 6 (4.38%) BDD
6 6 (4.38%) CRM
6 6 (4.38%) Functional Testing
6 6 (4.38%) Information Security
6 6 (4.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.38%) MVC
6 6 (4.38%) Scrum
6 6 (4.38%) Security Architecture
6 6 (4.38%) Use Case
6 6 (4.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (3.65%) Project Management
7 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) Java
2 23 (16.79%) SQL
3 16 (11.68%) PL/SQL
4 11 (8.03%) C#
5 8 (5.84%) Ruby
6 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.11%) Python
7 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) CCNP
3 8 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.65%) CISSP
4 5 (3.65%) JNCIP
5 4 (2.92%) CISM
5 4 (2.92%) GCIA
5 4 (2.92%) GCIH
5 4 (2.92%) GIAC
5 4 (2.92%) GSEC
5 4 (2.92%) ISSAP
6 3 (2.19%) CCNA
7 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.46%) Degree
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
7 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.73%) VCP4
8 1 (0.73%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) RMADS
2 4 (2.92%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.38%) UAG
2 6 (4.38%) vSphere
3 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.46%) vCloud
3 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Ansible
2 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.46%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.41%) Cisco
3 11 (8.03%) Juniper
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle
5 9 (6.57%) VMware
6 6 (4.38%) HP
6 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.92%) Nortel
8 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.46%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.46%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.46%) EMC
9 2 (1.46%) F5
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.46%) TippingPoint
9 2 (1.46%) Trustwave
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