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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 15 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 56 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.01% 5.88% 9.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.00% 21.74% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 36
Median daily rate £477 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+208.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.70 £44.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.78% +56.14%

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
200 276 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.61% 27.06% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 158 145
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.11%) Java
2 28 (31.11%) Linux
3 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.44%) Python
6 21 (23.33%) Unix
6 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 20 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 20 (22.22%) CentOS
7 20 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 20 (22.22%) SSH
7 20 (22.22%) Ubuntu
7 20 (22.22%) Debian
7 20 (22.22%) SELinux
8 19 (21.11%) DevOps
9 18 (20.00%) Prototyping
10 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
10 16 (17.78%) SQL
10 16 (17.78%) Ansible
11 15 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (16.67%) HTTP
11 15 (16.67%) ICMP
12 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.33%) Open Source
13 12 (13.33%) C#
13 12 (13.33%) Oracle
14 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
15 9 (10.00%) SharePoint

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 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
3 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.44%) MS Project
3 3 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.11%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) SSH
2 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.67%) HTTP
3 15 (16.67%) ICMP
4 3 (3.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.22%) BGP
5 2 (2.22%) DSL
5 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.22%) Firewall
5 2 (2.22%) IPsec
5 2 (2.22%) L2TP
5 2 (2.22%) MPLS
5 2 (2.22%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) OSPF
5 2 (2.22%) PPP
5 2 (2.22%) SNMP
5 2 (2.22%) X.21
5 2 (2.22%) xDSL
6 1 (1.11%) Junos
6 1 (1.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (3.33%) MySQL
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) MS Access
5 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.11%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.11%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.56%) JUnit
3 5 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Consultant
3 15 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 8 (8.89%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) Java Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Engagement Manager
8 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Hadoop Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
1 5 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (5.56%) Spring
1 5 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.33%) CGI
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.11%) Java EE
5 1 (1.11%) Kafka
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.56%) PMI
2 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.33%) RIA
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) Linux
2 25 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (23.33%) Unix
4 20 (22.22%) CentOS
4 20 (22.22%) Debian
4 20 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) DevOps
2 18 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) Open Source
5 8 (8.89%) Project Management
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.67%) ERP
7 6 (6.67%) Open Source Development
7 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) CMMI
8 5 (5.56%) CRM
8 5 (5.56%) Presales
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.44%) MVC
10 3 (3.33%) Change Management
10 3 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) Java
2 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.44%) Python
4 20 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 16 (17.78%) SQL
6 12 (13.33%) C#
7 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.44%) VBA
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) ISACA
6 2 (2.22%) PMP
6 2 (2.22%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.22%) SANS
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) PMO
3 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) SELinux
2 16 (17.78%) Ansible
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) SCCM
4 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) IBM
4 3 (3.33%) Juniper
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.22%) Capita
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Axway
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) F5
6 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.11%) Mitel
6 1 (1.11%) Talend
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