The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 27 5
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 127 44 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.88% 5.76% 14.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.60% 24.18% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 15 97
Average daily rate £375 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £363 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.67 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £18.50 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.81 £18.50 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
329 182 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 23.82% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 151
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
SC Cleared
Berkshire

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 17 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (37.37%) Windows
3 51 (26.84%) Microsoft
4 39 (20.53%) SharePoint Server
5 35 (18.42%) SharePoint
6 34 (17.89%) SQL
6 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (16.84%) SQL Server
8 25 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 24 (12.63%) .NET
10 22 (11.58%) Windows XP
11 20 (10.53%) ITIL
12 17 (8.95%) MS Excel
12 17 (8.95%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.42%) XML
14 15 (7.89%) C#
14 15 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 15 (7.89%) ISEB
15 14 (7.37%) TestDirector
15 14 (7.37%) DV Cleared
15 14 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (6.84%) Project Management
17 12 (6.32%) UNIX
17 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET
17 12 (6.32%) Service Management
17 12 (6.32%) Service Delivery
18 11 (5.79%) Borland
18 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
18 11 (5.79%) StarTeam

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.53%) SharePoint Server
2 35 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.68%) IIS
5 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.11%) Lync
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.05%) CMS
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) LDAP
1 7 (3.68%) Intranet
2 4 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.11%) Firewall
2 4 (2.11%) SAN
3 2 (1.05%) Network Security
3 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) DAB
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.53%) PPP
4 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.26%) IDOL
3 9 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.68%) OLAP
4 7 (3.68%) DTS
5 4 (2.11%) EDRMS
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.05%) DataStage
7 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (7.37%) TestDirector
2 11 (5.79%) StarTeam
3 9 (4.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (4.74%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.74%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.53%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.53%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (4.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Military
4 2 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (20.53%) Architect
1 39 (20.53%) Consultant
2 21 (11.05%) Analyst
3 17 (8.95%) Developer
4 10 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 10 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 8 (4.21%) SharePoint Consultant
5 8 (4.21%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (4.21%) Designer
5 8 (4.21%) Network Engineer
5 8 (4.21%) Security Consultant
6 7 (3.68%) SharePoint Architect
7 6 (3.16%) Technical Architect
8 5 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.63%) Management Consultant
8 5 (2.63%) Tester
8 5 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (2.63%) Service Management Consultant
8 5 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (2.11%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.63%) .NET
2 16 (8.42%) XML
3 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.79%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.26%) Web Services
6 7 (3.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 4 (2.11%) Spring
7 4 (2.11%) HTML
8 3 (1.58%) CSS
9 2 (1.05%) J2EE
9 2 (1.05%) Middleware
10 1 (0.53%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.53%) JSP
10 1 (0.53%) SOAP
10 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.53%) jQuery
10 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (0.53%) OSGi
10 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.74%) PKI
2 7 (3.68%) Clustering
3 6 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.58%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.58%) Replication
5 2 (1.05%) CESG
5 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
6 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.53%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.37%) Windows
2 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (11.58%) Windows XP
4 14 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.32%) UNIX
6 10 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.21%) Windows 2000
8 6 (3.16%) AIX
9 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.05%) Android
10 2 (1.05%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.05%) Linux
10 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.53%) ITIL
2 17 (8.95%) Configuration Management
3 13 (6.84%) Project Management
4 12 (6.32%) Service Management
4 12 (6.32%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.74%) Workflow
5 9 (4.74%) Migration
5 9 (4.74%) Test Scripting
6 8 (4.21%) ITSM
7 7 (3.68%) Scrum
7 7 (3.68%) Change Management
8 6 (3.16%) Validation
8 6 (3.16%) Web Development
8 6 (3.16%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.16%) Analytics
9 5 (2.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (2.63%) ITIL V2
9 5 (2.63%) Document Management
9 5 (2.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.89%) SQL
2 15 (7.89%) C#
3 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.26%) Java
5 8 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.58%) VB
7 3 (1.58%) C++
8 2 (1.05%) VBScript
8 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 190 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.89%) ISEB
3 14 (7.37%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.11%) MCP
4 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.58%) Degree
5 3 (1.58%) MCSE
5 3 (1.58%) CISSP
5 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.05%) CGEIT
6 2 (1.05%) CISM
6 2 (1.05%) GIAC
6 2 (1.05%) GCIH
6 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) CCIE
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.58%) UAG
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.05%) XenApp
4 2 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.63%) SCCM
3 5 (2.63%) Netcool
4 4 (2.11%) WMI
4 4 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.11%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (1.58%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.58%) SCOM
6 2 (1.05%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) SCSM
Vendors
1 51 (26.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.79%) Borland
2 11 (5.79%) Meridio
3 10 (5.26%) VMware
3 10 (5.26%) Citrix
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle
5 7 (3.68%) Cisco
5 7 (3.68%) Veritas
6 6 (3.16%) McAfee
7 4 (2.11%) Serena
7 4 (2.11%) HP
8 3 (1.58%) Juniper
8 3 (1.58%) F5
9 2 (1.05%) Talend
9 2 (1.05%) Symantec
9 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.05%) Altiris
9 2 (1.05%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.05%) Unica
9 2 (1.05%) BMC
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