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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 81 57 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.26% 5.67% 8.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.14% 19.00% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 58
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£400 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £333 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- -19.19%
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
278 300 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.77% 29.85% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 121 106
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (32.87%) Windows
3 54 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 40 (18.52%) SharePoint
5 38 (17.59%) SQL
6 36 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
7 31 (14.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (12.96%) .NET
8 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
9 27 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 26 (12.04%) ITIL
10 26 (12.04%) Active Directory
10 26 (12.04%) DV Cleared
11 23 (10.65%) C#
12 20 (9.26%) XML
12 20 (9.26%) Configuration Management
13 19 (8.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 18 (8.33%) IDOL
15 17 (7.87%) MS Office
15 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (7.41%) Meridio
16 16 (7.41%) Web Services
17 14 (6.48%) Visual Studio
17 14 (6.48%) ISEB
17 14 (6.48%) SCCM
18 13 (6.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 13 (6.02%) Migration
18 13 (6.02%) HP
18 13 (6.02%) T-SQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 36 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.85%) IIS
6 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.39%) Lync
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.87%) MS Office
3 5 (2.31%) MS Project
3 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) LDAP
2 12 (5.56%) Firewall
3 9 (4.17%) DNS
4 8 (3.70%) VPN
4 8 (3.70%) Wireless
5 7 (3.24%) WAN
5 7 (3.24%) LAN
6 6 (2.78%) IPsec
6 6 (2.78%) MPLS
7 5 (2.31%) WLAN
7 5 (2.31%) DHCP
7 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.31%) SAN
8 3 (1.39%) Internet
8 3 (1.39%) SMTP
8 3 (1.39%) VoIP
8 3 (1.39%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.93%) Network Security
9 2 (0.93%) SMS
10 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (8.33%) IDOL
4 13 (6.02%) OLAP
4 13 (6.02%) DTS
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.93%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.93%) DataStage
8 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.93%) Big Data
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.56%) TestDirector
3 7 (3.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (3.24%) StarTeam
3 7 (3.24%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) Maven
5 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (3.70%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.46%) Billing
4 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (13.89%) Analyst
2 29 (13.43%) Architect
3 27 (12.50%) Developer
4 25 (11.57%) Consultant
5 14 (6.48%) Technical Architect
5 14 (6.48%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (6.02%) Designer
7 12 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
9 8 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.24%) Network Architect
11 6 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.78%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Management Consultant
12 5 (2.31%) Tester
12 5 (2.31%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.31%) Security Engineer
12 5 (2.31%) Technical Design Authority
12 5 (2.31%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.96%) .NET
2 20 (9.26%) XML
3 18 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.41%) Web Services
5 13 (6.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 11 (5.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.85%) Spring
8 2 (0.93%) Middleware
8 2 (0.93%) OLE
8 2 (0.93%) J2EE
8 2 (0.93%) WCF
8 2 (0.93%) jQuery
9 1 (0.46%) OSGi
9 1 (0.46%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.46%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.46%) HTML
9 1 (0.46%) CSS
9 1 (0.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.63%) Clustering
2 7 (3.24%) PKI
3 6 (2.78%) CMDB
4 5 (2.31%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.39%) Replication
6 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.93%) iPhone
6 2 (0.93%) Open Source
6 2 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.46%) SecurID
7 1 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.46%) GIS
7 1 (0.46%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) SCADA
7 1 (0.46%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.87%) Windows
2 31 (14.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.17%) UNIX
7 7 (3.24%) Linux
8 6 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.78%) AIX
9 3 (1.39%) Android
9 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.93%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.93%) VMS
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.04%) ITIL
2 20 (9.26%) Configuration Management
3 13 (6.02%) Migration
4 12 (5.56%) Web Development
5 11 (5.09%) Project Management
5 11 (5.09%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.09%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.63%) Network Design
7 9 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.17%) Workflow
7 9 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 9 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 9 (4.17%) Analytics
8 8 (3.70%) Document Management
8 8 (3.70%) ITSM
8 8 (3.70%) Service Management
8 8 (3.70%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.24%) ITIL V2
10 6 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.59%) SQL
2 23 (10.65%) C#
3 13 (6.02%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.63%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.70%) Java
6 6 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.85%) VBA
7 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.39%) C
9 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 216 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.04%) DV Cleared
3 14 (6.48%) ISEB
4 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.70%) MCP
5 8 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.78%) MCSE
6 6 (2.78%) CCNP
7 5 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.31%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.39%) Degree
8 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.39%) MCTS
8 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.39%) CISSP
9 2 (0.93%) CISM
9 2 (0.93%) GIAC
9 2 (0.93%) GCIH
9 2 (0.93%) CCIE
9 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.85%) XenApp
6 3 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) SCCM
2 9 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.24%) SCOM
3 7 (3.24%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.78%) WMI
4 6 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.39%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.39%) Netcool
5 3 (1.39%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.93%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 54 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.41%) Meridio
3 13 (6.02%) HP
4 10 (4.63%) Citrix
5 9 (4.17%) Cisco
5 9 (4.17%) McAfee
5 9 (4.17%) VMware
6 8 (3.70%) Symantec
7 7 (3.24%) Serena
7 7 (3.24%) Avaya
7 7 (3.24%) Borland
8 6 (2.78%) Juniper
8 6 (2.78%) Oracle
8 6 (2.78%) F5
9 5 (2.31%) BMC
9 5 (2.31%) Remedy
10 4 (1.85%) IBM
10 4 (1.85%) EMC
11 3 (1.39%) Veritas
12 2 (0.93%) Lumension
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