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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 10 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 70 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.90% 9.63% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.05% 29.96% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £600 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.07 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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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
291 277 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.67% 32.13% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 138 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 13
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.03 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.95%) Migration
3 41 (26.97%) Windows
4 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 30 (19.74%) Windows 7
6 25 (16.45%) Data Migration
7 23 (15.13%) ERP
8 22 (14.47%) Oracle
9 20 (13.16%) C#
9 20 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (11.18%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (11.18%) Application Packaging
12 16 (10.53%) DV Cleared
12 16 (10.53%) MSI
12 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.21%) Finance
14 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
15 13 (8.55%) .NET
15 13 (8.55%) Windows XP
15 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
15 13 (8.55%) E-business
15 13 (8.55%) Selenium
15 13 (8.55%) WebDriver
16 12 (7.89%) Test Scripting
16 12 (7.89%) SQL
17 11 (7.24%) VB
17 11 (7.24%) ITIL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) Lync
3 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
4 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
1 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (11.18%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.32%) SAP MDM
6 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Taleo
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.58%) BGP
2 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.92%) OSPF
3 8 (5.26%) VLAN
3 8 (5.26%) VPN
3 8 (5.26%) LAN
4 7 (4.61%) WebEx
5 4 (2.63%) Network Security
5 4 (2.63%) Firewall
6 3 (1.97%) DNS
7 2 (1.32%) SNMP
7 2 (1.32%) VoIP
7 2 (1.32%) SAN
7 2 (1.32%) IPsec
8 1 (0.66%) SSH
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.66%) Internet
8 1 (0.66%) MPLS
8 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) MSI
2 13 (8.55%) Selenium
2 13 (8.55%) WebDriver
3 5 (3.29%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (1.32%) Maven
6 2 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) JUnit
7 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.95%) Billing
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (19.08%) Consultant
2 26 (17.11%) Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) Developer
3 17 (11.18%) Applications Packager
3 17 (11.18%) Oracle Consultant
4 16 (10.53%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 16 (10.53%) Functional Consultant
4 16 (10.53%) ERP Consultant
5 15 (9.87%) Tester
6 13 (8.55%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Regression Tester
9 9 (5.92%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (3.29%) Network Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) Application Packaging
2 13 (8.55%) .NET
3 5 (3.29%) CSS
3 5 (3.29%) XML
3 5 (3.29%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.63%) REST
4 4 (2.63%) CSS3
4 4 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (2.63%) jQuery
4 4 (2.63%) RESTful
4 4 (2.63%) HTML5
4 4 (2.63%) SOAP
4 4 (2.63%) Web Services
5 3 (1.97%) XSD
5 3 (1.97%) WCF
6 2 (1.32%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.32%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.32%) WSH
7 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.95%) User Experience
3 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.66%) IVR
5 1 (0.66%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Windows
2 30 (19.74%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.95%) UNIX
5 5 (3.29%) Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Solaris
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.95%) Migration
2 25 (16.45%) Data Migration
3 23 (15.13%) ERP
4 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.55%) E-business
6 12 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 11 (7.24%) BDD
7 11 (7.24%) ITIL
8 10 (6.58%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.58%) Regression Testing
8 10 (6.58%) Application Discovery
9 9 (5.92%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.92%) TDD
10 8 (5.26%) SDLC
11 7 (4.61%) Data Protection
11 7 (4.61%) Project Management
12 6 (3.95%) MVC
12 6 (3.95%) Workflow
12 6 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) C#
2 12 (7.89%) SQL
3 11 (7.24%) VB
4 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.63%) Java
5 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.32%) C
7 1 (0.66%) VBScript
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) Pascal
7 1 (0.66%) PL/1
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) Korn
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.92%) MCP
3 9 (5.92%) MCSE
3 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.29%) Degree
5 3 (1.97%) ISEB
5 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) CCIE
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCVP
7 1 (0.66%) ACSA
7 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.66%) CCSP
7 1 (0.66%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 6 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) SCCM
2 4 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.97%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.32%) Ansible
4 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.32%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.47%) Oracle
3 11 (7.24%) HP
3 11 (7.24%) Cisco
4 9 (5.92%) CheckPoint
4 9 (5.92%) Symantec
4 9 (5.92%) F5
5 8 (5.26%) Juniper
6 6 (3.95%) Citrix
7 4 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (1.32%) BMC
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) VMware
8 2 (1.32%) AppSense
8 2 (1.32%) Talend
9 1 (0.66%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.66%) Splunk
9 1 (0.66%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.66%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.66%) Capita
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