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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 64 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.50% 8.68% 6.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.79% 27.74% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 29
Average daily rate £443 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.90% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £139 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
269 274 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.31% 31.28% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 137 109
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £55.60 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.08% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 25 (22.32%) Cisco
3 23 (20.54%) Firewall
4 20 (17.86%) Java
5 15 (13.39%) PL/SQL
5 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
5 15 (13.39%) Juniper
6 14 (12.50%) VPN
7 13 (11.61%) LAN
7 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
8 12 (10.71%) Oracle
8 12 (10.71%) CheckPoint
9 11 (9.82%) OSPF
9 11 (9.82%) BGP
9 11 (9.82%) JBoss
9 11 (9.82%) Migration
9 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared
10 10 (8.93%) Finance
10 10 (8.93%) Unix
11 9 (8.04%) Windows
11 9 (8.04%) Linux
11 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
12 8 (7.14%) Use Case
12 8 (7.14%) Java EE
12 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.14%) F5

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (9.82%) JBoss
2 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.68%) Office 365
3 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) Firewall
2 14 (12.50%) VPN
3 13 (11.61%) LAN
4 11 (9.82%) BGP
4 11 (9.82%) OSPF
5 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.25%) VLAN
6 7 (6.25%) WebEx
7 6 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.36%) DNS
8 5 (4.46%) WAN
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.57%) EIGRP
9 4 (3.57%) IPsec
9 4 (3.57%) MPLS
9 4 (3.57%) SSL
10 3 (2.68%) DWDM
10 3 (2.68%) Internet
10 3 (2.68%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.68%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) Big Data
3 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.79%) CloverETL
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.36%) Maven
3 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.46%) JUnit
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.79%) Subversion
5 2 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.89%) Ant
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Military
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (13.39%) Network Engineer
3 14 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Consultant
6 8 (7.14%) Administrator
6 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 7 (6.25%) Designer
8 6 (5.36%) Field Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Network Designer
8 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Network Architect
11 3 (2.68%) BlackBerry Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) ITIL Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) Java EE
2 7 (6.25%) XML
3 6 (5.36%) Hibernate
3 6 (5.36%) Spring
4 4 (3.57%) .NET
4 4 (3.57%) Web Services
5 3 (2.68%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.68%) SOAP
6 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.79%) CSS
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.79%) J2EE
6 2 (1.79%) JSON
6 2 (1.79%) OSGi
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.89%) Dojo
7 1 (0.89%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.89%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (0.89%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.46%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.57%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) SCADA
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Unix
2 9 (8.04%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.82%) Migration
2 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
3 8 (7.14%) Use Case
4 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.25%) ITIL
5 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.46%) Analytics
6 5 (4.46%) Change Control
6 5 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
7 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.57%) MVC
7 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.68%) ERP
8 3 (2.68%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.68%) SOA
8 3 (2.68%) UML
8 3 (2.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 20 (17.86%) Java
3 15 (13.39%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) C#
6 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.25%) CCNP
5 6 (5.36%) Degree
6 5 (4.46%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.68%) CCIE
7 3 (2.68%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.79%) CCDP
8 2 (1.79%) CCNA
8 2 (1.79%) MCITP
8 2 (1.79%) MCTS
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.89%) CCIP
9 1 (0.89%) CCSP
9 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
1 1 (0.89%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) UAG
3 2 (1.79%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) Cisco
2 15 (13.39%) Juniper
2 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.71%) Oracle
4 8 (7.14%) F5
5 7 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.68%) Nortel
7 2 (1.79%) Adobe
7 2 (1.79%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.79%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.79%) Endeca
7 2 (1.79%) HP
7 2 (1.79%) IBM
7 2 (1.79%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.79%) Nokia
7 2 (1.79%) Remedy
7 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Talend
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