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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 76 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.40% 6.98% 4.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.25% 22.32% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £258 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £16.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.13%
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
269 345 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.72% 31.28% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 169 82
Average daily rate £375 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (30.38%) Windows
3 45 (28.48%) Microsoft
4 35 (22.15%) DV Cleared
5 32 (20.25%) Active Directory
6 25 (15.82%) SharePoint
6 25 (15.82%) ITIL
7 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (15.19%) Windows 7
8 22 (13.92%) .NET
9 21 (13.29%) MCP
9 21 (13.29%) MCSE
10 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
10 19 (12.03%) SQL
11 18 (11.39%) Configuration Management
11 18 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (10.76%) SCCM
13 16 (10.13%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (9.49%) HP
14 15 (9.49%) Migration
15 14 (8.86%) Symantec
15 14 (8.86%) C#
16 13 (8.23%) SLA
16 13 (8.23%) PKI
17 12 (7.59%) XML
18 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET
18 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
18 11 (6.96%) MS Visio
18 11 (6.96%) Project Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (15.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.13%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.16%) Lync
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.27%) IIS
5 2 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
1 11 (6.96%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) LAN
2 8 (5.06%) VPN
2 8 (5.06%) Firewall
3 7 (4.43%) WAN
4 6 (3.80%) DNS
5 5 (3.16%) Wireless
5 5 (3.16%) DHCP
6 4 (2.53%) Internet
6 4 (2.53%) IPsec
7 3 (1.90%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.90%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.90%) Network Security
7 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.90%) MPLS
7 3 (1.90%) DSL
7 3 (1.90%) WLAN
8 2 (1.27%) ADSL
8 2 (1.27%) SMS
8 2 (1.27%) VoIP
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.43%) IDOL
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.90%) OLAP
5 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.27%) Essbase
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.90%) StarTeam
1 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.27%) JUnit
2 2 (1.27%) Maven
2 2 (1.27%) jMock
2 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.27%) DbUnit
2 2 (1.27%) Mockito
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (4.43%) Publishing
2 6 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (14.56%) Architect
2 21 (13.29%) Consultant
3 18 (11.39%) Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Designer
10 5 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.16%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.92%) .NET
2 12 (7.59%) XML
3 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.06%) Web Services
5 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.27%) SOAP
6 2 (1.27%) OLE
6 2 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 2 (1.27%) WCF
6 2 (1.27%) jQuery
6 2 (1.27%) Apache CXF
6 2 (1.27%) RESTful
6 2 (1.27%) PowerMock
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.63%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.63%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) PKI
2 4 (2.53%) Clustering
2 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.90%) Replication
3 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) SCADA
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.63%) Statistics
5 1 (0.63%) CESG
5 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.38%) Windows
2 24 (15.19%) Windows 7
3 18 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.16%) Linux
6 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.90%) AIX
8 2 (1.27%) UNIX
8 2 (1.27%) VMS
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.82%) ITIL
2 18 (11.39%) Configuration Management
3 15 (9.49%) Migration
4 11 (6.96%) Project Management
5 9 (5.70%) CRM
6 8 (5.06%) Service Management
7 7 (4.43%) Network Architecture
8 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.80%) Network Design
9 5 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.16%) Web Development
9 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.53%) Scrum
10 4 (2.53%) Information Management
10 4 (2.53%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (2.53%) Analytics
11 3 (1.90%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.03%) SQL
2 14 (8.86%) C#
3 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.80%) VBA
5 4 (2.53%) VBScript
5 4 (2.53%) VB
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.63%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
7 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (22.15%) DV Cleared
3 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (13.29%) MCP
4 21 (13.29%) MCSE
5 6 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.16%) CCNP
7 4 (2.53%) Degree
8 3 (1.90%) MCTS
8 3 (1.90%) ISEB
9 2 (1.27%) MCSD
9 2 (1.27%) CISSP
9 2 (1.27%) PMP
9 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.27%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) BS15000
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (10.76%) SCCM
2 10 (6.33%) SCOM
3 5 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.90%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.27%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.27%) logstash
6 2 (1.27%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) HP
3 14 (8.86%) Symantec
4 10 (6.33%) VMware
5 7 (4.43%) Oracle
6 6 (3.80%) Cisco
6 6 (3.80%) Citrix
6 6 (3.80%) Avaya
7 5 (3.16%) McAfee
8 3 (1.90%) F5
8 3 (1.90%) Borland
8 3 (1.90%) Cognos
9 2 (1.27%) Juniper
9 2 (1.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.27%) Serena
9 2 (1.27%) AppSense
9 2 (1.27%) Meridio
9 2 (1.27%) Brocade
9 2 (1.27%) Unica
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