The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 111 130 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.66% 15.63% 15.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.22% 56.03% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 71
Median daily rate £444 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 0
Median hourly rate £22.70 £21.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
Security 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
283 232 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.27% 27.88% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 102 135
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +7.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Reading region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Reading region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 141 (63.80%) SC Cleared
2 51 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 46 (20.81%) Microsoft
4 37 (16.74%) Windows
5 31 (14.03%) Java
6 29 (13.12%) Linux
7 26 (11.76%) SQL
7 26 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (10.41%) Active Directory
9 22 (9.95%) HP
9 22 (9.95%) Oracle
9 22 (9.95%) ITIL
10 20 (9.05%) Cisco
10 20 (9.05%) Windows Server
11 19 (8.60%) MS Excel
11 19 (8.60%) C#
11 19 (8.60%) Firewall
11 19 (8.60%) Migration
12 18 (8.14%) VMware
12 18 (8.14%) Data Centre
13 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (7.24%) PL/SQL
14 16 (7.24%) SharePoint
15 15 (6.79%) MS Exchange
15 15 (6.79%) PowerShell
16 14 (6.33%) Python
16 14 (6.33%) Unix
16 14 (6.33%) Scrum
17 13 (5.88%) DNS
17 13 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.79%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.43%) JBoss
4 10 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.07%) IIS
6 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.81%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.45%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.17%) MS Office
3 6 (2.71%) MS Project
3 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Primavera
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.43%) Office 365
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) PaaS
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.60%) Firewall
2 13 (5.88%) DNS
3 11 (4.98%) SAN
4 9 (4.07%) Internet
5 8 (3.62%) BGP
5 8 (3.62%) MPLS
5 8 (3.62%) VPN
5 8 (3.62%) WAN
6 7 (3.17%) DHCP
6 7 (3.17%) IPsec
6 7 (3.17%) LAN
6 7 (3.17%) OSPF
6 7 (3.17%) SSL
7 6 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (2.71%) EIGRP
7 6 (2.71%) FTP
7 6 (2.71%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.71%) GIS
2 5 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.81%) MySQL
4 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.90%) VoltDB
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.07%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.62%) Maven
4 8 (3.62%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.17%) Selenium
6 5 (2.26%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.81%) Ant
7 4 (1.81%) JIRA
8 3 (1.36%) Appium
8 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.36%) Gradle
8 3 (1.36%) JMeter
8 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (4.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.17%) Finance
3 4 (1.81%) Back Office
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
4 3 (1.36%) Military
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (16.29%) Consultant
2 27 (12.22%) Developer
3 26 (11.76%) Analyst
4 18 (8.14%) Architect
5 15 (6.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (6.79%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.98%) Java Developer
6 11 (4.98%) Network Engineer
6 11 (4.98%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (4.52%) Designer
8 9 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) Exchange Consultant
8 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Consultant
8 9 (4.07%) Migration Consultant
8 9 (4.07%) Network Designer
8 9 (4.07%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.62%) SQL Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.43%) SOAP
2 11 (4.98%) Java EE
3 10 (4.52%) .NET
3 10 (4.52%) XML
4 9 (4.07%) Web Services
5 5 (2.26%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.81%) CSS
6 4 (1.81%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.36%) HTML
7 3 (1.36%) Node.js
7 3 (1.36%) REST
7 3 (1.36%) RESTful
7 3 (1.36%) Spring
7 3 (1.36%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.90%) EJB
8 2 (0.90%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (0.90%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.90%) JSP
8 2 (0.90%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.81%) Clustering
3 4 (1.81%) SCADA
4 3 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.36%) Replication
5 2 (0.90%) CESG
5 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.45%) CMDB
6 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.45%) PMI
6 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.74%) Windows
2 29 (13.12%) Linux
3 20 (9.05%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.33%) Unix
5 11 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.71%) AIX
8 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.36%) CentOS
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.95%) ITIL
3 19 (8.60%) Migration
4 14 (6.33%) Scrum
5 11 (4.98%) CRM
5 11 (4.98%) DevOps
6 10 (4.52%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.07%) Data Analysis
7 9 (4.07%) MVC
7 9 (4.07%) Open Source
7 9 (4.07%) Project Management
7 9 (4.07%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.07%) TDD
7 9 (4.07%) Test Scripting
7 9 (4.07%) Waterfall
8 8 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.17%) Functional Testing
9 7 (3.17%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.03%) Java
2 26 (11.76%) SQL
3 19 (8.60%) C#
4 16 (7.24%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.79%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.33%) Python
7 12 (5.43%) Ruby
8 10 (4.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.07%) Perl
10 8 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.90%) XAML
12 1 (0.45%) C-shell
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (63.80%) SC Cleared
2 51 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.52%) CCNP
3 10 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.71%) MCP
5 6 (2.71%) MCSE
5 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.26%) CISSP
6 5 (2.26%) JNCIP
7 4 (1.81%) CISM
7 4 (1.81%) GCIA
7 4 (1.81%) GCIH
7 4 (1.81%) GIAC
7 4 (1.81%) GSEC
7 4 (1.81%) ISSAP
7 4 (1.81%) RHCE
8 3 (1.36%) CCNA
8 3 (1.36%) Degree
8 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) RMADS
2 5 (2.26%) SDET
3 4 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 23 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.62%) vSphere
4 6 (2.71%) UAG
5 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.81%) KVM
5 4 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.36%) vCloud
6 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.45%) Docker
8 1 (0.45%) Firmware
8 1 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (4.52%) SCCM
2 9 (4.07%) WSUS
3 8 (3.62%) SCOM
4 7 (3.17%) Ansible
5 6 (2.71%) Puppet
6 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 46 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.95%) HP
2 22 (9.95%) Oracle
3 20 (9.05%) Cisco
4 18 (8.14%) VMware
5 12 (5.43%) EMC
5 12 (5.43%) Juniper
6 11 (4.98%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.81%) Fortinet
7 4 (1.81%) Nortel
8 3 (1.36%) Brocade
8 3 (1.36%) Citrix
8 3 (1.36%) F5
8 3 (1.36%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.36%) Lotus
8 3 (1.36%) StorageTek
8 3 (1.36%) Sun
9 2 (0.90%) IBM
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