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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 127 99 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.53% 9.86% 10.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.85% 31.94% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 58
Average daily rate
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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 £300 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
277 310 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.69% 30.88% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 106
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 218 (74.91%) SC Cleared
2 106 (36.43%) Windows
3 78 (26.80%) Microsoft
4 55 (18.90%) SQL
5 51 (17.53%) SharePoint
5 51 (17.53%) DV Cleared
6 47 (16.15%) SharePoint Server
6 47 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (15.46%) MS Excel
8 43 (14.78%) .NET
9 42 (14.43%) SQL Server
10 38 (13.06%) Active Directory
11 35 (12.03%) ITIL
12 33 (11.34%) C#
13 29 (9.97%) XML
14 28 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 26 (8.93%) MS Office
15 26 (8.93%) ASP.NET
15 26 (8.93%) Configuration Management
16 24 (8.25%) IDOL
17 22 (7.56%) Web Services
17 22 (7.56%) Windows XP
17 22 (7.56%) Meridio
17 22 (7.56%) Windows 7
18 21 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (7.22%) HP
19 20 (6.87%) Workflow
19 20 (6.87%) Migration
20 19 (6.53%) SLA
20 19 (6.53%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 47 (16.15%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.41%) IIS
5 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.37%) Lync
6 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.03%) Apache
7 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.03%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.93%) MS Office
3 8 (2.75%) MS Project
4 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.34%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.50%) Firewall
2 15 (5.15%) LDAP
3 14 (4.81%) DNS
4 11 (3.78%) Wireless
5 10 (3.44%) LAN
5 10 (3.44%) WAN
5 10 (3.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.44%) VPN
6 9 (3.09%) SAN
7 7 (2.41%) DHCP
7 7 (2.41%) MPLS
7 7 (2.41%) IPsec
8 5 (1.72%) WLAN
9 4 (1.37%) Network Security
9 4 (1.37%) SMTP
9 4 (1.37%) Internet
9 4 (1.37%) VoIP
10 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.03%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (8.25%) IDOL
4 15 (5.15%) OLAP
4 15 (5.15%) DTS
5 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.06%) EDRMS
8 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.69%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 19 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.81%) TestDirector
3 13 (4.47%) StarTeam
4 8 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (2.75%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.34%) PVCS
6 1 (0.34%) MSI
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (3.44%) Finance
2 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.69%) Banking
3 2 (0.69%) Military
4 1 (0.34%) Back Office
4 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (13.06%) Analyst
2 36 (12.37%) Developer
2 36 (12.37%) Architect
3 26 (8.93%) Consultant
4 20 (6.87%) SharePoint Developer
5 16 (5.50%) Designer
5 16 (5.50%) Technical Architect
6 14 (4.81%) Network Engineer
7 11 (3.78%) Configuration Analyst
8 9 (3.09%) Test Analyst
8 9 (3.09%) Network Architect
9 8 (2.75%) Build Engineer
9 8 (2.75%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.41%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.06%) Technical Design Authority
11 6 (2.06%) Transition Manager
11 6 (2.06%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.06%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.06%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.78%) .NET
2 29 (9.97%) XML
3 26 (8.93%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.56%) Web Services
5 16 (5.50%) .NET Framework
6 15 (5.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 6 (2.06%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.37%) Spring
9 3 (1.03%) WCF
10 2 (0.69%) jQuery
10 2 (0.69%) ArcObjects
10 2 (0.69%) OLE
10 2 (0.69%) Middleware
10 2 (0.69%) J2EE
11 1 (0.34%) HTML
11 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.34%) XSLT
11 1 (0.34%) CSS
11 1 (0.34%) JSP
11 1 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.15%) Clustering
2 10 (3.44%) PKI
3 7 (2.41%) Replication
4 6 (2.06%) CMDB
5 3 (1.03%) GIS
5 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.03%) Statistics
5 3 (1.03%) Open Source
6 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.69%) CESG
6 2 (0.69%) SCADA
6 2 (0.69%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.34%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) SecurID
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.34%) iPad
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (36.43%) Windows
2 47 (16.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (7.56%) Windows XP
3 22 (7.56%) Windows 7
4 21 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.12%) UNIX
6 9 (3.09%) Linux
7 8 (2.75%) AIX
8 6 (2.06%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.69%) VMS
11 2 (0.69%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.03%) ITIL
2 26 (8.93%) Configuration Management
3 20 (6.87%) Workflow
3 20 (6.87%) Migration
4 17 (5.84%) Web Development
5 16 (5.50%) Project Management
6 14 (4.81%) PRINCE2
7 13 (4.47%) Service Management
8 12 (4.12%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.12%) Document Management
9 11 (3.78%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.78%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.78%) Network Design
9 11 (3.78%) Asset Management
10 10 (3.44%) Analytics
11 9 (3.09%) ITSM
11 9 (3.09%) Network Architecture
11 9 (3.09%) ITIL V2
12 8 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.90%) SQL
2 33 (11.34%) C#
3 16 (5.50%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.78%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.44%) Java
6 9 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.72%) VBA
7 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.37%) C
8 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.69%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 218 (74.91%) SC Cleared
2 51 (17.53%) DV Cleared
3 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.15%) ISEB
5 13 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.44%) MCP
7 8 (2.75%) MCTS
7 8 (2.75%) MCSE
7 8 (2.75%) CCNP
8 7 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.72%) CCNA
9 5 (1.72%) Degree
9 5 (1.72%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.37%) CISSP
11 3 (1.03%) CCIE
11 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.03%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.69%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (13.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.41%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.72%) XenApp
5 5 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.72%) vSphere
6 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (5.50%) SCCM
2 12 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (3.09%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (2.75%) SCOM
4 8 (2.75%) WMI
5 7 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.37%) Netcool
8 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.03%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.03%) BMC Performance Manager
8 3 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.69%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.69%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 78 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.56%) Meridio
3 21 (7.22%) HP
4 18 (6.19%) Cisco
5 17 (5.84%) Citrix
6 15 (5.15%) VMware
7 13 (4.47%) Borland
8 12 (4.12%) Oracle
9 10 (3.44%) McAfee
10 9 (3.09%) Symantec
10 9 (3.09%) Serena
11 8 (2.75%) Avaya
11 8 (2.75%) Juniper
12 7 (2.41%) BMC
12 7 (2.41%) F5
13 6 (2.06%) Remedy
14 5 (1.72%) Informatica
14 5 (1.72%) Veritas
15 4 (1.37%) Brocade
15 4 (1.37%) AppSense