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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 102 107 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.51% 10.47% 18.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.75% 37.68% 56.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 81
Median daily rate £450 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £339 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £57.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +175.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £55.55 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.46 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +44.26%

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
201 284 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.59% 27.79% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 163 140
Median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 90 (54.88%) SC Cleared
2 37 (22.56%) Java
3 36 (21.95%) Linux
3 36 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
5 29 (17.68%) DV Cleared
5 29 (17.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (17.07%) Python
7 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
8 25 (15.24%) Migration
9 24 (14.63%) Office 365
10 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (13.41%) SQL
11 21 (12.80%) Oracle
11 21 (12.80%) Unix
11 21 (12.80%) TCP/IP
11 21 (12.80%) Bash Shell
11 21 (12.80%) Hadoop
12 20 (12.20%) CentOS
12 20 (12.20%) SELinux
12 20 (12.20%) DevOps
12 20 (12.20%) Debian
12 20 (12.20%) SSH
12 20 (12.20%) Ubuntu
13 19 (11.59%) SharePoint
14 18 (10.98%) Prototyping
15 17 (10.37%) MS Exchange
15 17 (10.37%) C#
16 16 (9.76%) Ansible
17 15 (9.15%) Linux Command Line

Security Cleared
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 19 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.37%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.44%) Confluence
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.83%) JBoss
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.22%) Apache
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.44%) MS Project
5 3 (1.83%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.63%) Office 365
2 9 (5.49%) Google Drive
2 9 (5.49%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.22%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.80%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.20%) SSH
3 15 (9.15%) HTTP
3 15 (9.15%) ICMP
4 8 (4.88%) WAN
5 5 (3.05%) DHCP
5 5 (3.05%) DNS
6 4 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.44%) LAN
6 4 (2.44%) Network Security
7 3 (1.83%) BGP
7 3 (1.83%) DSL
7 3 (1.83%) Firewall
7 3 (1.83%) L2TP
7 3 (1.83%) MPLS
7 3 (1.83%) OSPF
7 3 (1.83%) PPP
7 3 (1.83%) SNMP
7 3 (1.83%) X.21
7 3 (1.83%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) Hadoop
2 9 (5.49%) Big Data
3 7 (4.27%) MySQL
4 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.44%) GIS
6 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.22%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.22%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.27%) JUnit
3 6 (3.66%) JIRA
4 5 (3.05%) Maven
4 5 (3.05%) Selenium
5 4 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.83%) JMeter
6 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.61%) Protractor
8 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (7.32%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.05%) Billing
4 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (28.66%) Developer
2 35 (21.34%) Consultant
3 19 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Analyst
5 13 (7.93%) Microsoft Consultant
6 12 (7.32%) Migration Consultant
6 12 (7.32%) Office 365 Consultant
7 11 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Exchange Consultant
7 11 (6.71%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 10 (6.10%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Migration Specialist
9 9 (5.49%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.49%) SharePoint Specialist
10 8 (4.88%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) Java Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) JavaScript Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Engagement Manager
11 7 (4.27%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.71%) Hibernate
2 9 (5.49%) .NET
2 9 (5.49%) Spring
2 9 (5.49%) Web Services
3 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.05%) HTML
4 5 (3.05%) Java EE
5 4 (2.44%) CSS
5 4 (2.44%) EJB
5 4 (2.44%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.44%) JPA
5 4 (2.44%) jQuery
5 4 (2.44%) OpenLayers
5 4 (2.44%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.83%) CGI
6 3 (1.83%) XML
7 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.22%) Kafka
7 2 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.66%) Clustering
4 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.05%) PMI
4 5 (3.05%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.83%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.83%) RIA
6 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.95%) Linux
2 29 (17.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (12.80%) Unix
4 20 (12.20%) CentOS
4 20 (12.20%) Debian
4 20 (12.20%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.71%) Windows
6 8 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.83%) AIX
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.24%) Migration
2 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.20%) DevOps
4 18 (10.98%) Prototyping
5 13 (7.93%) ITIL
5 13 (7.93%) Open Source
6 12 (7.32%) MVC
7 11 (6.71%) ERP
7 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.10%) Project Management
9 9 (5.49%) TDD
10 8 (4.88%) CRM
10 8 (4.88%) Data Protection
10 8 (4.88%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.88%) Scrum
10 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.27%) Presales
12 6 (3.66%) Open Source Development
12 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.56%) Java
2 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
3 28 (17.07%) Python
4 22 (13.41%) SQL
5 21 (12.80%) Bash Shell
6 17 (10.37%) C#
7 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.49%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.27%) C
10 4 (2.44%) VBA
11 2 (1.22%) Scala
11 2 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (54.88%) SC Cleared
2 29 (17.68%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) CCNA
3 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.66%) Degree
4 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.44%) HNC
5 4 (2.44%) SANS
5 4 (2.44%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.83%) CCNP
6 3 (1.83%) PMP
7 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.22%) ISACA
7 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.61%) HND
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) SLA
3 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.61%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (12.20%) SELinux
2 16 (9.76%) Ansible
3 7 (4.27%) SCCM
3 7 (4.27%) SCOM
4 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.22%) Puppet
4 2 (1.22%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.80%) Oracle
3 11 (6.71%) SAP
4 9 (5.49%) Google
5 8 (4.88%) VMware
6 7 (4.27%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco
8 5 (3.05%) HP
8 5 (3.05%) Juniper
9 4 (2.44%) Citrix
10 3 (1.83%) EMC
10 3 (1.83%) IBM
11 2 (1.22%) Capita
11 2 (1.22%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.22%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.22%) Serena
12 1 (0.61%) Mitel
12 1 (0.61%) Talend
12 1 (0.61%) Workday
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