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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 127 108 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.61% 10.62% 9.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.18% 33.96% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.04 £16.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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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
275 318 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.65% 31.27% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 141 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 199 (72.89%) SC Cleared
2 104 (38.10%) Windows
3 82 (30.04%) Microsoft
4 58 (21.25%) DV Cleared
5 49 (17.95%) SharePoint
6 48 (17.58%) SQL
7 46 (16.85%) .NET
8 43 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
10 41 (15.02%) Active Directory
10 41 (15.02%) MS Excel
11 40 (14.65%) SQL Server
12 32 (11.72%) ITIL
12 32 (11.72%) C#
13 28 (10.26%) Windows 7
14 27 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (9.89%) XML
14 27 (9.89%) ASP.NET
15 26 (9.52%) MS Office
16 23 (8.42%) Configuration Management
17 22 (8.06%) Migration
17 22 (8.06%) SLA
18 20 (7.33%) IDOL
18 20 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (6.96%) Workflow
19 19 (6.96%) HP
19 19 (6.96%) Citrix
19 19 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (6.59%) Meridio
21 17 (6.23%) Visual Studio

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 42 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.56%) IIS
5 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.83%) Lync
6 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.10%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.10%) Apache
7 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (15.02%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.52%) MS Office
3 9 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.93%) MS Project
5 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.37%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.49%) Firewall
2 14 (5.13%) DNS
3 13 (4.76%) LDAP
4 12 (4.40%) Wireless
5 11 (4.03%) VPN
6 10 (3.66%) LAN
6 10 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.30%) WAN
8 8 (2.93%) DHCP
8 8 (2.93%) SAN
9 7 (2.56%) IPsec
9 7 (2.56%) MPLS
10 5 (1.83%) WLAN
11 4 (1.47%) VoIP
11 4 (1.47%) Internet
11 4 (1.47%) SMTP
12 3 (1.10%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.10%) Network Security
12 3 (1.10%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (7.33%) IDOL
4 14 (5.13%) OLAP
5 13 (4.76%) DTS
6 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.20%) EDRMS
9 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.37%) Cognos Query Studio
12 1 (0.37%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 1 (0.37%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.30%) TestDirector
2 9 (3.30%) StarTeam
3 5 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.83%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) MSI
5 1 (0.37%) PVCS
5 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) Maven
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 10 (3.66%) Finance
2 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.73%) Military
4 1 (0.37%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.37%) Billing
4 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (15.38%) Architect
2 38 (13.92%) Analyst
3 32 (11.72%) Developer
4 23 (8.42%) Consultant
5 19 (6.96%) SharePoint Developer
5 19 (6.96%) Technical Architect
6 13 (4.76%) Designer
7 11 (4.03%) Network Engineer
8 10 (3.66%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.30%) Configuration Analyst
9 9 (3.30%) Network Architect
10 8 (2.93%) Build Engineer
10 8 (2.93%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.56%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.20%) SharePoint Consultant
12 6 (2.20%) Transition Manager
12 6 (2.20%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.20%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.85%) .NET
2 27 (9.89%) XML
2 27 (9.89%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.23%) Web Services
4 15 (5.49%) .NET Framework
5 13 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 7 (2.56%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.10%) WCF
8 2 (0.73%) ArcObjects
8 2 (0.73%) jQuery
8 2 (0.73%) HTML
8 2 (0.73%) CSS
8 2 (0.73%) Middleware
8 2 (0.73%) OLE
9 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.37%) CGI
9 1 (0.37%) MAPI
9 1 (0.37%) JSP
9 1 (0.37%) SOAP
9 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.86%) Clustering
2 11 (4.03%) PKI
3 9 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.20%) CMDB
4 6 (2.20%) Replication
5 4 (1.47%) Open Source
5 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.10%) GIS
6 3 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.10%) Statistics
7 2 (0.73%) SCADA
7 2 (0.73%) CESG
7 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) iPad
8 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.37%) SecurID
8 1 (0.37%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 104 (38.10%) Windows
2 43 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (10.26%) Windows 7
4 20 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.49%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.03%) UNIX
7 9 (3.30%) Linux
8 8 (2.93%) AIX
9 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.73%) Android
12 2 (0.73%) VMS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.72%) ITIL
2 23 (8.42%) Configuration Management
3 22 (8.06%) Migration
4 19 (6.96%) Workflow
5 16 (5.86%) Web Development
6 12 (4.40%) Project Management
7 11 (4.03%) Network Design
7 11 (4.03%) Mentoring
8 10 (3.66%) Document Management
8 10 (3.66%) Load Balancing
8 10 (3.66%) Analytics
8 10 (3.66%) PRINCE2
8 10 (3.66%) CRM
8 10 (3.66%) Service Management
9 9 (3.30%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.30%) Test Scripting
10 8 (2.93%) Asset Management
10 8 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.58%) SQL
2 32 (11.72%) C#
3 14 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 12 (4.40%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.83%) VBA
6 5 (1.83%) Java
7 3 (1.10%) C
8 2 (0.73%) C++
8 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.73%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 199 (72.89%) SC Cleared
2 58 (21.25%) DV Cleared
3 19 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.76%) MCP
5 12 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.03%) MCSE
7 9 (3.30%) ISEB
8 8 (2.93%) MCTS
9 7 (2.56%) CCNP
10 5 (1.83%) Degree
11 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.47%) CCNA
11 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.10%) CISSP
12 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.10%) CCIE
12 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.73%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.73%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (15.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.83%) XenApp
5 5 (1.83%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.83%) vSphere
6 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (5.86%) SCCM
2 10 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.93%) SCOM
3 8 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.20%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (1.83%) WMI
7 4 (1.47%) Netcool
7 4 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.10%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.10%) BMC Performance Manager
9 2 (0.73%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.73%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 82 (30.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.96%) HP
2 19 (6.96%) Citrix
3 18 (6.59%) Meridio
4 16 (5.86%) Cisco
5 14 (5.13%) VMware
6 13 (4.76%) Symantec
7 10 (3.66%) McAfee
8 9 (3.30%) Borland
9 8 (2.93%) Oracle
9 8 (2.93%) Avaya
9 8 (2.93%) Juniper
10 7 (2.56%) BMC
10 7 (2.56%) F5
11 6 (2.20%) Serena
11 6 (2.20%) Remedy
12 5 (1.83%) Veritas
13 4 (1.47%) EMC
13 4 (1.47%) AppSense
14 3 (1.10%) ESRI
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