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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 130 152 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.38% 16.15% 11.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.03% 47.80% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 55
Average daily rate
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£417 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £238 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +14.94%
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
232 318 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 33.79% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 141 109
Average daily rate £395 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 9
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 1 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 159 (50.48%) SC Cleared
2 148 (46.98%) Windows
3 141 (44.76%) DV Cleared
4 137 (43.49%) Microsoft
5 104 (33.02%) Windows 7
6 74 (23.49%) Active Directory
7 64 (20.32%) SCCM
8 59 (18.73%) MS Excel
9 53 (16.83%) Migration
10 50 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 48 (15.24%) C#
12 40 (12.70%) .NET
13 37 (11.75%) HP
14 32 (10.16%) ITIL
14 32 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (9.84%) Configuration Management
16 30 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (8.89%) Oracle
17 28 (8.89%) SQL
18 27 (8.57%) Windows XP
19 25 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (7.62%) MCSE
20 24 (7.62%) MCP
20 24 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (7.30%) Test Scripting
21 23 (7.30%) Data Migration
22 22 (6.98%) Selenium
22 22 (6.98%) Finance
22 22 (6.98%) SQL Server
23 21 (6.67%) VB

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 14 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.49%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.95%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.95%) Documentum
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.32%) Lync
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.44%) MS Office
4 6 (1.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (4.13%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.95%) Changepoint
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.63%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Taleo
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.17%) DNS
3 7 (2.22%) Firewall
3 7 (2.22%) DHCP
4 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.63%) Network Security
5 2 (0.63%) SMS
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) SMTP
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) DMZ
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.32%) SSH
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.27%) MS Access
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.63%) IDOL
5 2 (0.63%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (6.98%) Selenium
2 18 (5.71%) WebDriver
2 18 (5.71%) MSI
3 8 (2.54%) HP UFT
3 8 (2.54%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.90%) JIRA
5 6 (1.90%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (1.59%) StarTeam
6 5 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.95%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.95%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.95%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 22 (6.98%) Finance
2 19 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.63%) Back Office
3 2 (0.63%) Legal
3 2 (0.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.32%) Marketing
4 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (15.24%) Applications Packager
2 41 (13.02%) Analyst
3 35 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 31 (9.84%) Consultant
5 23 (7.30%) Developer
6 22 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 22 (6.98%) Architect
7 20 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (6.35%) Rollout Engineer
7 20 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (6.03%) Tester
9 15 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
10 12 (3.81%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 12 (3.81%) ERP Consultant
10 12 (3.81%) Functional Consultant
11 11 (3.49%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (2.86%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (2.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.70%) .NET
2 16 (5.08%) Application Packaging
3 12 (3.81%) XML
4 11 (3.49%) SOAP
4 11 (3.49%) Web Services
5 7 (2.22%) WCF
6 6 (1.90%) XSD
6 6 (1.90%) J2EE
6 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.27%) HTML
8 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.95%) CSS
8 3 (0.95%) JSP
8 3 (0.95%) WF
8 3 (0.95%) jQuery
8 3 (0.95%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.95%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.63%) HTML5
9 2 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.22%) PKI
3 6 (1.90%) User Experience
4 5 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.27%) Replication
5 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.95%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.63%) GIS
7 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 148 (46.98%) Windows
2 104 (33.02%) Windows 7
3 32 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 24 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.22%) Linux
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.63%) UNIX
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.83%) Migration
2 32 (10.16%) ITIL
3 31 (9.84%) Configuration Management
4 25 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (7.30%) Test Scripting
5 23 (7.30%) Data Migration
6 20 (6.35%) ERP
7 14 (4.44%) Project Management
7 14 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (4.13%) Regression Testing
9 10 (3.17%) Test Automation
9 10 (3.17%) BDD
10 9 (2.86%) Scrum
10 9 (2.86%) E-business
11 7 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (2.22%) TDD
11 7 (2.22%) SOA
11 7 (2.22%) ETL
11 7 (2.22%) Integration Testing
11 7 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.24%) C#
2 28 (8.89%) SQL
3 21 (6.67%) VB
4 15 (4.76%) VBA
5 9 (2.86%) Java
6 7 (2.22%) VBScript
7 6 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.95%) C
9 3 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.95%) Ruby
9 3 (0.95%) Python
10 1 (0.32%) Pascal
10 1 (0.32%) PL/1
10 1 (0.32%) Korn
10 1 (0.32%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 159 (50.48%) SC Cleared
2 141 (44.76%) DV Cleared
3 30 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.62%) MCP
4 24 (7.62%) MCSE
5 7 (2.22%) ISEB
6 5 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.27%) Degree
7 4 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.95%) MCTS
8 3 (0.95%) CCNP
9 2 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CISSP
9 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.35%) SLA
2 11 (3.49%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (23.49%) Active Directory
2 50 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (5.40%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 64 (20.32%) SCCM
2 16 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (4.44%) SCOM
4 13 (4.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.63%) MOM
8 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.32%) Netcool
8 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 137 (43.49%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.75%) HP
3 28 (8.89%) Oracle
4 20 (6.35%) Symantec
5 19 (6.03%) VMware
6 16 (5.08%) Citrix
7 7 (2.22%) AppSense
8 6 (1.90%) McAfee
8 6 (1.90%) Talend
9 5 (1.59%) EMC
9 5 (1.59%) Borland
9 5 (1.59%) SAP
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco
10 3 (0.95%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.95%) Juniper
10 3 (0.95%) Lumension
11 2 (0.63%) Meridio
12 1 (0.32%) Capita
12 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.32%) F5
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