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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 116 155 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.54% 17.24% 16.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.79% 56.16% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 88 77
Median daily rate £450 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 2
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +46.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +32.65%
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
307 276 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.19% 30.70% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 133 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 27 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (64.68%) SC Cleared
2 48 (22.02%) DV Cleared
3 46 (21.10%) Microsoft
4 38 (17.43%) Windows
5 36 (16.51%) Java
6 33 (15.14%) SQL
7 29 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (12.39%) Linux
9 25 (11.47%) Cisco
10 24 (11.01%) ITIL
11 23 (10.55%) Firewall
12 21 (9.63%) Oracle
13 20 (9.17%) Data Centre
14 19 (8.72%) PL/SQL
15 18 (8.26%) C#
15 18 (8.26%) MS Excel
15 18 (8.26%) Active Directory
15 18 (8.26%) Windows Server
16 17 (7.80%) HP
16 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
16 17 (7.80%) VMware
16 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (7.34%) Unix
17 16 (7.34%) JBoss
18 15 (6.88%) Python
18 15 (6.88%) Juniper
18 15 (6.88%) Jenkins
19 14 (6.42%) Java EE
19 14 (6.42%) Scrum
19 14 (6.42%) Migration

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 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.34%) JBoss
3 10 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.13%) IIS
5 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.38%) Node.js
8 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.92%) Apache
9 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS Project
3 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.38%) Primavera
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Office 365
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) PaaS
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.55%) Firewall
2 13 (5.96%) DNS
3 11 (5.05%) LAN
3 11 (5.05%) VPN
3 11 (5.05%) WAN
4 9 (4.13%) BGP
4 9 (4.13%) Internet
4 9 (4.13%) SAN
5 8 (3.67%) MPLS
5 8 (3.67%) OSPF
5 8 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (3.21%) DHCP
6 7 (3.21%) IPsec
6 7 (3.21%) SSL
6 7 (3.21%) VLAN
7 6 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.75%) NAS
7 6 (2.75%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.75%) GIS
3 5 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.83%) MySQL
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.38%) Big Data
5 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.38%) VoltDB
6 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.88%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.50%) Eclipse
2 12 (5.50%) Maven
3 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.67%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.21%) Selenium
6 5 (2.29%) Ant
6 5 (2.29%) JIRA
7 4 (1.83%) JMeter
7 4 (1.83%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.38%) Gradle
8 3 (1.38%) Subversion
9 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.92%) JUnit
9 2 (0.92%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (4.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.67%) Finance
3 5 (2.29%) Back Office
4 4 (1.83%) Military
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (15.14%) Consultant
2 32 (14.68%) Developer
3 23 (10.55%) Analyst
4 20 (9.17%) Architect
5 16 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.88%) Network Engineer
7 14 (6.42%) Designer
7 14 (6.42%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.13%) Network Designer
10 8 (3.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 8 (3.67%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.67%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.67%) Web Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (3.21%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.42%) Java EE
2 12 (5.50%) .NET
2 12 (5.50%) SOAP
2 12 (5.50%) XML
3 10 (4.59%) Web Services
4 5 (2.29%) CSS
4 5 (2.29%) Spring
5 4 (1.83%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.83%) HTML
5 4 (1.83%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.38%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.38%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.38%) REST
7 2 (0.92%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.92%) J2EE
7 2 (0.92%) JSON
7 2 (0.92%) JSP
7 2 (0.92%) PostGIS
7 2 (0.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.75%) SCADA
4 3 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.38%) Replication
5 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.92%) PKI
5 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.46%) CESG
6 1 (0.46%) CMDB
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.43%) Windows
2 27 (12.39%) Linux
3 18 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.34%) Unix
5 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.38%) CentOS
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (11.01%) ITIL
3 14 (6.42%) Migration
3 14 (6.42%) Scrum
4 12 (5.50%) DevOps
5 11 (5.05%) CRM
6 10 (4.59%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.59%) Open Source
7 9 (4.13%) Data Analysis
7 9 (4.13%) Project Management
7 9 (4.13%) Waterfall
8 8 (3.67%) Change Control
8 8 (3.67%) MVC
8 8 (3.67%) Test Scripting
8 8 (3.67%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.21%) Functional Testing
9 7 (3.21%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.21%) Network Management
9 7 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.51%) Java
2 33 (15.14%) SQL
3 19 (8.72%) PL/SQL
4 18 (8.26%) C#
5 15 (6.88%) Python
6 13 (5.96%) Ruby
7 11 (5.05%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.13%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.13%) Perl
9 7 (3.21%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.92%) XAML
11 1 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.46%) C-shell
11 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 141 (64.68%) SC Cleared
2 48 (22.02%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.50%) CCNP
5 8 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.75%) MCP
6 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.29%) CISSP
7 5 (2.29%) Degree
7 5 (2.29%) JNCIP
7 5 (2.29%) MCSE
8 4 (1.83%) CCNA
8 4 (1.83%) CISM
8 4 (1.83%) GCIA
8 4 (1.83%) GCIH
8 4 (1.83%) GIAC
8 4 (1.83%) GSEC
8 4 (1.83%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.92%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) RMADS
3 4 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.83%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) SDET
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.13%) vSphere
4 6 (2.75%) UAG
5 4 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.38%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.38%) vCloud
6 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) Docker
7 1 (0.46%) Firmware
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
7 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Ansible
2 8 (3.67%) SCCM
3 7 (3.21%) Puppet
4 6 (2.75%) SCOM
4 6 (2.75%) WSUS
5 4 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.38%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.38%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.46%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.47%) Cisco
3 21 (9.63%) Oracle
4 17 (7.80%) HP
4 17 (7.80%) VMware
5 15 (6.88%) Juniper
6 8 (3.67%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.21%) EMC
7 7 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.29%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (1.83%) F5
9 4 (1.83%) Nortel
10 3 (1.38%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.38%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.38%) IBM
10 3 (1.38%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.38%) StorageTek
10 3 (1.38%) Sun
10 3 (1.38%) Trustwave
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