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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 119 90 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.07% 9.01% 4.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.60% 35.29% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 8
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£350 £401 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £278 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £493 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.58 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.48 £18.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -35.13%
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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
250 255 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 25.53% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 59
Average daily rate £375 £388 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -62.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 145 (60.17%) SC Cleared
2 95 (39.42%) DV Cleared
3 88 (36.51%) Windows
4 76 (31.54%) Microsoft
5 66 (27.39%) Active Directory
6 48 (19.92%) Windows 7
7 36 (14.94%) SQL
8 34 (14.11%) ITIL
8 34 (14.11%) SCCM
9 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (11.62%) Configuration Management
10 28 (11.62%) SharePoint
10 28 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (10.79%) MCSE
11 26 (10.79%) MCP
11 26 (10.79%) SQL Server
11 26 (10.79%) VMware
12 25 (10.37%) SCOM
13 24 (9.96%) SharePoint Server
13 24 (9.96%) SLA
14 22 (9.13%) HP
14 22 (9.13%) .NET
15 20 (8.30%) Migration
15 20 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (7.88%) MS Excel
17 17 (7.05%) Symantec
18 15 (6.22%) XML
18 15 (6.22%) MS Office
18 15 (6.22%) Hyper-V

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (11.62%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.96%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.90%) Lync
4 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.66%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.24%) Documentum
6 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 2 (0.83%) JBoss
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.22%) MS Office
3 12 (4.98%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) TCP/IP
1 8 (3.32%) Firewall
2 7 (2.90%) LAN
3 5 (2.07%) WAN
3 5 (2.07%) VPN
3 5 (2.07%) DHCP
4 4 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.24%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.24%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.24%) Network Security
5 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.24%) Wireless
5 3 (1.24%) LDAP
5 3 (1.24%) SAN
5 3 (1.24%) DNS
5 3 (1.24%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.83%) DSL
6 2 (0.83%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.73%) IDOL
5 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.07%) OLAP
6 5 (2.07%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.24%) DTS
9 2 (0.83%) MySQL
9 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.83%) Essbase
9 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) StarTeam
2 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.66%) MSI
4 3 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.83%) JUnit
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) DbUnit
5 2 (0.83%) Mockito
5 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.83%) jMock
5 2 (0.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.41%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (5.39%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.90%) Publishing
4 6 (2.49%) Marketing
5 3 (1.24%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (14.11%) Consultant
2 28 (11.62%) Architect
3 20 (8.30%) Analyst
3 20 (8.30%) Support Engineer
4 19 (7.88%) Developer
5 13 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (4.15%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (4.15%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (3.32%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.49%) Applications Packager
10 6 (2.49%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.49%) Technical Architect
10 6 (2.49%) Field Engineer
10 6 (2.49%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.13%) .NET
2 15 (6.22%) XML
3 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.15%) Web Services
5 4 (1.66%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.24%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (1.24%) Spring
6 3 (1.24%) CSS
6 3 (1.24%) JSP
6 3 (1.24%) SOAP
6 3 (1.24%) HTML
7 2 (0.83%) RESTful
7 2 (0.83%) PowerMock
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.83%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.41%) JSON
8 1 (0.41%) ArcObjects
8 1 (0.41%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.98%) PKI
3 9 (3.73%) Clustering
4 5 (2.07%) Replication
5 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.66%) Open Source
6 3 (1.24%) GIS
7 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) SCADA
7 2 (0.83%) RMADS
7 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.41%) Statistics
8 1 (0.41%) PDA
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.41%) CESG
8 1 (0.41%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.41%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 88 (36.51%) Windows
2 48 (19.92%) Windows 7
3 33 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.98%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.90%) Linux
7 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.66%) AIX
8 4 (1.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.83%) UNIX
9 2 (0.83%) VMS
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.11%) ITIL
2 28 (11.62%) Configuration Management
3 20 (8.30%) Migration
4 14 (5.81%) Project Management
4 14 (5.81%) Service Management
5 11 (4.56%) CRM
6 9 (3.73%) Test Scripting
6 9 (3.73%) Workflow
6 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.90%) System Testing
8 7 (2.90%) Performance Management
8 7 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (2.90%) Network Management
9 6 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.49%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (2.49%) Web Development
10 5 (2.07%) Business Development
10 5 (2.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.94%) SQL
2 14 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.98%) C#
4 10 (4.15%) VBScript
4 10 (4.15%) VB
5 8 (3.32%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.49%) Java
6 6 (2.49%) VBA
7 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.41%) Perl
9 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 145 (60.17%) SC Cleared
2 95 (39.42%) DV Cleared
3 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (10.79%) MCSE
4 26 (10.79%) MCP
5 8 (3.32%) Degree
6 7 (2.90%) MCTS
7 6 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.07%) CISSP
8 5 (2.07%) CCNP
8 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.66%) ISEB
9 4 (1.66%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.24%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.24%) CCDP
10 3 (1.24%) PMP
10 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.83%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.24%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.24%) COBIT
3 2 (0.83%) BS15000
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (27.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.24%) XenApp
5 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (14.11%) SCCM
2 25 (10.37%) SCOM
3 10 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.66%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.83%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.83%) logstash
7 2 (0.83%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.41%) MOM
8 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 76 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.79%) VMware
3 22 (9.13%) HP
4 17 (7.05%) Symantec
5 14 (5.81%) Oracle
6 13 (5.39%) Citrix
7 8 (3.32%) Cisco
8 7 (2.90%) Borland
9 6 (2.49%) McAfee
10 5 (2.07%) F5
10 5 (2.07%) Cognos
10 5 (2.07%) EMC
11 4 (1.66%) Juniper
11 4 (1.66%) AppSense
11 4 (1.66%) Meridio
12 3 (1.24%) Brocade
12 3 (1.24%) Lumension
12 3 (1.24%) Mercator
13 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.83%) IBM
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