The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 136 96 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.09% 9.96% 11.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.58% 38.87% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.56 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
292 247 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.41% 25.62% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 108 121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
Berkshire

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 25 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 224 (75.17%) SC Cleared
2 108 (36.24%) Windows
3 82 (27.52%) Microsoft
4 49 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (15.44%) SharePoint
5 46 (15.44%) DV Cleared
6 45 (15.10%) SQL
7 44 (14.77%) MS Excel
8 40 (13.42%) SharePoint Server
9 38 (12.75%) ITIL
10 37 (12.42%) Active Directory
11 36 (12.08%) SQL Server
12 35 (11.74%) Configuration Management
13 33 (11.07%) .NET
14 27 (9.06%) C#
15 24 (8.05%) MS Office
15 24 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (7.38%) XML
16 22 (7.38%) IDOL
17 20 (6.71%) ASP.NET
17 20 (6.71%) Windows XP
17 20 (6.71%) Cisco
17 20 (6.71%) Meridio
18 19 (6.38%) HP
18 19 (6.38%) Workflow
19 18 (6.04%) Service Management
19 18 (6.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 18 (6.04%) Citrix
19 18 (6.04%) Borland

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (15.44%) SharePoint
2 40 (13.42%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (4.36%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.35%) IIS
5 6 (2.01%) Lync
5 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.67%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.05%) MS Office
3 7 (2.35%) MS Project
4 6 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.03%) Firewall
2 14 (4.70%) LDAP
3 12 (4.03%) DNS
4 11 (3.69%) Wireless
5 10 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.02%) WAN
6 9 (3.02%) SAN
6 9 (3.02%) LAN
7 8 (2.68%) VPN
7 8 (2.68%) MPLS
8 6 (2.01%) IPsec
9 5 (1.68%) Network Security
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.34%) Internet
10 4 (1.34%) WLAN
10 4 (1.34%) SMTP
10 4 (1.34%) DHCP
10 4 (1.34%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.01%) VoIP
11 3 (1.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.38%) IDOL
2 22 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (4.36%) OLAP
3 13 (4.36%) DTS
4 7 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.34%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.67%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.67%) DataStage
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.67%) Big Data
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (6.04%) StarTeam
2 17 (5.70%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.70%) TestDirector
4 8 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (2.68%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.67%) JIRA
5 2 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.34%) MSI
6 1 (0.34%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) PVCS
General
1 13 (4.36%) Finance
2 9 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.34%) Banking
4 3 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (0.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (14.43%) Architect
2 38 (12.75%) Analyst
3 36 (12.08%) Consultant
4 29 (9.73%) Developer
5 17 (5.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 15 (5.03%) Technical Architect
7 14 (4.70%) Network Engineer
7 14 (4.70%) Designer
8 11 (3.69%) Configuration Analyst
9 10 (3.36%) Network Architect
9 10 (3.36%) Security Consultant
10 9 (3.02%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.02%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (2.68%) Build Engineer
12 7 (2.35%) Technical Design Authority
12 7 (2.35%) Security Architect
12 7 (2.35%) Security Engineer
12 7 (2.35%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.07%) .NET
2 22 (7.38%) XML
3 20 (6.71%) ASP.NET
4 17 (5.70%) Web Services
5 15 (5.03%) .NET Framework
6 13 (4.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 6 (2.01%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.34%) Spring
9 3 (1.01%) WCF
10 2 (0.67%) jQuery
10 2 (0.67%) Middleware
10 2 (0.67%) OLE
10 2 (0.67%) J2EE
11 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.34%) HTML
11 1 (0.34%) CSS
11 1 (0.34%) JSP
11 1 (0.34%) SOAP
11 1 (0.34%) Ajax
11 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.36%) PKI
2 11 (3.69%) Clustering
3 6 (2.01%) CMDB
4 5 (1.68%) CESG
4 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.01%) Replication
6 2 (0.67%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.67%) GIS
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) Statistics
6 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.34%) iPad
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.34%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.34%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 108 (36.24%) Windows
2 49 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.71%) Windows XP
5 17 (5.70%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.03%) UNIX
7 7 (2.35%) Linux
8 6 (2.01%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.68%) AIX
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.01%) Android
11 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.75%) ITIL
2 35 (11.74%) Configuration Management
3 19 (6.38%) Workflow
4 18 (6.04%) Service Management
5 17 (5.70%) Project Management
6 16 (5.37%) Migration
6 16 (5.37%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.03%) Web Development
8 13 (4.36%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.03%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.69%) Test Scripting
10 11 (3.69%) Asset Management
10 11 (3.69%) Document Management
10 11 (3.69%) Change Management
10 11 (3.69%) ITSM
11 10 (3.36%) Network Design
12 9 (3.02%) ITIL V2
13 8 (2.68%) Analytics
13 8 (2.68%) Network Architecture
14 7 (2.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.10%) SQL
2 27 (9.06%) C#
3 14 (4.70%) T-SQL
4 13 (4.36%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.02%) Java
6 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.34%) C
8 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.67%) C++
9 2 (0.67%) VBA
9 2 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 224 (75.17%) SC Cleared
2 46 (15.44%) DV Cleared
3 14 (4.70%) ISEB
4 12 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.68%) MCP
7 7 (2.35%) CCNP
7 7 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.01%) MCSE
9 5 (1.68%) CCNA
9 5 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.34%) CISSP
10 4 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.34%) MCTS
10 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.01%) Degree
11 3 (1.01%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.01%) CCIE
12 2 (0.67%) CCSP
12 2 (0.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.70%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.35%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.68%) vSphere
5 4 (1.34%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.34%) XenApp
5 4 (1.34%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.67%) UAG
7 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) vCloud
8 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (3.69%) SCCM
4 9 (3.02%) HP UCMDB
5 8 (2.68%) WMI
6 6 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.34%) Netcool
8 4 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.01%) BMC Performance Manager
9 3 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.01%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.01%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.01%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.67%) SCOM
11 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.71%) Cisco
2 20 (6.71%) Meridio
3 19 (6.38%) HP
4 18 (6.04%) Citrix
4 18 (6.04%) Borland
5 15 (5.03%) VMware
6 13 (4.36%) Oracle
7 11 (3.69%) Juniper
8 9 (3.02%) Serena
9 8 (2.68%) Symantec
9 8 (2.68%) McAfee
9 8 (2.68%) Avaya
10 7 (2.35%) F5
11 6 (2.01%) BMC
11 6 (2.01%) Remedy
12 5 (1.68%) Informatica
12 5 (1.68%) Veritas
13 4 (1.34%) EMC
13 4 (1.34%) CheckPoint
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