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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 133 107 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.68% 9.58% 5.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.72% 30.57% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 22 15
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£394 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £321 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.39% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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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
273 350 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 31.33% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 172 81
Average daily rate £375 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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.

1 157 (61.33%) SC Cleared
2 90 (35.16%) Windows
3 86 (33.59%) DV Cleared
4 73 (28.52%) Microsoft
5 62 (24.22%) Active Directory
6 43 (16.80%) Windows 7
7 34 (13.28%) SQL
8 32 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 32 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (12.11%) ITIL
10 30 (11.72%) SQL Server
11 29 (11.33%) .NET
12 26 (10.16%) MS Excel
13 25 (9.77%) SLA
14 24 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (9.38%) SCCM
15 23 (8.98%) Migration
15 23 (8.98%) HP
16 21 (8.20%) VMware
16 21 (8.20%) MCP
16 21 (8.20%) SCOM
16 21 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
17 20 (7.81%) MCSE
18 18 (7.03%) C#
18 18 (7.03%) Configuration Management
19 17 (6.64%) Symantec
19 17 (6.64%) Citrix
19 17 (6.64%) XML
19 17 (6.64%) Service Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.73%) Lync
4 6 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.34%) IIS
5 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.86%) MS Office
3 10 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.34%) MS Project
5 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) LAN
2 10 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.91%) Firewall
3 9 (3.52%) VPN
3 9 (3.52%) WAN
4 8 (3.13%) DNS
5 7 (2.73%) DHCP
6 6 (2.34%) SAN
6 6 (2.34%) Wireless
7 5 (1.95%) Internet
8 4 (1.56%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.56%) IPsec
9 3 (1.17%) Network Security
9 3 (1.17%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.17%) MPLS
9 3 (1.17%) DSL
9 3 (1.17%) WLAN
9 3 (1.17%) LDAP
10 2 (0.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (3.91%) IDOL
5 8 (3.13%) EDRMS
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.95%) OLAP
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.17%) DTS
9 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.78%) MySQL
9 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) Essbase
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.78%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.56%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.78%) JUnit
4 2 (0.78%) MSI
4 2 (0.78%) DbUnit
4 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.78%) Mockito
4 2 (0.78%) jMock
4 2 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.39%) PVCS
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (4.30%) Finance
2 9 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.73%) Publishing
4 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.17%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (12.89%) Architect
2 32 (12.50%) Consultant
3 24 (9.38%) Developer
4 22 (8.59%) Analyst
5 14 (5.47%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.91%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (2.73%) Designer
11 7 (2.73%) Field Engineer
12 6 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.34%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (2.34%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.34%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.34%) Network Architect
13 5 (1.95%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.33%) .NET
2 17 (6.64%) XML
3 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.91%) Web Services
5 6 (2.34%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.56%) HTML
6 4 (1.56%) CSS
6 4 (1.56%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.17%) Spring
7 3 (1.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (1.17%) jQuery
8 2 (0.78%) SOAP
8 2 (0.78%) OLE
8 2 (0.78%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.78%) RESTful
8 2 (0.78%) PowerMock
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.78%) WCF
8 2 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.86%) PKI
3 12 (4.69%) Clustering
4 7 (2.73%) Replication
5 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.56%) Open Source
6 2 (0.78%) GIS
6 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.78%) RMADS
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.78%) Statistics
6 2 (0.78%) SCADA
6 2 (0.78%) CESG
7 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.39%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 90 (35.16%) Windows
2 43 (16.80%) Windows 7
3 32 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.30%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.73%) Linux
7 6 (2.34%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.56%) AIX
9 2 (0.78%) UNIX
9 2 (0.78%) VMS
9 2 (0.78%) Android
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.11%) ITIL
2 23 (8.98%) Migration
3 18 (7.03%) Configuration Management
4 17 (6.64%) Service Management
5 15 (5.86%) Project Management
6 13 (5.08%) Workflow
6 13 (5.08%) CRM
7 10 (3.91%) Service Delivery
7 10 (3.91%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.52%) Performance Management
9 8 (3.13%) Test Scripting
10 7 (2.73%) Network Design
10 7 (2.73%) Web Development
10 7 (2.73%) Time Management
10 7 (2.73%) Network Architecture
10 7 (2.73%) Change Management
11 6 (2.34%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.34%) Analytics
11 6 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.28%) SQL
2 18 (7.03%) C#
3 13 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.13%) VBA
6 4 (1.56%) VBScript
6 4 (1.56%) VB
6 4 (1.56%) Java
7 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.78%) Python
8 2 (0.78%) C
8 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 157 (61.33%) SC Cleared
2 86 (33.59%) DV Cleared
3 31 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (8.20%) MCP
5 20 (7.81%) MCSE
6 10 (3.91%) MCTS
7 8 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.13%) Degree
8 6 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.95%) CCNP
10 3 (1.17%) PMP
10 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.17%) ISEB
10 3 (1.17%) CISSP
11 2 (0.78%) MCSD
11 2 (0.78%) CCNA
11 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) COBIT
3 2 (0.78%) BS15000
3 2 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.56%) XenApp
4 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.56%) vSphere
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.38%) SCCM
2 21 (8.20%) SCOM
3 7 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.56%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.78%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.78%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.78%) logstash
8 1 (0.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) WMI
8 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 73 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.98%) HP
3 21 (8.20%) VMware
4 17 (6.64%) Symantec
4 17 (6.64%) Citrix
5 9 (3.52%) Cisco
5 9 (3.52%) Oracle
6 7 (2.73%) McAfee
6 7 (2.73%) Avaya
7 5 (1.95%) Meridio
7 5 (1.95%) Cognos
8 4 (1.56%) Borland
8 4 (1.56%) AppSense
8 4 (1.56%) Lumension
9 3 (1.17%) Brocade
9 3 (1.17%) Unica
9 3 (1.17%) F5
9 3 (1.17%) CA
9 3 (1.17%) Juniper
10 2 (0.78%) EMC
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