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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 155 163 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.28% 16.53% 12.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.16% 50.94% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 56
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£361 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.67 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.89% -20.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
Security Cleared
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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
276 320 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 32.45% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 103
Average daily rate £355 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 167 (52.19%) SC Cleared
2 141 (44.06%) DV Cleared
2 141 (44.06%) Windows
3 128 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 91 (28.44%) Windows 7
5 80 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 63 (19.69%) SCCM
7 56 (17.50%) MS Excel
8 41 (12.81%) C#
9 40 (12.50%) Migration
9 40 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (10.94%) HP
12 32 (10.00%) ITIL
13 31 (9.69%) .NET
14 30 (9.38%) Configuration Management
15 27 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (8.44%) VMware
16 26 (8.13%) SQL
16 26 (8.13%) Windows XP
17 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (7.50%) VB
19 22 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (6.88%) Hyper-V
19 22 (6.88%) SCOM
19 22 (6.88%) Test Scripting
20 21 (6.56%) Selenium
20 21 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (6.56%) MCP
20 21 (6.56%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (3.44%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (2.81%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.19%) Lync
6 3 (0.94%) Documentum
6 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.94%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 13 (4.06%) MS Office
4 6 (1.88%) MS Project
5 4 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.94%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.63%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) IaaS
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.13%) DNS
3 9 (2.81%) Firewall
4 7 (2.19%) DHCP
5 5 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.25%) Network Security
6 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (1.25%) WAN
6 4 (1.25%) LAN
7 3 (0.94%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.94%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.63%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.63%) SMS
8 2 (0.63%) Internet
9 1 (0.31%) IPsec
9 1 (0.31%) VPN
9 1 (0.31%) FTP
9 1 (0.31%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.25%) MS Access
4 3 (0.94%) IDOL
4 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.63%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.56%) Selenium
2 17 (5.31%) WebDriver
3 16 (5.00%) MSI
4 8 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.19%) StarTeam
6 6 (1.88%) JIRA
7 5 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.94%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.94%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.94%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.31%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (5.31%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.69%) Finance
3 3 (0.94%) Marketing
4 2 (0.63%) Legal
4 2 (0.63%) Publishing
4 2 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (12.81%) Analyst
1 41 (12.81%) Applications Packager
2 33 (10.31%) Support Engineer
2 33 (10.31%) Consultant
3 25 (7.81%) Architect
4 22 (6.88%) Test Analyst
5 19 (5.94%) Tester
5 19 (5.94%) Developer
6 17 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (5.31%) Rollout Engineer
7 16 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (3.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 9 (2.81%) Project Manager
10 9 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.19%) Software Tester
11 7 (2.19%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (2.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.69%) .NET
2 16 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 12 (3.75%) XML
4 11 (3.44%) SOAP
4 11 (3.44%) Web Services
5 7 (2.19%) WCF
6 6 (1.88%) XSD
6 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.56%) J2EE
8 4 (1.25%) HTML
9 3 (0.94%) CSS
9 3 (0.94%) JSP
9 3 (0.94%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.94%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.94%) jQuery
9 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.94%) WF
10 2 (0.63%) RESTful
10 2 (0.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.81%) PKI
3 6 (1.88%) User Experience
4 4 (1.25%) Replication
5 3 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 3 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.31%) Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.31%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.31%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 141 (44.06%) Windows
2 91 (28.44%) Windows 7
3 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (8.13%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.88%) Linux
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.63%) UNIX
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.50%) Migration
2 32 (10.00%) ITIL
3 30 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 22 (6.88%) Test Scripting
5 21 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (4.69%) Project Management
7 13 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (3.75%) Regression Testing
9 10 (3.13%) Test Automation
10 9 (2.81%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.81%) Scrum
11 8 (2.50%) Data Migration
11 8 (2.50%) BDD
11 8 (2.50%) ERP
12 7 (2.19%) Service Management
12 7 (2.19%) SOA
12 7 (2.19%) Network Management
12 7 (2.19%) Integration Testing
13 6 (1.88%) TDD
13 6 (1.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.81%) C#
2 26 (8.13%) SQL
3 24 (7.50%) VB
4 15 (4.69%) VBA
5 11 (3.44%) VBScript
5 11 (3.44%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.81%) Java
7 6 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.94%) C
8 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) Python
9 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.31%) Pascal
10 1 (0.31%) PL/1
10 1 (0.31%) C++
10 1 (0.31%) Perl
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 167 (52.19%) SC Cleared
2 141 (44.06%) DV Cleared
3 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (6.56%) MCP
4 21 (6.56%) MCSE
5 8 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.88%) CCNP
7 5 (1.56%) ISEB
7 5 (1.56%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.56%) Degree
8 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.25%) PMP
8 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.94%) CISSP
9 3 (0.94%) CCDP
9 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.94%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.63%) CCIE
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) SLA
2 10 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.94%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) BS15000
5 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.63%) XenApp
5 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 63 (19.69%) SCCM
2 22 (6.88%) SCOM
3 16 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (4.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.94%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.63%) MOM
9 1 (0.31%) Netcool
9 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 128 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.94%) HP
3 27 (8.44%) VMware
4 19 (5.94%) Oracle
5 17 (5.31%) Citrix
5 17 (5.31%) Symantec
6 8 (2.50%) McAfee
6 8 (2.50%) AppSense
7 7 (2.19%) Borland
7 7 (2.19%) Cisco
8 5 (1.56%) Juniper
8 5 (1.56%) F5
9 4 (1.25%) Talend
9 4 (1.25%) SAP
9 4 (1.25%) EMC
10 3 (0.94%) Mercator
10 3 (0.94%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.63%) Meridio
11 2 (0.63%) Lumension
11 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago