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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 162 104 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.36% 10.41% 5.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.59% 38.95% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 9
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£360 £432 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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
314 267 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.65% 26.73% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 110 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -69.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 153 (54.45%) SC Cleared
2 127 (45.20%) DV Cleared
3 118 (41.99%) Windows
4 104 (37.01%) Microsoft
5 80 (28.47%) Active Directory
6 64 (22.78%) Windows 7
7 48 (17.08%) SCCM
8 40 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (13.88%) ITIL
10 37 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (12.10%) VMware
12 32 (11.39%) MS Excel
13 30 (10.68%) Configuration Management
13 30 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (10.32%) HP
15 28 (9.96%) SQL
15 28 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (9.61%) MCP
16 27 (9.61%) MCSE
17 26 (9.25%) SharePoint
17 26 (9.25%) SCOM
18 25 (8.90%) .NET
18 25 (8.90%) SLA
19 22 (7.83%) Migration
20 20 (7.12%) C#
20 20 (7.12%) SharePoint Server
20 20 (7.12%) Hyper-V
21 19 (6.76%) SQL Server
21 19 (6.76%) TCP/IP
22 18 (6.41%) Finance

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.12%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.85%) Lync
4 8 (2.85%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.07%) Documentum
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.07%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.71%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.71%) IIS
6 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.69%) MS Office
3 12 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.78%) MS Project
6 2 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.85%) DNS
2 8 (2.85%) Firewall
3 7 (2.49%) DHCP
4 6 (2.14%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.14%) LAN
5 4 (1.42%) WAN
5 4 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.07%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.07%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.07%) Network Security
6 3 (1.07%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.07%) VPN
6 3 (1.07%) SAN
7 2 (0.71%) Internet
7 2 (0.71%) Wireless
7 2 (0.71%) DSL
7 2 (0.71%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.20%) IDOL
3 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.07%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.07%) OLAP
6 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) Essbase
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.56%) Selenium
2 8 (2.85%) StarTeam
2 8 (2.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (2.14%) MSI
3 6 (2.14%) JIRA
3 6 (2.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.07%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.07%) Maven
5 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.71%) DbUnit
6 2 (0.71%) Mockito
6 2 (0.71%) jMock
6 2 (0.71%) JUnit
6 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (6.41%) Finance
2 14 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.49%) Publishing
4 6 (2.14%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Billing
5 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (11.74%) Architect
2 32 (11.39%) Consultant
3 29 (10.32%) Support Engineer
4 28 (9.96%) Analyst
5 18 (6.41%) Developer
6 15 (5.34%) Applications Packager
6 15 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (4.63%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Rollout Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Integration Engineer
14 7 (2.49%) Tester
15 6 (2.14%) Field Engineer
15 6 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.90%) .NET
2 12 (4.27%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.56%) Web Services
4 8 (2.85%) XML
5 7 (2.49%) Application Packaging
6 6 (2.14%) SOAP
7 5 (1.78%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.42%) Spring
8 4 (1.42%) HTML
9 3 (1.07%) CSS
9 3 (1.07%) JSP
9 3 (1.07%) WF
9 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.71%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.71%) PowerMock
10 2 (0.71%) jQuery
10 2 (0.71%) Apache CXF
10 2 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.63%) PKI
3 5 (1.78%) Clustering
4 3 (1.07%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.71%) Replication
5 2 (0.71%) GIS
5 2 (0.71%) RMADS
6 1 (0.36%) Open Source
6 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.36%) PDA
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.36%) CESG
6 1 (0.36%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.36%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 118 (41.99%) Windows
2 64 (22.78%) Windows 7
3 40 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.34%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.14%) Linux
6 6 (2.14%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.71%) UNIX
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.88%) ITIL
2 30 (10.68%) Configuration Management
3 22 (7.83%) Migration
4 16 (5.69%) Service Management
5 15 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (4.98%) Project Management
7 13 (4.63%) Test Scripting
8 10 (3.56%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.20%) Workflow
9 9 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.20%) Scrum
9 9 (3.20%) Network Management
10 8 (2.85%) System Testing
11 6 (2.14%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (2.14%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.14%) Regression Testing
11 6 (2.14%) CRM
11 6 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (1.78%) Waterfall
12 5 (1.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.96%) SQL
2 20 (7.12%) C#
3 15 (5.34%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.98%) VB
5 11 (3.91%) VBA
5 11 (3.91%) VBScript
6 7 (2.49%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.14%) Java
8 2 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.36%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) Python
9 1 (0.36%) Ruby
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (54.45%) SC Cleared
2 127 (45.20%) DV Cleared
3 30 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (9.61%) MCP
4 27 (9.61%) MCSE
5 7 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.14%) CCNP
7 5 (1.78%) ISEB
7 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.78%) CISSP
7 5 (1.78%) Degree
8 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.42%) VCP4
8 4 (1.42%) JNCIS
8 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.07%) MCTS
9 3 (1.07%) CCDP
9 3 (1.07%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.07%) PMP
9 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.90%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) COBIT
4 2 (0.71%) BS15000
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (28.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.12%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.42%) XenApp
5 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.71%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 48 (17.08%) SCCM
2 26 (9.25%) SCOM
3 16 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (4.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (3.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.07%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.71%) logstash
8 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.71%) MOM
8 2 (0.71%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.36%) Netcool
9 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 104 (37.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.10%) VMware
3 29 (10.32%) HP
4 17 (6.05%) Symantec
5 14 (4.98%) Oracle
5 14 (4.98%) Citrix
6 9 (3.20%) Cisco
7 8 (2.85%) Borland
8 6 (2.14%) McAfee
9 5 (1.78%) EMC
9 5 (1.78%) Cognos
9 5 (1.78%) F5
10 4 (1.42%) AppSense
10 4 (1.42%) Meridio
10 4 (1.42%) Juniper
11 3 (1.07%) Mercator
12 2 (0.71%) Lumension
12 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.36%) Serena
13 1 (0.36%) CA
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