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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 117 116 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.85% 10.59% 8.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.76% 28.93% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 19 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £345 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £455 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.84 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% +6.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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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
245 401 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.99% 36.62% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 196 99
Average daily rate £375 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £235 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £17.04 £14.84 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 175 (68.09%) SC Cleared
2 99 (38.52%) Windows
3 81 (31.52%) Microsoft
4 69 (26.85%) DV Cleared
5 48 (18.68%) Active Directory
6 41 (15.95%) SQL
7 39 (15.18%) .NET
7 39 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (14.40%) SQL Server
9 36 (14.01%) SharePoint
10 35 (13.62%) Windows 7
11 34 (13.23%) MS Excel
12 33 (12.84%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (11.67%) ITIL
14 28 (10.89%) C#
15 27 (10.51%) SLA
16 26 (10.12%) MS Office
17 24 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (9.34%) SQL Server 2005
18 23 (8.95%) XML
19 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET
19 22 (8.56%) HP
19 22 (8.56%) Migration
20 21 (8.17%) Configuration Management
20 21 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (7.78%) IDOL
22 19 (7.39%) Workflow
22 19 (7.39%) Citrix
23 18 (7.00%) SCCM
24 17 (6.61%) VMware

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 33 (12.84%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.33%) IIS
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.17%) Lync
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.78%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 34 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.12%) MS Office
3 9 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.39%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (4.67%) DNS
1 12 (4.67%) Firewall
2 11 (4.28%) Wireless
2 11 (4.28%) VPN
2 11 (4.28%) LAN
3 9 (3.50%) LDAP
3 9 (3.50%) WAN
3 9 (3.50%) DHCP
4 8 (3.11%) SAN
5 6 (2.33%) IPsec
5 6 (2.33%) MPLS
6 5 (1.95%) Internet
6 5 (1.95%) WLAN
7 4 (1.56%) SMTP
8 3 (1.17%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.17%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.17%) DSL
9 2 (0.78%) Network Security
9 2 (0.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (7.78%) IDOL
4 13 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.28%) OLAP
6 9 (3.50%) DTS
6 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (2.72%) EDRMS
8 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Transformer
10 2 (0.78%) Essbase
10 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.33%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.56%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.39%) MSI
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) PVCS
4 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.39%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Selenium
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (3.89%) Finance
2 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (0.39%) Banking
3 1 (0.39%) Billing
3 1 (0.39%) Back Office
3 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (12.84%) Architect
2 32 (12.45%) Analyst
3 30 (11.67%) Developer
4 24 (9.34%) Consultant
5 14 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (5.06%) Designer
6 13 (5.06%) Technical Architect
6 13 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 10 (3.89%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (3.50%) Network Architect
9 7 (2.72%) Field Engineer
9 7 (2.72%) Network Engineer
9 7 (2.72%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.33%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (2.33%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (2.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.18%) .NET
2 23 (8.95%) XML
3 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.45%) Web Services
5 12 (4.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 6 (2.33%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.17%) HTML
8 3 (1.17%) CSS
8 3 (1.17%) jQuery
9 2 (0.78%) JSP
9 2 (0.78%) ArcObjects
9 2 (0.78%) WCF
9 2 (0.78%) OLE
10 1 (0.39%) Spring
10 1 (0.39%) Ajax
10 1 (0.39%) MAPI
10 1 (0.39%) Spring Security
10 1 (0.39%) Servlets
10 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.84%) PKI
2 13 (5.06%) Clustering
3 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.33%) Replication
4 6 (2.33%) CMDB
5 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) Open Source
7 3 (1.17%) Statistics
7 3 (1.17%) CESG
8 2 (0.78%) GIS
8 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.78%) SCADA
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.39%) RMADS
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.39%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 99 (38.52%) Windows
2 39 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (13.62%) Windows 7
4 21 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.89%) Windows XP
5 10 (3.89%) Linux
6 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.95%) AIX
8 4 (1.56%) UNIX
9 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Android
10 2 (0.78%) VMS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.67%) ITIL
2 22 (8.56%) Migration
3 21 (8.17%) Configuration Management
4 19 (7.39%) Workflow
5 13 (5.06%) Service Management
5 13 (5.06%) Web Development
6 12 (4.67%) Load Balancing
7 11 (4.28%) CRM
8 10 (3.89%) Project Management
8 10 (3.89%) Network Design
8 10 (3.89%) Network Architecture
9 8 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.11%) Performance Management
9 8 (3.11%) Document Management
10 7 (2.72%) Analytics
10 7 (2.72%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.33%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (2.33%) Test Scripting
12 5 (1.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.95%) SQL
2 28 (10.89%) C#
3 12 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.11%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.72%) VBA
7 6 (2.33%) Java
8 4 (1.56%) C
9 3 (1.17%) Python
9 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) VBScript
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 175 (68.09%) SC Cleared
2 69 (26.85%) DV Cleared
3 24 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.84%) MCP
5 14 (5.45%) MCSE
6 10 (3.89%) MCTS
7 9 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.33%) Degree
9 5 (1.95%) CCNP
10 4 (1.56%) ISEB
10 4 (1.56%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.17%) CCNA
11 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.78%) CISSP
12 2 (0.78%) MCSD
12 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.39%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.39%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (18.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.95%) XenApp
5 5 (1.95%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.95%) vSphere
6 4 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (7.00%) SCCM
2 9 (3.50%) SCOM
3 7 (2.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.56%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.17%) WMI
7 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.78%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.39%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.39%) Netcool
8 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 81 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.56%) HP
3 19 (7.39%) Citrix
4 17 (6.61%) VMware
5 15 (5.84%) Meridio
6 14 (5.45%) Symantec
7 10 (3.89%) Cisco
8 9 (3.50%) Oracle
9 8 (3.11%) Avaya
10 6 (2.33%) Borland
10 6 (2.33%) Remedy
10 6 (2.33%) McAfee
11 5 (1.95%) Serena
11 5 (1.95%) Juniper
11 5 (1.95%) BMC
11 5 (1.95%) Cognos
12 4 (1.56%) AppSense
13 3 (1.17%) Brocade
13 3 (1.17%) F5
13 3 (1.17%) Lumension
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