Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 74 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 98 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.49% 2.52% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.60% 12.84% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 34
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £338 £308 £269
90th Percentile £538 £548 £650
South East median daily rate £473 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +18.13% -2.44% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.00 £28.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +133.33% -66.24%
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +96.43% +133.33% -56.83%

DV Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,021 771 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.90% 19.66% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 355 401
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £259 £199 £223
90th Percentile £574 £548 £588
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.06% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 40 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £62.50 £26.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% +92.59% +8.00%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £83.75 £46.15 £38.90
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year +6.25% +72.97% -15.91%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 55 £438 -10.94% 9
Newbury +3 8 £450 +18.03%
Bracknell -2 5 - - 4
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 98 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (45.92%) Windows
3 36 (36.73%) SC Cleared
4 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.51%) Windows 7
5 25 (25.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (22.45%) SCCM
6 22 (22.45%) Application Packaging
7 21 (21.43%) QA
7 21 (21.43%) Cisco
8 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
9 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
9 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
9 18 (18.37%) VMware
10 17 (17.35%) Migration
10 17 (17.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (17.35%) MSI
11 16 (16.33%) Juniper
11 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
12 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (15.31%) Network Security
12 15 (15.31%) InstallShield
13 14 (14.29%) Citrix
13 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (14.29%) Windows 10
14 13 (13.27%) vSphere
14 13 (13.27%) XenApp
15 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.22%) Windows 8

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) IIS
2 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.02%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Office 365
3 4 (4.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 4 (4.08%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) Network Security
2 9 (9.18%) DNS
2 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.16%) Firewall
4 7 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.14%) DMZ
4 7 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 7 (7.14%) LAN
5 6 (6.12%) SNMP
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (5.10%) IPsec
6 5 (5.10%) VPN
7 4 (4.08%) 802.11
7 4 (4.08%) BGP
7 4 (4.08%) DHCP
7 4 (4.08%) EIGRP
7 4 (4.08%) OSPF
7 4 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.08%) Power BI
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.06%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.04%) SSDT
6 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.02%) EDMS
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) OLAP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) MSI
2 15 (15.31%) InstallShield
3 7 (7.14%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Billing
3 1 (1.02%) Environmental Health
3 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Applications Packager
3 13 (13.27%) Architect
4 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 7 (7.14%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Developer
9 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.02%) Middleware
3 1 (1.02%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.20%) Replication
4 6 (6.12%) PKI
5 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.06%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
6 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.18%) Linux
8 4 (4.08%) VMS
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (22.45%) Application Packaging
3 17 (17.35%) Migration
4 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (10.20%) Project Management
7 9 (9.18%) Security Monitoring
7 9 (9.18%) SIEM
8 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (7.14%) Escalation Management
9 7 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (7.14%) Network Design
9 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.14%) Time Management
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.12%) Coaching
10 6 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.08%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) Korn
4 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (36.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) Degree
4 7 (7.14%) MCSE
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.10%) CCNA
5 5 (5.10%) CCNP
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.04%) ISEB
6 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.02%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.43%) QA
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 4 (4.08%) NCSC
4 3 (3.06%) COBIT
4 3 (3.06%) Dublin Core
5 2 (2.04%) GDPR
6 1 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.27%) vSphere
4 13 (13.27%) XenApp
5 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.08%) DFS Replication
7 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) SCOM
3 5 (5.10%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.10%) QRadar
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.06%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.04%) logstash
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.43%) Cisco
3 18 (18.37%) VMware
4 16 (16.33%) Juniper
5 14 (14.29%) Citrix
6 11 (11.22%) McAfee
7 9 (9.18%) Ivanti
8 7 (7.14%) Fortinet
8 7 (7.14%) Novell
8 7 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.08%) Dell
9 4 (4.08%) Lumension
9 4 (4.08%) Tableau
10 3 (3.06%) CA
10 3 (3.06%) Clearswift
10 3 (3.06%) EMC
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle
10 3 (3.06%) Veeam
11 2 (2.04%) NetApp
11 2 (2.04%) Saba