Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 79 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -22 -19
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 90 80 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 1.99% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.40% 7.57% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 52
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £425 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -8.60% +10.45%
10th Percentile £393 £306 £319
90th Percentile £650 £578 £684
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.27% +16.69% +33.27%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £37.09
% change year-on-year -72.27% +16.69% +33.27%

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 865 1,057 1,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.51% 26.34% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 502 622
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -
10th Percentile £256 £221 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 97
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.06 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.73% -44.79% +59.48%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £7.59
90th Percentile £41.10 £55.65 £57.39
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%

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 21 February 2018.

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
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 21 February 2018. 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
Bracknell +15 30 £265 -24.29% 1
Reading -2 20 £650 +37.57% 6
Newbury - 1 £425 -
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 38 (42.22%) Windows
5 24 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 24 (26.67%) Internet
6 22 (24.44%) SQL
6 22 (24.44%) Firewall
7 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (21.11%) Software Distribution
8 18 (20.00%) McAfee
8 18 (20.00%) IIS
9 16 (17.78%) Server Patching
9 16 (17.78%) Security Operations
9 16 (17.78%) Security Monitoring
9 16 (17.78%) McAfee ePO
9 16 (17.78%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
10 13 (14.44%) Network Management
10 13 (14.44%) SolarWinds
10 13 (14.44%) Cisco
11 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (13.33%) VMware
11 12 (13.33%) Windows Server
12 10 (11.11%) Project Management
13 9 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.00%) SCCM

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 24 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (20.00%) IIS
3 16 (17.78%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.22%) Documentum
5 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.89%) Office 365
3 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) Internet
2 22 (24.44%) Firewall
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
4 8 (8.89%) DNS
5 3 (3.33%) IPsec
5 3 (3.33%) NAS
5 3 (3.33%) Network Security
5 3 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.33%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) SSL
5 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.33%) VLAN
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) Junos
6 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) WAN
7 1 (1.11%) DHCP
7 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.11%) SMS
7 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
2 3 (3.33%) Big Data
2 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.33%) HBase
2 3 (3.33%) Impala
3 2 (2.22%) MS Access
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.33%) MSI
2 3 (3.33%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.22%) Finance
1 2 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Operations Technician
2 13 (14.44%) Architect
3 12 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 6 (6.67%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Build Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Developer
7 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
1 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 3 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) EJB
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Replication
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.56%) Linux
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Software Distribution
2 16 (17.78%) Security Monitoring
2 16 (17.78%) Security Operations
2 16 (17.78%) Server Patching
3 13 (14.44%) Network Management
4 10 (11.11%) Project Management
5 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.67%) Software Licensing
7 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.56%) ITIL
7 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.44%) CRM
8 4 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
8 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) C#
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) CCNP
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.11%) CISM
5 1 (1.11%) CISSP
5 1 (1.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (3.33%) PMO
4 2 (2.22%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.33%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.33%) HDFS
4 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (10.00%) SCCM
2 9 (10.00%) SCOM
3 8 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.56%) SCSM
5 3 (3.33%) Puppet
5 3 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.22%) Kibana
6 2 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.00%) McAfee
3 13 (14.44%) Cisco
3 13 (14.44%) SolarWinds
4 12 (13.33%) VMware
5 8 (8.89%) HP
6 7 (7.78%) Lumension
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle
8 5 (5.56%) Borland
8 5 (5.56%) EMC
8 5 (5.56%) Juniper
9 4 (4.44%) Serena
10 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.33%) BT
10 3 (3.33%) Citrix
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.11%) SAP
12 1 (1.11%) Veeam