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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South East / Berkshire
Rank 63 84 34
Rank change year-on-year +21 -50  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 36 42 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.99% 1.71% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.24% 6.62% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 79
Median daily rate £350 £363 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -13.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £363 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £715 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.43% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year -55.44% +85.16%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 437 634 764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.10% 25.76% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 317 338
Median daily rate £384 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £285 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 28 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £28.38 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.42% +26.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 10 £375 +3.44%
Bracknell +1 7 £275 - 2
Slough - 4 £313 -
DV Cleared
South East

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.00%) Windows
5 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
7 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (12.50%) VMware
8 10 (12.50%) Oracle
8 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 9 (11.25%) Cisco
9 9 (11.25%) Project Management
9 9 (11.25%) Security Management
10 8 (10.00%) Juniper
10 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (8.75%) Network Security
11 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
11 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.75%) Software Distribution
11 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
11 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
11 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (8.75%) CCNP
11 7 (8.75%) DHCP
11 7 (8.75%) Ethernet

DV Cleared
Top Related 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 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.25%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) DHCP
1 7 (8.75%) DNS
1 7 (8.75%) Ethernet
1 7 (8.75%) Network Security
2 6 (7.50%) Internet
2 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) VLAN
2 6 (7.50%) WAN
3 5 (6.25%) LAN
3 5 (6.25%) OSPF
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (5.00%) Wireless
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (2.50%) Firewall
5 2 (2.50%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.25%) SAN
6 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Legal
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
5 9 (11.25%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Operations Technician
6 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) IT Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Change Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Integration Architect
8 4 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Web Services
1 6 (7.50%) XML
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) e-Learning
4 4 (5.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.25%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.00%) Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.25%) Project Management
1 9 (11.25%) Security Management
2 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
3 7 (8.75%) Software Distribution
4 6 (7.50%) Coaching
4 6 (7.50%) Data Security
4 6 (7.50%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (7.50%) Security Operations
4 6 (7.50%) Server Patching
4 6 (7.50%) SOA
5 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Change Management
5 5 (6.25%) CRM
5 5 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 5 (6.25%) Information Management
5 5 (6.25%) ITIL
5 5 (6.25%) Migration
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) C#
3 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) CCNP
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
6 1 (1.25%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.25%) HNC
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) OSCP
6 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
2 1 (1.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
1 6 (7.50%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) Netcool
2 2 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) VMware
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) Juniper
5 7 (8.75%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.75%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Siemens
8 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Meridio
8 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas
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