Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 92 87
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5 -30
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 130 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.17% 2.01% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.64% 8.93% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 28 31
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £255
90th Percentile £540 £750 £638
South East median daily rate £423 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £37.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.65% +20.05%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £37.10
% change year-on-year - -67.65% +20.05%

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 888 907 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.68% 22.47% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 408 477
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £228
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £407
% change year-on-year +4.97% -0.52% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 61
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £12.70 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.23% -20.63% -48.22%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £39.75 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £25.69 £23.10
% change year-on-year +45.97% +11.24% -34.01%

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 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +10 41 £463 -28.85% 7
Bracknell -20 20 - - 1
Newbury +5 2 £381 -10.29%
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (40.77%) Microsoft
3 48 (36.92%) Windows
4 35 (26.92%) Internet
4 35 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 31 (23.85%) DNS
6 28 (21.54%) SharePoint
7 27 (20.77%) PowerShell
8 25 (19.23%) Office 365
8 25 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 25 (19.23%) Firewall
9 22 (16.92%) VPN
9 22 (16.92%) Web Services
9 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (16.92%) Reverse Proxy
10 18 (13.85%) Software Licensing
10 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Licensing
11 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
11 17 (13.08%) McAfee
12 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
12 16 (12.31%) SQL
12 16 (12.31%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (11.54%) IIS
13 15 (11.54%) Replication
14 14 (10.77%) Project Management
14 14 (10.77%) McAfee ePO
14 14 (10.77%) Software Distribution
15 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (10.00%) Data Centre

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 28 (21.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.54%) IIS
3 12 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (8.46%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.23%) Office 365
2 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.46%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (8.46%) SaaS
4 3 (2.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.92%) Internet
2 31 (23.85%) DNS
3 25 (19.23%) Firewall
3 25 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 22 (16.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 22 (16.92%) VPN
5 11 (8.46%) Skype
6 10 (7.69%) Network Security
7 9 (6.92%) DHCP
8 7 (5.38%) SAN
9 5 (3.85%) NAS
9 5 (3.85%) WAN
10 3 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.54%) VLAN
12 1 (0.77%) HTTP
12 1 (0.77%) Intranet
12 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.77%) SMS
12 1 (0.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.08%) Big Data
4 3 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.31%) Power BI
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.77%) GIS
6 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MSI
1 3 (2.31%) Toad
2 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 1 (0.77%) Finance
1 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (29.23%) Architect
2 14 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (9.23%) Operations Technician
3 12 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.46%) Consultant
4 11 (8.46%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 10 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 10 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 9 (6.92%) Technical Leader
7 7 (5.38%) Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
8 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 6 (4.62%) Support Technician
9 5 (3.85%) Lync Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.92%) Web Services
2 3 (2.31%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.54%) .NET
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.77%) CSS
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) Middleware
4 1 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Licensing
2 16 (12.31%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (11.54%) Replication
4 13 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (8.46%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.85%) User Experience
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) PKI
8 2 (1.54%) Clustering
8 2 (1.54%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.77%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.92%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.38%) Linux
7 4 (3.08%) Android
7 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.08%) VMS
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.77%) Unix
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) Software Licensing
2 14 (10.77%) Project Management
2 14 (10.77%) Software Distribution
3 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.23%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (9.23%) Security Operations
4 12 (9.23%) Server Patching
5 10 (7.69%) Migration
6 9 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.38%) Network Management
8 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.62%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (3.85%) ITSM
10 5 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.77%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.31%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) Python
4 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.54%) C
5 2 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby
6 1 (0.77%) VB
6 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 130 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) Degree
3 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.31%) HNC
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.77%) CCIE
6 1 (0.77%) CCNA
6 1 (0.77%) CCNP
6 1 (0.77%) HND
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.77%) RHCA
6 1 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (5.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.77%) Dublin Core
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Firmware
4 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.08%) XenApp
4 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (6.15%) SCCM
3 6 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.62%) SCOM
4 3 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (40.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.08%) McAfee
3 11 (8.46%) VMware
4 9 (6.92%) HP
5 8 (6.15%) Oracle
6 7 (5.38%) Citrix
7 6 (4.62%) Cisco
7 6 (4.62%) EMC
7 6 (4.62%) Juniper
7 6 (4.62%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.08%) Lumension
9 3 (2.31%) CA
9 3 (2.31%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.31%) Dell
9 3 (2.31%) Tableau
10 2 (1.54%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.77%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.77%) Red Hat