Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 91 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 -22
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 88 68 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.24% 1.78% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.28% 7.86% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 32
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +1.92%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £255
90th Percentile £575 £680 £575
South East median daily rate £395 £405 £420
% change year-on-year -2.47% -3.57% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £12.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -43.74% -11.57%
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £12.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +133.33% -43.74% -11.57%

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 780 865 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.82% 22.59% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 381 631
Berkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £218 £235 £255
90th Percentile £563 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.46% +0.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 66 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +8.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.00 £9.83
90th Percentile £45.88 £43.75 £27.42
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% +3.65%

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 16 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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
Reading +1 28 £500 +11.11% 10
Bracknell -20 10 - -
Newbury - 1 £313 - 1
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 88 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.55%) Windows
4 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
5 23 (26.14%) SQL
6 18 (20.45%) Firewall
7 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (15.91%) Internet
9 13 (14.77%) Cisco
9 13 (14.77%) SCCM
10 12 (13.64%) Office 365
10 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 10 (11.36%) DNS
12 10 (11.36%) Oracle
12 10 (11.36%) Citrix
12 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
13 9 (10.23%) Skype for Business
13 9 (10.23%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.23%) Skype
13 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (10.23%) HP
13 9 (10.23%) EMC
13 9 (10.23%) VMware
13 9 (10.23%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (9.09%) CCNP
14 8 (9.09%) Web Services
14 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
14 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013

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 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.23%) Skype for Business
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.68%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.64%) Office 365
3 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Firewall
2 14 (15.91%) Internet
3 10 (11.36%) DNS
4 9 (10.23%) Skype
5 7 (7.95%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.95%) VPN
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (5.68%) Network Security
6 5 (5.68%) Wireless
7 4 (4.55%) IPsec
7 4 (4.55%) SNMP
7 4 (4.55%) SSL
8 2 (2.27%) DHCP
8 2 (2.27%) NAS
8 2 (2.27%) SAN
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.14%) HSRP
9 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Big Data
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) HBase
4 1 (1.14%) Impala
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.14%) MSI
4 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (12.50%) Architect
1 11 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (11.36%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Administrator
3 8 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Network Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Licensing
4 6 (6.82%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.95%) Software Licensing
2 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (6.82%) Project Management
3 5 (5.68%) Network Management
3 5 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (4.55%) Change Management
4 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 4 (4.55%) CRM
4 4 (4.55%) ERP
4 4 (4.55%) Information Security
5 3 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (3.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (3.41%) Migration
5 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.27%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (2.27%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.68%) C
4 4 (4.55%) C#
4 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.41%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.09%) CCNP
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) ISEB
7 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.27%) HNC
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (1.14%) CCNA
9 1 (1.14%) CISSP
9 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.14%) GDPR
4 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.14%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) HDFS
5 1 (1.14%) Snort
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) SCCM
2 9 (10.23%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (9.09%) SCOM
4 5 (5.68%) HP ALM
5 4 (4.55%) FortiGate
6 3 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.14%) Puppet
8 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Cisco
3 10 (11.36%) Citrix
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle
4 9 (10.23%) EMC
4 9 (10.23%) HP
4 9 (10.23%) VMware
5 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
6 6 (6.82%) McAfee
7 5 (5.68%) Juniper
8 4 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.55%) Serena
9 3 (3.41%) SAP
10 2 (2.27%) Lumension
11 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.14%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.14%) Veeam
11 1 (1.14%) Workday