Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 71 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 -51
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 78 91 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.97% 2.40% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 9.33% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 24
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +1.92%
10th Percentile £356 £276 £185
90th Percentile £680 £499 £488
South East median daily rate £422 £415 £420
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.19% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.40% +157.77%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £55.55
% change year-on-year +45.83% -78.40% +157.77%

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 796 975 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.12% 25.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 419 681
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £248 £250
90th Percentile £585 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 84 61
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.23% -28.07%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.00 £7.69
90th Percentile £49.00 £53.75 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year +44.19% -33.59% +43.89%

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 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Berkshire

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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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +3 31 £550 +46.67% 1
Bracknell -8 19 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £425 -
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 78 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
4 27 (34.62%) Windows
5 22 (28.21%) Firewall
6 21 (26.92%) SQL
7 19 (24.36%) Cisco
8 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
9 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
10 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 12 (15.38%) SolarWinds
11 12 (15.38%) Network Management
11 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (15.38%) McAfee
12 11 (14.10%) Internet
12 11 (14.10%) CCNP
12 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (14.10%) SCOM
12 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (12.82%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (12.82%) SCCM
13 10 (12.82%) Oracle
13 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (11.54%) HP
14 9 (11.54%) Software Distribution
14 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
15 8 (10.26%) Lumension
15 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.26%) IIS
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.56%) Documentum
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) Firewall
2 11 (14.10%) Internet
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (7.69%) Network Security
5 5 (6.41%) IPsec
5 5 (6.41%) SSL
5 5 (6.41%) Wireless
6 4 (5.13%) DNS
6 4 (5.13%) SNMP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.28%) HSRP
7 1 (1.28%) Intranet
7 1 (1.28%) IPv4
7 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) Skype
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.13%) Big Data
2 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) HBase
2 4 (5.13%) Impala
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) MSI
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Operations Technician
4 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Network Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
1 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Network Management
2 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (11.54%) Software Distribution
4 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.69%) ERP
5 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 6 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 6 (7.69%) Server Patching
6 5 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL
6 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.13%) Change Management
7 4 (5.13%) CRM
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.69%) C
4 4 (5.13%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (14.10%) CCNP
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.28%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) CISSP
7 1 (1.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Apache Flume
3 4 (5.13%) HDFS
4 3 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) Snort
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCOM
2 10 (12.82%) SCCM
3 8 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (8.97%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (6.41%) HP ALM
7 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
7 4 (5.13%) Puppet
8 2 (2.56%) Kibana
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.56%) SCSM
9 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) Cisco
3 12 (15.38%) McAfee
3 12 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle
5 9 (11.54%) HP
6 8 (10.26%) Lumension
6 8 (10.26%) VMware
7 7 (8.97%) Citrix
8 6 (7.69%) EMC
8 6 (7.69%) Juniper
9 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
9 4 (5.13%) Borland
9 4 (5.13%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (5.13%) SAP
9 4 (5.13%) Serena
10 1 (1.28%) BT
10 1 (1.28%) Veeam