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 25 June 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 45 69 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.48% 2.97% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.59% 10.12% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 26
Median daily rate £306 £435 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.65% +4.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £303 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £421
% change year-on-year +1.19% -0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +14.86% -6.59%  

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 425 682 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.47% 29.33% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 328 222
Median daily rate £438 £390 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.17% -1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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
Bracknell +12 22 £269 -2.18% 3
Reading 0 15 £375 -16.66% 6
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (45.12%) SC Cleared
3 33 (40.24%) Windows
3 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (26.83%) McAfee
6 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
6 19 (23.17%) Software Distribution
7 17 (20.73%) HP
8 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
9 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
10 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (14.63%) Internet
12 11 (13.41%) DNS
12 11 (13.41%) IIS
12 11 (13.41%) SQL
12 11 (13.41%) DHCP
12 11 (13.41%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (13.41%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
12 11 (13.41%) Security Operations
12 11 (13.41%) Server Patching
12 11 (13.41%) Data Centre
12 11 (13.41%) Security Monitoring
13 10 (12.20%) WAN
13 10 (12.20%) LAN
13 10 (12.20%) Cisco
14 9 (10.98%) Firewall

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 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.41%) IIS
2 11 (13.41%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.44%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Internet
2 11 (13.41%) DHCP
2 11 (13.41%) DNS
3 10 (12.20%) LAN
3 10 (12.20%) WAN
4 9 (10.98%) Firewall
5 8 (9.76%) SMS
6 5 (6.10%) SAN
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.88%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) Skype
8 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (2.44%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.22%) NAS
10 1 (1.22%) Network Security
10 1 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) MS Access
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.22%) Legal
1 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Architect
2 11 (13.41%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Operations Technician
3 10 (12.20%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Integration Architect
8 3 (3.66%) IT Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
1 5 (6.10%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.66%) SCADA
3 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) CESG
5 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.22%) Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Software Distribution
2 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
2 11 (13.41%) Security Monitoring
2 11 (13.41%) Security Operations
2 11 (13.41%) Server Patching
3 9 (10.98%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) Release Management
4 8 (9.76%) Software Delivery
4 8 (9.76%) Software Deployment
4 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.32%) Network Management
6 6 (7.32%) Security Management
7 5 (6.10%) Data Security
7 5 (6.10%) SOA
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.88%) Data Architecture
8 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.44%) C
3 2 (2.44%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (45.12%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) CCNA
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.88%) CCNP
5 3 (3.66%) ISEB
5 3 (3.66%) MCP
5 3 (3.66%) MCSE
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.22%) OSCP
7 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (13.41%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (9.76%) SCOM
4 4 (4.88%) SCCM
5 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.66%) Netcool
5 3 (3.66%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) McAfee
3 17 (20.73%) HP
4 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 9 (10.98%) Oracle
6 8 (9.76%) VMware
7 7 (8.54%) Juniper
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) EMC
9 3 (3.66%) Meridio
9 3 (3.66%) Veritas
10 1 (1.22%) Lumension
10 1 (1.22%) Siemens
10 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.22%) Varonis
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