Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 76 45
Rank change year-on-year -20 -31 +14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 70 98 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.71% 2.32% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.02% 9.29% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 72
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £291 £255 £356
90th Percentile £680 £611 £537
South East median daily rate £416 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.12% +1.19% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.27% +40.06% +81.02%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £30.90
% change year-on-year -72.27% +40.06% +81.02%

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 873 1055 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.34% 24.96% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 519 626
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £242
90th Percentile £588 £575 £534
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.90 £45.81 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

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 20 November 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

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 20 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +16 26 £267 -0.09%
Reading -6 17 £650 +18.18% 1
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 31 (44.29%) Windows
4 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.71%) McAfee
6 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
6 16 (22.86%) Software Distribution
7 15 (21.43%) Internet
8 13 (18.57%) IIS
8 13 (18.57%) Firewall
8 13 (18.57%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (17.14%) Server Patching
9 12 (17.14%) Security Operations
9 12 (17.14%) Security Monitoring
9 12 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
11 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 9 (12.86%) Cisco
12 9 (12.86%) SCOM
12 9 (12.86%) Project Management
12 9 (12.86%) VMware
12 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
13 8 (11.43%) SCCM
14 7 (10.00%) HP
14 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
14 7 (10.00%) Network Management
15 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
15 6 (8.57%) Cisco ISE

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 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 13 (18.57%) IIS
3 12 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Primavera
1 3 (4.29%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Internet
2 13 (18.57%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (7.14%) SMS
5 4 (5.71%) Skype
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) VLAN
7 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.86%) IPsec
7 2 (2.86%) Junos
7 2 (2.86%) LAN
7 2 (2.86%) NAS
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.86%) SAN
7 2 (2.86%) SSL
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.86%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) WAN
8 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Architect
2 12 (17.14%) Operations Technician
3 8 (11.43%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (4.29%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Network Support
8 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.71%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Software Distribution
2 12 (17.14%) Security Monitoring
2 12 (17.14%) Security Operations
2 12 (17.14%) Server Patching
3 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 7 (10.00%) Network Management
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 4 (5.71%) Release Management
6 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
6 4 (5.71%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.29%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.29%) Information Security
7 3 (4.29%) PLM
7 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CCNP
4 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 2 (2.86%) HNC
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.43%) CISM
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) COBIT
4 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (12.86%) SCOM
3 8 (11.43%) SCCM
4 6 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.14%) SCSM
6 2 (2.86%) QRadar
7 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.71%) McAfee
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco
3 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 7 (10.00%) HP
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle
6 4 (5.71%) Juniper
7 3 (4.29%) Dell
7 3 (4.29%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (4.29%) Lumension
8 2 (2.86%) BT
8 2 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.43%) Borland
9 1 (1.43%) Varonis