Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 76 92
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 25 110 76
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 2.68% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.68% 11.74% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 49 25
Median daily rate £463 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% -7.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £411 £355 £356
90th Percentile £630 £588 £680
South East median daily rate £490 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 7
Median hourly rate £67.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.50% - -
South East median hourly rate £49.75 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +314.58% -31.43% +45.83%

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 374 937 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.23% 22.79% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 443 385
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £185 £256 £259
90th Percentile £575 £562 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 68 31
Median hourly rate £20.17 £16.50 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.24% -20.12% +37.70%
10th Percentile £15.73 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £66.38 £50.00
Median hourly rate £31.56 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.08% -24.29% +72.84%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Berkshire

DV Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Berkshire

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing DV Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +8 12 £438 -12.50% 2
Bracknell +6 2 - - 2
DV Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Project Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Database Security
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) PMP
6 3 (12.00%) PKI
6 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Legal
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Project 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Azure
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) EDMS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) DBA
1 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared DBA
1 7 (28.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) VMS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Delivery
2 7 (28.00%) Database Security
2 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Workflow
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Break/Fix
5 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (8.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Proactive Maintenance
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Records Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) PMP
4 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco