The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 39 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -16  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 17 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.95% 3.42% 6.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.26% 10.49% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 22
Median daily rate £388 £463 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.21% +10.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £410 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 21
Median hourly rate £29.75 £22.70 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.08% +5.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -24.00% +16.00%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 286 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.17% 32.61% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 411 228
Median daily rate £450 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 98
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 6 (23.08%) SCOM
7 5 (19.23%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
9 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 3 (11.54%) SCCM
9 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Skype
9 3 (11.54%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) ITSM
9 3 (11.54%) Service Management
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) Skype
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
2 3 (11.54%) ITSM
2 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle