The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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.

Security Clearance
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 43 106 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.49% 12.25% 16.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.05% 37.32% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 64 68
Median daily rate £444 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 21
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.47% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

Security 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 148 284 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.78% 32.83% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 165 111
Median daily rate £450 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -1.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 24
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 £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Reading

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Reading

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Reading

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 67 (53.17%) SC Cleared
2 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.43%) Java
4 25 (19.84%) DV Cleared
5 24 (19.05%) Windows
6 21 (16.67%) ITIL
6 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 20 (15.87%) Linux
8 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
9 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 17 (13.49%) Python
10 17 (13.49%) Unix
10 17 (13.49%) Project Management
10 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (13.49%) DevOps
11 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
11 16 (12.70%) Hadoop
11 16 (12.70%) ICMP
11 16 (12.70%) Service Delivery
11 16 (12.70%) SQL
11 16 (12.70%) HP
12 15 (11.90%) Debian
12 15 (11.90%) Ubuntu
12 15 (11.90%) SSH
12 15 (11.90%) CentOS
12 15 (11.90%) Bash Shell
12 15 (11.90%) SELinux
13 14 (11.11%) Active Directory
14 13 (10.32%) Oracle
14 13 (10.32%) Migration

Security Cleared
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 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.97%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) Confluence
8 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Office 365
2 5 (3.97%) Google Drive
2 5 (3.97%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.70%) ICMP
3 15 (11.90%) SSH
4 12 (9.52%) HTTP
5 6 (4.76%) Wireless
6 5 (3.97%) DHCP
6 5 (3.97%) DNS
6 5 (3.97%) Firewall
6 5 (3.97%) Internet
6 5 (3.97%) Skype
7 4 (3.17%) BGP
7 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.38%) SSL
9 2 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.59%) LAN
9 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.59%) WAN
10 1 (0.79%) NAS
10 1 (0.79%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.14%) Big Data
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.79%) Essbase
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) OLAP
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.79%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.97%) JUnit
3 5 (3.97%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) JIRA
5 3 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.38%) Subversion
6 2 (1.59%) JMeter
6 2 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (5.56%) Billing
2 6 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Consultant
2 24 (19.05%) Developer
3 11 (8.73%) DevOps Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Analyst
4 10 (7.94%) Engagement Manager
5 9 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 9 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Java Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Java Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Open Source Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.94%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) .NET
2 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.97%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.38%) CGI
4 3 (2.38%) RESTful
5 2 (1.59%) Spring
5 2 (1.59%) XML
6 1 (0.79%) Kafka
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (6.35%) PMI
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) RIA
4 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Linux
3 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (13.49%) Unix
4 15 (11.90%) CentOS
4 15 (11.90%) Debian
4 15 (11.90%) Ubuntu
5 11 (8.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) ITIL
2 17 (13.49%) DevOps
2 17 (13.49%) Project Management
3 16 (12.70%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.32%) Migration
4 13 (10.32%) Prototyping
5 10 (7.94%) Presales
5 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
6 9 (7.14%) Open Source
6 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.35%) CMMI
8 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.56%) ITSM
8 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.56%) Service Management
8 7 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.76%) MVC
9 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) Java
2 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.49%) Python
4 16 (12.70%) SQL
5 15 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.73%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.14%) C
8 6 (4.76%) C#
8 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.59%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (53.17%) SC Cleared
2 25 (19.84%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (6.35%) PMI Certification
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.76%) CCNP
7 5 (3.97%) HNC
8 4 (3.17%) MCSE
8 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.38%) CCNA
9 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.38%) MCP
10 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.59%) PMP
10 2 (1.59%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.59%) SANS
10 2 (1.59%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CISSP
11 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) PMO
1 5 (3.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 31000
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) SELinux
2 13 (10.32%) Ansible
3 6 (4.76%) SCOM
4 4 (3.17%) OVSD
5 3 (2.38%) SCCM
6 2 (1.59%) Puppet
6 2 (1.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.70%) HP
3 13 (10.32%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) VMware
6 6 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
6 6 (4.76%) Serena
7 5 (3.97%) Google
8 4 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 3 (2.38%) SAP
10 2 (1.59%) Informatica
10 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.59%) Workday
11 1 (0.79%) Axway
11 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.79%) Infovista
11 1 (0.79%) Saba
11 1 (0.79%) Talend
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