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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 80 110 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.18% 10.88% 18.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.06% 38.19% 55.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 115
Median daily rate £473 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.17% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £363 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +165.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.96 £28.17 £16.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.39 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

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 170 288 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.88% 28.49% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 172
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +65.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.33 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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

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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 Security Cleared in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security 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 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 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 88 (53.66%) SC Cleared
2 37 (22.56%) Java
3 35 (21.34%) Microsoft
4 32 (19.51%) Linux
5 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
6 29 (17.68%) Python
7 27 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (16.46%) Git (software)
8 26 (15.85%) Oracle
8 26 (15.85%) Migration
9 25 (15.24%) Office 365
10 24 (14.63%) DV Cleared
11 23 (14.02%) TCP/IP
12 22 (13.41%) Unix
12 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (13.41%) Hadoop
12 22 (13.41%) Bash Shell
13 21 (12.80%) CentOS
13 21 (12.80%) SELinux
13 21 (12.80%) DevOps
13 21 (12.80%) Debian
13 21 (12.80%) SSH
13 21 (12.80%) Ubuntu
14 20 (12.20%) SQL
14 20 (12.20%) SharePoint
15 19 (11.59%) Prototyping
16 17 (10.37%) Ansible
16 17 (10.37%) MS Exchange
16 17 (10.37%) ICMP
17 16 (9.76%) MS Excel

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 20 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.37%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.44%) Confluence
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.83%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.22%) Apache
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.22%) JBoss
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
2 9 (5.49%) MS Project
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.24%) Office 365
2 10 (6.10%) Google Drive
2 10 (6.10%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.22%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.02%) TCP/IP
2 21 (12.80%) SSH
3 17 (10.37%) ICMP
4 16 (9.76%) HTTP
5 8 (4.88%) WAN
6 7 (4.27%) DHCP
6 7 (4.27%) DNS
7 4 (2.44%) BGP
7 4 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.44%) Firewall
7 4 (2.44%) LAN
7 4 (2.44%) Network Security
8 3 (1.83%) DSL
8 3 (1.83%) L2TP
8 3 (1.83%) MPLS
8 3 (1.83%) OSPF
8 3 (1.83%) PPP
8 3 (1.83%) SNMP
8 3 (1.83%) X.21
8 3 (1.83%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) Hadoop
2 9 (5.49%) Big Data
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (2.44%) GIS
5 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.83%) MySQL
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.22%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.22%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 27 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.66%) JIRA
2 6 (3.66%) JUnit
3 5 (3.05%) Selenium
4 4 (2.44%) Maven
4 4 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.83%) JMeter
5 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.61%) Protractor
7 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.05%) Billing
4 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (28.66%) Developer
2 38 (23.17%) Consultant
3 19 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Analyst
5 12 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
5 12 (7.32%) Migration Consultant
5 12 (7.32%) Office 365 Consultant
6 11 (6.71%) Exchange Consultant
6 11 (6.71%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 11 (6.71%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.10%) Migration Specialist
7 10 (6.10%) Python Developer
7 10 (6.10%) SharePoint Specialist
8 9 (5.49%) DevOps Consultant
8 9 (5.49%) Java Consultant
8 9 (5.49%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Engagement Manager
9 7 (4.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) Hibernate
2 8 (4.88%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) Spring
2 8 (4.88%) Web Services
3 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.05%) HTML
4 5 (3.05%) Java EE
5 4 (2.44%) CSS
5 4 (2.44%) EJB
5 4 (2.44%) JPA
5 4 (2.44%) jQuery
5 4 (2.44%) OpenLayers
5 4 (2.44%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.83%) CGI
6 3 (1.83%) XML
7 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.22%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.22%) Kafka
7 2 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.05%) PMI
3 5 (3.05%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
4 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.83%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.83%) RIA
6 2 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.22%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.51%) Linux
2 27 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (13.41%) Unix
4 21 (12.80%) CentOS
4 21 (12.80%) Debian
4 21 (12.80%) Ubuntu
5 14 (8.54%) Windows
6 9 (5.49%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.22%) AIX
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.85%) Migration
2 22 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.80%) DevOps
4 19 (11.59%) Prototyping
5 14 (8.54%) ITIL
6 13 (7.93%) Open Source
7 12 (7.32%) ERP
8 11 (6.71%) Project Management
9 10 (6.10%) MVC
10 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.49%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.88%) CRM
11 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.88%) Scrum
11 8 (4.88%) TDD
12 7 (4.27%) Presales
12 7 (4.27%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.66%) Data Protection
13 6 (3.66%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.56%) Java
2 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.68%) Python
4 22 (13.41%) Bash Shell
5 20 (12.20%) SQL
6 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.32%) C#
8 10 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.27%) C
10 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.22%) Scala
11 2 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (53.66%) SC Cleared
2 24 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.66%) CCNA
4 6 (3.66%) Degree
5 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.44%) CCNP
6 4 (2.44%) HNC
6 4 (2.44%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.83%) PMP
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.22%) SANS
9 1 (0.61%) HND
9 1 (0.61%) ISEB
9 1 (0.61%) MCSE
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) PMO
2 4 (2.44%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) SLA
3 3 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (12.80%) SELinux
2 17 (10.37%) Ansible
3 6 (3.66%) SCCM
3 6 (3.66%) SCOM
4 3 (1.83%) WSUS
5 2 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) OVSD
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (21.34%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.85%) Oracle
3 10 (6.10%) Google
3 10 (6.10%) SAP
4 8 (4.88%) VMware
5 7 (4.27%) Cisco
6 5 (3.05%) HP
6 5 (3.05%) Juniper
6 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.83%) Citrix
7 3 (1.83%) IBM
8 2 (1.22%) Capita
8 2 (1.22%) EMC
8 2 (1.22%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.22%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.22%) Serena
8 2 (1.22%) Workday
9 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.61%) Talend
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