The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 40 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.14% 9.65% 15.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.47% 33.67% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 30
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 98 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.47% 28.65% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 80
Average daily rate £425 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £12.88 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swindon region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swindon region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) RMADS
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Nortel
4 3 (16.67%) Avaya
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Nessus
5 2 (11.11%) Nmap
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) CESG
5 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Mobility Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) RMADS
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Nmap
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) Nortel
3 3 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) CODA