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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 37 7
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 70 7 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.67% 1.67% 11.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.85% 12.07% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 3 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £410 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+118.05% -14.28%
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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
121 58 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 28.81% 13.81% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 67
Average daily rate £400 £396 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £163 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £37.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £37.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 30 July 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 85 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (35.29%) ITIL
3 24 (28.24%) PRINCE2
4 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
5 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 15 (17.65%) Windows
6 15 (17.65%) Finance
6 15 (17.65%) Migration
7 14 (16.47%) Cisco
7 14 (16.47%) Network Security
8 13 (15.29%) MS Project
9 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (14.12%) Juniper
9 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
10 11 (12.94%) CCNP
10 11 (12.94%) LAN
10 11 (12.94%) WAN
11 10 (11.76%) Ethernet
11 10 (11.76%) MS Office
11 10 (11.76%) Asset Management
11 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
12 9 (10.59%) VPN
12 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.41%) HP
13 8 (9.41%) MPLS
13 8 (9.41%) Solaris
13 8 (9.41%) Oracle
13 8 (9.41%) Risk Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Project
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Network Security
2 11 (12.94%) LAN
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
3 10 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 9 (10.59%) VPN
5 8 (9.41%) MPLS
6 7 (8.24%) OSPF
6 7 (8.24%) BGP
6 7 (8.24%) IPv4
6 7 (8.24%) IPv6
6 7 (8.24%) VoIP
7 6 (7.06%) IPsec
7 6 (7.06%) H.323
8 5 (5.88%) Firewall
8 5 (5.88%) QSIG
8 5 (5.88%) DPNSS
8 5 (5.88%) PBX
9 3 (3.53%) ATM
10 2 (2.35%) ISDN
10 2 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) HP UFT
1 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Designer
2 12 (14.12%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Lead Designer
4 7 (8.24%) PMO Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) DBA
6 4 (4.71%) Architect
6 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Risk Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.35%) Network Designer
8 2 (2.35%) Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.35%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (7.06%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.88%) IVR
4 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) CESG
5 2 (2.35%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) Solaris
4 7 (8.24%) Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) UNIX
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.35%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) ITIL
2 24 (28.24%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.65%) Migration
4 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
5 10 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.71%) Change Control
10 3 (3.53%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.53%) WFM
10 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.53%) Test Management
10 3 (3.53%) Security Management
10 3 (3.53%) Service Management
10 3 (3.53%) Network Design
10 3 (3.53%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.35%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.94%) CCNP
5 7 (8.24%) JNCIS
6 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.71%) MCSE
8 3 (3.53%) CCNA
9 2 (2.35%) MCSA
9 2 (2.35%) MCITP
10 1 (1.18%) Degree
10 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) Cisco
3 12 (14.12%) Juniper
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 8 (9.41%) HP
5 6 (7.06%) Tandberg
6 5 (5.88%) Avaya
7 4 (4.71%) Brocade
7 4 (4.71%) Sun
7 4 (4.71%) Siebel
8 3 (3.53%) Splunk
8 3 (3.53%) VMware
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.35%) NetQoS
10 1 (1.18%) McAfee
10 1 (1.18%) IBM
10 1 (1.18%) Nortel