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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.50% 4.05% 8.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.93% 23.94% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £273 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £513 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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Wiltshire

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
54 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.36% 16.90% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 51
Average daily rate £390 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £220 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £558 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +94.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) Solaris
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 9 (22.50%) PRINCE
4 9 (22.50%) Network Security
4 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (20.00%) VPN
6 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (12.50%) Office 365
8 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Finance
8 5 (12.50%) Siebel
8 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) WAN
1 9 (22.50%) Network Security
2 8 (20.00%) VPN
3 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (10.00%) MPLS
5 4 (10.00%) OSPF
5 4 (10.00%) BGP
5 4 (10.00%) H.323
5 4 (10.00%) IPsec
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) IPv4
5 4 (10.00%) IPv6
5 4 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.50%) PBX
7 1 (2.50%) SMTP
7 1 (2.50%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Designer
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (12.50%) DBA
4 4 (10.00%) Lead Designer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Security Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Solaris
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) SIEM
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.50%) Network Management
9 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.50%) Service Management
9 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) yum
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Juniper
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Siebel
3 5 (12.50%) Sun
3 5 (12.50%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) Nokia
4 4 (10.00%) McAfee
4 4 (10.00%) Tandberg
5 3 (7.50%) Brocade
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy