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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 29 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 12 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.22% 3.81% 6.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.75% 22.08% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 18
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£400 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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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
64 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.16% 17.26% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 48
Average daily rate £388 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £683 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) PRINCE
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Juniper
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.42%) WAN
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (18.42%) Network Security
8 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Solaris
8 6 (15.79%) VPN
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (13.16%) VoIP
9 5 (13.16%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) Sun
9 5 (13.16%) Siebel
9 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
9 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
9 5 (13.16%) Firewall
9 5 (13.16%) Office 365

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) WAN
1 7 (18.42%) Network Security
2 6 (15.79%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) VoIP
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) IPv4
5 2 (5.26%) IPv6
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) BGP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.26%) H.323
6 1 (2.63%) DPNSS
6 1 (2.63%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
1 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Designer
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) DBA
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Security Designer
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) PRINCE
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) SIEM
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) CISA
5 1 (2.63%) CISM
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Postfix
3 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
1 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) Juniper
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) Siebel
6 5 (13.16%) Sun
6 5 (13.16%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.53%) Remedy
7 4 (10.53%) McAfee
7 4 (10.53%) Nokia
8 2 (5.26%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) EMC
9 1 (2.63%) Avaya
9 1 (2.63%) BMC