The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 18 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 29 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.00% 9.03% 9.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.85% 36.99% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 26
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£375 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £478 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.48 £18.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -35.13%
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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
94 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.71% 24.41% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 71
Average daily rate £425 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 39 (69.64%) SC Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) ITIL
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 15 (26.79%) Cisco
4 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
4 15 (26.79%) VMware
5 14 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.21%) Juniper
6 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (19.64%) PRINCE
9 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
10 9 (16.07%) WAN
10 9 (16.07%) Linux
11 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.29%) McAfee
12 7 (12.50%) Remedy
12 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.50%) VPN
12 7 (12.50%) Migration
12 7 (12.50%) Firewall
12 7 (12.50%) Network Security
13 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (10.71%) Office 365
13 6 (10.71%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.36%) ColdFusion
7 2 (3.57%) Railo
8 1 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) WAN
2 7 (12.50%) VPN
2 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) Network Security
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) VoIP
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) Wireless
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.57%) IPsec
7 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.57%) IPv4
7 2 (3.57%) IPv6
7 2 (3.57%) SMTP
7 2 (3.57%) H.323
7 2 (3.57%) BGP
7 2 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Metasploit
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Designer
1 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Security Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Design Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Designer
6 2 (3.57%) DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Network Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) CSS
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) HTML5
1 3 (5.36%) jQuery
2 2 (3.57%) ColdBox
2 2 (3.57%) CSS3
2 2 (3.57%) Ajax
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XHTML
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) PDA
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) IVR
3 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.93%) UNIX
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) PRINCE
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.14%) Network Management
5 4 (7.14%) SIEM
5 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) MVC
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Release Management
7 2 (3.57%) Change Control
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.57%) Service Management
7 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.57%) ITSM
7 2 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) CFML
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) SC Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) CCNP
4 4 (7.14%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) CISA
5 2 (3.57%) CISM
5 2 (3.57%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) HND
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) CCSE
6 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Postfix
4 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.79%) Nmap
5 1 (1.79%) Snort
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) yum
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco
1 15 (26.79%) VMware
2 13 (23.21%) Juniper
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.29%) McAfee
6 7 (12.50%) Remedy
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
7 6 (10.71%) Nokia
8 4 (7.14%) HP
8 4 (7.14%) BMC
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.36%) Sophos
9 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.57%) Tandberg
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) Sun
10 2 (3.57%) Siebel
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
11 1 (1.79%) Avaya