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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 26 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 16 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.48% 4.19% 9.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 26.47% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 23
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£400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -19.82%
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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
60 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.81% 15.81% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 44
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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 27 April 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Security Cleared
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 27 April 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 37 (86.05%) SC Cleared
2 17 (39.53%) ITIL
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 13 (30.23%) PRINCE
5 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.58%) Juniper
7 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
7 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (18.60%) Office 365
8 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (18.60%) Network Security
8 8 (18.60%) Solaris
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle
8 8 (18.60%) WAN
9 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
9 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
10 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.95%) Nokia
11 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.63%) Sun
11 5 (11.63%) Siebel

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
1 8 (18.60%) Network Security
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
3 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
4 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) H.323
5 3 (6.98%) IPsec
5 3 (6.98%) IPv4
5 3 (6.98%) IPv6
5 3 (6.98%) MPLS
5 3 (6.98%) OSPF
5 3 (6.98%) BGP
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.33%) PBX
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
7 1 (2.33%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Designer
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) DBA
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Designer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Network Designer
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
7 1 (2.33%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Security Designer
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Server Support
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
3 6 (13.95%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) SIEM
5 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Network Management
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CCNP
4 3 (6.98%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.33%) HND
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Postfix
3 1 (2.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Juniper
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.95%) Nokia
8 5 (11.63%) Siebel
8 5 (11.63%) Sun
9 4 (9.30%) HP
9 4 (9.30%) McAfee
10 3 (6.98%) Remedy
10 3 (6.98%) Tandberg
11 2 (4.65%) Brocade
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
12 1 (2.33%) EMC
12 1 (2.33%) Avaya
12 1 (2.33%) BT
12 1 (2.33%) Red Hat