The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 30 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.28% 9.63% 11.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.68% 53.06% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 23
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £261 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.67% 18.15% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 53
Average daily rate £400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
Wiltshire

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 18 April 2014.

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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (84.44%) SC Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) Network Security
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco
3 15 (33.33%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) WAN
5 12 (26.67%) Linux
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 9 (20.00%) CCNA
7 9 (20.00%) VPN
7 9 (20.00%) LAN
7 9 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (15.56%) Nortel
8 7 (15.56%) McAfee
8 7 (15.56%) Avaya
8 7 (15.56%) CCNP
8 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.33%) Network Management
9 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) Windows
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.11%) SQL
10 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 5 (11.11%) Android
10 5 (11.11%) Sourcefire
11 4 (8.89%) IPsec
11 4 (8.89%) Finance
11 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Network Security
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) WAN
4 9 (20.00%) VPN
4 9 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) IPsec
5 4 (8.89%) H.323
5 4 (8.89%) BGP
5 4 (8.89%) MPLS
5 4 (8.89%) OSPF
5 4 (8.89%) VoIP
6 3 (6.67%) IPv4
6 3 (6.67%) IPv6
7 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 2 (4.44%) DHCP
7 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.44%) SNMP
8 1 (2.22%) LDAP
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Designer
2 6 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Security Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.44%) CLAS Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.22%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.22%) WSDL
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) JSF
2 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.44%) RMADS
5 1 (2.22%) iPhone
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
2 6 (13.33%) Network Management
3 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.67%) Information Security
3 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) BCP
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Scrum
5 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) CCNP
5 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Nmap
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP SIM
1 2 (4.44%) Nessus
1 2 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (4.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) Juniper
4 7 (15.56%) Nortel
4 7 (15.56%) McAfee
4 7 (15.56%) Avaya
5 5 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Tandberg
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) CODA
8 1 (2.22%) BT
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
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