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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 6 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 62 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.19% 6.82% 9.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.69% 28.16% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 22
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
Security Cleared
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
130 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 33.94% 24.24% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 69 55
Average daily rate £363 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.64 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -53.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.73 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £11.55 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (83.74%) SC Cleared
2 40 (32.52%) Cisco
3 38 (30.89%) ITIL
4 26 (21.14%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (21.14%) Juniper
5 23 (18.70%) CCNP
5 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (16.26%) WAN
6 20 (16.26%) Linux
7 17 (13.82%) BGP
7 17 (13.82%) MPLS
7 17 (13.82%) OSPF
7 17 (13.82%) DV Cleared
8 16 (13.01%) Firewall
8 16 (13.01%) IPsec
8 16 (13.01%) VPN
9 13 (10.57%) CheckPoint
9 13 (10.57%) Oracle
9 13 (10.57%) JNCIS
9 13 (10.57%) ITIL V3
10 12 (9.76%) BT
10 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
11 11 (8.94%) Windows
11 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (8.13%) SolarWinds
12 10 (8.13%) Siebel
13 9 (7.32%) Finance
13 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.32%) Avaya

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Project
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) WAN
2 17 (13.82%) BGP
2 17 (13.82%) MPLS
2 17 (13.82%) OSPF
3 16 (13.01%) Firewall
3 16 (13.01%) IPsec
3 16 (13.01%) VPN
4 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (6.50%) Value-Added Service
6 5 (4.07%) LAN
7 3 (2.44%) ATM
7 3 (2.44%) DWDM
7 3 (2.44%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.44%) SDH
8 2 (1.63%) DHCP
8 2 (1.63%) DNS
8 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) MS Access
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.32%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Billing
4 2 (1.63%) Military
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Analyst
1 18 (14.63%) Designer
1 18 (14.63%) Network Designer
2 14 (11.38%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.94%) Test Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Network Support
6 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 8 (6.50%) Siebel Developer
7 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Tester
7 6 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Consultant
8 4 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Voice Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
1 8 (6.50%) CSS
1 8 (6.50%) HTML
1 8 (6.50%) jQuery
1 8 (6.50%) RequireJS
2 7 (5.69%) Ajax
2 7 (5.69%) HTML5
2 7 (5.69%) JSON
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) Middleware
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.81%) XHTML
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.50%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.63%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) CESG
5 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) Informatics
5 1 (0.81%) IVR
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Linux
2 11 (8.94%) Windows
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Unix
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) ITIL V3
3 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.50%) EAI
4 8 (6.50%) Functional Testing
5 7 (5.69%) Change Control
5 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
5 7 (5.69%) Load Balancing
5 7 (5.69%) Service Management
5 7 (5.69%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (4.88%) CRM
6 6 (4.88%) PRINCE
7 5 (4.07%) Migration
7 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.07%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.25%) Project Management
8 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.25%) SIEM
9 3 (2.44%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.69%) AWK
2 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
2 7 (5.69%) Python
2 7 (5.69%) sed
3 5 (4.07%) Perl
4 4 (3.25%) SQL
5 2 (1.63%) C
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (83.74%) SC Cleared
2 26 (21.14%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (18.70%) CCNP
4 17 (13.82%) DV Cleared
5 13 (10.57%) JNCIS
6 5 (4.07%) CCNA
6 5 (4.07%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.44%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.63%) CCDP
9 2 (1.63%) CCSE
9 2 (1.63%) CLAS
9 2 (1.63%) Degree
9 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.81%) CCIE
10 1 (0.81%) ISEB
10 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.81%) MCSE
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 4 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Samba
2 5 (4.07%) NFS
3 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.44%) WSUS
3 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.63%) SCCM
3 2 (1.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) QRadar
4 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.81%) SCSM
4 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (32.52%) Cisco
2 26 (21.14%) Juniper
3 13 (10.57%) CheckPoint
3 13 (10.57%) Oracle
4 12 (9.76%) BT
5 10 (8.13%) Siebel
5 10 (8.13%) SolarWinds
6 9 (7.32%) Avaya
6 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.50%) NetApp
7 8 (6.50%) Nokia
8 7 (5.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.88%) HP
10 5 (4.07%) BMC
10 5 (4.07%) F5
11 4 (3.25%) EMC
11 4 (3.25%) Intel Security
11 4 (3.25%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.44%) IBM
12 3 (2.44%) Nortel