Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.09% 0.34% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.00% 1.85% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Slough median daily rate £413 - £275
10th Percentile £400 - £263
90th Percentile £472 - £288
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.47% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £38.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -42.00%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 50 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.62% 18.24% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 36
Slough median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34% +15.08%
10th Percentile £208 £277 £238
90th Percentile £513 £555 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -54.55% +156.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +62.96% +8.00% -59.55%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Slough

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Slough

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 5 (35.71%) Squid
3 5 (35.71%) Puppet
3 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (14.29%) GPG13
6 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) LDAP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
5 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Core
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Security Hardening
3 1 (7.14%) Service Design
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Squid
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto