Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.17% 2.50% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 13.73% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Slough median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Slough median hourly rate - £41.00 £41.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

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 49 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.69% 18.21% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 31
Slough median daily rate £414 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.88% +20.57%
10th Percentile £275 £208 £291
90th Percentile £524 £539 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Slough median hourly rate - £30.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.61% +192.86%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.61 £19.05 £15.00
% change year-on-year -23.32% +27.02% -11.76%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Slough over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 May 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) CNE
5 1 (16.67%) Novell Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CNE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware