The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 18 41
Rank change year-on-year -23 +23  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 2 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.59% 8.36% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 25.47% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 1
Median daily rate £525 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.82% -9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year -55.44% +85.16%  

DV 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 106 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 17.89% 32.82% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 74 48
Median daily rate £410 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £343 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Swindon

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Swindon

DV Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) PKI
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
4 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) F5
1 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto