Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 -29 +41
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 35 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.96% 5.22% 14.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 23.81% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 101
Swindon median daily rate £338 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -14.47% -18.93%
10th Percentile £313 £156 £275
90th Percentile £393 £450 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £441 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +13.14% +4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Swindon median hourly rate - £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.49% +28.28%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.93% +205.66%

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 Swindon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Swindon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 119 147 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.76% 21.94% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 106 173
Swindon median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £243 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -11.33% +59.00%
10th Percentile £16.98 £20.75 £13.64
90th Percentile £36.63 £22.25 £42.20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -21.95% +7.19% +125.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Swindon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Swindon

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) C
4 7 (33.33%) vSphere
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) VMware NSX
6 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
6 5 (23.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) PMO
8 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
9 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.52%) Nokia
9 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (9.52%) CCNP
9 2 (9.52%) Active Directory

SC 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (9.52%) TACACS
3 1 (4.76%) H.323
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Planning Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) CSS3
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
1 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Business Development
3 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) vSphere
2 6 (28.57%) VMware NSX
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) Nokia
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat