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 3 months to 29 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 6 22
Rank change year-on-year -26 +16  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.20% 13.31% 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.33% 40.57% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 10
Median daily rate £338 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £406 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -10.75% +27.06%  

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 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 60 106 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 17.44% 32.82% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 74 45
Median daily rate £410 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £343 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £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 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Swindon over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) Cisco
3 13 (31.71%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) vSphere
5 10 (24.39%) Unix
5 10 (24.39%) Windows
6 9 (21.95%) C
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle
7 8 (19.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 6 (14.63%) Firewall
8 6 (14.63%) Solaris
8 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
10 4 (9.76%) Finance
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
11 3 (7.32%) Juniper
11 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
11 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (7.32%) Change Management
11 3 (7.32%) ETL
11 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.32%) SLA

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 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Solaris
3 3 (7.32%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) ETL
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Kanban
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Scrum
4 2 (4.88%) SDLC
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) CCIE
4 2 (4.88%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) vRealize
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.32%) Apple
7 3 (7.32%) F5
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.88%) Sun
9 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.44%) Brocade
9 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
9 1 (2.44%) Nokia
9 1 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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