Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 Clearance
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 15 2
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +27
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 60 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.44% 8.85% 17.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 39.74% 60.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 117
Swindon median daily rate £375 £376 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% -0.99% -10.59%
10th Percentile £313 £185 £275
90th Percentile £453 £510 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.53% +26.49% +28.28%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -18.29% +5.13% +194.34%

Security 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 125 151 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 17.01% 22.27% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 106 171
Swindon median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £243 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -2.50%
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 £39.00
% change year-on-year -21.95% +5.13% +129.41%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Swindon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Swindon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Swindon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (20.00%) vSphere
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (17.50%) C
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
7 6 (15.00%) Finance
7 6 (15.00%) Unix
7 6 (15.00%) VMware NSX
8 5 (12.50%) PMO
8 5 (12.50%) vCenter Server
8 5 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (12.50%) Coaching
8 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.50%) Linux
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (10.00%) JIRA
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (10.00%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Nagios

Security 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 4 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Jetty
4 1 (2.50%) Mongrel
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.50%) Route 53
3 1 (2.50%) Serverless
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Telepresence
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) H.323
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) TACACS
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Planning Manager
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (5.00%) PMO Planning Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.50%) Servlets
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Unix
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Coaching
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.00%) Network Management
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.50%) Kanban
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Proactive Management
4 3 (7.50%) Security Hardening
4 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) User Stories
5 2 (5.00%) People Management
5 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) C
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) APMP
6 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.50%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PMO
2 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) vSphere
2 6 (15.00%) VMware NSX
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) GlusterFS
6 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 4 (10.00%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 3 (7.50%) McAfee
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) IronPort
6 2 (5.00%) Juniper
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) New Relic
7 1 (2.50%) Samsung
7 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire