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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 20 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.02% 9.88% 8.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 49.28% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 24
Median daily rate £390 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

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 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 45 69 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 13.55% 20.06% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 61
Median daily rate £395 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 (58.54%) SC Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) C
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.07%) Firewall
6 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
6 6 (14.63%) ProxySG
6 6 (14.63%) CCNP
6 6 (14.63%) Windows
6 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (12.20%) Nokia
7 5 (12.20%) TACACS
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.76%) Unix
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
9 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 3 (7.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (7.32%) vSphere
9 3 (7.32%) vCenter Server

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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (12.20%) TACACS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
1 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Architect
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Governance Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
3 3 (7.32%) Change Control
3 3 (7.32%) Data Management
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Data Governance
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
4 2 (4.88%) ETL
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
4 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.63%) CCNP
3 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) ProxySG
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
3 5 (12.20%) ArcSight
3 5 (12.20%) Nokia
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) Informatica
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire