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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 22 4 20
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.07% 16.62% 6.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.81% 50.47% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 16
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £468 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 64 107 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 18.50% 32.92% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 48
Median daily rate £418 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £346 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £476 £563
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 £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 42 (73.68%) SC Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (22.81%) VMware
4 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 11 (19.30%) vSphere
5 10 (17.54%) Unix
5 10 (17.54%) Finance
6 9 (15.79%) C
7 8 (14.04%) SQL
7 8 (14.04%) Oracle
7 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
7 8 (14.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
8 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) Solaris
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.53%) Firewall
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (7.02%) PKI
11 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
11 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
11 4 (7.02%) Migration
11 4 (7.02%) Change Management
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (5.26%) Validation

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) MS Access
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Military
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Server Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) PKI
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) CESG
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) Solaris
4 3 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.02%) Change Management
3 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (7.02%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.26%) Data Management
4 3 (5.26%) ETL
4 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 3 (5.26%) Validation
5 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.51%) CRM
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.51%) Project Management
5 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.51%) Scrum
5 2 (3.51%) Service Management
5 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) C
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (73.68%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) CCIE
5 2 (3.51%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) CEH
6 1 (1.75%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.75%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) CLAS
6 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.75%) OSCP
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.75%) PMO
4 1 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) vSphere
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
1 2 (3.51%) vRealize
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.26%) Apple
7 3 (5.26%) F5
7 3 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper
7 3 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (3.51%) Informatica
8 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.51%) Sun
9 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) Nokia
9 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow