The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 118 124 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 30 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.69% 1.69% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £275 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 7
Average hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +213.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -11.76%
Aerospace
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1116 1121 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.91% 34.71% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 737 477
Average daily rate £400 £397 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £513 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 51 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +105.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.79 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region.

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Aerospace Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +4 9 - - 1
Gloucestershire 0 9 £250 - 12
Somerset +5 8 - - 6
Bristol 0 4 £386 - 3
Aerospace
England

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Aerospace also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aerospace.

1 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
2 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (22.64%) UML
5 11 (20.75%) C
5 11 (20.75%) C++
5 11 (20.75%) Java
5 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
5 11 (20.75%) Apache Camel
5 11 (20.75%) Apache CXF
5 11 (20.75%) Luciad
5 11 (20.75%) Spring
5 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (20.75%) Information Management
6 10 (18.87%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (16.98%) DO-178B
8 8 (15.09%) Automotive
9 7 (13.21%) Network Design
9 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
10 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Change Control
11 5 (9.43%) Degree
11 5 (9.43%) SDLC
11 5 (9.43%) Serena
11 5 (9.43%) CCNA
11 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (9.43%) Cisco
11 5 (9.43%) VoIP
11 5 (9.43%) Windows

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Aerospace also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Aerospace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.89%) Simulink
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) VoIP
2 4 (7.55%) LTE
2 4 (7.55%) 4G
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) 3G
3 2 (3.77%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.89%) ATM
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 8 (15.09%) Automotive
2 4 (7.55%) Avionics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Development Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Project Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Web Services
1 11 (20.75%) Spring
1 11 (20.75%) Apache CXF
1 11 (20.75%) Apache Camel
2 3 (5.66%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) WPF
4 1 (1.89%) LINQ
4 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.64%) UML
3 11 (20.75%) Information Management
3 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Network Design
5 6 (11.32%) Change Control
5 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
6 5 (9.43%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.89%) Change Management
9 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.89%) Workflow
9 1 (1.89%) Validation
9 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C++
1 11 (20.75%) Java
1 11 (20.75%) C
2 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.77%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Ada
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) CCNA
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) HND
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
5 3 (5.66%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.77%) DO-254
2 2 (3.77%) ARP4754
3 1 (1.89%) ARP4761
3 1 (1.89%) DO-160
3 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Luciad
2 5 (9.43%) Serena
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) CA
4 1 (1.89%) Infragistics
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