The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Aerospace over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 545 538 459
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -79
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 67 48 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.091% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.30% 0.21% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 30
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£350 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £289
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.16 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22349 22373 25622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 42.40% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13595 13890 15139
Average daily rate £430 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 600 745
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -18.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Aerospace
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Aerospace Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Aerospace
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Aerospace within the UK.

Aerospace Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Aerospace
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Aerospace Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace within the UK.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Aerospace
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Aerospace Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Aerospace
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 59 £350 -4.10% 216
South West -43 20 £275 -25.06% 63
South East +14 17 £425 +16.43% 74
East of England -17 7 £463 +208.33% 24
Somerset - 7 £275 - 9
Buckinghamshire - 7 £525 - 3
London +19 6 £325 -38.09% 11
North West 0 6 £550 - 11
Scotland -8 6 £400 - 1
Dorset +1 5 - - 13
Gloucestershire -20 5 £310 - 13
Yeovil - 5 £275 - 2
Cheltenham -9 4 - - 10
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Surrey -4 3 - - 22
West Midlands -16 3 - - 14
City of London - 3 £325 - 3
Lancashire - 3 £550 - 2
Essex - 3 £463 - 2
Bedfordshire -12 2 - - 2
Hampshire -14 2 £350 -4.10% 26
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 - 1
Wimborne - 2 - - 4
Edinburgh - 2 £413 -
Manchester - 2 £550 - 1
Bristol -17 1 - - 15
Hertfordshire -24 1 - - 4
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 3
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - - 1

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.48%) Software Engineering
3 26 (20.16%) SC Cleared
4 22 (17.05%) Windows
5 21 (16.28%) C
5 21 (16.28%) C++
6 20 (15.50%) Manufacturing
7 18 (13.95%) Finance
7 18 (13.95%) Automotive
7 18 (13.95%) Linux
8 16 (12.40%) SQL
9 14 (10.85%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (10.08%) UNIX
10 13 (10.08%) Military
11 12 (9.30%) Degree
11 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 12 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (8.53%) Java
12 11 (8.53%) Information Security
12 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (8.53%) Retail
13 10 (7.75%) UML
13 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
13 10 (7.75%) Multithreading
14 9 (6.98%) Avionics
14 9 (6.98%) Project Management
14 9 (6.98%) Embedded C
14 9 (6.98%) OO
14 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
14 9 (6.98%) SAP

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.88%) Apache
3 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Windchill
1 4 (3.10%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) CATIA
4 1 (0.78%) Simulink
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Maximo
1 2 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.78%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.78%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Wireless
1 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.55%) Network Security
3 2 (1.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) GSM
4 1 (0.78%) UMTS
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) DVB
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) NFC
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.78%) LTE
4 1 (0.78%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (10.85%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) GCC
General
1 20 (15.50%) Manufacturing
2 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Automotive
3 13 (10.08%) Military
4 11 (8.53%) Retail
5 9 (6.98%) Avionics
5 9 (6.98%) Electronics
6 5 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.33%) Marketing
7 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 2 (1.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) French Language
9 1 (0.78%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (17.83%) Software Engineer
2 14 (10.85%) Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Developer
4 11 (8.53%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (8.53%) C++ Developer
5 9 (6.98%) Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) CAD Technician
8 4 (3.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Consultant
8 4 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.33%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.33%) DBA
9 3 (2.33%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) HTML
2 6 (4.65%) CSS
2 6 (4.65%) .NET
3 5 (3.88%) JSP
4 3 (2.33%) WSDL
4 3 (2.33%) XML
4 3 (2.33%) SOAP
4 3 (2.33%) REST
5 2 (1.55%) jQuery
5 2 (1.55%) Ajax
5 2 (1.55%) Web Services
5 2 (1.55%) JMS
6 1 (0.78%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.78%) EJB
6 1 (0.78%) STL
6 1 (0.78%) SGML
6 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.78%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.10%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.33%) Firmware
3 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) FMCG
4 2 (1.55%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.55%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) Celerra
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.78%) EMC Centera
5 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.05%) Windows
2 18 (13.95%) Linux
3 13 (10.08%) UNIX
4 2 (1.55%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.78%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) Software Engineering
2 11 (8.53%) Information Security
2 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.75%) UML
3 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.75%) Multithreading
4 9 (6.98%) Project Management
4 9 (6.98%) OO
5 8 (6.20%) Validation
5 8 (6.20%) CAD
6 7 (5.43%) ERP
6 7 (5.43%) Scrum
6 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis
7 6 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 6 (4.65%) Time Management
7 6 (4.65%) Web Development
7 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.88%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) C
1 21 (16.28%) C++
2 16 (12.40%) SQL
3 11 (8.53%) Java
4 9 (6.98%) Embedded C
5 8 (6.20%) C#
6 5 (3.88%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) Ada
8 1 (0.78%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) Delphi
8 1 (0.78%) VC++
8 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 33 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) Degree
4 3 (2.33%) HND
4 3 (2.33%) MAPM
5 2 (1.55%) IIBA
5 2 (1.55%) CBAP
5 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MOS
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 7 (5.43%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.78%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Nmap
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) SCCM
1 2 (1.55%) Nessus
2 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.78%) WSUS
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) SAP
3 5 (3.88%) Cisco
3 5 (3.88%) IBM
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle
3 5 (3.88%) SolidWorks
4 4 (3.10%) Cognos
5 3 (2.33%) EMC
5 3 (2.33%) Serena
5 3 (2.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.33%) Wind River
6 2 (1.55%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.55%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.78%) Primavera
7 1 (0.78%) ESRI
7 1 (0.78%) BT
7 1 (0.78%) Northgate
7 1 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) Brocade
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