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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aerospace
Rank 524 550 545
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 109 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the General category 0.46% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 7
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£451 £306 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.42% -16.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £236 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £469 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+64.17% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 15
Average hourly rate £44.25 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £28.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%

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
23472 21592 22115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 38.65% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14896 13242 13716
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 526 583
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 98 £453 +39.45% 165
South West +4 29 £360 +30.90% 64
South East -27 17 £345 +2.60% 43
East Midlands - 17 £494 - 4
West Midlands +20 13 £300 - 4
Derby - 11 £457 - 2
Derbyshire - 11 £457 - 2
Dorset +3 9 - - 1
Somerset +8 8 - - 6
Hampshire +3 8 £488 +96.96% 15
Gloucestershire -6 8 £250 - 24
North West -26 8 £600 - 7
Templecombe - 8 - -
Lancashire - 7 £600 - 1
Cheltenham -1 6 £250 - 2
Warwickshire - 6 - -
Scotland -10 5 £385 +185.18% 4
London +7 4 £451 +20.39% 23
Bristol -2 4 £386 - 4
Coventry - 4 £300 - 1
Glasgow - 4 - - 3
East Sussex - 3 £340 -
Gaydon - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £650 -
Preston - 3 £600 - 1
Birmingham +6 2 - - 3
East of England +2 2 £288 -37.83% 17
South Wales - 2 £400 -
Wales - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £288 - 3

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 57 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 48 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 46 (26.44%) Software Engineering
4 38 (21.84%) Manufacturing
5 33 (18.97%) Degree
6 30 (17.24%) Automotive
7 28 (16.09%) C
8 27 (15.52%) Project Management
9 26 (14.94%) Rational DOORS
10 25 (14.37%) C++
10 25 (14.37%) Finance
11 22 (12.64%) Integration Testing
12 21 (12.07%) Management Information System
12 21 (12.07%) UML
13 20 (11.49%) SAP
13 20 (11.49%) ERP
14 18 (10.34%) Java
15 16 (9.20%) Change Management
16 14 (8.05%) Embedded C
16 14 (8.05%) System Integration Testing
17 13 (7.47%) Linux
17 13 (7.47%) Requirements Analysis
18 12 (6.90%) Validation
18 12 (6.90%) Windows
18 12 (6.90%) DO-178B
19 11 (6.32%) Apache Camel
19 11 (6.32%) Apache CXF
19 11 (6.32%) Web Services
19 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
19 11 (6.32%) Oracle

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.15%) Mule
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.45%) Simulink
2 6 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.87%) MS Office
4 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.72%) CATIA
6 2 (1.15%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.57%) MS Project
7 1 (0.57%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.57%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.72%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.15%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.15%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.15%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.57%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.57%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) VoIP
2 4 (2.30%) WAN
2 4 (2.30%) LAN
2 4 (2.30%) LTE
2 4 (2.30%) 4G
2 4 (2.30%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.72%) Network Security
3 3 (1.72%) ATM
4 2 (1.15%) 3G
4 2 (1.15%) DHCP
4 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.15%) DNS
4 2 (1.15%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 6 (3.45%) Crystal Analysis
2 6 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.15%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (14.94%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.02%) Subversion
3 5 (2.87%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (2.30%) FishEye
4 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.30%) Maven
4 4 (2.30%) JIRA
4 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.57%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.57%) Juju
6 1 (0.57%) eggPlant
General
1 38 (21.84%) Manufacturing
2 30 (17.24%) Automotive
3 25 (14.37%) Finance
4 9 (5.17%) Avionics
5 8 (4.60%) Electronics
6 5 (2.87%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.57%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Software Engineer
2 25 (14.37%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.62%) Analyst
3 15 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (5.17%) Design Engineer
6 7 (4.02%) Consultant
6 7 (4.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.87%) Developer
8 5 (2.87%) Integration Manager
8 5 (2.87%) Administrator
8 5 (2.87%) Integration Project Manager
9 4 (2.30%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (2.30%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.30%) Configuration Manager
9 4 (2.30%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) Web Services
1 11 (6.32%) Spring
1 11 (6.32%) Apache CXF
1 11 (6.32%) Apache Camel
2 4 (2.30%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.72%) OpenGL
3 3 (1.72%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) XML
4 2 (1.15%) .NET
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.57%) WPF
5 1 (0.57%) LINQ
5 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.02%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.30%) CMDB
5 4 (2.30%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.72%) Replication
6 3 (1.72%) VHDL
6 3 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.15%) CESG
7 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.57%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.47%) Linux
2 12 (6.90%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) UNIX
4 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.44%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.52%) Project Management
3 22 (12.64%) Integration Testing
4 21 (12.07%) UML
5 20 (11.49%) ERP
6 16 (9.20%) Change Management
7 14 (8.05%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (7.47%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (6.90%) Validation
10 11 (6.32%) PLM
10 11 (6.32%) Information Management
11 10 (5.75%) SDLC
11 10 (5.75%) Requirements Management
12 9 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.60%) Network Design
13 8 (4.60%) ITIL
13 8 (4.60%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.02%) PRINCE
14 7 (4.02%) Migration
14 7 (4.02%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.09%) C
2 25 (14.37%) C++
3 18 (10.34%) Java
4 14 (8.05%) Embedded C
5 9 (5.17%) SQL
6 8 (4.60%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.87%) Python
7 5 (2.87%) C#
8 4 (2.30%) Perl
8 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.72%) Ada
9 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) VC++
11 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 48 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 33 (18.97%) Degree
4 11 (6.32%) PMP
4 11 (6.32%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.02%) APMP
6 5 (2.87%) CCNA
6 5 (2.87%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.30%) HNC
7 4 (2.30%) HND
7 4 (2.30%) CCNP
8 3 (1.72%) CISSP
9 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.15%) CISM
9 2 (1.15%) CCSP
10 1 (0.57%) PhD
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.57%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.87%) DO-160
3 4 (2.30%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.72%) SLA
4 3 (1.72%) QA
4 3 (1.72%) DO-254
5 2 (1.15%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.57%) ARP4761
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) MOM
2 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (11.49%) SAP
2 11 (6.32%) Oracle
2 11 (6.32%) Luciad
3 8 (4.60%) Cisco
4 7 (4.02%) IBM
5 6 (3.45%) EXTOL
6 5 (2.87%) Serena
7 4 (2.30%) Baan
8 3 (1.72%) Remedy
8 3 (1.72%) JDA
8 3 (1.72%) Siemens
8 3 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.72%) PTC
8 3 (1.72%) VMware
9 2 (1.15%) Green Hills
9 2 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.15%) HP
9 2 (1.15%) BMC
10 1 (0.57%) CA
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