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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Aerospace
Rank 498 557 531
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -26
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 128 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 11
Average daily rate £401 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £560 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £469 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 24 19
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £30.75 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
19873 20114 20062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.63% 38.84% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12747 12764 12386
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 453 620
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.77% +0.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +64 121 £390 -8.17% 87
South West +32 41 £569 - 20
South East +30 29 £303 -35.46% 28
Somerset +17 17 - - 2
Hampshire +9 15 £401 -14.45% 12
East of England +8 13 £200 - 8
Bedfordshire +15 9 - - 3
Lancashire +7 9 £450 -25.00% 4
North West -13 9 £450 -25.00% 7
Templecombe - 9 - -
Gloucestershire +14 8 - - 6
London +8 8 £488 +45.52% 11
Bristol +6 8 £569 - 8
Yeovil -6 8 - - 2
Dorset +4 7 - - 1
East Midlands -12 7 £375 +15.38% 1
Preston - 7 £450 - 3
Cheltenham +9 6 - - 5
Portsmouth -2 6 £413 -
Derbyshire -11 6 £373 - 1
Birmingham - 6 - - 5
West Midlands - 6 - - 8
Derby -6 5 £373 - 1
Surrey - 5 £225 - 7
West Sussex +7 4 £280 - 1
Crawley -5 4 £280 - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 3 £200 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 - 2
Wimborne +2 2 - -
Scotland -3 2 - - 3

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 90 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 56 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 44 (17.46%) Project Management
4 44 (17.46%) Software Engineering
5 43 (17.06%) Degree
5 43 (17.06%) C
6 37 (14.68%) Finance
7 36 (14.29%) SAP
7 36 (14.29%) UML
8 31 (12.30%) Integration Testing
9 30 (11.90%) Change Management
9 30 (11.90%) C++
10 28 (11.11%) Electronics
11 27 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 25 (9.92%) Java
12 25 (9.92%) Rational DOORS
13 24 (9.52%) MS Office
13 24 (9.52%) Windows
13 24 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
14 23 (9.13%) Management Information System
14 23 (9.13%) SQL
15 22 (8.73%) Oracle
15 22 (8.73%) Validation
16 21 (8.33%) MS Excel
17 20 (7.94%) ERP
18 19 (7.54%) ITIL
18 19 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (6.75%) Requirements Analysis
19 17 (6.75%) Cisco

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (3.17%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.19%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.79%) Mule
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (9.52%) MS Office
2 21 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.76%) Simulink
5 5 (1.98%) MS Project
6 3 (1.19%) Stateflow
6 3 (1.19%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.79%) CATIA
7 2 (0.79%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (1.98%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.98%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.19%) Primavera
4 2 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.78%) Firewall
2 6 (2.38%) VoIP
3 5 (1.98%) 4G
3 5 (1.98%) LTE
4 4 (1.59%) LAN
4 4 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.59%) WAN
5 3 (1.19%) FlexRay
5 3 (1.19%) RS-232
6 2 (0.79%) 3G
6 2 (0.79%) BGP
6 2 (0.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.79%) FTP
6 2 (0.79%) HTTP
6 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.79%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) WebEx
6 2 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.35%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (5.95%) SAP BW
3 12 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 10 (3.97%) Crystal Analysis
4 10 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.38%) SAP BI
6 6 (2.38%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.59%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.40%) Lumira
11 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (9.92%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.38%) Subversion
3 6 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.98%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.59%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (1.59%) Maven
6 3 (1.19%) JIRA
7 2 (0.79%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.40%) Ant
8 1 (0.40%) FishEye
8 1 (0.40%) git-flow
8 1 (0.40%) Gradle
8 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.40%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.40%) YourKit
General
1 56 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 37 (14.68%) Finance
3 28 (11.11%) Electronics
4 16 (6.35%) Automotive
5 13 (5.16%) Military
6 12 (4.76%) Avionics
7 6 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.98%) Legal
8 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.79%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (13.10%) Software Engineer
2 32 (12.70%) Systems Engineer
3 24 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.13%) Analyst
5 22 (8.73%) Developer
6 17 (6.75%) Consultant
7 14 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
8 13 (5.16%) Architect
9 11 (4.37%) Design Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.37%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (3.17%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 8 (3.17%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.78%) IT Manager
12 7 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (2.38%) Service Analyst
13 6 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.35%) Middleware
2 13 (5.16%) XML
3 12 (4.76%) Web Services
4 11 (4.37%) Spring
5 10 (3.97%) CSS
6 9 (3.57%) Apache Camel
6 9 (3.57%) Apache CXF
7 7 (2.78%) HTML
8 5 (1.98%) J2EE
8 5 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.98%) Qt
9 4 (1.59%) BAPI
9 4 (1.59%) HTML5
9 4 (1.59%) Java SE
9 4 (1.59%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (1.59%) SAPUI5
9 4 (1.59%) WPF
10 3 (1.19%) .NET
10 3 (1.19%) SOAP
11 2 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.13%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.35%) Visualisation
3 13 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.97%) User Experience
5 9 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.98%) Replication
9 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.19%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.19%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.19%) Physics
9 3 (1.19%) VHDL
10 2 (0.79%) CESG
10 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.40%) CMDB
11 1 (0.40%) CPLD
11 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.52%) Windows
2 9 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.38%) Linux
3 6 (2.38%) VxWorks
3 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.98%) Nucleus RTOS
4 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.40%) Unix
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.46%) Project Management
1 44 (17.46%) Software Engineering
2 36 (14.29%) UML
3 31 (12.30%) Integration Testing
4 30 (11.90%) Change Management
5 24 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (8.73%) Validation
7 20 (7.94%) ERP
8 19 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.54%) ITIL
9 17 (6.75%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (5.95%) SDLC
10 15 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.37%) Data Analysis
14 10 (3.97%) Information Management
14 10 (3.97%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.06%) C
2 30 (11.90%) C++
3 25 (9.92%) Java
4 23 (9.13%) SQL
5 13 (5.16%) Embedded C
6 12 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 10 (3.97%) C#
7 10 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.57%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) ABAP
9 4 (1.59%) R
10 3 (1.19%) Ada
10 3 (1.19%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.19%) VB
11 2 (0.79%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.79%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 102 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 90 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 43 (17.06%) Degree
4 14 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 13 (5.16%) PMP
6 9 (3.57%) APMP
7 7 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.78%) CCNA
7 7 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.98%) HND
8 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.59%) CCNP
9 4 (1.59%) HNC
9 4 (1.59%) ISEB
9 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.40%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.95%) DO-178B
2 12 (4.76%) MISRA
3 8 (3.17%) SLA
4 7 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (2.78%) MISRA C
5 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.19%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.19%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.79%) ARP4754
6 2 (0.79%) DO-160
6 2 (0.79%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.79%) QA
7 1 (0.40%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.40%) DO-254
System Software
1 14 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.97%) Firmware
3 9 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) MOM
2 7 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.19%) vRealize
4 2 (0.79%) DameWare
4 2 (0.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (14.29%) SAP
2 27 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.73%) Oracle
4 17 (6.75%) Cisco
5 16 (6.35%) VMware
6 13 (5.16%) EXTOL
7 11 (4.37%) IBM
8 9 (3.57%) Luciad
9 6 (2.38%) BMC
9 6 (2.38%) HP
9 6 (2.38%) Serena
10 5 (1.98%) Citrix
10 5 (1.98%) Remedy
11 3 (1.19%) CA
11 3 (1.19%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.19%) Cognos
11 3 (1.19%) MathWorks
11 3 (1.19%) NetApp
11 3 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.79%) PTC
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Hampshire
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Preston
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