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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Aerospace
Rank 530 540 438
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -102
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 88 46 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.088% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.21% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 20
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£365 £365 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £333 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 £289
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%

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
22381 22029 24807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 41.91% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13893 13889 14769
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 582 749
Average hourly rate £21.56 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.65 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £44.98 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 78 £365 - 187
South East -10 27 £350 +0.71% 56
South West -26 23 £310 -15.52% 47
Hampshire -10 12 £350 +0.71% 17
Dorset +7 10 - - 3
London -2 10 £353 -31.21% 27
East of England -12 10 £463 - 17
Scotland -5 6 £400 - 3
Surrey -2 5 - - 11
North West -10 5 £550 - 15
Gloucestershire -15 5 £310 - 16
City of London - 5 £340 - 2
Somerset -4 4 £275 +5.76% 6
Cheltenham -12 4 - - 11
Essex - 4 £463 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 3
Middlesex - 3 £335 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £550 -
Farnborough - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 12
Yeovil +3 2 £275 +5.76% 4
Hertfordshire -18 2 - - 2
Wimborne - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £413 -
Manchester - 2 £550 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Derby -1 1 £425 +0.29% 1
Derbyshire -1 1 £425 +0.29% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £425 +0.29% 4

Aerospace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (28.36%) Software Engineering
2 37 (27.61%) Security Cleared
3 31 (23.13%) SC Cleared
4 28 (20.90%) C
5 20 (14.93%) Manufacturing
6 18 (13.43%) C++
6 18 (13.43%) Windows
7 17 (12.69%) Automotive
8 16 (11.94%) Degree
9 15 (11.19%) SQL
10 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.70%) Finance
11 13 (9.70%) Military
12 12 (8.96%) UML
12 12 (8.96%) Avionics
12 12 (8.96%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (8.21%) Linux
13 11 (8.21%) UNIX
13 11 (8.21%) Java
13 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.46%) Project Management
14 10 (7.46%) SAP
15 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
15 9 (6.72%) Embedded C
15 9 (6.72%) Validation
15 9 (6.72%) Data Analysis
15 9 (6.72%) DO-178B
15 9 (6.72%) Time Management
15 9 (6.72%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (5.97%) Embedded Software Development

Aerospace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.73%) Apache
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.24%) Simulink
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
2 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) Windchill
3 1 (0.75%) NASTRAN
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.75%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.75%) CATIA
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.75%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.75%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.99%) Wireless
2 4 (2.99%) Network Security
3 3 (2.24%) HTTP
4 2 (1.49%) SSL
4 2 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) BGP
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) ATM
5 1 (0.75%) VoIP
5 1 (0.75%) NAS
5 1 (0.75%) Multicast
5 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.75%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.48%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.75%) JUnit
4 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.75%) GCC
4 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (14.93%) Manufacturing
2 17 (12.69%) Automotive
3 13 (9.70%) Finance
3 13 (9.70%) Military
4 12 (8.96%) Avionics
5 8 (5.97%) Electronics
6 6 (4.48%) Retail
7 5 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.24%) Marketing
9 2 (1.49%) Legal
9 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.75%) French Language
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (22.39%) Software Engineer
2 12 (8.96%) Developer
2 12 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (8.21%) Analyst
4 9 (6.72%) Architect
4 9 (6.72%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.48%) C++ Developer
5 6 (4.48%) Test Engineer
5 6 (4.48%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (3.73%) Design Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
7 4 (2.99%) Administrator
7 4 (2.99%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.99%) Consultant
7 4 (2.99%) CAD Technician
8 3 (2.24%) SAP Architect
8 3 (2.24%) Lead Architect
8 3 (2.24%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) HTML
2 6 (4.48%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) CSS
3 5 (3.73%) JSP
3 5 (3.73%) Middleware
4 3 (2.24%) REST
4 3 (2.24%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.24%) SOAP
4 3 (2.24%) XML
4 3 (2.24%) WSDL
5 2 (1.49%) JMS
5 2 (1.49%) Ajax
5 2 (1.49%) Web Services
5 2 (1.49%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) Google Maps API
6 1 (0.75%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.75%) JPA
6 1 (0.75%) WAMP
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.75%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.99%) Device Driver
2 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.24%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.75%) Physics
5 1 (0.75%) Celerra
5 1 (0.75%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.75%) PKI
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Windows
2 11 (8.21%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) UNIX
3 4 (2.99%) VxWorks
3 4 (2.99%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Software Engineering
2 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
3 12 (8.96%) UML
4 10 (7.46%) Project Management
5 9 (6.72%) Validation
5 9 (6.72%) Data Analysis
5 9 (6.72%) Time Management
6 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.97%) OO
6 8 (5.97%) ERP
6 8 (5.97%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (5.22%) ITIL
7 7 (5.22%) Information Security
7 7 (5.22%) CAD
8 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.48%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.48%) Web Development
8 6 (4.48%) Multithreading
9 5 (3.73%) Scrum
9 5 (3.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.90%) C
2 18 (13.43%) C++
3 15 (11.19%) SQL
4 11 (8.21%) Java
5 9 (6.72%) Embedded C
6 7 (5.22%) C#
7 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.99%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.24%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) VC++
10 1 (0.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Security Cleared
2 31 (23.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.94%) Degree
4 3 (2.24%) MAPM
4 3 (2.24%) HND
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.75%) APMP
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MOS
6 1 (0.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) DO-178B
2 8 (5.97%) SLA
3 5 (3.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.24%) TickIT
5 2 (1.49%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.49%) DO-160
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Nmap
2 3 (2.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Nessus
2 2 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) SAP
3 5 (3.73%) Cisco
3 5 (3.73%) IBM
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle
4 4 (2.99%) SolidWorks
5 3 (2.24%) VMware
5 3 (2.24%) Cognos
5 3 (2.24%) EMC
5 3 (2.24%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (1.49%) Wind River
6 2 (1.49%) HP
6 2 (1.49%) Serena
6 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.75%) Primavera
7 1 (0.75%) ESRI
7 1 (0.75%) BT
7 1 (0.75%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.75%) Northgate
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