Period
to 19 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Aerospace
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 322 346
Rank change year-on-year +41 +24 -32
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 30 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.17% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 52 13
South East median daily rate £375 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +23.53% +9.68%
10th Percentile £133 £363 £144
90th Percentile £593 £600 £735
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +15.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £30.00 £38.69 £40.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £52.60
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

Aerospace is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,699 5,224 6,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.13% 32.89% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,061 2,985 3,332
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 188 194
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £25.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.59% +21.18% -5.24%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.85 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +7.14%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Aerospace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the South East

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the South East

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the South East

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the South East

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the South East

Aerospace
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +24 22 £375 -16.67% 51
Thames Valley +14 4 £375 -37.50% 23
Surrey +48 2 £575 +48.39% 25
Buckinghamshire +18 2 - - 11
Oxfordshire +14 2 £375 -37.50% 6
Kent +10 2 - - 5
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) HND
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Time Management
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.00%) Conflict Management
7 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (10.00%) SysML
7 3 (10.00%) JIRA
7 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Windchill
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Windchill
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Simulink
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (3.33%) GCP
2 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Telerik Test Studio
2 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (6.67%) WATIR
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Law
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Avionics
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Police
2 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Analyst
1 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) RF Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) DBA
4 1 (3.33%) Programmer
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) LESS
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Sass
3 1 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (16.67%) Validation
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Conflict Management
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) SysML
4 3 (10.00%) Test Management
4 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Hazard Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Lua
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) R
4 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) HND
5 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) IIBA
6 1 (3.33%) LPIC
6 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.33%) MBA
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ARP4754
1 2 (6.67%) ARP4761
1 2 (6.67%) Def Stans
1 2 (6.67%) DO-178B
1 2 (6.67%) DO-254
1 2 (6.67%) HAZOP
1 2 (6.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.33%) ECSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Keysight
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau