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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 261 249
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12  
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 26 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.93% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 2
Median daily rate £438 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +19.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £680 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £44.75 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.87% -11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

Aerospace is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2810 2825 3222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 36.23% 31.41% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1614 1735
Median daily rate £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.97% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 97 94
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.51% +6.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £52.50 £47.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Aerospace as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +25 19 £460 -32.35% 12
Surrey +9 3 £380 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £403 - 2
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £251 -29.29%
Aerospace
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 19 (43.18%) SC Cleared
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.73%) C
4 9 (20.45%) C++
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) Physics
6 6 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Degree
6 6 (13.64%) LabWindows
6 6 (13.64%) Electronics
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) Automotive
7 5 (11.36%) Information Management
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.36%) Java
7 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (11.36%) Requirements Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) MISRA
8 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.09%) FlexRay
8 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.09%) Spring
8 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL
9 3 (6.82%) Linux
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle

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 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.55%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.09%) FlexRay
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) TACACS
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.55%) Redis
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.64%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Automotive
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Avionics
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Express
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) Polymer
2 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) MFC
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) Redux
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) SAML
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
2 1 (2.27%) Debian
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) Physics
2 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (11.36%) Information Management
4 5 (11.36%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.82%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Microservices
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Service Design
7 2 (4.55%) SysML
7 2 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C
2 9 (20.45%) C++
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Ada
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) SC Cleared
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) CGEIT
4 1 (2.27%) CISA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) HNC
4 1 (2.27%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) MISRA
2 2 (4.55%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) iptables
1 1 (2.27%) KVM
1 1 (2.27%) LXC
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) Keysight
4 1 (2.27%) Telerik
4 1 (2.27%) VMware