Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Disclosure Scotland
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 157 105
Rank change year-on-year -5 -52 +26
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 35 49 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.89% 1.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.45% 6.53% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 95
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £310 £297 £275
90th Percentile £560 £536 £535
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
South West median hourly rate £14.50 - £42.00
10th Percentile £14.25 - £36.00
90th Percentile £14.75 - £131.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -63.81% +25.00% +150.75%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 642 750 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.36% 13.67% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 530 606
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £204 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 57 52
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.80 £14.34
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £51.85
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -14.00% +16.28%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the South West

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Wiltshire +18 9 £400 -14.67%
Gloucestershire +17 8 £475 -6.40%
Somerset - 7 £413 -
Devon -16 5 £397 -16.42%
Bristol -12 3 £520 +43.45%
Dorset -7 1 - -
Disclosure Scotland
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 West region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 17 (48.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (17.14%) Confluence
5 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) Kanban
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) CISSP
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
7 4 (11.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (11.43%) CISM
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) IPsec
3 1 (2.86%) SCCP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Analyst
1 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (8.57%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Programmer
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) NumPy
2 1 (2.86%) Pandas
2 1 (2.86%) SciPy
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) CentOS
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) Kanban
2 6 (17.14%) Scrum
2 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.43%) Validation
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (11.43%) CEH
5 4 (11.43%) CISM
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.86%) GIAC
7 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee
4 1 (2.86%) WSO2