Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 144 123
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 -3
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 38 57 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.68% 1.01% 1.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.31% 7.54% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 91
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -15.49%
10th Percentile £310 £261 £263
90th Percentile £560 £511 £530
England median daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £120.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £120.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -76.67% +515.38%

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 715 756 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.74% 13.45% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 551 615
South West median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% -5.18%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £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 33 43 40
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -6.75% +1.88%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.60 £15.88
90th Percentile £47.50 £65.75 £45.08
England median hourly rate £20.80 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -7.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 11 December 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 11 December 2017. 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 -3 11 £425 +9.68%
Bristol -19 11 £520 +38.67%
Gloucestershire +17 6 £475 -6.40%
Devon -8 6 £390 -11.16% 1
Somerset - 3 £300 -
Dorset +1 1 - -
Disclosure Scotland
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 West region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 25 (65.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
7 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) CISSP
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.16%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 5 (13.16%) JBoss
7 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.16%) IBM
7 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
8 4 (10.53%) Subversion
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.53%) CEH
8 4 (10.53%) JIRA

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 5 (13.16%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.63%) IPsec
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) SCCP
1 1 (2.63%) SMS
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) EJB
2 4 (10.53%) Java EE
2 4 (10.53%) Struts
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Handset
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) CentOS
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Security Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Data Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security
6 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
4 4 (10.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (10.53%) CEH
4 4 (10.53%) CISM
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.63%) GIAC
7 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) WSO2