Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 17 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.70% 0.59% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.35% 2.53% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Swindon median daily rate £423 £531 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.47% +58.58% -16.25%
10th Percentile £346 £497 £293
90th Percentile £475 £571 £400
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £438 £335
% change year-on-year -6.29% +30.60% -11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Swindon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 98 158 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.58% 23.30% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 109 167
Swindon median daily rate £420 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +17.24% -11.59%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £258
90th Percentile £542 £550 £500
Wiltshire median daily rate £471 £410 £363
% change year-on-year +14.94% +13.10% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 14
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £26.25 - £12.15
90th Percentile £37.75 - £33.95
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +10.00% +129.51%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Swindon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Swindon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Swindon over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Swindon region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (23.53%) Post-Production
6 4 (23.53%) PMO
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (23.53%) Confluence
6 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Jetty
2 1 (5.88%) Mongrel
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.88%) Route 53
2 1 (5.88%) Serverless
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) IPsec
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Content Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital User Researcher
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) User Researcher
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) CentOS
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Post-Production
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (23.53%) PMO
3 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) GlusterFS
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) OSSEC
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) New Relic
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.88%) VMware