Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 October 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.

Academic Degree
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 40 36
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.25% 3.50% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.00% 21.70% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 17
Swindon median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £372 £325 £275
90th Percentile £598 £545 £660
Wiltshire median daily rate £513 £450 £363
% change year-on-year +13.89% +24.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +63.64% - -

Degree 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 100 106 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.50% 16.13% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 66 103
Swindon median daily rate £450 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% -2.50%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £250
90th Percentile £549 £538 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £479 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +12.61% +11.84% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Swindon median hourly rate £30.25 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +27.91% +22.89%
10th Percentile £18.23 £16.98 £20.75
90th Percentile £42.08 £36.63 £22.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +19.67% - +114.29%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Swindon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Swindon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Swindon over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Swindon

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Swindon

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) CCNP
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) CCSA
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) SQL

Degree
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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (11.11%) TACACS
2 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
2 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ERwin
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modeller
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infoblox Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Packager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Tcl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE Security
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) IIBA
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) MBA
4 1 (5.56%) MCDST
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) F5
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec