Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 43 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.61% 2.55% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.96% 16.83% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.47% -4.84%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £275
90th Percentile £560 £550 £713
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £458 £388
% change year-on-year +9.23% +18.13% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Swindon median hourly rate - £55.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +400.00% -71.05%
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +400.00% -71.05%

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 92 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.49% 15.17% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 107
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £329 £304 £270
90th Percentile £568 £524 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £456 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +7.35% +11.84% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Swindon median hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.41% +38.78% +40.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.95 £13.93
90th Percentile £15.75 £53.05 £31.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.38 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +15.67% +22.95% +100.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) ERwin
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Data Development

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
1 1 (9.09%) TACACS
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modeller
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Tcl
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) IIBA
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) MBA
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware