Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Aerospace in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Aerospace over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Aerospace
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 728 638 636
Rank change year-on-year -90 -2 +98
Contract jobs citing Aerospace 143 213 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.37% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 83 62
UK median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £315 £196
90th Percentile £600 £621 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 66 84
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.19% +4.38%
10th Percentile £22.75 £31.75 £25.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.14% -4.22% +3.11%

Aerospace is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38,769 35,330 42,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.22% 36.81% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,555 23,319 27,000
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 901 1,116
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09% +21.76%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.42 £47.83 £49.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% +7.84%

Aerospace
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Aerospace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Aerospace over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Aerospace in the UK

Aerospace
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Aerospace within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England -79 136 £438 -1.24% 370
UK excluding London -47 126 £413 -2.94% 353
Midlands -10 56 £500 +25.00% 101
East Midlands -1 45 £530 +32.50% 28
South East -11 26 £375 -16.67% 76
South West +3 22 £588 +15.31% 60
West Midlands -4 11 £354 -19.42% 73
North of England +20 9 £375 -11.76% 34
North West -2 9 £375 -17.81% 21
East of England -8 9 £500 - 59
London -57 9 £465 -3.13% 40
Wales +1 2 £393 +53.92% 2
Scotland -10 2 - - 20

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Aerospace 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 with a requirement for Aerospace.

1 42 (29.37%) Manufacturing
2 37 (25.87%) Security Cleared
3 30 (20.98%) SC Cleared
4 29 (20.28%) Automotive
5 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
6 26 (18.18%) SAP
6 26 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.78%) Degree
8 19 (13.29%) C
9 18 (12.59%) Finance
10 16 (11.19%) C++
10 16 (11.19%) Windows
11 15 (10.49%) SQL
12 12 (8.39%) ERP
12 12 (8.39%) Project Management
12 12 (8.39%) Migration
13 11 (7.69%) Military
13 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (6.99%) Linux
14 10 (6.99%) UML
14 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (6.99%) Configuration Management
14 10 (6.99%) Data Management
14 10 (6.99%) Mathematics
14 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (6.29%) Data Migration
15 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.29%) Change Management
15 9 (6.29%) Electronics

Aerospace
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) Documentum
3 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.70%) Luigi
3 1 (0.70%) Mongoose
3 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.50%) Windchill
4 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.80%) Simulink
5 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.70%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Teamcenter
2 5 (3.50%) Maximo
3 4 (2.80%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.80%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.80%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.80%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.70%) Primavera
4 1 (0.70%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.80%) IaaS
3 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.80%) DNS
2 4 (2.80%) FTP
2 4 (2.80%) Internet
2 4 (2.80%) Network Security
3 3 (2.10%) DHCP
3 3 (2.10%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.40%) RS-422
5 1 (0.70%) 3G
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) ICMP
5 1 (0.70%) LTE
5 1 (0.70%) Modbus
5 1 (0.70%) SCCP
5 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.10%) Power BI
4 3 (2.10%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.40%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.20%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.10%) JIRA
3 3 (2.10%) Subversion
4 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.40%) LSMW
4 2 (1.40%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.70%) CANoe
5 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.70%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 42 (29.37%) Manufacturing
2 29 (20.28%) Automotive
3 18 (12.59%) Finance
4 11 (7.69%) Military
5 9 (6.29%) Electronics
6 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.80%) French Language
8 4 (2.80%) German Language
9 2 (1.40%) Avionics
10 1 (0.70%) Back Office
10 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (11.89%) Software Engineer
2 16 (11.19%) Architect
3 11 (7.69%) Consultant
4 10 (6.99%) Analyst
5 9 (6.29%) SAP Consultant
5 9 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Developer
6 8 (5.59%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Business Development Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.80%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Configuration Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Development Manager
9 4 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) .NET
1 4 (2.80%) Node.js
2 3 (2.10%) MFC
2 3 (2.10%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) XML
3 2 (1.40%) ActiveX
3 2 (1.40%) DirectX
3 2 (1.40%) Middleware
3 2 (1.40%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.40%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.40%) Qt
3 2 (1.40%) Swing
4 1 (0.70%) COM
4 1 (0.70%) D3.js
4 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.70%) Keras
4 1 (0.70%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (0.70%) Sequelize
4 1 (0.70%) SGML
4 1 (0.70%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.40%) Life Science
5 2 (1.40%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Arduino
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Robotics
6 1 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.70%) Smart City
6 1 (0.70%) TMS320
6 1 (0.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) Linux
3 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.80%) Unix
5 4 (2.80%) VMS
6 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.40%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 12 (8.39%) ERP
2 12 (8.39%) Migration
2 12 (8.39%) Project Management
3 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (6.99%) Configuration Management
4 10 (6.99%) Data Management
4 10 (6.99%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.99%) UML
5 9 (6.29%) Change Management
5 9 (6.29%) Data Migration
6 8 (5.59%) PLM
7 7 (4.90%) PDM
8 6 (4.20%) Analytics
9 5 (3.50%) Change Control
9 5 (3.50%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (3.50%) Process Improvement
9 5 (3.50%) Programme Management
9 5 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) C
2 16 (11.19%) C++
3 15 (10.49%) SQL
4 9 (6.29%) Ada
4 9 (6.29%) C#
5 8 (5.59%) Java
6 6 (4.20%) ABAP
6 6 (4.20%) Python
6 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.50%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.80%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.40%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.40%) GLSL
10 2 (1.40%) HLSL
10 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.40%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) Ada 95
11 1 (0.70%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (25.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.98%) SC Cleared
3 24 (16.78%) Degree
4 7 (4.90%) HNC
5 5 (3.50%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.50%) PMP
6 3 (2.10%) HND
7 2 (1.40%) PhD
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.70%) GIAC
8 1 (0.70%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.70%) MCSE
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.70%) VCAP
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) DO-178B
2 5 (3.50%) MISRA
3 3 (2.10%) DO-254
3 3 (2.10%) MISRA C
3 3 (2.10%) PMO
3 3 (2.10%) SLA
4 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.40%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.40%) MIL-STD-1553
5 1 (0.70%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) Docker
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) MOM
2 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.70%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
2 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.18%) SAP
3 9 (6.29%) Oracle
4 5 (3.50%) VMware
5 4 (2.80%) Adobe
5 4 (2.80%) Citrix
5 4 (2.80%) EMC
6 3 (2.10%) Green Hills
6 3 (2.10%) IBM
6 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.10%) Symantec
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) Cognos
7 2 (1.40%) HP
7 2 (1.40%) Informatica
7 2 (1.40%) McAfee
7 2 (1.40%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.40%) Siemens
7 2 (1.40%) Wind River
8 1 (0.70%) Hyperion