Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 71 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 31 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.45% 1.30% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.08% 3.29% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +36.72% -20.00%
10th Percentile £316 £308 £302
90th Percentile £533 £566 £386
South West median daily rate £425 £428 £375
% change year-on-year -0.70% +14.13% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 438 517 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 34.65% 39.62% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 367 347
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.44% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £216 £230
90th Percentile £623 £568 £543
South West median daily rate £411 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.81% +3.23% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £31.00 £39.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.01% +6.00% +117.39%
10th Percentile £22.20 £26.83 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.00 £47.50 £45.45
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.45% -12.10% +12.14%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Wiltshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Wiltshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Wiltshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 12 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
Swindon +19 24 £425 -20.00%
Warminster - 1 £260 -
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (12.90%) Confluence
9 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
9 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 4 (12.90%) Post-Production
9 4 (12.90%) PMO
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) JIRA
9 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Management

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (12.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Jetty
2 1 (3.23%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.23%) Actimize
3 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) Route 53
2 1 (3.23%) Serverless
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) IPv4
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Functional Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) HR Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Content Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) HPUX Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) JSON
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) CentOS
1 1 (3.23%) HPUX
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (32.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.90%) Post-Production
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Data Security
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (12.90%) PMO
3 2 (6.45%) GDPR
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) OSSEC
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) New Relic
3 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.23%) VMware