Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -53 +9 +21
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 4 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.22% 2.43% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 7.04% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +36.72%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £305
90th Percentile £438 £488 £571
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year - -0.70% +14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +19.50% - -

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 709 426 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.28% 34.52% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 252 365
Wiltshire median daily rate £480 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% +12.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £214
90th Percentile £625 £600 £560
South West median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 22
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.75 £31.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.81% -19.48% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £22.20 £27.93
90th Percentile £49.43 £39.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% +0.72% -11.46%

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
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 19 December 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
Swindon -32 1 £425 -
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling

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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Availability Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) E-business
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle