Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 78 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 21 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.02% 1.05% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.75% 2.55% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 8
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £438 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.29% +30.60% -3.94%
10th Percentile £276 £295 £293
90th Percentile £475 £536 £400
South West median daily rate £406 £435 £375
% change year-on-year -6.56% +15.93% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £54.50 - £42.00

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 311 550 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 29.88% 41.20% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 387 373
Wiltshire median daily rate £473 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.24% +13.10% -9.38%
10th Percentile £312 £230 £233
90th Percentile £671 £588 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +10.00% +129.51%
10th Percentile £25.20 £30.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £36.60 £47.50 £44.55
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -16.88% -7.23% +11.56%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 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
Swindon +19 17 £423 -20.47%
Warminster - 1 £260 -
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (19.05%) Post-Production
6 4 (19.05%) PMO
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Confluence
6 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) JSON
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories

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 (19.05%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Jetty
2 1 (4.76%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.76%) Route 53
2 1 (4.76%) Serverless
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) IPv4
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Digital User Researcher
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) User Researcher
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) LAMP
2 1 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) CentOS
1 1 (4.76%) HPUX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Post-Production
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCDA
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.76%) HND
4 1 (4.76%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 4 (19.05%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
1 1 (4.76%) GlusterFS
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) OSSEC
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) New Relic
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
2 1 (4.76%) VMware