Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 March 2019 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 44 46
Rank change year-on-year -33 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 48 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.48% 3.38% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.58% 11.11% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 46
Wiltshire median daily rate £538 £420 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.98% -5.08% +10.63%
10th Percentile £250 £341 £138
90th Percentile £675 £539 £619
South West median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -50.00% +185.71%
10th Percentile £39.10 £26.25 £52.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.75 £57.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +37.60% -27.33% +14.67%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 730 324 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 37.75% 30.45% 41.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 195 394
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +13.79%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £240
90th Percentile £625 £700 £588
South West median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.09% -28.57% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35.33 £25.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.60 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -22.08% -8.33%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Wiltshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Wiltshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Wiltshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Wiltshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. 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 -26 25 £375 -10.71% 13
Salisbury - 11 £550 - 4
Corsham -25 6 £600 +26.32% 8
Chippenham - 1 - - 12
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
2 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) Linux
3 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (22.92%) Python
4 11 (22.92%) Finance
4 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.83%) IT Strategy
5 10 (20.83%) C
6 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 9 (18.75%) RHCE
6 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (18.75%) Puppet
6 9 (18.75%) Critical Thinking
7 8 (16.67%) C++
8 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.50%) Device Driver
9 6 (12.50%) XML
10 5 (10.42%) HTML
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) Middleware
10 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
10 5 (10.42%) Electronics
10 5 (10.42%) Time Management
10 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineering

Degree
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 (2.08%) Confluence
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Apigee
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) TACACS
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Babel
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) JBehave
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Electronics
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 2 (4.17%) Military
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.25%) Kernel Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Trainer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.08%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) Android NDK
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) LESS
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) OAuth
5 1 (2.08%) React
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.08%) Sass
5 1 (2.08%) Swagger
5 1 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 3 (6.25%) ASIC
3 3 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) VHDL
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.83%) IT Strategy
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.75%) Critical Thinking
3 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Time Management
6 4 (8.33%) Open Source
6 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) ERP
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) C
3 8 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) ES6
7 1 (2.08%) ES7
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Tcl
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) RHCE
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.25%) CISSP
5 3 (6.25%) MAPM
5 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CCNP
6 2 (4.17%) CISA
6 2 (4.17%) CISM
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) CCSE
7 1 (2.08%) ISEB
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) JTAG
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) P3O
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.08%) VMware