Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 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.

Academic Degree
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 31 61
Rank change year-on-year -38 +30 -22
Contract jobs citing Degree 47 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.62% 5.55% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 15.91% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 29
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £353 £330 £138
90th Percentile £645 £488 £542
South West median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -13.89% +15.38%

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 689 440 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.34% 34.87% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 263 366
Wiltshire median daily rate £485 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £343 £314 £215
90th Percentile £625 £627 £569
South West median daily rate £436 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.61% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £31.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.01% +6.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £22.20 £26.83
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 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 -22 19 £425 +1.19% 15
Salisbury - 14 £550 - 2
Corsham -20 9 £448 -5.66% 1
Chippenham -3 1 - - 18
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (46.81%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
4 15 (31.91%) Linux
5 14 (29.79%) IT Strategy
5 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (27.66%) Puppet
6 13 (27.66%) Critical Thinking
6 13 (27.66%) RHCE
6 13 (27.66%) Python
6 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
6 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
6 13 (27.66%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
9 9 (19.15%) Systems Engineering
10 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (14.89%) ITSM
11 7 (14.89%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (12.77%) Programme Delivery
12 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
13 5 (10.64%) ITIL
13 5 (10.64%) Information Assurance
14 4 (8.51%) Legal
14 4 (8.51%) MAPM
14 4 (8.51%) Transition Management

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 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Apigee
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) BGP
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.13%) OSPF
2 1 (2.13%) Skype
2 1 (2.13%) TACACS
2 1 (2.13%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.26%) ERwin
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 13 (27.66%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Trainer
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Data Modeller
5 2 (4.26%) Head of Design
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Designer
6 1 (2.13%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Documentation Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) Android NDK
3 1 (2.13%) JMS
3 1 (2.13%) OAuth
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Swagger
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 14 (29.79%) IT Strategy
3 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
3 13 (27.66%) Critical Thinking
3 13 (27.66%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (19.15%) Systems Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) ITSM
6 7 (14.89%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.77%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (10.64%) Information Assurance
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL
9 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Transition Management
10 3 (6.38%) Conceptual Models
10 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Tcl
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) RHCE
4 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) MAPM
6 3 (6.38%) CISSP
6 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.26%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CITP
7 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE Security
8 1 (2.13%) CCSE
8 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.13%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.26%) F5
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) VMware