Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 222 266 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.65% 20.68% 17.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.23% 54.29% 52.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 208 194
Wiltshire median daily rate £441 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.71% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £251
90th Percentile £600 £603 £538
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.93% +205.66%
10th Percentile £31.80 £22.10 £17.24
90th Percentile £38.00 £36.50 £46.10
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.88% -3.61% +2.47%

SC Cleared 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 442 490 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.14% 38.10% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 352 336
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £230
90th Percentile £598 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +7.19% +125.00%
10th Percentile £20.95 £23.45 £13.90
90th Percentile £39.25 £47.50 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Corsham 0 110 £450 +5.88%
Swindon -13 22 £344 +5.77% 3
Chippenham -2 7 £425 +17.24%
Salisbury -8 6 £525 +43.84% 3
Marlborough - 3 £420 - 1
Warminster - 1 £460 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 222 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.82%) Finance
3 37 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.22%) Project Management
5 31 (13.96%) Military
6 28 (12.61%) DV Cleared
7 26 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (11.71%) Programme Management
8 25 (11.26%) Telecoms
9 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
10 23 (10.36%) ITIL
11 22 (9.91%) Risk Management
12 21 (9.46%) Cisco
13 20 (9.01%) Windows
13 20 (9.01%) Manufacturing
13 20 (9.01%) Project Planning
14 19 (8.56%) Marketing
14 19 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (8.11%) PRINCE2
15 18 (8.11%) SAP
15 18 (8.11%) Electronics
15 18 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
16 16 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
17 15 (6.76%) Validation
17 15 (6.76%) System Integration Testing
18 14 (6.31%) Office 365
18 14 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (6.31%) Degree

SC Cleared
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 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.35%) CMS
3 3 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.31%) Office 365
2 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.15%) LAN
1 7 (3.15%) WAN
2 6 (2.70%) SAN
3 5 (2.25%) Firewall
4 3 (1.35%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) MPLS
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.35%) VPN
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.90%) TACACS
5 2 (0.90%) VoIP
5 2 (0.90%) WebEx
5 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.90%) WLAN
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.45%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.15%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.80%) Power BI
3 4 (1.80%) Snowflake Schema
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (1.80%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.80%) JIRA
2 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.45%) Hudson
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Maven
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 44 (19.82%) Finance
2 31 (13.96%) Military
3 25 (11.26%) Telecoms
4 20 (9.01%) Manufacturing
5 19 (8.56%) Marketing
6 18 (8.11%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (15.32%) Architect
2 32 (14.41%) Project Manager
3 16 (7.21%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 14 (6.31%) Consultant
5 13 (5.86%) Test Manager
6 12 (5.41%) Analyst
7 10 (4.50%) Data Architect
8 8 (3.60%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Azure Consultant
10 6 (2.70%) Change Manager
10 6 (2.70%) Project Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) Security Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.70%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.25%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.25%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Test Leader
11 5 (2.25%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (1.80%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) Web Services
2 9 (4.05%) WSDL
3 8 (3.60%) REST
4 6 (2.70%) JFC
5 5 (2.25%) Visualforce
5 5 (2.25%) XML
5 5 (2.25%) XSD
6 4 (1.80%) .NET
7 2 (0.90%) HTML
7 2 (0.90%) HTML5
8 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.45%) CSS3
8 1 (0.45%) ModSecurity
8 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.15%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.15%) NHS
4 5 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.25%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (2.25%) PKI
4 5 (2.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (1.35%) CESG
5 3 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.35%) PMI
5 3 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.45%) RIA
7 1 (0.45%) Robotics
7 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.01%) Windows
2 9 (4.05%) Unix
3 6 (2.70%) Linux
3 6 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.80%) Solaris
4 4 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.22%) Project Management
3 26 (11.71%) Programme Management
3 26 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.36%) ITIL
5 22 (9.91%) Risk Management
6 20 (9.01%) Project Planning
7 19 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
8 18 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 15 (6.76%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (6.76%) Validation
10 14 (6.31%) Migration
11 13 (5.86%) Service Design
12 12 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (4.95%) Change Management
13 11 (4.95%) Data Modelling
13 11 (4.95%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (4.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.05%) C
2 7 (3.15%) SQL
3 6 (2.70%) C#
4 5 (2.25%) Apex Code
4 5 (2.25%) SOQL
5 4 (1.80%) SOSL
6 3 (1.35%) Java
6 3 (1.35%) Ruby
7 2 (0.90%) C++
7 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.90%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.45%) R
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 222 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.61%) DV Cleared
3 14 (6.31%) Degree
4 8 (3.60%) APMP
4 8 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.60%) PMP
5 7 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.70%) CISSP
6 6 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.25%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (2.25%) CLAS
7 5 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.80%) CCNA
8 4 (1.80%) CCNP
9 3 (1.35%) ISEB
9 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.90%) CITP
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.05%) PMO
2 6 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.80%) HL7
4 3 (1.35%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.35%) ECSS
4 3 (1.35%) QA
5 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) GDPR
6 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.45%) RMADS
6 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.15%) vSphere
3 6 (2.70%) VMware NSX
4 5 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.80%) Firmware
5 4 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.35%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.35%) Docker
6 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.46%) Cisco
3 18 (8.11%) SAP
4 14 (6.31%) VMware
5 5 (2.25%) Hortonworks
5 5 (2.25%) HP
5 5 (2.25%) Juniper
5 5 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.80%) Brocade
6 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.80%) EMC
6 4 (1.80%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.80%) NetApp
6 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.80%) Remedy
7 3 (1.35%) CA
7 3 (1.35%) Veritas
8 2 (0.90%) BMC
8 2 (0.90%) Nokia
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec