Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 508 457 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.38% 23.42% 14.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.37% 60.05% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 305 120
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £335 £338 £344
90th Percentile £613 £625 £678
South West median daily rate £494 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +9.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +62.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £35.00 £38.80 £25.10
90th Percentile £44.51 £50.00 £31.30
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £40.58
% change year-on-year -6.98% +5.98% +2.08%

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 754 761 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 46.57% 39.01% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 473 190
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +15.24%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £312
90th Percentile £613 £625 £671
South West median daily rate £500 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +70.91% -28.57%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -16.88%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 0 218 £500 +5.26% 16
Salisbury +1 119 £485 +7.78% 9
Swindon -1 17 £550 +27.54% 1
Chippenham - 11 £433 - 3
Melksham - 3 £120 -
Marlborough - 2 £393 -
Trowbridge - 2 - -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 508 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (25.79%) Windows
3 118 (23.23%) VMware
4 110 (21.65%) DV Cleared
5 106 (20.87%) PowerShell
6 104 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (19.29%) Microsoft
8 80 (15.75%) Public Sector
9 71 (13.98%) ITIL
10 66 (12.99%) JIRA
11 63 (12.40%) Windows Server
12 60 (11.81%) Active Directory
13 56 (11.02%) DevOps
14 53 (10.43%) Python
15 52 (10.24%) Azure
16 51 (10.04%) Service Management
16 51 (10.04%) Finance
17 48 (9.45%) SQL
18 47 (9.25%) AWS
19 46 (9.06%) Scrum
20 45 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
20 45 (8.86%) Windows 10
21 44 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (8.46%) PowerCLI
22 43 (8.46%) Bitbucket
23 42 (8.27%) vSphere
23 42 (8.27%) Application Packaging
23 42 (8.27%) Migration
24 41 (8.07%) Oracle
24 41 (8.07%) Cisco

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 26 (5.12%) Confluence
2 23 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.15%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.57%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.79%) CMS
7 4 (0.79%) IIS
8 3 (0.59%) DNN
9 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.18%) Simulink
5 1 (0.20%) InVision
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 21 (4.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.38%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.24%) Azure
2 47 (9.25%) AWS
3 15 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.56%) Office 365
5 9 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.77%) Route 53
5 9 (1.77%) SaaS
6 7 (1.38%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.18%) PaaS
8 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Flow
9 3 (0.59%) GCP
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.71%) DNS
2 24 (4.72%) DHCP
3 21 (4.13%) Skype
4 11 (2.17%) Firewall
5 9 (1.77%) Network Security
6 8 (1.57%) VSAN
7 7 (1.38%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.18%) NX-OS
9 5 (0.98%) IPv6
9 5 (0.98%) Link 16
10 4 (0.79%) SAN
10 4 (0.79%) X.500
11 3 (0.59%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.59%) LAN
12 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.39%) VPN
12 2 (0.39%) WAN
12 2 (0.39%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.79%) Big Data
7 3 (0.59%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.59%) Power BI
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 66 (12.99%) JIRA
2 43 (8.46%) Bitbucket
3 21 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.13%) MSI
4 15 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.17%) GitLab
6 10 (1.97%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.97%) Selenium
7 9 (1.77%) JUnit
7 9 (1.77%) Maven
7 9 (1.77%) Mockito
8 7 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.18%) Appium
9 6 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.39%) Hudson
11 2 (0.39%) Moq
12 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.20%) JMeter
12 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 80 (15.75%) Public Sector
2 51 (10.04%) Finance
3 38 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.69%) Manufacturing
5 33 (6.50%) Marketing
6 32 (6.30%) Electronics
7 18 (3.54%) Military
8 5 (0.98%) Retail
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
9 3 (0.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (12.60%) Architect
2 51 (10.04%) Developer
3 48 (9.45%) Consultant
4 45 (8.86%) Automation Engineer
5 39 (7.68%) PowerShell Engineer
6 32 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 28 (5.51%) Coordinator
9 23 (4.53%) Analyst
10 22 (4.33%) Project Manager
11 19 (3.74%) Applications Packager
12 18 (3.54%) SC Cleared Application Packager
13 14 (2.76%) Project Coordinator
13 14 (2.76%) Python Engineer
13 14 (2.76%) Wintel Engineer
14 12 (2.36%) DV Cleared Application Packager
14 12 (2.36%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.36%) Management Consultant
14 12 (2.36%) Security Assurance Coordinator
15 11 (2.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.89%) XML
2 20 (3.94%) Web Services
3 19 (3.74%) .NET
3 19 (3.74%) REST
4 14 (2.76%) OpenID
4 14 (2.76%) SailPoint
4 14 (2.76%) SAML
5 13 (2.56%) OAuth
6 12 (2.36%) LDAP
7 9 (1.77%) CSS
7 9 (1.77%) JSF
7 9 (1.77%) RESTful
7 9 (1.77%) SOAP
7 9 (1.77%) Spring
8 8 (1.57%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.38%) HTML
10 6 (1.18%) J2EE
11 5 (0.98%) JFC
12 4 (0.79%) Qt
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.72%) PKI
3 21 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.56%) CMDB
6 12 (2.36%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.57%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.57%) User Experience
8 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.98%) CAN bus
9 5 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.59%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.59%) NHS
10 3 (0.59%) Replication
10 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 131 (25.79%) Windows
2 63 (12.40%) Windows Server
3 45 (8.86%) Windows 10
3 45 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (7.48%) Linux
5 29 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 20 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Unix
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (13.98%) ITIL
3 56 (11.02%) DevOps
4 51 (10.04%) Service Management
5 46 (9.06%) Scrum
6 42 (8.27%) Application Packaging
6 42 (8.27%) Migration
7 38 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 34 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
10 32 (6.30%) Programme Management
10 32 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (6.10%) Mentoring
11 31 (6.10%) Project Management
12 27 (5.31%) Compatibility Testing
12 27 (5.31%) Software Distribution
13 25 (4.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 23 (4.53%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (4.33%) Customer Engagement
15 22 (4.33%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 53 (10.43%) Python
3 48 (9.45%) SQL
4 25 (4.92%) Java
5 15 (2.95%) C#
5 15 (2.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 11 (2.17%) C++
8 9 (1.77%) C
9 5 (0.98%) VBScript
10 4 (0.79%) R
11 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) Go
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 508 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 110 (21.65%) DV Cleared
3 18 (3.54%) ISEB
3 18 (3.54%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.97%) Degree
6 8 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.38%) CCNA
7 7 (1.38%) CISSP
7 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.18%) CCNP
8 6 (1.18%) CISM
9 5 (0.98%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.98%) CISA
9 5 (0.98%) MCSE
10 4 (0.79%) CCENT
10 4 (0.79%) CRISC
10 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.15%) QA
1 16 (3.15%) RMADS
2 12 (2.36%) JSP 440
3 9 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.57%) NCSC
5 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.79%) PMO
6 3 (0.59%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.39%) GDPR
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.20%) HL7
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.20%) NIST
8 1 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 60 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.27%) vSphere
4 33 (6.50%) VMware NSX
5 27 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.15%) Docker
8 14 (2.76%) NDS
9 12 (2.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 8 (1.57%) Hyper-V
11 6 (1.18%) Snort
11 6 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (8.46%) PowerCLI
2 40 (7.87%) SCCM
3 33 (6.50%) Ansible
4 24 (4.72%) vCenter Server
5 21 (4.13%) Kubernetes
6 20 (3.94%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 12 (2.36%) Terraform
8 8 (1.57%) Puppet
8 8 (1.57%) SCOM
9 6 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (1.18%) OSSEC
9 6 (1.18%) ThinApp
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.79%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (23.23%) VMware
2 98 (19.29%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.07%) Cisco
3 41 (8.07%) Oracle
4 36 (7.09%) SAP
5 25 (4.92%) NetIQ
6 23 (4.53%) BMC
6 23 (4.53%) Remedy
7 22 (4.33%) ForgeRock
8 11 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.97%) Novell
10 8 (1.57%) Citrix
10 8 (1.57%) Ping Identity
11 6 (1.18%) HP
12 5 (0.98%) Splunk
13 4 (0.79%) McAfee
14 3 (0.59%) IBM
14 3 (0.59%) Micro Focus
14 3 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.59%) Progress