Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 402 176 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.73% 15.09% 21.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.30% 50.00% 54.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 117 191
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +17.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £317 £253
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 £46.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +43.85% +41.30%
10th Percentile £35.00 £38.80 £31.15
90th Percentile £49.30 £47.00 £39.35
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.37% +11.25% -6.98%

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 727 352 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 39.30% 30.19% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 190 327
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £461 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +8.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £613
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 £43.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +12.66% +52.48%
10th Percentile £38.25 £29.08 £31.25
90th Percentile £49.03 £47.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% -

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 17 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 July 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
Corsham 0 195 £450 -5.26% 11
Salisbury 0 72 £438 +18.40% 6
Swindon -12 20 £400 +3.23% 1
Chippenham +5 7 £569 - 2
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 90 (22.39%) Windows
3 87 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (19.15%) DV Cleared
5 74 (18.41%) VMware
6 73 (18.16%) Microsoft
7 67 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (14.93%) Cisco
9 59 (14.68%) Finance
10 55 (13.68%) Telecoms
11 50 (12.44%) Windows Server
12 49 (12.19%) Project Management
12 49 (12.19%) Service Management
12 49 (12.19%) ITIL
13 48 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (11.94%) Programme Management
14 47 (11.69%) Electronics
14 47 (11.69%) Manufacturing
15 46 (11.44%) SAP
15 46 (11.44%) Digital Marketing
15 46 (11.44%) Marketing
16 45 (11.19%) PowerShell
16 45 (11.19%) vCenter Server
17 42 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
18 41 (10.20%) NsoIT
19 37 (9.20%) Active Directory
20 36 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
21 35 (8.71%) Firewall
21 35 (8.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 32 (7.96%) SCCM

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 22 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.98%) Confluence
3 12 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.49%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.24%) Apache
6 5 (1.24%) IIS
7 3 (0.75%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.98%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.49%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (1.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) C-CURE
5 1 (0.25%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.48%) Office 365
4 9 (2.24%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.71%) Firewall
2 29 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
4 16 (3.98%) BGP
4 16 (3.98%) DMVPN
4 16 (3.98%) Multicast
4 16 (3.98%) OSPF
4 16 (3.98%) VXLAN
5 15 (3.73%) DNS
5 15 (3.73%) Skype
6 14 (3.48%) WAN
7 12 (2.99%) VSAN
8 9 (2.24%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.74%) LAN
11 6 (1.49%) FTP
11 6 (1.49%) HTTP
11 6 (1.49%) SMTP
11 6 (1.49%) SSH
12 5 (1.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.24%) Power BI
3 8 (1.99%) Big Data
4 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.25%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.25%) MySQL
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (5.47%) JIRA
2 14 (3.48%) Bitbucket
2 14 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.99%) MSI
5 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.75%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.50%) JUnit
7 2 (0.50%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.50%) Maven
7 2 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.25%) Hudson
8 1 (0.25%) jMock
8 1 (0.25%) Mockito
8 1 (0.25%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 59 (14.68%) Finance
2 55 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 47 (11.69%) Electronics
3 47 (11.69%) Manufacturing
4 46 (11.44%) Marketing
5 16 (3.98%) Military
6 9 (2.24%) Retail
7 5 (1.24%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.00%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (17.16%) Architect
2 31 (7.71%) Consultant
3 28 (6.97%) Project Manager
4 26 (6.47%) Developer
4 26 (6.47%) Network Engineer
5 24 (5.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 23 (5.72%) Analyst
7 20 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.48%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 11 (2.74%) Security Architect
11 10 (2.49%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (2.24%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (2.24%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.24%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.24%) Designer
12 9 (2.24%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (1.99%) Project Planner
13 8 (1.99%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.98%) REST
1 16 (3.98%) Spine.js
2 14 (3.48%) .NET
3 9 (2.24%) LDAP
4 8 (1.99%) OAuth
4 8 (1.99%) OpenID
4 8 (1.99%) SAML
5 7 (1.74%) CSS
5 7 (1.74%) HTML
5 7 (1.74%) Web Services
6 6 (1.49%) JFC
6 6 (1.49%) Middleware
6 6 (1.49%) SailPoint
7 5 (1.24%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.24%) jQuery
7 5 (1.24%) XML
8 4 (1.00%) Node.js
8 4 (1.00%) WCF
9 3 (0.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.97%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.22%) PKI
4 12 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.99%) CMDB
6 7 (1.74%) NHS
7 6 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.24%) CCTV
8 5 (1.24%) CESG
9 4 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.00%) User Experience
9 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.75%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.50%) PMI
11 2 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.39%) Windows
2 50 (12.44%) Windows Server
3 28 (6.97%) Linux
3 28 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.73%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.49%) Unix
6 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.24%) Solaris
8 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.75%) Android
9 3 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (12.19%) ITIL
2 49 (12.19%) Project Management
2 49 (12.19%) Service Management
3 48 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (11.94%) Programme Management
4 46 (11.44%) Digital Marketing
5 41 (10.20%) NsoIT
6 36 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (7.46%) ArchiMate
9 29 (7.21%) Risk Management
10 26 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.72%) Network Virtualisation
12 22 (5.47%) DevOps
12 22 (5.47%) Scrum
13 20 (4.98%) Infrastructure Automation
13 20 (4.98%) PRINCE2
13 20 (4.98%) TOGAF
14 19 (4.73%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.19%) PowerShell
2 20 (4.98%) SQL
3 13 (3.23%) C#
4 11 (2.74%) C
4 11 (2.74%) Java
4 11 (2.74%) Python
5 9 (2.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.00%) Ruby
6 4 (1.00%) VBA
7 3 (0.75%) PHP
8 2 (0.50%) C++
8 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Ada
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) R
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) VB
9 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 402 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (19.15%) DV Cleared
3 42 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (8.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (5.47%) CCNA
6 21 (5.22%) CCNP
7 20 (4.98%) MCSE
7 20 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (4.73%) MCSA
9 12 (2.99%) CISM
9 12 (2.99%) CISSP
10 9 (2.24%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.99%) APMP
11 8 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (1.74%) OCA
13 6 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (1.24%) CCDP
14 5 (1.24%) Degree
14 5 (1.24%) SANS
15 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.48%) PMO
2 10 (2.49%) QA
3 8 (1.99%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.74%) NCSC
5 5 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.24%) HMG Infosec
5 5 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
6 4 (1.00%) RMADS
6 4 (1.00%) SLA
7 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 67 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 23 (5.72%) VMware NSX
4 18 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.24%) NDS
7 7 (1.74%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 4 (1.00%) Firmware
9 4 (1.00%) vSphere
10 2 (0.50%) Docker
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.25%) XenApp
11 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (11.19%) vCenter Server
2 32 (7.96%) SCCM
3 17 (4.23%) PowerCLI
4 16 (3.98%) SCOM
5 10 (2.49%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 7 (1.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 6 (1.49%) Grafana
7 6 (1.49%) Kibana
8 5 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (1.00%) vRealize
10 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.50%) Puppet
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (18.41%) VMware
2 73 (18.16%) Microsoft
3 60 (14.93%) Cisco
4 46 (11.44%) SAP
5 28 (6.97%) Oracle
6 18 (4.48%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.99%) NetIQ
8 10 (2.49%) ForgeRock
9 9 (2.24%) BiZZdesign
9 9 (2.24%) CA
10 7 (1.74%) BMC
10 7 (1.74%) IBM
10 7 (1.74%) Remedy
11 6 (1.49%) Novell
11 6 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.24%) HP
12 5 (1.24%) Okta
12 5 (1.24%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.24%) Sparx
12 5 (1.24%) UiPath