Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 366 219 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.13% 17.79% 21.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.19% 49.32% 56.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 133 212
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £213
90th Percentile £625 £598 £608
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.75 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.97% +20.83% -20.00%
10th Percentile £38.80 £32.20 £22.10
90th Percentile £47.00 £38.75 £36.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.07% +2.88% -3.61%

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 640 444 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 36.95% 36.07% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 255 356
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £228
90th Percentile £625 £589 £583
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £32.53 £23.60 £22.10
90th Percentile £47.00 £41.50 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.87% +40.00% -29.94%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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
Corsham 0 154 £469 +4.17% 10
Salisbury +5 64 £425 -15.46% 13
Swindon +4 37 £438 +27.27% 8
Marlborough 0 3 £490 +16.67%
Warminster +1 1 - - 1
Chippenham -5 1 - - 2
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 90 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (20.77%) Windows
4 65 (17.76%) PowerShell
5 64 (17.49%) Finance
6 59 (16.12%) DV Cleared
7 53 (14.48%) VMware
8 51 (13.93%) Telecoms
8 51 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (13.39%) Cisco
10 48 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 48 (13.11%) SAP
11 47 (12.84%) Programme Management
12 45 (12.30%) Manufacturing
12 45 (12.30%) Electronics
12 45 (12.30%) Digital Marketing
12 45 (12.30%) Marketing
13 40 (10.93%) Migration
13 40 (10.93%) Data Centre
14 39 (10.66%) Windows Server
14 39 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 37 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (9.84%) Linux
16 36 (9.84%) JIRA
17 33 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (8.74%) Service Management
19 31 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 31 (8.47%) Software Engineering

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 31 (8.47%) Confluence
2 23 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.37%) Apache
5 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.82%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.55%) CMS
7 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Primavera
2 1 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.01%) PaaS
4 5 (1.37%) Office 365
5 4 (1.09%) SaaS
6 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.65%) Firewall
2 16 (4.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (3.01%) OSPF
4 10 (2.73%) Multicast
4 10 (2.73%) Network Security
4 10 (2.73%) VPN
5 9 (2.46%) BGP
5 9 (2.46%) DMVPN
6 8 (2.19%) Skype
7 7 (1.91%) WAN
8 6 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.64%) DNS
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.37%) LAN
9 5 (1.37%) VXLAN
10 4 (1.09%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (1.09%) Internet
10 4 (1.09%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.09%) SAN
10 4 (1.09%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.37%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.37%) MySQL
2 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.09%) Big Data
3 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Zeppelin
5 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.27%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (9.84%) JIRA
2 31 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.19%) MSI
4 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.09%) Maven
7 3 (0.82%) JUnit
7 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.55%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.55%) jMock
8 2 (0.55%) Mockito
8 2 (0.55%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.27%) Ant
9 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.27%) Gradle
9 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (17.49%) Finance
2 51 (13.93%) Telecoms
3 45 (12.30%) Electronics
3 45 (12.30%) Manufacturing
3 45 (12.30%) Marketing
4 20 (5.46%) Military
5 7 (1.91%) Banking
6 4 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (18.03%) Architect
2 31 (8.47%) Project Manager
3 30 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (6.28%) Automation Engineer
6 19 (5.19%) Consultant
7 18 (4.92%) Developer
8 17 (4.64%) Network Engineer
9 14 (3.83%) Analyst
9 14 (3.83%) PowerShell Engineer
9 14 (3.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 14 (3.83%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 13 (3.55%) Applications Architect
11 12 (3.28%) Coordinator
11 12 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) Designer
13 10 (2.73%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.73%) Technical Manager
13 10 (2.73%) Technical Project Manager
13 10 (2.73%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.10%) .NET
2 13 (3.55%) XML
3 12 (3.28%) Web Services
4 11 (3.01%) REST
5 10 (2.73%) JSON
6 9 (2.46%) SOAP
7 8 (2.19%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.91%) JSP
9 5 (1.37%) CSS
9 5 (1.37%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.37%) HTML
9 5 (1.37%) J2EE
9 5 (1.37%) SAML
9 5 (1.37%) Spine.js
10 4 (1.09%) JFC
10 4 (1.09%) OAuth
10 4 (1.09%) OAuth2
10 4 (1.09%) OpenID
10 4 (1.09%) WCF
10 4 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.73%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.46%) PKI
7 8 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.64%) CMDB
8 6 (1.64%) NHS
9 3 (0.82%) CESG
9 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.82%) User Experience
9 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.77%) Windows
2 39 (10.66%) Windows Server
3 36 (9.84%) Linux
4 22 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.64%) Windows 10
6 13 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.91%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.64%) CentOS
11 4 (1.09%) Unix
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.27%) AIX
14 1 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (12.84%) Programme Management
4 45 (12.30%) Digital Marketing
5 40 (10.93%) Migration
6 39 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 39 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (8.74%) Service Management
9 31 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.20%) ITIL
11 25 (6.83%) NsoIT
11 25 (6.83%) Project Management
11 25 (6.83%) Reverse Engineering
12 23 (6.28%) Risk Management
13 22 (6.01%) Configuration Management
14 21 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 21 (5.74%) TOGAF
15 20 (5.46%) Critical Thinking
15 20 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.76%) PowerShell
2 23 (6.28%) C
3 17 (4.64%) Python
4 15 (4.10%) C#
5 14 (3.83%) Java
5 14 (3.83%) SQL
6 11 (3.01%) C++
7 9 (2.46%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.09%) PHP
11 2 (0.55%) Tcl
12 1 (0.27%) Java 8
12 1 (0.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 366 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.12%) DV Cleared
3 29 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.83%) CCNA
5 18 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (4.37%) MCSA
6 16 (4.37%) MCSE
6 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.83%) Degree
7 14 (3.83%) OCA
7 14 (3.83%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (1.91%) CISSP
9 6 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (1.64%) CISM
9 6 (1.64%) ISEB
9 6 (1.64%) RHCE
10 5 (1.37%) CCNP
11 3 (0.82%) CCIE
11 3 (0.82%) PMP
11 3 (0.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.46%) JSP 440
2 10 (2.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (2.46%) HMG Infosec
3 9 (2.46%) PMO
4 7 (1.91%) QA
4 7 (1.91%) RMADS
5 3 (0.82%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.83%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.19%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.64%) Docker
7 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.82%) Firmware
9 2 (0.55%) HDFS
9 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.27%) Squid
10 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (7.10%) vCenter Server
2 19 (5.19%) SCCM
3 13 (3.55%) PowerCLI
4 9 (2.46%) Puppet
5 6 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.64%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 6 (1.64%) SCOM
5 6 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.37%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.09%) Ansible
7 4 (1.09%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.82%) Terraform
9 2 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.27%) Consul
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.27%) Opsview
10 1 (0.27%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (14.48%) VMware
2 49 (13.39%) Cisco
3 48 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.11%) SAP
4 29 (7.92%) Atlassian
5 27 (7.38%) Oracle
6 11 (3.01%) NetIQ
7 10 (2.73%) Juniper
8 9 (2.46%) McAfee
8 9 (2.46%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.19%) Veeam
10 6 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.64%) Splunk
11 5 (1.37%) F5
11 5 (1.37%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.37%) Remedy
12 4 (1.09%) Blue Coat
13 3 (0.82%) Infoblox
14 2 (0.55%) ArcSight
14 2 (0.55%) Aruba