Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 233 441 347
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 41.83% 22.51% 21.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.39% 57.05% 57.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 312 207
Median daily rate £475 £473 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -0.53% +10.14%
10th Percentile £369 £302 £348
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
South West median daily rate £468 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 21
Median hourly rate £48.75 £43.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -8.51% +25.33%
South West median hourly rate £48.75 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% -1.18% +3.28%

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 331 773 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 59.43% 39.46% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 494 315
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £376 £308 £350
90th Percentile £675 £625 £610
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £35.00 £31.70
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.54 £47.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.13% +9.29%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Wiltshire.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Wiltshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SC Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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 0 122 £520 +9.47% 12
Salisbury 0 10 £410 -3.53% 5
Swindon +42 5 £525 -4.55%
Chippenham +13 2 £443 -19.55%
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (26.61%) DV Cleared
4 45 (19.31%) AWS
5 42 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 41 (17.60%) Windows
7 36 (15.45%) DevOps
8 35 (15.02%) Public Sector
9 32 (13.73%) VMware
9 32 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
10 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (12.88%) Active Directory
11 29 (12.45%) Project Management
11 29 (12.45%) JIRA
12 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
13 27 (11.59%) Linux
14 26 (11.16%) Azure
15 24 (10.30%) Workflow
16 23 (9.87%) Oracle
16 23 (9.87%) PowerShell
17 22 (9.44%) Confluence
17 22 (9.44%) NetIQ
17 22 (9.44%) Service Management
17 22 (9.44%) Migration
17 22 (9.44%) Critical Thinking
18 21 (9.01%) Telecoms
19 20 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (8.58%) NsoIT
20 19 (8.15%) Atlassian
20 19 (8.15%) ForgeRock

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 (9.44%) Confluence
2 15 (6.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.58%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Simulink
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.58%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (2.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.31%) AWS
2 26 (11.16%) Azure
3 10 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.86%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (3.86%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.86%) Route 53
5 8 (3.43%) Azure Stack
6 7 (3.00%) Office 365
7 3 (1.29%) PaaS
8 2 (0.86%) GCP
8 2 (0.86%) IaaS
8 2 (0.86%) SaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) GitHub
9 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.30%) Skype
2 15 (6.44%) Firewall
3 14 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (4.72%) BGP
4 11 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (4.72%) OSPF
5 9 (3.86%) DNS
5 9 (3.86%) VSAN
6 8 (3.43%) DHCP
6 8 (3.43%) Intranet
6 8 (3.43%) VXLAN
7 7 (3.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (3.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (3.00%) MPLS
8 4 (1.72%) SAN
8 4 (1.72%) SMTP
9 3 (1.29%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.29%) LAN
9 3 (1.29%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) Power BI
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.45%) JIRA
2 14 (6.01%) Bitbucket
3 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.00%) Selenium
4 7 (3.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.29%) Ant
6 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.29%) JMeter
7 2 (0.86%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.86%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.86%) Terragrunt
8 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.43%) Postman
8 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.43%) Telerik Test Studio
General
1 35 (15.02%) Public Sector
2 21 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.30%) Finance
3 17 (7.30%) Military
4 12 (5.15%) Electronics
4 12 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.15%) Marketing
5 3 (1.29%) Games
6 2 (0.86%) Law
6 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Avionics
7 1 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 38 (16.31%) Developer
2 34 (14.59%) Architect
3 21 (9.01%) Consultant
4 15 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (4.29%) Test Engineer
7 9 (3.86%) Analyst
7 9 (3.86%) User Researcher
8 8 (3.43%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.43%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.00%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Coordinator
10 6 (2.58%) Remedy Consultant
10 6 (2.58%) Remedy Developer
10 6 (2.58%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
11 5 (2.15%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (2.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (2.15%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.15%) SailPoint
1 19 (8.15%) SAML
2 18 (7.73%) REST
3 17 (7.30%) .NET
3 17 (7.30%) Web Services
4 15 (6.44%) CSS
4 15 (6.44%) HTML
5 14 (6.01%) LDAP
6 11 (4.72%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.43%) OpenID
7 8 (3.43%) WCF
7 8 (3.43%) WF
8 7 (3.00%) OAuth
9 5 (2.15%) CSS3
9 5 (2.15%) HTML5
10 4 (1.72%) SOAP
10 4 (1.72%) XML
11 3 (1.29%) JSON
11 3 (1.29%) OAuth2
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.30%) User Experience
3 8 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.00%) PKI
4 7 (3.00%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.58%) CMDB
5 6 (2.58%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.29%) NHS
8 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.86%) Clustering
9 2 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.60%) Windows
2 27 (11.59%) Linux
3 11 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (2.15%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) VMS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.45%) DevOps
3 32 (13.73%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (12.45%) Project Management
5 24 (10.30%) Workflow
6 22 (9.44%) Critical Thinking
6 22 (9.44%) Migration
6 22 (9.44%) Service Management
7 20 (8.58%) NsoIT
8 19 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (7.73%) Identity Access Management
9 18 (7.73%) ITIL
10 16 (6.87%) Scrum
11 15 (6.44%) BDD
11 15 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.44%) Identity Management
11 15 (6.44%) Programme Management
11 15 (6.44%) TDD
12 14 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (6.01%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.87%) PowerShell
2 18 (7.73%) C#
3 15 (6.44%) Java
4 14 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.01%) Python
5 9 (3.86%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.86%) SQL
6 3 (1.29%) AWK
6 3 (1.29%) C
6 3 (1.29%) Jython
6 3 (1.29%) sed
7 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (26.61%) DV Cleared
3 15 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.58%) CCNP
5 11 (4.72%) ISEB
6 9 (3.86%) CCIE
7 8 (3.43%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.58%) AWS Certification
8 6 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.15%) APMP
9 5 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (2.15%) MCSA
9 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.72%) CCNA
10 4 (1.72%) MCSE
11 3 (1.29%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (1.29%) Degree
12 2 (0.86%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.86%) MAPM
12 2 (0.86%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) NCSC
2 8 (3.43%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.58%) RMADS
4 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.29%) PMO
4 3 (1.29%) QA
5 2 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) Def Stans
System Software
1 30 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.87%) VMware NSX
4 14 (6.01%) NDS
4 14 (6.01%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 13 (5.58%) Docker
6 9 (3.86%) vSphere
7 7 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.29%) NFS
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.30%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 13 (5.58%) Terraform
3 12 (5.15%) vCenter Server
4 11 (4.72%) Puppet
5 10 (4.29%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.86%) Ansible
7 6 (2.58%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.72%) SCCM
9 4 (1.72%) vRealize
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (1.29%) Packer
10 3 (1.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.86%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.86%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.86%) OPNET
12 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.73%) VMware
3 23 (9.87%) Oracle
4 22 (9.44%) NetIQ
5 19 (8.15%) Atlassian
5 19 (8.15%) Cisco
5 19 (8.15%) ForgeRock
6 12 (5.15%) SAP
7 9 (3.86%) Novell
7 9 (3.86%) Splunk
8 8 (3.43%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.43%) Veeam
9 7 (3.00%) IBM
9 7 (3.00%) Remedy
10 6 (2.58%) BiZZdesign
10 6 (2.58%) BMC
10 6 (2.58%) Sparx
11 5 (2.15%) F5
12 3 (1.29%) HP
12 3 (1.29%) Palo Alto