Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 182 268 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.33% 20.06% 23.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.86% 52.55% 59.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 180 235
Wiltshire median daily rate £470 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £319 £239 £267
90th Percentile £605 £588 £562
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.75 £32.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.85% +41.30% +19.48%
10th Percentile £38.80 £31.15 £17.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £39.35 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -6.98% -1.15%

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 365 510 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.75% 38.17% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 318 368
Wiltshire median daily rate £455 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +13.33% -3.29%
10th Percentile £316 £286 £261
90th Percentile £594 £613 £560
South West median daily rate £421 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +5.25% +1.59% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.38 £38.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.66% +52.48% +78.76%
10th Percentile £33.03 £31.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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 86 £475 +5.56% 5
Salisbury -1 20 £390 -2.50% 1
Swindon -9 12 £388 +14.81% 6
Marlborough -1 5 £430 +32.31%
Chippenham -3 1 - - 2
Warminster - 1 £525 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.68%) Project Management
4 32 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 31 (17.03%) Migration
6 25 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (13.19%) Finance
7 24 (13.19%) Windows
8 23 (12.64%) Cisco
9 22 (12.09%) NsoIT
10 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
10 21 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 20 (10.99%) Military
11 20 (10.99%) SharePoint
11 20 (10.99%) DV Cleared
12 19 (10.44%) VMware
13 17 (9.34%) Telecoms
13 17 (9.34%) ITIL
14 16 (8.79%) Windows Server
15 15 (8.24%) PowerShell
15 15 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (8.24%) Firewall
15 15 (8.24%) Programme Management
16 14 (7.69%) Manufacturing
16 14 (7.69%) Scrum
16 14 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.69%) SAP
16 14 (7.69%) Atlassian
17 13 (7.14%) Marketing
17 13 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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 20 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) Confluence
2 4 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (2.20%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.10%) Apache
3 2 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.24%) Firewall
2 8 (4.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (3.85%) BGP
4 6 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (3.30%) Multicast
4 6 (3.30%) SMS
5 5 (2.75%) Internet
5 5 (2.75%) Intranet
6 4 (2.20%) DMVPN
6 4 (2.20%) OSPF
6 4 (2.20%) Skype
6 4 (2.20%) VPN
7 3 (1.65%) LAN
7 3 (1.65%) Network Security
7 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.65%) VoIP
7 3 (1.65%) VXLAN
7 3 (1.65%) WAN
7 3 (1.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.20%) Big Data
2 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.55%) GIS
3 1 (0.55%) JasperReports
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.55%) Power BI
3 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.10%) JUnit
4 1 (0.55%) Ant
4 1 (0.55%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.55%) FishEye
4 1 (0.55%) Hamcrest
4 1 (0.55%) Hudson
4 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.55%) JMeter
4 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.55%) Maven
4 1 (0.55%) Mockito
4 1 (0.55%) MSI
4 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (13.19%) Finance
2 20 (10.99%) Military
3 17 (9.34%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 13 (7.14%) Marketing
6 12 (6.59%) Electronics
7 2 (1.10%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (18.68%) Architect
2 11 (6.04%) Analyst
3 10 (5.49%) Consultant
3 10 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (4.95%) Programme Manager
4 9 (4.95%) Project Manager
4 9 (4.95%) Senior Manager
5 8 (4.40%) Service Manager
6 7 (3.85%) Designer
6 7 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 7 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 7 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 6 (3.30%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.30%) Developer
7 6 (3.30%) Network Architect
7 6 (3.30%) Senior Programme Manager
7 6 (3.30%) Test Analyst
8 5 (2.75%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.75%) REST
2 4 (2.20%) .NET
3 3 (1.65%) Spine.js
4 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.10%) CSS
4 2 (1.10%) GWT
4 2 (1.10%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.10%) JSON
4 2 (1.10%) Spring
4 2 (1.10%) Swing
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) Ajax
5 1 (0.55%) AWT
5 1 (0.55%) CGI
5 1 (0.55%) JFC
5 1 (0.55%) JMS
5 1 (0.55%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) WCF
5 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.40%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.75%) PKI
5 3 (1.65%) CMDB
5 3 (1.65%) NHS
6 2 (1.10%) CESG
6 2 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.10%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) RIA
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.19%) Windows
2 16 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.30%) Linux
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.65%) CentOS
5 3 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.10%) Debian
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Unix
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.68%) Project Management
3 31 (17.03%) Migration
4 25 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (12.09%) NsoIT
6 21 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 17 (9.34%) ITIL
8 15 (8.24%) Programme Management
9 14 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (7.69%) Scrum
10 12 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (6.04%) Service Management
11 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.49%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.95%) Dependency Management
13 9 (4.95%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (4.40%) Information Assurance
14 8 (4.40%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (4.40%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.24%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.14%) C
3 7 (3.85%) C#
4 6 (3.30%) Java
4 6 (3.30%) Python
5 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.65%) SQL
8 2 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) Perl
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) Tcl
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 182 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.99%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.40%) CCNA
4 8 (4.40%) CISSP
5 7 (3.85%) CCNP
6 6 (3.30%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.20%) Degree
8 4 (2.20%) MCSA
8 4 (2.20%) MCSE
8 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.20%) OCA
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.65%) CCIE
9 3 (1.65%) CISM
9 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) ISEB
10 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) JSP 440
1 6 (3.30%) PMO
2 2 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.30%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (6.04%) vCenter Server
2 5 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.65%) PowerCLI
3 3 (1.65%) SCCM
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.10%) Opsview
4 2 (1.10%) SELinux
4 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.55%) vMotion
5 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.64%) Cisco
3 19 (10.44%) VMware
4 14 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 14 (7.69%) SAP
5 6 (3.30%) Juniper
5 6 (3.30%) Oracle
6 5 (2.75%) McAfee
6 5 (2.75%) Splunk
6 5 (2.75%) Veeam
7 3 (1.65%) HP
8 2 (1.10%) Adobe
8 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.10%) F5
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.10%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.10%) Progress
9 1 (0.55%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.55%) Fujitsu