Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 429 189 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.11% 16.80% 21.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 50.81% 54.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 132 212
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £460 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +16.83% +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £348 £213
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £33.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.42% +1.54% -19.75%
10th Percentile £38.42 £26.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £37.63 £37.00
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% - -1.23%

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 715 372 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.52% 33.07% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 227 353
Wiltshire median daily rate £480 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £341 £313 £230
90th Percentile £625 £611 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 24
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £29.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.68% -24.03% +2.67%
10th Percentile £35.00 £21.05 £28.78
90th Percentile £49.90 £39.13 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -8.50%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 0 180 £475 +3.26% 18
Salisbury +5 89 £450 -14.29% 5
Swindon +19 45 £438 +13.64% 6
Warminster 0 1 - - 1
Marlborough 0 1 £490 +16.67%
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 429 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 119 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (20.75%) Windows
4 85 (19.81%) PowerShell
5 82 (19.11%) DV Cleared
6 81 (18.88%) Microsoft
7 78 (18.18%) Finance
8 61 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (13.75%) SAP
9 59 (13.75%) Telecoms
9 59 (13.75%) VMware
10 56 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (12.59%) Programme Management
11 54 (12.59%) Electronics
12 53 (12.35%) Manufacturing
12 53 (12.35%) Linux
12 53 (12.35%) Marketing
12 53 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
13 51 (11.89%) Cisco
14 47 (10.96%) Service Management
15 45 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
16 44 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 44 (10.26%) Windows Server
16 44 (10.26%) JIRA
17 43 (10.02%) ITIL
18 39 (9.09%) Data Centre
19 38 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (8.62%) Software Engineering
20 37 (8.62%) SharePoint
20 37 (8.62%) Project Management

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 37 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 36 (8.39%) Confluence
3 8 (1.86%) Apache
4 7 (1.63%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.93%) IIS
8 3 (0.70%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Primavera
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.03%) PaaS
4 11 (2.56%) Office 365
5 7 (1.63%) SaaS
6 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 2 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.46%) Firewall
2 14 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (3.03%) Network Security
4 12 (2.80%) Skype
5 11 (2.56%) OSPF
6 10 (2.33%) VPN
7 9 (2.10%) BGP
8 7 (1.63%) DNS
8 7 (1.63%) TACACS
9 6 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.40%) Multicast
9 6 (1.40%) SAN
9 6 (1.40%) WAN
10 5 (1.17%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (1.17%) DMVPN
10 5 (1.17%) LAN
10 5 (1.17%) VSAN
11 4 (0.93%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.70%) FTP
12 3 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.17%) MySQL
2 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.93%) Big Data
3 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Zeppelin
5 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.47%) Power BI
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (10.26%) JIRA
2 29 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.80%) MSI
5 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.93%) Maven
8 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.70%) Hudson
8 3 (0.70%) JMeter
8 3 (0.70%) JUnit
8 3 (0.70%) Selenium
8 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.47%) DbUnit
9 2 (0.47%) jMock
9 2 (0.47%) Mockito
9 2 (0.47%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (18.18%) Finance
2 59 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 54 (12.59%) Electronics
4 53 (12.35%) Manufacturing
4 53 (12.35%) Marketing
5 23 (5.36%) Military
6 12 (2.80%) Banking
7 6 (1.40%) Retail
8 3 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (19.11%) Architect
2 40 (9.32%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 21 (4.90%) Analyst
4 21 (4.90%) Network Engineer
5 20 (4.66%) Automation Engineer
5 20 (4.66%) Consultant
6 19 (4.43%) Developer
7 18 (4.20%) Applications Architect
8 17 (3.96%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 15 (3.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 14 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.26%) Coordinator
10 14 (3.26%) Technical Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Technical Project Manager
11 13 (3.03%) Applications Packager
12 12 (2.80%) PowerShell Engineer
13 11 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
13 11 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.06%) Web Services
2 24 (5.59%) XML
3 23 (5.36%) SOAP
4 21 (4.90%) JSON
5 18 (4.20%) .NET
5 18 (4.20%) JSP
6 12 (2.80%) REST
7 9 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.40%) SAML
9 5 (1.17%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.17%) J2EE
9 5 (1.17%) OAuth
9 5 (1.17%) OpenID
10 4 (0.93%) CSS
10 4 (0.93%) HTML
10 4 (0.93%) jQuery
10 4 (0.93%) LAMP
10 4 (0.93%) OAuth2
10 4 (0.93%) WCF
10 4 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.50%) PKI
4 14 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.86%) NHS
7 5 (1.17%) CMDB
7 5 (1.17%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 3 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.70%) User Experience
8 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.47%) CESG
9 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.47%) Replication
9 2 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 89 (20.75%) Windows
2 53 (12.35%) Linux
3 44 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (5.83%) Windows 10
6 19 (4.43%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.80%) CentOS
10 8 (1.86%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.93%) Unix
13 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.23%) AIX
14 1 (0.23%) Debian
14 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (12.59%) Programme Management
4 53 (12.35%) Digital Marketing
5 47 (10.96%) Service Management
6 45 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 43 (10.02%) ITIL
9 37 (8.62%) Project Management
9 37 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 35 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (7.93%) Critical Thinking
12 32 (7.46%) Risk Management
12 32 (7.46%) TOGAF
13 30 (6.99%) Migration
14 28 (6.53%) Information Security
15 27 (6.29%) Configuration Management
16 26 (6.06%) DevOps
16 26 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
17 25 (5.83%) NsoIT
Programming Languages
1 85 (19.81%) PowerShell
2 32 (7.46%) Java
3 31 (7.23%) C
4 29 (6.76%) Python
5 23 (5.36%) SQL
6 22 (5.13%) C++
7 15 (3.50%) C#
8 10 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.23%) Java 8
11 1 (0.23%) Tcl
11 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 429 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (19.11%) DV Cleared
3 25 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.36%) CCNA
5 17 (3.96%) MCSA
5 17 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.50%) Degree
6 15 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (3.26%) MCSE
8 12 (2.80%) OCA
8 12 (2.80%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (1.86%) ISEB
10 7 (1.63%) RHCE
11 6 (1.40%) CCNP
11 6 (1.40%) CISM
11 6 (1.40%) CISSP
12 5 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.70%) ISSAP
14 3 (0.70%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.46%) JSP 440
2 20 (4.66%) HMG Infosec
2 20 (4.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (2.56%) RMADS
4 9 (2.10%) PMO
5 6 (1.40%) QA
6 5 (1.17%) Def Stans
7 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.47%) SLA
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (7.93%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (3.03%) Docker
6 12 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.10%) VMware NSX
8 7 (1.63%) vSphere
9 5 (1.17%) KVM
10 3 (0.70%) Firmware
10 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.47%) HDFS
11 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.23%) NDS
12 1 (0.23%) Squid
12 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (6.29%) SCCM
1 27 (6.29%) vCenter Server
2 15 (3.50%) Puppet
3 12 (2.80%) PowerCLI
4 10 (2.33%) Ansible
4 10 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.10%) SCOM
6 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.63%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.40%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 5 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.93%) Terraform
10 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.70%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.75%) SAP
2 59 (13.75%) VMware
3 51 (11.89%) Cisco
4 32 (7.46%) Atlassian
5 30 (6.99%) Oracle
6 15 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.80%) NetIQ
8 11 (2.56%) Juniper
9 10 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.10%) McAfee
11 7 (1.63%) Remedy
12 6 (1.40%) F5
13 5 (1.17%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.17%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.17%) Veeam
14 4 (0.93%) Citrix
14 4 (0.93%) IBM
14 4 (0.93%) Nokia
15 3 (0.70%) Micro Focus