Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 192 275 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.41% 21.67% 17.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.89% 55.11% 50.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 216 189
Wiltshire median daily rate £460 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% +5.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £349 £214 £254
90th Percentile £638 £600 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £404 £389
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.86% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -19.75% +205.66%
10th Percentile £26.30 £28.00 £18.74
90th Percentile £37.63 £37.00 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - -1.23% -5.81%

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 363 499 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.91% 39.32% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 357 338
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £230 £230
90th Percentile £630 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.25 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.03% +2.67% +117.39%
10th Percentile £21.05 £28.78 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.13 £47.50 £45.30
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -10.96% -6.41% +7.14%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 84 £470 +10.59% 2
Swindon -18 15 £395 +12.86% 2
Salisbury -6 10 £525 +31.25% 5
Chippenham +9 6 £437 +124.23% 1
Marlborough - 2 £420 -
Warminster - 2 £466 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 192 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.79%) Finance
3 35 (18.23%) Military
4 34 (17.71%) Project Management
5 29 (15.10%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (13.54%) DV Cleared
7 23 (11.98%) Risk Management
7 23 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (9.90%) ITIL
9 19 (9.90%) Programme Management
10 17 (8.85%) Cisco
10 17 (8.85%) Management Information System
11 16 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 16 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 15 (7.81%) Validation
12 15 (7.81%) Windows
12 15 (7.81%) Office 365
13 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (7.29%) SharePoint
13 14 (7.29%) Manufacturing
14 13 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.25%) Marketing
15 12 (6.25%) Degree
15 12 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (6.25%) SAP

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 14 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Office 365
2 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) BGP
1 9 (4.69%) MPLS
2 8 (4.17%) IPv6
2 8 (4.17%) Multicast
2 8 (4.17%) VPN
3 6 (3.13%) Firewall
4 5 (2.60%) Internet
4 5 (2.60%) SAN
5 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.08%) LAN
6 3 (1.56%) Telepresence
6 3 (1.56%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) DNS
7 2 (1.04%) H.323
7 2 (1.04%) Network Security
7 2 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.04%) Skype
7 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.04%) VoIP
7 2 (1.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Power BI
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.56%) Selenium
3 2 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 38 (19.79%) Finance
2 35 (18.23%) Military
3 16 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.29%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.25%) Electronics
5 12 (6.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (16.15%) Project Manager
2 21 (10.94%) Architect
3 17 (8.85%) Consultant
3 17 (8.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 14 (7.29%) Network Engineer
5 13 (6.77%) Security Engineer
6 12 (6.25%) Analyst
7 10 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (3.65%) Chief Technology Officer
8 7 (3.65%) Security Consultant
8 7 (3.65%) Test Manager
9 6 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.13%) Project Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.60%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (2.60%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 5 (2.60%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.60%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.60%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.13%) .NET
2 5 (2.60%) Visualforce
3 4 (2.08%) Web Services
3 4 (2.08%) WSDL
4 2 (1.04%) JFC
4 2 (1.04%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.56%) PKI
6 3 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.04%) PMI
7 2 (1.04%) RIA
7 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Robotics
8 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.81%) Windows
2 8 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.08%) Unix
3 4 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.56%) Linux
4 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.04%) Solaris
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.71%) Project Management
2 29 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.98%) Risk Management
3 23 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.90%) ITIL
4 19 (9.90%) Programme Management
5 16 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 16 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (7.81%) Validation
7 13 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (6.25%) Service Design
8 12 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.73%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.21%) Change Management
10 10 (5.21%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.69%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.17%) Migration
12 8 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.13%) C
1 6 (3.13%) C#
2 5 (2.60%) Apex Code
2 5 (2.60%) Java
2 5 (2.60%) SOQL
3 4 (2.08%) SOSL
3 4 (2.08%) SQL
4 3 (1.56%) VBA
5 2 (1.04%) C++
5 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.04%) Python
5 2 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 192 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.54%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.25%) Degree
4 8 (4.17%) APMP
4 8 (4.17%) CISSP
5 7 (3.65%) PMP
6 6 (3.13%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.56%) CCNA
9 3 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.56%) CLAS
9 3 (1.56%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.04%) CCNP
10 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.04%) ISEB
10 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) PMO
2 4 (2.08%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.56%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.56%) ECSS
3 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) RMADS
4 2 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) HL7
5 1 (0.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.56%) Firmware
3 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.04%) SnapVault
2 2 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.85%) Cisco
3 12 (6.25%) SAP
4 9 (4.69%) VMware
5 7 (3.65%) NetApp
6 5 (2.60%) Hortonworks
6 5 (2.60%) HP
6 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.60%) Veritas
7 4 (2.08%) Brocade
7 4 (2.08%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.56%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.04%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.04%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.04%) CA
9 2 (1.04%) EMC
9 2 (1.04%) F5
9 2 (1.04%) Gemalto
9 2 (1.04%) Remedy
9 2 (1.04%) Symantec