Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 276 285 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 18.88% 21.57% 19.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.28% 55.99% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 186 180
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £350 £274 £247
90th Percentile £603 £588 £560
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% +52.17% +31.43%
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £41.88
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.49% -0.30%

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 518 509 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.43% 38.53% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 299 308
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -3.29%
10th Percentile £350 £294 £230
90th Percentile £586 £613 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.49% +95.74%
10th Percentile £31.70 £31.08 £20.98
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.15 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% +16.67% -13.75%

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 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 108 £475 +5.56% 28
Salisbury -2 42 £425 -0.70% 13
Swindon -9 24 £400 +20.75% 12
Marlborough -2 4 £460 +33.82%
Warminster 0 1 - - 3
Chippenham -4 1 - - 4
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.03%) Windows
3 47 (17.03%) Finance
4 43 (15.58%) Migration
5 38 (13.77%) Telecoms
6 37 (13.41%) SAP
6 37 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (12.68%) Programme Management
7 35 (12.68%) DV Cleared
8 34 (12.32%) PowerShell
8 34 (12.32%) Marketing
8 34 (12.32%) Digital Marketing
8 34 (12.32%) Manufacturing
8 34 (12.32%) Electronics
9 33 (11.96%) VMware
10 32 (11.59%) Cisco
10 32 (11.59%) Microsoft
11 31 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (10.51%) Data Centre
12 29 (10.51%) Windows Server
13 27 (9.78%) ITIL
14 26 (9.42%) Project Management
14 26 (9.42%) Atlassian
14 26 (9.42%) JIRA
15 25 (9.06%) Risk Management
16 24 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (7.97%) Service Management
17 22 (7.97%) Problem-Solving

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 21 (7.61%) Confluence
1 21 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.36%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.45%) Office 365
2 4 (1.45%) PaaS
2 4 (1.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.16%) Firewall
2 9 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (2.54%) DMVPN
3 7 (2.54%) Multicast
4 6 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (2.17%) Skype
5 5 (1.81%) BGP
5 5 (1.81%) OSPF
5 5 (1.81%) VXLAN
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.09%) Network Security
6 3 (1.09%) SMS
6 3 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.09%) VPN
7 2 (0.72%) DNS
7 2 (0.72%) Internet
7 2 (0.72%) LAN
7 2 (0.72%) SAN
7 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.36%) JasperReports
3 1 (0.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (9.42%) JIRA
2 21 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.45%) MSI
4 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.72%) Maven
5 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) Ant
6 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.36%) Gradle
6 1 (0.36%) JMeter
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (17.03%) Finance
2 38 (13.77%) Telecoms
3 34 (12.32%) Electronics
3 34 (12.32%) Manufacturing
3 34 (12.32%) Marketing
4 20 (7.25%) Military
5 2 (0.72%) Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (19.93%) Architect
2 22 (7.97%) Project Manager
3 18 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
4 15 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (4.71%) Consultant
5 13 (4.71%) Test Manager
6 12 (4.35%) Analyst
6 12 (4.35%) Developer
6 12 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 11 (3.99%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (3.62%) PowerShell Engineer
8 10 (3.62%) Programme Manager
9 9 (3.26%) Applications Architect
10 8 (2.90%) Designer
10 8 (2.90%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 8 (2.90%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.54%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.17%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.26%) .NET
1 9 (3.26%) REST
2 6 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.81%) Spine.js
4 4 (1.45%) J2EE
4 4 (1.45%) WPF
5 3 (1.09%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.09%) JFC
5 3 (1.09%) JSON
5 3 (1.09%) OAuth
5 3 (1.09%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.09%) SAML
5 3 (1.09%) WCF
5 3 (1.09%) Web Services
6 2 (0.72%) JSP
6 2 (0.72%) SOAP
6 2 (0.72%) XML
7 1 (0.36%) COM
7 1 (0.36%) CSS
7 1 (0.36%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.51%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.17%) CMDB
6 4 (1.45%) NHS
6 4 (1.45%) PKI
7 3 (1.09%) CESG
7 3 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) RIA
8 2 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.03%) Windows
2 29 (10.51%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.71%) Linux
4 12 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.99%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.81%) CentOS
8 5 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Debian
10 1 (0.36%) Unix
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.58%) Migration
3 37 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (12.68%) Programme Management
5 34 (12.32%) Digital Marketing
6 31 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (9.78%) ITIL
8 26 (9.42%) Project Management
9 25 (9.06%) Risk Management
10 22 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.97%) Service Management
11 21 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 19 (6.88%) NsoIT
14 17 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (6.16%) System Integration Testing
15 15 (5.43%) Configuration Management
15 15 (5.43%) TOGAF
16 14 (5.07%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.32%) PowerShell
2 16 (5.80%) C
3 13 (4.71%) C#
4 8 (2.90%) Java
4 8 (2.90%) Python
5 7 (2.54%) C++
6 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.09%) SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Java 8
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) Tcl
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 276 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.68%) DV Cleared
3 21 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.16%) CCNA
5 13 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (3.99%) Degree
6 11 (3.99%) MCSA
6 11 (3.99%) MCSE
6 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.62%) OCA
7 10 (3.62%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (3.26%) CISSP
9 8 (2.90%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.54%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (1.81%) CISM
11 5 (1.81%) ISEB
12 4 (1.45%) CCNP
12 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.09%) CCIE
13 3 (1.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) JSP 440
2 5 (1.81%) PMO
2 5 (1.81%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) HMG Infosec
3 4 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.09%) SLA
5 2 (0.72%) RMADS
6 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.54%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.09%) Firmware
7 2 (0.72%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (7.25%) vCenter Server
2 11 (3.99%) SCCM
3 9 (3.26%) PowerCLI
4 6 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 4 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.09%) Puppet
7 1 (0.36%) Ansible
7 1 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) Opsview
7 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) SELinux
7 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.36%) vMotion
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (13.41%) SAP
2 33 (11.96%) VMware
3 32 (11.59%) Cisco
3 32 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.42%) Atlassian
5 16 (5.80%) Oracle
6 8 (2.90%) Juniper
7 7 (2.54%) McAfee
8 6 (2.17%) NetIQ
8 6 (2.17%) Splunk
8 6 (2.17%) Veeam
9 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.72%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.72%) F5
10 2 (0.72%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.72%) HP
10 2 (0.72%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.72%) Progress
11 1 (0.36%) Infoblox