Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 170 343 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.48% 25.09% 20.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.15% 61.03% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 257 218
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -2.91%
10th Percentile £366 £237 £263
90th Percentile £738 £600 £533
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 17
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.77% -13.33% +177.78%
10th Percentile £25.10 £31.25 £19.90
90th Percentile £31.30 £33.75 £44.55
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.94%

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 339 562 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.87% 41.11% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 391 364
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £410 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +11.56% -8.13%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £230
90th Percentile £693 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £382
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.71% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 32
Wiltshire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.48% +23.20% +131.48%
10th Percentile £25.70 £31.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £34.30 £41.65 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -24.05% -2.47% +6.58%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 72 £475 +5.56% 6
Salisbury -1 14 £320 -20.00% 5
Swindon -20 9 £425 +28.30% 2
Marlborough -1 4 £430 +18.62%
Warminster - 2 £473 -
Chippenham -4 1 - - 2
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (20.00%) Project Management
3 31 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.88%) Finance
4 27 (15.88%) Military
4 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
5 26 (15.29%) Risk Management
6 24 (14.12%) DV Cleared
7 22 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.18%) Telecoms
9 18 (10.59%) Manufacturing
9 18 (10.59%) Programme Management
10 16 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.41%) ITIL
10 16 (9.41%) Marketing
11 15 (8.82%) Electronics
11 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (8.82%) SAP
11 15 (8.82%) Cisco
11 15 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (8.82%) Office 365
12 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
12 14 (8.24%) BGP
12 14 (8.24%) SharePoint
13 13 (7.65%) Migration
13 13 (7.65%) Windows
13 13 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (7.06%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (7.06%) C

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 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.18%) Apache
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
3 2 (1.18%) JBoss
3 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.82%) Office 365
2 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.24%) BGP
2 11 (6.47%) MPLS
2 11 (6.47%) VPN
3 10 (5.88%) IPv6
3 10 (5.88%) Multicast
4 9 (5.29%) Firewall
5 8 (4.71%) Internet
6 7 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.94%) Intranet
8 4 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.35%) Network Security
8 4 (2.35%) Skype
8 4 (2.35%) SMS
9 3 (1.76%) LAN
9 3 (1.76%) Telepresence
9 3 (1.76%) VoIP
10 2 (1.18%) DNS
10 2 (1.18%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.18%) H.323
10 2 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.59%) GIS
3 1 (0.59%) JasperReports
3 1 (0.59%) Power BI
3 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.76%) Selenium
3 2 (1.18%) JUnit
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) Ant
4 1 (0.59%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.59%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.59%) FishEye
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Hamcrest
4 1 (0.59%) Hudson
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) Maven
4 1 (0.59%) Mockito
4 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (15.88%) Finance
1 27 (15.88%) Military
2 19 (11.18%) Telecoms
3 18 (10.59%) Manufacturing
4 16 (9.41%) Marketing
5 15 (8.82%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (14.71%) Architect
2 18 (10.59%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.41%) Analyst
4 15 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) Consultant
5 14 (8.24%) Security Engineer
6 12 (7.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (7.06%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 9 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.12%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.12%) Chief Technology Officer
8 7 (4.12%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.12%) Test Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.94%) Lead Architect
10 5 (2.94%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.94%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.18%) GWT
2 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.18%) JSON
2 2 (1.18%) ModSecurity
2 2 (1.18%) REST
2 2 (1.18%) Spring
2 2 (1.18%) Swing
2 2 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.59%) Ajax
3 1 (0.59%) AWT
3 1 (0.59%) CGI
3 1 (0.59%) COM
3 1 (0.59%) Java EE
3 1 (0.59%) JMS
3 1 (0.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.76%) NHS
4 3 (1.76%) PKI
5 2 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) RIA
6 1 (0.59%) Robotics
6 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.65%) Windows
2 7 (4.12%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.18%) Android
3 2 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.59%) CentOS
4 1 (0.59%) Debian
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.59%) Unix
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.00%) Project Management
2 31 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.29%) Risk Management
4 22 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.59%) Programme Management
6 16 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (9.41%) ITIL
7 15 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (7.65%) Migration
8 13 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (7.06%) Scrum
9 12 (7.06%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (6.47%) NsoIT
10 11 (6.47%) Service Design
11 9 (5.29%) Change Management
11 9 (5.29%) IT Strategy
12 8 (4.71%) Information Assurance
13 7 (4.12%) Coaching
13 7 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (4.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.06%) C
2 6 (3.53%) C#
2 6 (3.53%) Java
3 4 (2.35%) SQL
4 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.76%) VBA
5 2 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 170 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.12%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.29%) CISSP
4 7 (4.12%) Degree
5 6 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.94%) CCNP
6 5 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.76%) APMP
7 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CCIE
8 2 (1.18%) CLAS
8 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.18%) PMP
8 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) CCDA
9 1 (0.59%) CCNA
9 1 (0.59%) ISEB
9 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.35%) PMO
3 3 (1.76%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.76%) ECSS
4 1 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) RMADS
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.76%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.18%) SnapVault
3 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.59%) Ansible
4 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Nagios
4 1 (0.59%) Opsview
4 1 (0.59%) SELinux
4 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.82%) Cisco
2 15 (8.82%) SAP
3 10 (5.88%) VMware
4 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.76%) F5
5 3 (1.76%) NetApp
5 3 (1.76%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe
6 2 (1.18%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) Veritas
7 1 (0.59%) Capita
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.59%) Splunk