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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 151 148 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 22.88% 22.77% 13.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.53% 57.36% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 105 59
Median daily rate £420 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £552 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.17% +31.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 258 258 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 39.09% 39.69% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 177 123
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.72% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham 0 56 £488 +9.55% 3
Salisbury 0 12 £400 +6.66% 1
Swindon -10 11 £350 -3.44%
Marlborough - 3 £325 -
Chippenham -3 2 £348 -9.74%
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 85 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (28.57%) Project Management
4 69 (24.64%) Finance
5 51 (18.21%) Microsoft Project
6 47 (16.79%) Programme Management
7 41 (14.64%) PRINCE2
8 37 (13.21%) Telecoms
9 36 (12.86%) Project Planning
10 35 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (11.43%) SAP
11 32 (11.43%) Manufacturing
12 31 (11.07%) Electronics
12 31 (11.07%) Marketing
12 31 (11.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 31 (11.07%) Digital Marketing
12 31 (11.07%) DV Cleared
13 30 (10.71%) Risk Management
14 28 (10.00%) ITIL
15 26 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (8.21%) SharePoint
17 23 (8.21%) PMO
18 22 (7.86%) Windows
18 22 (7.86%) Migration
19 21 (7.50%) Oracle
19 21 (7.50%) Microsoft
19 21 (7.50%) Office 365
20 20 (7.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
21 19 (6.79%) Product Breakdown Structure

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 24 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
2 23 (8.21%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.07%) Confluence
4 5 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (18.21%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (11.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (6.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.93%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.50%) Office 365
2 8 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.00%) Firewall
2 13 (4.64%) LAN
3 11 (3.93%) WAN
4 10 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.14%) TACACS
6 5 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.79%) DNS
6 5 (1.79%) LDAP
7 4 (1.43%) MPLS
8 3 (1.07%) Internet
8 3 (1.07%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.07%) SSL
8 3 (1.07%) VPN
8 3 (1.07%) Wireless
9 2 (0.71%) ATM
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.71%) Network Security
9 2 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.79%) Power BI
2 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.07%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.36%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.36%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (6.07%) JIRA
2 9 (3.21%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.71%) Hudson
5 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.71%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.36%) Maven
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (24.64%) Finance
2 37 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 32 (11.43%) Manufacturing
4 31 (11.07%) Electronics
4 31 (11.07%) Marketing
5 16 (5.71%) Military
6 4 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Avionics
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (11.79%) Project Manager
2 27 (9.64%) Architect
3 25 (8.93%) Consultant
4 24 (8.57%) Project Planner
5 18 (6.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 17 (6.07%) Analyst
7 16 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (5.36%) Coordinator
9 12 (4.29%) Developer
9 12 (4.29%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.93%) Project Coordinator
11 10 (3.57%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Support Officer
12 9 (3.21%) Administrator
12 9 (3.21%) Security Engineer
12 9 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.86%) Project Officer
13 8 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
14 7 (2.50%) Business Analyst
15 6 (2.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.00%) Web Services
2 12 (4.29%) REST
3 8 (2.86%) HTML
3 8 (2.86%) JFC
4 7 (2.50%) CSS
4 7 (2.50%) HTML5
5 6 (2.14%) .NET
5 6 (2.14%) Ajax
5 6 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.79%) Lucene
7 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (1.43%) JSON
7 4 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.43%) WSDL
7 4 (1.43%) XML
7 4 (1.43%) XSD
8 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.43%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.36%) PMI
4 14 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.00%) NHS
5 9 (3.21%) CESG
5 9 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.86%) PKI
7 6 (2.14%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.71%) BYOD
9 2 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
10 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.86%) Windows
2 11 (3.93%) Linux
3 7 (2.50%) Unix
4 4 (1.43%) Solaris
4 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.57%) Project Management
3 47 (16.79%) Programme Management
4 41 (14.64%) PRINCE2
5 36 (12.86%) Project Planning
6 35 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (11.07%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 28 (10.00%) ITIL
10 22 (7.86%) Migration
11 20 (7.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 19 (6.79%) Product Breakdown Structure
13 17 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (5.71%) TOGAF
15 14 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
16 13 (4.64%) DevOps
16 13 (4.64%) Scrum
16 13 (4.64%) Service Delivery
17 12 (4.29%) Critical Path Analysis
18 11 (3.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.71%) C
2 14 (5.00%) SQL
3 8 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.14%) C#
5 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) R
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 280 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.07%) DV Cleared
3 17 (6.07%) Degree
3 17 (6.07%) PMI Certification
4 15 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.29%) CCNP
6 9 (3.21%) Chartered Engineer
6 9 (3.21%) CITP
6 9 (3.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (3.21%) MBCS
6 9 (3.21%) PMP
7 6 (2.14%) APMP
7 6 (2.14%) CCNA
7 6 (2.14%) CLAS
8 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.07%) CCIE
10 3 (1.07%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.07%) SANS
11 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.21%) PMO
2 7 (2.50%) QA
3 6 (2.14%) Def Stans
3 6 (2.14%) DO-178B
3 6 (2.14%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.79%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.07%) HL7
5 3 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.07%) RMADS
6 1 (0.36%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.79%) vSphere
4 4 (1.43%) Docker
5 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.71%) Firmware
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (2.86%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.50%) Ansible
2 7 (2.50%) Puppet
3 5 (1.79%) SCCM
4 3 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (11.43%) SAP
2 21 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.50%) Oracle
3 19 (6.79%) Cisco
4 16 (5.71%) VMware
5 9 (3.21%) Citrix
6 8 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.50%) Blue Coat
7 7 (2.50%) Juniper
8 6 (2.14%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.14%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.79%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.79%) Nokia
9 5 (1.79%) Pegasus
9 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.43%) F5
10 4 (1.43%) McAfee
10 4 (1.43%) Remedy
11 3 (1.07%) Aruba
12 2 (0.71%) HP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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