Period
to 24 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 August 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 Clearance
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 573 348 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.54% 26.34% 31.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.81% 79.63% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 192 255
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £309 £350 £287
90th Percentile £638 £588 £605
South West median daily rate £475 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £44.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +19.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £31.08
90th Percentile £48.81 £47.00 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +1.82%

Security 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 718 437 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.27% 33.08% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 232 310
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +11.84%
10th Percentile £307 £346 £288
90th Percentile £638 £581 £604
South West median daily rate £465 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +10.58% +5.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £44.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +19.33% +22.95%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £31.10
90th Percentile £50.90 £47.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.13% +3.83% +14.29%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 24 August 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 0 270 £456 -3.69% 26
Salisbury 0 113 £438 -0.57% 31
Swindon -12 36 £495 +10.00% 3
Chippenham -11 11 £569 +51.67% 4
Warminster 0 1 - - 1
Marlborough 0 1 £725 +47.21%
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 396 (69.11%) SC Cleared
2 216 (37.70%) DV Cleared
3 152 (26.53%) Public Sector
4 128 (22.34%) Windows
5 117 (20.42%) Microsoft
6 111 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (17.63%) Finance
8 99 (17.28%) ITIL
9 85 (14.83%) Cisco
9 85 (14.83%) Telecoms
10 77 (13.44%) Project Management
11 76 (13.26%) Programme Management
12 75 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
13 72 (12.57%) SAP
13 72 (12.57%) Service Management
13 72 (12.57%) Manufacturing
14 71 (12.39%) Electronics
14 71 (12.39%) Marketing
14 71 (12.39%) Digital Marketing
15 67 (11.69%) VMware
16 61 (10.65%) Active Directory
17 60 (10.47%) Windows Server
18 59 (10.30%) PowerShell
19 52 (9.08%) SCCM
20 51 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (8.90%) PRINCE2
21 50 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
22 48 (8.38%) Linux
23 46 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (7.68%) Project Delivery

Security 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 27 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.32%) Confluence
3 16 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.05%) IIS
5 6 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.87%) CMS
7 4 (0.70%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (4.36%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 12 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.87%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.35%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.54%) Azure
2 24 (4.19%) Office 365
3 22 (3.84%) AWS
4 10 (1.75%) Power Platform
5 5 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (0.87%) SaaS
6 3 (0.52%) IaaS
6 3 (0.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.33%) Firewall
2 25 (4.36%) WAN
3 23 (4.01%) DNS
4 21 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (3.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (2.79%) DHCP
7 15 (2.62%) Unified Communications
8 13 (2.27%) Skype
9 12 (2.09%) BGP
9 12 (2.09%) SAN
10 11 (1.92%) VSAN
11 10 (1.75%) DMVPN
11 10 (1.75%) LAN
11 10 (1.75%) VLAN
12 9 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.57%) OSPF
13 8 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
14 7 (1.22%) Multicast
14 7 (1.22%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.92%) Big Data
3 10 (1.75%) Power BI
4 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) GIS
8 2 (0.35%) MySQL
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (5.58%) JIRA
2 14 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 10 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.75%) MSI
4 8 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.70%) Selenium
7 3 (0.52%) JUnit
7 3 (0.52%) Maven
7 3 (0.52%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.35%) Hudson
8 2 (0.35%) JMeter
8 2 (0.35%) jMock
8 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.35%) Mockito
8 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.35%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 152 (26.53%) Public Sector
2 101 (17.63%) Finance
3 85 (14.83%) Telecoms
4 72 (12.57%) Manufacturing
5 71 (12.39%) Electronics
5 71 (12.39%) Marketing
6 35 (6.11%) Military
7 11 (1.92%) Publishing
8 9 (1.57%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.57%) Retail
9 6 (1.05%) Banking
10 5 (0.87%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Games
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 115 (20.07%) Architect
2 44 (7.68%) Analyst
3 36 (6.28%) Consultant
3 36 (6.28%) Project Manager
3 36 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 24 (4.19%) Designer
6 23 (4.01%) Developer
7 22 (3.84%) Coordinator
7 22 (3.84%) Security Architect
8 17 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (2.79%) Business Analyst
10 14 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (2.44%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 14 (2.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 13 (2.27%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.09%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (2.09%) Technical Architect
13 11 (1.92%) Programme Manager
13 11 (1.92%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.79%) Web Services
1 16 (2.79%) XML
2 13 (2.27%) JSON
2 13 (2.27%) REST
3 12 (2.09%) SOAP
3 12 (2.09%) Software Packaging
4 10 (1.75%) SailPoint
5 9 (1.57%) .NET
5 9 (1.57%) RESTful
6 8 (1.40%) LDAP
6 8 (1.40%) OpenID
6 8 (1.40%) SAML
7 7 (1.22%) CSS
7 7 (1.22%) HTML
7 7 (1.22%) JFC
7 7 (1.22%) Middleware
7 7 (1.22%) OAuth
7 7 (1.22%) Spine.js
8 6 (1.05%) JSP
9 5 (0.87%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.19%) PKI
4 22 (3.84%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.09%) User Experience
6 10 (1.75%) CMDB
6 10 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.22%) NHS
8 6 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.05%) PMI
9 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.87%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.52%) CCTV
11 3 (0.52%) CESG
11 3 (0.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 128 (22.34%) Windows
2 60 (10.47%) Windows Server
3 48 (8.38%) Linux
4 33 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.89%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.14%) Windows 10
7 14 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.05%) CentOS
9 4 (0.70%) Solaris
9 4 (0.70%) Unix
9 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.35%) Android
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (17.28%) ITIL
3 77 (13.44%) Project Management
4 76 (13.26%) Programme Management
5 75 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (12.57%) Service Management
7 71 (12.39%) Digital Marketing
8 51 (8.90%) PRINCE2
9 44 (7.68%) Project Delivery
10 42 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (6.46%) NsoIT
13 34 (5.93%) Migration
13 34 (5.93%) Scrum
14 32 (5.58%) ArchiMate
15 31 (5.41%) Information Security
15 31 (5.41%) Risk Management
16 30 (5.24%) Technical Architecture
17 27 (4.71%) TOGAF
18 26 (4.54%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.30%) PowerShell
2 27 (4.71%) C
3 24 (4.19%) SQL
4 21 (3.66%) Java
5 15 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.27%) Python
7 11 (1.92%) C#
8 5 (0.87%) C++
9 4 (0.70%) Ruby
9 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.35%) Lua
11 2 (0.35%) PHP
11 2 (0.35%) R
11 2 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) Ada
12 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.17%) Groovy
12 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 396 (69.11%) SC Cleared
2 216 (37.70%) DV Cleared
3 50 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.71%) CCNA
5 22 (3.84%) CCNP
6 17 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.44%) CISM
7 14 (2.44%) CISSP
8 13 (2.27%) ISTQB
9 12 (2.09%) CCIE
9 12 (2.09%) SANS
10 11 (1.92%) APMP
11 10 (1.75%) CISA
11 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.57%) MCSA
12 9 (1.57%) MCSE
12 9 (1.57%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.40%) CCENT
13 8 (1.40%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.76%) JSP 440
2 20 (3.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (3.14%) HMG Infosec
3 18 (3.14%) QA
4 15 (2.62%) PMO
4 15 (2.62%) RMADS
5 7 (1.22%) NCSC
6 6 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.05%) SLA
7 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.52%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 61 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (2.79%) VMware NSX
5 15 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.40%) Firmware
6 8 (1.40%) NDS
7 7 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 6 (1.05%) vSphere
9 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.35%) Docker
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (9.08%) SCCM
2 28 (4.89%) vCenter Server
3 23 (4.01%) SCOM
4 15 (2.62%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 13 (2.27%) WSUS
6 9 (1.57%) PowerCLI
7 7 (1.22%) Grafana
7 7 (1.22%) Kibana
7 7 (1.22%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 5 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.52%) vRealize
12 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.35%) Puppet
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 117 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.83%) Cisco
3 72 (12.57%) SAP
4 67 (11.69%) VMware
5 31 (5.41%) Oracle
6 22 (3.84%) NetIQ
7 20 (3.49%) HP
8 18 (3.14%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.79%) Remedy
10 13 (2.27%) CA
11 12 (2.09%) BiZZdesign
11 12 (2.09%) ForgeRock
12 11 (1.92%) Citrix
13 8 (1.40%) ArcSight
13 8 (1.40%) Blue Prism
13 8 (1.40%) Gemalto
13 8 (1.40%) UiPath
14 7 (1.22%) BMC
14 7 (1.22%) Splunk
15 6 (1.05%) Sparx