Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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 Clearance
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 330 419 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 25.70% 31.20% 28.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.95% 80.42% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 254 247
Wiltshire median daily rate £474 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £286 £265
90th Percentile £589 £593 £563
South West median daily rate £440 £418 £410
% change year-on-year +5.39% +1.83% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.33% +7.14% +122.22%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.08 £21.35
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.15 £39.00
South West median hourly rate £41.77 £42.00 £42.13
% change year-on-year -0.56% -0.30% -0.84%

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 418 521 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.55% 38.79% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 312 324
Wiltshire median daily rate £456 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +11.11% -1.92%
10th Percentile £338 £287 £256
90th Percentile £588 £593 £560
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.33% +22.95% +100.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.13 £20.98
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.16% +10.34% -9.38%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 0 122 £475 +5.56% 12
Salisbury 0 64 £425 +6.25% 23
Swindon -11 32 £450 +20.00% 9
Chippenham 0 17 £375 -16.57% 1
Marlborough 0 8 £477 +46.77%
Warminster - 2 £525 - 1
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 203 (61.52%) SC Cleared
2 94 (28.48%) DV Cleared
3 64 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (18.48%) Microsoft
5 54 (16.36%) Windows
6 52 (15.76%) Cisco
7 45 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
8 44 (13.33%) VMware
8 44 (13.33%) Service Management
9 41 (12.42%) ITIL
10 39 (11.82%) Finance
11 38 (11.52%) Project Management
12 36 (10.91%) Migration
12 36 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (9.70%) Management Information System
13 32 (9.70%) Windows Server
14 29 (8.79%) Military
14 29 (8.79%) SharePoint
15 28 (8.48%) PRINCE2
15 28 (8.48%) Active Directory
15 28 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
16 27 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 25 (7.58%) Risk Management
18 24 (7.27%) Telecoms
18 24 (7.27%) C
18 24 (7.27%) Information Assurance
19 23 (6.97%) PowerShell
19 23 (6.97%) Linux
19 23 (6.97%) Analytical Skills

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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 29 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.12%) Confluence
3 5 (1.52%) Apache
3 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.91%) CMS
5 3 (0.91%) IIS
5 3 (0.91%) JBoss
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.94%) Office 365
2 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.15%) WAN
2 16 (4.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (4.55%) Firewall
3 15 (4.55%) LAN
4 13 (3.94%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (3.64%) BGP
6 11 (3.33%) VoIP
7 10 (3.03%) SMS
8 9 (2.73%) Wireshark
9 8 (2.42%) EIGRP
10 7 (2.12%) Internet
10 7 (2.12%) NX-OS
10 7 (2.12%) SAN
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.52%) DMVPN
11 5 (1.52%) Multicast
12 4 (1.21%) DNS
12 4 (1.21%) Network Security
12 4 (1.21%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.42%) Big Data
2 7 (2.12%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.61%) HBase
5 2 (0.61%) JasperReports
5 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.30%) GIS
6 1 (0.30%) MySQL
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (3.94%) JIRA
2 7 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.21%) MSI
4 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.91%) JUnit
4 3 (0.91%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.61%) Ant
5 2 (0.61%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.61%) Maven
5 2 (0.61%) NUnit
5 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.30%) FishEye
6 1 (0.30%) JMeter
6 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.30%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (11.82%) Finance
2 29 (8.79%) Military
3 24 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.15%) Marketing
6 16 (4.85%) Electronics
7 7 (2.12%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (20.00%) Architect
2 21 (6.36%) Project Manager
2 21 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 18 (5.45%) Security Architect
5 17 (5.15%) Consultant
6 16 (4.85%) Analyst
7 14 (4.24%) Developer
8 11 (3.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 11 (3.33%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.03%) Administrator
9 10 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 10 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (3.03%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.42%) Commercial Manager
10 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.42%) Senior Manager
10 8 (2.42%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) .NET
2 7 (2.12%) REST
3 4 (1.21%) Spine.js
3 4 (1.21%) WPF
4 3 (0.91%) Hibernate
4 3 (0.91%) JSON
4 3 (0.91%) Spring
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 2 (0.61%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.61%) CSS
5 2 (0.61%) GWT
5 2 (0.61%) JFC
5 2 (0.61%) JMS
5 2 (0.61%) jQuery
5 2 (0.61%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.61%) Swing
6 1 (0.30%) Ajax
6 1 (0.30%) Java EE
6 1 (0.30%) LDAP
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.70%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.03%) PKI
5 8 (2.42%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.82%) CMDB
6 6 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.52%) CESG
8 4 (1.21%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (1.21%) Replication
9 3 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.91%) NHS
9 3 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.61%) RIA
10 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.36%) Windows
2 32 (9.70%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.97%) Linux
4 14 (4.24%) Windows 10
4 14 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.82%) CentOS
8 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.52%) Unix
9 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.91%) Debian
11 2 (0.61%) Solaris
11 2 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
3 44 (13.33%) Service Management
4 41 (12.42%) ITIL
5 38 (11.52%) Project Management
6 36 (10.91%) Migration
7 28 (8.48%) PRINCE2
8 27 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 27 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (7.58%) Risk Management
10 24 (7.27%) Information Assurance
11 21 (6.36%) NsoIT
12 20 (6.06%) Programme Management
13 19 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.76%) Scrum
14 18 (5.45%) Security Architecture
15 16 (4.85%) ArchiMate
15 16 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (4.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.27%) C
2 23 (6.97%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.85%) Python
4 12 (3.64%) C#
5 10 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.73%) Java
7 7 (2.12%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.12%) SQL
8 5 (1.52%) C++
9 3 (0.91%) Perl
9 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.61%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.30%) Java 8
11 1 (0.30%) Tcl
11 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (61.52%) SC Cleared
2 94 (28.48%) DV Cleared
3 28 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.76%) CISSP
5 14 (4.24%) CCNA
5 14 (4.24%) CCNP
6 11 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (3.03%) CISM
8 7 (2.12%) CISA
8 7 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.82%) Degree
9 6 (1.82%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.82%) MCSA
9 6 (1.82%) MCSE
9 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.82%) OCA
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.52%) APMP
10 5 (1.52%) ISSAP
10 5 (1.52%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.36%) JSP 440
2 9 (2.73%) HMG Infosec
2 9 (2.73%) PMO
3 7 (2.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (2.12%) RMADS
4 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.91%) QA
4 3 (0.91%) SLA
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (8.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.73%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.52%) vSphere
7 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.61%) HDFS
9 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 20 (6.06%) SCCM
3 17 (5.15%) vCenter Server
4 16 (4.85%) SCOM
5 11 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (2.73%) Opsview
7 7 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (2.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.52%) WSUS
9 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.21%) PowerCLI
10 3 (0.91%) SELinux
10 3 (0.91%) vRealize
11 2 (0.61%) Ambari
11 2 (0.61%) Ansible
11 2 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 61 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.76%) Cisco
3 44 (13.33%) VMware
4 19 (5.76%) SAP
5 17 (5.15%) Atlassian
6 13 (3.94%) Oracle
7 8 (2.42%) McAfee
8 6 (1.82%) Juniper
8 6 (1.82%) Splunk
9 5 (1.52%) Veeam
10 4 (1.21%) Citrix
10 4 (1.21%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.91%) HP
11 3 (0.91%) Scality
12 2 (0.61%) Adobe
12 2 (0.61%) Informatica
12 2 (0.61%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.61%) NetIQ
12 2 (0.61%) Symantec