Period
to 22 March 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 22 March 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 614 228 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.70% 21.13% 30.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.46% 69.94% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 153 301
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £230
90th Percentile £625 £734 £594
South West median daily rate £473 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.25 £29.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.93% -24.68% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.10 £36.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £31.30 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £31.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +30.80% -19.62% -7.06%

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 727 326 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 37.53% 30.21% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 197 398
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.85% +13.10%
10th Percentile £313 £342 £236
90th Percentile £625 £700 £588
South West median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 19
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.09% -28.57% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35.98 £25.03 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £30.90 £42.70
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -22.08% -8.33%

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 22 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Wiltshire

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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 22 March 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 0 267 £450 -8.16% 16
Salisbury +2 147 £438 +4.17% 8
Swindon +7 62 £438 - 7
Chippenham -2 10 £350 -6.67% 14
Marlborough 0 1 £725 +68.60%
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 422 (68.73%) SC Cleared
2 210 (34.20%) DV Cleared
3 159 (25.90%) Windows
4 148 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (23.45%) Microsoft
6 113 (18.40%) PowerShell
7 109 (17.75%) VMware
8 101 (16.45%) Cisco
9 94 (15.31%) Finance
10 89 (14.50%) ITIL
11 83 (13.52%) Windows Server
12 82 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 75 (12.21%) Linux
14 73 (11.89%) Service Management
15 69 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
16 68 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
16 68 (11.07%) Telecoms
17 67 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
18 66 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
18 66 (10.75%) Firewall
19 64 (10.42%) Programme Management
19 64 (10.42%) SAP
20 61 (9.93%) Electronics
21 60 (9.77%) Project Management
22 59 (9.61%) Manufacturing
22 59 (9.61%) Marketing
22 59 (9.61%) Digital Marketing
23 56 (9.12%) JSP 440
24 55 (8.96%) Military
24 55 (8.96%) Active Directory

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 42 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 41 (6.68%) Confluence
3 17 (2.77%) IIS
4 14 (2.28%) Apache
5 10 (1.63%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.14%) ColdFusion
6 7 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.98%) CMS
7 6 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 35 (5.70%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.49%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.16%) C-CURE
3 1 (0.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.79%) PaaS
4 10 (1.63%) Office 365
5 7 (1.14%) SaaS
6 5 (0.81%) GitHub
7 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.75%) Firewall
2 29 (4.72%) BGP
2 29 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (4.56%) OSPF
4 23 (3.75%) DNS
4 23 (3.75%) LAN
5 19 (3.09%) DMVPN
6 17 (2.77%) Multicast
7 16 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (2.61%) Skype
8 15 (2.44%) WAN
9 14 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (2.28%) SAN
9 14 (2.28%) VXLAN
10 12 (1.95%) Network Security
11 11 (1.79%) DHCP
12 10 (1.63%) VSAN
13 9 (1.47%) FTP
13 9 (1.47%) SSH
14 8 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.63%) Power BI
3 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.98%) MySQL
7 5 (0.81%) Big Data
8 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Zeppelin
9 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 48 (7.82%) JIRA
2 25 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (3.58%) Bitbucket
4 18 (2.93%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.61%) MSI
6 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.81%) Hudson
6 5 (0.81%) JMeter
6 5 (0.81%) Selenium
7 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.33%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.33%) jMock
8 2 (0.33%) JUnit
8 2 (0.33%) Maven
8 2 (0.33%) Mockito
8 2 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (15.31%) Finance
2 68 (11.07%) Telecoms
3 61 (9.93%) Electronics
4 59 (9.61%) Manufacturing
4 59 (9.61%) Marketing
5 55 (8.96%) Military
6 13 (2.12%) Banking
7 9 (1.47%) Retail
8 4 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 100 (16.29%) Architect
2 47 (7.65%) Solutions Architect
3 44 (7.17%) Network Engineer
4 41 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 34 (5.54%) Analyst
7 29 (4.72%) Consultant
8 27 (4.40%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 26 (4.23%) Coordinator
9 26 (4.23%) Developer
10 25 (4.07%) Designer
11 22 (3.58%) Automation Engineer
12 19 (3.09%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.93%) Security Assurance Coordinator
14 17 (2.77%) Applications Packager
14 17 (2.77%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 16 (2.61%) Business Analyst
16 15 (2.44%) PowerShell Engineer
17 14 (2.28%) Wintel Engineer
18 13 (2.12%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.21%) Web Services
2 30 (4.89%) XML
3 28 (4.56%) SOAP
4 23 (3.75%) JSON
5 21 (3.42%) JSP
6 19 (3.09%) .NET
7 18 (2.93%) REST
8 14 (2.28%) Spine.js
9 11 (1.79%) Software Packaging
10 10 (1.63%) jQuery
11 8 (1.30%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.30%) CSS
11 8 (1.30%) HTML
11 8 (1.30%) LDAP
11 8 (1.30%) OAuth
11 8 (1.30%) OpenID
11 8 (1.30%) SAML
12 6 (0.98%) JFC
12 6 (0.98%) KML
12 6 (0.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.82%) Data Centre
3 42 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 31 (5.05%) PKI
5 13 (2.12%) Private Cloud
6 9 (1.47%) Taxonomies
7 8 (1.30%) NHS
7 8 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.14%) User Experience
9 6 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.81%) CMDB
10 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.65%) CESG
11 4 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.49%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.49%) PMI
12 3 (0.49%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Replication
12 3 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (25.90%) Windows
2 83 (13.52%) Windows Server
3 75 (12.21%) Linux
4 53 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (8.47%) Windows 10
6 29 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 28 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.95%) Unix
10 11 (1.79%) CentOS
11 9 (1.47%) Solaris
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.49%) Android
13 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (14.50%) ITIL
3 73 (11.89%) Service Management
4 69 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
5 66 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (10.42%) Programme Management
7 60 (9.77%) Project Management
8 59 (9.61%) Digital Marketing
9 53 (8.63%) Software Engineering
10 51 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 50 (8.14%) Information Security
12 48 (7.82%) Critical Thinking
13 47 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (7.33%) NsoIT
15 44 (7.17%) DevOps
16 40 (6.51%) Infrastructure Management
16 40 (6.51%) Risk Management
17 39 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
18 35 (5.70%) Configuration Management
19 34 (5.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 113 (18.40%) PowerShell
2 47 (7.65%) SQL
3 45 (7.33%) Java
4 38 (6.19%) Python
5 37 (6.03%) C
6 22 (3.58%) C++
7 15 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.28%) C#
9 8 (1.30%) PHP
10 5 (0.81%) VBA
11 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.33%) Lua
13 1 (0.16%) Ada
13 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.16%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.16%) Tcl
13 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 422 (68.73%) SC Cleared
2 210 (34.20%) DV Cleared
3 67 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (6.19%) CCNA
6 30 (4.89%) CCNP
7 29 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (4.40%) MCSA
9 24 (3.91%) MCSE
10 21 (3.42%) CISSP
11 20 (3.26%) CISM
12 17 (2.77%) Degree
13 13 (2.12%) CISA
13 13 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (1.95%) APMP
14 12 (1.95%) CESG Certified Professional
15 11 (1.79%) OCA
16 10 (1.63%) CCIE
16 10 (1.63%) RHCE
17 9 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.12%) JSP 440
2 34 (5.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 29 (4.72%) HMG Infosec
4 21 (3.42%) RMADS
5 13 (2.12%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.63%) Def Stans
7 9 (1.47%) QA
8 8 (1.30%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.98%) PMO
10 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 82 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 34 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (3.09%) VMware NSX
6 18 (2.93%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.28%) vSphere
8 13 (2.12%) Docker
9 9 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.30%) Firmware
10 8 (1.30%) NDS
11 7 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.81%) KVM
13 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.33%) HDFS
15 1 (0.16%) Cygwin
15 1 (0.16%) XenApp
15 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (8.31%) vCenter Server
2 49 (7.98%) SCCM
3 29 (4.72%) Single Sign-On
4 20 (3.26%) PowerCLI
5 17 (2.77%) Puppet
5 17 (2.77%) SCOM
6 12 (1.95%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.47%) Ansible
7 9 (1.47%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.14%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.98%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.98%) vRealize
10 6 (0.98%) WSUS
11 5 (0.81%) Grafana
11 5 (0.81%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 109 (17.75%) VMware
3 101 (16.45%) Cisco
4 64 (10.42%) SAP
5 45 (7.33%) Oracle
6 35 (5.70%) Atlassian
7 20 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.09%) Remedy
9 15 (2.44%) Citrix
10 14 (2.28%) HP
11 13 (2.12%) BMC
11 13 (2.12%) IBM
12 12 (1.95%) NetIQ
12 12 (1.95%) SolarWinds
13 11 (1.79%) ForgeRock
13 11 (1.79%) Juniper
14 10 (1.63%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.47%) CA
16 8 (1.30%) Ping Identity
17 7 (1.14%) Novell