Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 485 354 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.89% 28.66% 27.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.19% 77.12% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 207 232
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +11.84% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £562
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.38 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.00% -9.09% +135.78%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.03 £21.43
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.19% +6.67% -10.71%

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 583 459 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 37.13% 37.17% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 262 319
Wiltshire median daily rate £479 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.61% +11.84% -2.56%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £230
90th Percentile £606 £588 £560
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.88 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.67% - +114.29%
10th Percentile £32.53 £26.25 £20.90
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.70 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +8.64% +23.20% -23.78%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 0 186 £475 +1.06% 26
Salisbury +4 118 £492 +9.27% 17
Swindon -8 37 £419 +11.67% 16
Marlborough 0 5 £490 +42.55%
Chippenham -6 4 - - 3
Warminster +2 2 - - 4
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 330 (68.04%) SC Cleared
2 124 (25.57%) DV Cleared
3 104 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (20.41%) Windows
5 77 (15.88%) Cisco
5 77 (15.88%) Finance
6 74 (15.26%) Microsoft
7 72 (14.85%) VMware
8 63 (12.99%) PowerShell
9 61 (12.58%) Service Management
9 61 (12.58%) Infrastructure Management
10 58 (11.96%) Windows Server
10 58 (11.96%) Linux
11 57 (11.75%) ITIL
12 54 (11.13%) Technical Architecture
13 52 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (10.72%) Telecoms
13 52 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (10.31%) Programme Management
15 48 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (9.48%) SAP
17 46 (9.48%) Migration
17 46 (9.48%) Management Information System
18 43 (8.87%) Electronics
18 43 (8.87%) Manufacturing
18 43 (8.87%) Digital Marketing
18 43 (8.87%) Marketing
19 42 (8.66%) Data Centre
20 41 (8.45%) 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 37 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.98%) Confluence
3 13 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.65%) Apache
4 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.44%) IIS
6 6 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.82%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.62%) CMS
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Primavera
2 1 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.47%) PaaS
4 6 (1.24%) Office 365
5 5 (1.03%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.42%) Firewall
2 24 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (4.95%) WAN
3 17 (3.51%) BGP
3 17 (3.51%) LAN
4 12 (2.47%) OSPF
4 12 (2.47%) Software-Defined Networking
5 11 (2.27%) VPN
6 10 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.86%) DMVPN
7 9 (1.86%) Multicast
7 9 (1.86%) VoIP
8 8 (1.65%) Internet
8 8 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.44%) DNS
9 7 (1.44%) Network Security
9 7 (1.44%) SAN
9 7 (1.44%) Wireshark
10 6 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (1.24%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.86%) Oracle Database
2 9 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (1.24%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.24%) MySQL
3 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.82%) Big Data
4 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.41%) Apache Zeppelin
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.21%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (8.04%) JIRA
2 29 (5.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (2.27%) MSI
4 7 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.82%) Maven
6 4 (0.82%) PeopleTools
7 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.62%) JUnit
8 2 (0.41%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.41%) jMock
8 2 (0.41%) Mockito
8 2 (0.41%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.21%) Subversion
9 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (15.88%) Finance
2 52 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 43 (8.87%) Electronics
3 43 (8.87%) Manufacturing
3 43 (8.87%) Marketing
4 33 (6.80%) Military
5 9 (1.86%) Banking
6 7 (1.44%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (24.74%) Architect
2 51 (10.52%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (5.77%) Network Engineer
3 28 (5.77%) Project Manager
4 19 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
4 19 (3.92%) Developer
5 18 (3.71%) Consultant
6 17 (3.51%) Security Architect
7 16 (3.30%) Applications Architect
8 15 (3.09%) Designer
9 14 (2.89%) Analyst
9 14 (2.89%) Network Architect
10 12 (2.47%) Applications Packager
10 12 (2.47%) Coordinator
10 12 (2.47%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (2.47%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.27%) Programme Manager
11 11 (2.27%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 11 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.30%) .NET
1 16 (3.30%) XML
2 15 (3.09%) Web Services
3 11 (2.27%) JSON
3 11 (2.27%) SOAP
4 10 (2.06%) JSP
5 9 (1.86%) REST
6 8 (1.65%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.24%) CSS
7 6 (1.24%) HTML
7 6 (1.24%) J2EE
8 5 (1.03%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.03%) jQuery
8 5 (1.03%) LAMP
8 5 (1.03%) Spine.js
9 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.82%) JFC
9 4 (0.82%) SAML
9 4 (0.82%) WCF
9 4 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 42 (8.66%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.09%) PKI
6 11 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.24%) CMDB
9 6 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.03%) CESG
10 5 (1.03%) NHS
11 4 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 4 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (0.82%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.62%) PMI
12 3 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.41%) Windows
2 58 (11.96%) Linux
2 58 (11.96%) Windows Server
3 32 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 24 (4.95%) Windows 10
6 16 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.65%) Unix
9 7 (1.44%) CentOS
9 7 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.82%) Solaris
11 2 (0.41%) Debian
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (12.58%) Infrastructure Management
2 61 (12.58%) Service Management
3 57 (11.75%) ITIL
4 54 (11.13%) Technical Architecture
5 50 (10.31%) Programme Management
6 48 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (9.48%) Migration
9 43 (8.87%) Digital Marketing
10 38 (7.84%) IT Strategy
11 36 (7.42%) Information Assurance
11 36 (7.42%) Project Management
12 33 (6.80%) Critical Thinking
13 32 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 32 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (6.60%) TOGAF
14 30 (6.19%) Risk Management
14 30 (6.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 29 (5.98%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (12.99%) PowerShell
2 34 (7.01%) C
3 27 (5.57%) Python
4 20 (4.12%) Java
5 16 (3.30%) SQL
6 14 (2.89%) C#
6 14 (2.89%) C++
7 12 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.03%) PHP
11 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.41%) Tcl
13 1 (0.21%) Java 8
13 1 (0.21%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 330 (68.04%) SC Cleared
2 124 (25.57%) DV Cleared
3 40 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (4.54%) CCNA
5 19 (3.92%) CISSP
5 19 (3.92%) Degree
6 18 (3.71%) CCNP
6 18 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.47%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (2.47%) CISM
7 12 (2.47%) MCSA
7 12 (2.47%) MCSE
7 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.27%) OCA
8 11 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (1.65%) CCIE
9 8 (1.65%) CISA
9 8 (1.65%) RHCE
10 7 (1.44%) ISEB
11 6 (1.24%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.80%) JSP 440
2 23 (4.74%) HMG Infosec
2 23 (4.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (1.86%) PMO
4 8 (1.65%) RMADS
5 5 (1.03%) QA
6 4 (0.82%) SLA
7 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.41%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (2.27%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (1.03%) vSphere
8 4 (0.82%) Docker
8 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.62%) Firmware
10 2 (0.41%) HDFS
10 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (7.84%) SCCM
2 30 (6.19%) vCenter Server
3 26 (5.36%) SCOM
4 25 (5.15%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (2.06%) PowerCLI
5 10 (2.06%) Puppet
6 8 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.24%) Opsview
7 6 (1.24%) vRealize
8 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (1.03%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 5 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.82%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.62%) Ansible
10 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.62%) WSUS
11 2 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 77 (15.88%) Cisco
2 74 (15.26%) Microsoft
3 72 (14.85%) VMware
4 46 (9.48%) SAP
5 34 (7.01%) Atlassian
6 29 (5.98%) Oracle
7 11 (2.27%) Juniper
7 11 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.06%) NetIQ
9 9 (1.86%) McAfee
10 8 (1.65%) Veeam
11 6 (1.24%) Remedy
11 6 (1.24%) Splunk
12 5 (1.03%) F5
12 5 (1.03%) HP
12 5 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.03%) Scality
13 4 (0.82%) Adobe
13 4 (0.82%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.82%) Citrix