Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 585 319 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.55% 25.28% 27.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.91% 72.50% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 195 262
Wiltshire median daily rate £498 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £343 £348 £218
90th Percentile £625 £656 £593
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 6 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £31.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.21% -23.17% +9.33%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.75 £29.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £36.88 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +2.60% - -7.23%

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 689 440 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.34% 34.87% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 263 366
Wiltshire median daily rate £485 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £343 £314 £215
90th Percentile £625 £627 £569
South West median daily rate £436 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.61% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £31.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.01% +6.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £22.20 £26.83
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 0 219 £475 +1.06% 20
Salisbury +7 170 £500 -4.31% 17
Swindon +2 47 £438 +16.67% 8
Warminster +1 1 - -
Marlborough 0 1 £490 +16.67%
Chippenham -11 1 - - 5
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 400 (68.38%) SC Cleared
2 178 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 130 (22.22%) Windows
4 124 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 103 (17.61%) PowerShell
7 98 (16.75%) Finance
8 86 (14.70%) Cisco
9 85 (14.53%) VMware
10 81 (13.85%) Linux
10 81 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
11 72 (12.31%) Service Management
11 72 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
12 71 (12.14%) ITIL
13 69 (11.79%) Windows Server
14 64 (10.94%) Telecoms
15 62 (10.60%) Programme Management
15 62 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
16 61 (10.43%) SAP
17 60 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 59 (10.09%) Infrastructure Management
19 57 (9.74%) Critical Thinking
19 57 (9.74%) JSP 440
20 56 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
20 56 (9.57%) Marketing
20 56 (9.57%) Manufacturing
20 56 (9.57%) Electronics
21 54 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 54 (9.23%) IT Strategy
22 53 (9.06%) Management Information System

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 43 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.15%) Confluence
3 14 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.54%) Apache
5 8 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.20%) IIS
7 6 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.85%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.68%) CMS
10 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
12 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (4.62%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Primavera
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.88%) PaaS
4 10 (1.71%) Office 365
5 4 (0.68%) SaaS
6 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.21%) Firewall
2 28 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (3.93%) WAN
4 17 (2.91%) BGP
4 17 (2.91%) OSPF
5 16 (2.74%) LAN
6 13 (2.22%) Network Security
7 12 (2.05%) VPN
8 10 (1.71%) DNS
8 10 (1.71%) Multicast
8 10 (1.71%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (1.71%) Unified Communications
9 9 (1.54%) DMVPN
10 8 (1.37%) Internet
10 8 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.37%) SAN
10 8 (1.37%) Skype
10 8 (1.37%) VSAN
11 7 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database
2 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (1.20%) MySQL
3 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.68%) Big Data
5 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Zeppelin
6 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.17%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.17%) Power BI
7 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (7.86%) JIRA
2 36 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (3.25%) MSI
4 7 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.68%) Maven
6 4 (0.68%) PeopleTools
7 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.51%) JUnit
7 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.34%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.34%) jMock
8 2 (0.34%) Mockito
8 2 (0.34%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Ant
9 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 98 (16.75%) Finance
2 64 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 56 (9.57%) Electronics
3 56 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 56 (9.57%) Marketing
4 36 (6.15%) Military
5 16 (2.74%) Banking
6 7 (1.20%) Law
7 4 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (24.96%) Architect
2 72 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
3 40 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (6.84%) Project Manager
4 32 (5.47%) Network Engineer
5 25 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
5 25 (4.27%) Consultant
6 21 (3.59%) Applications Architect
6 21 (3.59%) Developer
6 21 (3.59%) Security Architect
7 20 (3.42%) Applications Packager
8 18 (3.08%) Analyst
9 17 (2.91%) Coordinator
9 17 (2.91%) Designer
10 16 (2.74%) Network Architect
10 16 (2.74%) PowerShell Engineer
10 16 (2.74%) Support Engineer
11 15 (2.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 14 (2.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 14 (2.39%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.13%) XML
2 29 (4.96%) Web Services
3 25 (4.27%) JSON
4 24 (4.10%) SOAP
5 22 (3.76%) JSP
6 16 (2.74%) .NET
7 11 (1.88%) REST
8 8 (1.37%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.20%) CSS
9 7 (1.20%) HTML
10 6 (1.03%) jQuery
10 6 (1.03%) LAMP
11 5 (0.85%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.85%) J2EE
11 5 (0.85%) SAML
11 5 (0.85%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.85%) Spine.js
12 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.68%) OAuth2
12 4 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.06%) Management Information System
3 51 (8.72%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.08%) PKI
5 9 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.37%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 6 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.03%) NHS
7 6 (1.03%) Taxonomies
8 5 (0.85%) CMDB
8 5 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.51%) CESG
10 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.51%) PMI
10 3 (0.51%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.51%) Replication
10 3 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 130 (22.22%) Windows
2 81 (13.85%) Linux
3 69 (11.79%) Windows Server
4 47 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (6.15%) Windows 10
6 32 (5.47%) Windows 7
7 24 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.37%) CentOS
9 8 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.37%) Unix
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.68%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (12.31%) Service Management
2 72 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
3 71 (12.14%) ITIL
4 62 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (10.60%) Programme Management
5 59 (10.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 57 (9.74%) Critical Thinking
7 56 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
8 54 (9.23%) IT Strategy
8 54 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 49 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 48 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (8.21%) Project Management
11 44 (7.52%) Migration
12 43 (7.35%) Information Security
12 43 (7.35%) TOGAF
13 42 (7.18%) Information Assurance
14 39 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (17.61%) PowerShell
2 47 (8.03%) C
3 41 (7.01%) Python
4 30 (5.13%) Java
5 26 (4.44%) C++
6 22 (3.76%) SQL
7 14 (2.39%) C#
8 12 (2.05%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.03%) PHP
11 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) Java 8
12 1 (0.17%) Perl
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) Tcl
12 1 (0.17%) VBA
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 400 (68.38%) SC Cleared
2 178 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 42 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (4.79%) CCNA
5 24 (4.10%) Degree
6 23 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (3.76%) CISSP
8 17 (2.91%) MCSA
8 17 (2.91%) MCSE
8 17 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.74%) CISM
10 15 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
10 15 (2.56%) OCA
10 15 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (2.56%) RHCE
11 12 (2.05%) CCNP
11 12 (2.05%) CISA
11 12 (2.05%) ISSAP
11 12 (2.05%) ISSEP
12 8 (1.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.74%) JSP 440
2 41 (7.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 40 (6.84%) HMG Infosec
4 13 (2.22%) RMADS
5 11 (1.88%) PMO
6 7 (1.20%) QA
7 5 (0.85%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.51%) SLA
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.71%) VMware NSX
4 10 (1.71%) vSphere
5 9 (1.54%) Firmware
6 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.03%) Docker
9 2 (0.34%) HDFS
9 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.17%) Squid
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (8.72%) SCCM
2 35 (5.98%) vCenter Server
3 28 (4.79%) SCOM
4 26 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (3.08%) Puppet
6 14 (2.39%) PowerCLI
7 7 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.03%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 6 (1.03%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.03%) vRealize
9 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.68%) Ansible
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.68%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.68%) WSUS
11 3 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 105 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.70%) Cisco
3 85 (14.53%) VMware
4 61 (10.43%) SAP
5 37 (6.32%) Atlassian
6 35 (5.98%) Oracle
7 19 (3.25%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.22%) Juniper
8 13 (2.22%) McAfee
9 11 (1.88%) NetIQ
10 9 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.37%) Citrix
11 8 (1.37%) HP
12 7 (1.20%) Remedy
12 7 (1.20%) Veeam
13 6 (1.03%) F5
14 5 (0.85%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.85%) Scality
14 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.85%) Splunk