Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 687 616 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 37.30% 33.08% 23.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.29% 86.52% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 370 168
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £328 £348 £356
90th Percentile £619 £625 £647
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £47.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% +51.61% -24.39%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £17.60
90th Percentile £45.85 £49.95 £37.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.29 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.58% +5.61% -5.84%

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 815 712 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 44.25% 38.24% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 420 221
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £343 £313
90th Percentile £613 £625 £600
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £421
% change year-on-year +5.56% +6.82% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.00 £47.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +60.68% -24.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £21.05
90th Percentile £51.20 £49.90 £39.13
South West median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.25% +23.08% -9.09%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 0 303 £500 +5.26% 23
Salisbury 0 171 £485 -3.00% 11
Chippenham -4 15 £433 +23.57% 7
Swindon -21 15 £550 +22.22% 7
Melksham - 3 £120 -
Trowbridge - 2 - -
Warminster +1 1 - - 5
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 516 (75.11%) SC Cleared
2 213 (31.00%) DV Cleared
3 151 (21.98%) Windows
4 145 (21.11%) Public Sector
5 144 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (19.21%) Microsoft
7 114 (16.59%) VMware
8 111 (16.16%) PowerShell
9 98 (14.26%) ITIL
10 97 (14.12%) Finance
11 77 (11.21%) Active Directory
12 74 (10.77%) JIRA
13 72 (10.48%) Service Management
14 68 (9.90%) Telecoms
15 67 (9.75%) Project Management
16 65 (9.46%) SAP
16 65 (9.46%) Windows Server
17 63 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
17 63 (9.17%) Manufacturing
17 63 (9.17%) Azure
18 62 (9.02%) Scrum
19 61 (8.88%) Programme Management
20 60 (8.73%) Digital Marketing
20 60 (8.73%) Marketing
21 59 (8.59%) Electronics
22 58 (8.44%) SCCM
23 57 (8.30%) Oracle
23 57 (8.30%) DevOps
24 55 (8.01%) SQL
24 55 (8.01%) Python

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 36 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.37%) Confluence
3 16 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.87%) ArcGIS
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.58%) IIS
7 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.15%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.87%) Simulink
6 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Sketch
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.87%) Remedy AR System
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.15%) Primavera
5 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.17%) Azure
2 52 (7.57%) AWS
3 22 (3.20%) Office 365
4 17 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.60%) SaaS
6 10 (1.46%) PaaS
6 10 (1.46%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (1.31%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.16%) Route 53
9 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Flow
10 3 (0.44%) GCP
10 3 (0.44%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.08%) DNS
2 26 (3.78%) DHCP
3 24 (3.49%) Firewall
4 20 (2.91%) Skype
5 16 (2.33%) WAN
6 12 (1.75%) LAN
7 10 (1.46%) Network Security
8 8 (1.16%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.02%) SAN
9 7 (1.02%) VSAN
10 6 (0.87%) NX-OS
11 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.73%) VPN
11 5 (0.73%) X.500
12 4 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.58%) Link 16
13 3 (0.44%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.44%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.44%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.31%) Big Data
6 4 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.44%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.44%) Power BI
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (10.77%) JIRA
2 39 (5.68%) Bitbucket
3 23 (3.35%) MSI
4 18 (2.62%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.18%) GitLab
6 13 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.89%) Selenium
7 11 (1.60%) JUnit
7 11 (1.60%) Maven
7 11 (1.60%) Mockito
8 8 (1.16%) Appium
8 8 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.29%) Moq
12 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.15%) Hudson
12 1 (0.15%) Subversion
12 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (21.11%) Public Sector
2 97 (14.12%) Finance
3 68 (9.90%) Telecoms
4 63 (9.17%) Manufacturing
5 60 (8.73%) Marketing
6 59 (8.59%) Electronics
7 33 (4.80%) Military
8 13 (1.89%) Publishing
9 8 (1.16%) Retail
10 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.44%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (13.83%) Architect
2 59 (8.59%) Consultant
3 58 (8.44%) Developer
4 52 (7.57%) Coordinator
5 44 (6.40%) Automation Engineer
6 39 (5.68%) Analyst
7 37 (5.39%) Project Manager
8 33 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (4.80%) PowerShell Engineer
9 29 (4.22%) Security Assurance Coordinator
10 28 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (3.06%) Applications Packager
11 21 (3.06%) Project Coordinator
12 19 (2.77%) Business Analyst
13 17 (2.47%) SC Cleared Application Packager
14 15 (2.18%) Wintel Engineer
15 14 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.04%) Network Engineer
16 13 (1.89%) Java Developer
16 13 (1.89%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.53%) XML
2 27 (3.93%) Web Services
3 19 (2.77%) REST
4 18 (2.62%) SailPoint
5 17 (2.47%) .NET
6 15 (2.18%) OpenID
6 15 (2.18%) SAML
7 14 (2.04%) RESTful
7 14 (2.04%) SOAP
8 13 (1.89%) OAuth
9 12 (1.75%) CSS
9 12 (1.75%) LDAP
9 12 (1.75%) Software Packaging
9 12 (1.75%) Spring
10 11 (1.60%) JSF
11 10 (1.46%) HTML
12 9 (1.31%) J2EE
13 6 (0.87%) JFC
14 5 (0.73%) JSON
15 4 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.08%) PKI
5 20 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.33%) CMDB
6 16 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 14 (2.04%) User Experience
8 9 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.02%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.87%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.87%) Replication
12 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.73%) NHS
13 4 (0.58%) CAN bus
13 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 151 (21.98%) Windows
2 65 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 49 (7.13%) Windows 10
4 48 (6.99%) Linux
4 48 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (6.55%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.87%) CentOS
9 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.44%) Unix
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (14.26%) ITIL
3 72 (10.48%) Service Management
4 67 (9.75%) Project Management
5 63 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (9.02%) Scrum
7 61 (8.88%) Programme Management
8 60 (8.73%) Digital Marketing
9 57 (8.30%) DevOps
10 54 (7.86%) Migration
11 42 (6.11%) Application Packaging
12 40 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 37 (5.39%) Mentoring
14 36 (5.24%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (5.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 35 (5.09%) Project Delivery
15 35 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (4.66%) Identity Access Management
17 31 (4.51%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (16.16%) PowerShell
2 55 (8.01%) Python
2 55 (8.01%) SQL
3 42 (6.11%) Java
4 23 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.33%) C++
6 14 (2.04%) C#
7 12 (1.75%) C
8 10 (1.46%) MATLAB
9 5 (0.73%) R
9 5 (0.73%) VBScript
10 3 (0.44%) Groovy
11 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.29%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.15%) Go
12 1 (0.15%) Lua
12 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.15%) Ruby
12 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 516 (75.11%) SC Cleared
2 213 (31.00%) DV Cleared
3 19 (2.77%) Degree
3 19 (2.77%) ISEB
4 18 (2.62%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.18%) CISM
5 15 (2.18%) CISSP
6 14 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 14 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.16%) CCNA
7 8 (1.16%) CISA
7 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.02%) CCNP
9 6 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.87%) MCSE
10 5 (0.73%) IIBA
10 5 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.84%) JSP 440
2 38 (5.53%) RMADS
3 23 (3.35%) QA
4 20 (2.91%) NCSC
5 10 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (1.31%) HMG Infosec
7 6 (0.87%) PMO
8 5 (0.73%) Government Security Classifications
8 5 (0.73%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.44%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.29%) GDPR
11 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.15%) HL7
12 1 (0.15%) NIST
12 1 (0.15%) SLA
12 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 77 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 48 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.68%) vSphere
4 31 (4.51%) VMware NSX
5 30 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (2.47%) Docker
7 14 (2.04%) NDS
7 14 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.75%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 10 (1.46%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.44%) Snort
14 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 58 (8.44%) SCCM
2 39 (5.68%) PowerCLI
3 30 (4.37%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 26 (3.78%) Ansible
5 19 (2.77%) Kubernetes
6 18 (2.62%) vCenter Server
7 17 (2.47%) SCOM
8 12 (1.75%) Terraform
9 9 (1.31%) Puppet
10 7 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (0.87%) ThinApp
12 5 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.44%) OSSEC
13 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.44%) WSUS
14 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 132 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 114 (16.59%) VMware
3 65 (9.46%) SAP
4 57 (8.30%) Oracle
5 49 (7.13%) Cisco
6 39 (5.68%) NetIQ
7 28 (4.08%) ForgeRock
7 28 (4.08%) Remedy
8 22 (3.20%) BMC
9 12 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.75%) Citrix
10 9 (1.31%) Novell
11 8 (1.16%) Ping Identity
11 8 (1.16%) Splunk
12 5 (0.73%) Dell
12 5 (0.73%) HP
12 5 (0.73%) Micro Focus
13 4 (0.58%) ESRI
13 4 (0.58%) McAfee
13 4 (0.58%) Progress