Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 333 343 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 26.08% 26.84% 22.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.51% 70.72% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 256 243
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £324 £230 £210
90th Percentile £630 £600 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.25% -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.29% +9.33% +183.02%
10th Percentile £18.40 £28.50 £14.45
90th Percentile £37.63 £47.50 £45.35
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £34.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +14.49% -17.86% +3.70%

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 453 485 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.47% 37.95% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 348 335
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £227
90th Percentile £600 £581 £550
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 23
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +9.33% +120.59%
10th Percentile £20.95 £24.13 £13.20
90th Percentile £39.25 £47.50 £45.60
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +38.18% -31.68% +15.00%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 0 157 £470 +13.25% 2
Swindon -18 39 £375 +3.45% 1
Chippenham +2 14 £437 +20.62%
Salisbury -6 8 £525 +43.84% 2
Marlborough - 3 £420 -
Devizes - 1 - -
Warminster - 1 £460 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 229 (68.77%) SC Cleared
2 105 (31.53%) DV Cleared
3 82 (24.62%) Finance
4 65 (19.52%) Project Management
5 62 (18.62%) Telecoms
5 62 (18.62%) Programme Management
6 61 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (16.22%) Manufacturing
8 53 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (15.92%) Marketing
9 52 (15.62%) Digital Marketing
9 52 (15.62%) SAP
9 52 (15.62%) Electronics
10 47 (14.11%) Microsoft
11 42 (12.61%) Military
12 40 (12.01%) ITIL
13 39 (11.71%) Windows
13 39 (11.71%) Cisco
14 34 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (10.21%) PRINCE2
15 33 (9.91%) Management Information System
15 33 (9.91%) Degree
16 29 (8.71%) Risk Management
17 25 (7.51%) Microsoft Project
18 24 (7.21%) Active Directory
18 24 (7.21%) Configuration Management
18 24 (7.21%) Service Management
19 23 (6.91%) Service Design
20 22 (6.61%) VMware
21 21 (6.31%) Scrum

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 21 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (3.00%) CMS
4 7 (2.10%) Confluence
5 4 (1.20%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.30%) Jetty
7 1 (0.30%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.30%) nginx
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (7.51%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) LaTeX
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.90%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.41%) Office 365
2 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (0.90%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Route 53
6 1 (0.30%) Serverless
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.80%) LAN
2 15 (4.50%) Ethernet
2 15 (4.50%) VPN
3 13 (3.90%) WAN
4 11 (3.30%) Firewall
4 11 (3.30%) MPLS
5 9 (2.70%) ISDN
5 9 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 8 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.10%) BGP
7 7 (2.10%) VoIP
8 6 (1.80%) SAN
8 6 (1.80%) VLAN
9 5 (1.50%) SMS
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.20%) DNS
10 4 (1.20%) Internet
10 4 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.90%) NX-OS
11 3 (0.90%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.20%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (1.20%) Power BI
4 4 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (1.20%) Star Schema
5 3 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.90%) GIS
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.30%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.40%) JIRA
2 5 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) Hudson
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) QUnit
4 1 (0.30%) Selenium
4 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (24.62%) Finance
2 62 (18.62%) Telecoms
3 54 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 53 (15.92%) Marketing
5 52 (15.62%) Electronics
6 42 (12.61%) Military
7 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.90%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (12.61%) Project Manager
2 38 (11.41%) Architect
3 24 (7.21%) Consultant
4 17 (5.11%) Network Engineer
4 17 (5.11%) Technical Support
5 16 (4.80%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 14 (4.20%) Analyst
7 13 (3.90%) Test Manager
8 10 (3.00%) Data Architect
9 9 (2.70%) Security Consultant
9 9 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 9 (2.70%) Support Specialist
9 9 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (2.40%) Administrator
10 8 (2.40%) Azure Consultant
10 8 (2.40%) Configuration Manager
10 8 (2.40%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 8 (2.40%) Incident Manager
10 8 (2.40%) Security Engineer
10 8 (2.40%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.90%) Web Services
2 9 (2.70%) WSDL
3 8 (2.40%) REST
4 7 (2.10%) .NET
4 7 (2.10%) XML
5 6 (1.80%) JFC
6 5 (1.50%) Visualforce
6 5 (1.50%) XSD
7 4 (1.20%) HTML
7 4 (1.20%) JTS
8 2 (0.60%) HTML5
8 2 (0.60%) ModSecurity
8 2 (0.60%) WCF
9 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.30%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.30%) Handlebars
9 1 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.91%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.40%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.10%) NHS
8 6 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.80%) PKI
8 6 (1.80%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (1.20%) CESG
11 3 (0.90%) PMI
11 3 (0.90%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.60%) Clustering
12 2 (0.60%) User Experience
13 1 (0.30%) Cyber Attack
13 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.71%) Windows
2 17 (5.11%) Windows 10
3 15 (4.50%) Linux
3 15 (4.50%) Unix
4 13 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.40%) Solaris
8 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.52%) Project Management
2 62 (18.62%) Programme Management
3 61 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (15.62%) Digital Marketing
6 40 (12.01%) ITIL
7 34 (10.21%) PRINCE2
7 34 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (8.71%) Risk Management
9 24 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 24 (7.21%) Service Management
10 23 (6.91%) Service Design
11 21 (6.31%) Scrum
12 20 (6.01%) Change Management
12 20 (6.01%) Project Planning
13 18 (5.41%) Migration
14 16 (4.80%) Release Management
15 15 (4.50%) DevOps
15 15 (4.50%) Network Management
15 15 (4.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.41%) SQL
2 10 (3.00%) C
3 9 (2.70%) C#
4 8 (2.40%) Python
5 7 (2.10%) Java
6 5 (1.50%) Apex Code
6 5 (1.50%) SOQL
7 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.20%) Ruby
7 4 (1.20%) SOSL
8 2 (0.60%) C++
8 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.60%) R
8 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 229 (68.77%) SC Cleared
2 105 (31.53%) DV Cleared
3 33 (9.91%) Degree
4 21 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (3.00%) CISSP
8 9 (2.70%) APMP
9 8 (2.40%) NVQ Level 4
9 8 (2.40%) PMP
10 7 (2.10%) CCNA
10 7 (2.10%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (2.10%) CLAS
10 7 (2.10%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.80%) CCNP
11 6 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.50%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.90%) ISEB
13 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.60%) PMO
2 9 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.50%) SLA
4 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.20%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.20%) ECSS
4 4 (1.20%) HL7
4 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.90%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.40%) vSphere
4 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.80%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.20%) Docker
7 4 (1.20%) Firmware
8 3 (0.90%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.60%) Xen
10 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.50%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.20%) Nagios
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.90%) Opsview
4 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.60%) Puppet
4 2 (0.60%) SnapVault
4 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (15.62%) SAP
2 47 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.71%) Cisco
4 22 (6.61%) VMware
5 15 (4.50%) Juniper
6 12 (3.60%) EMC
6 12 (3.60%) Oracle
7 8 (2.40%) Hortonworks
8 7 (2.10%) SevOne
9 6 (1.80%) HP
9 6 (1.80%) NetApp
10 5 (1.50%) Remedy
10 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.50%) Veritas
11 4 (1.20%) Brocade
11 4 (1.20%) CA
11 4 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.20%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.90%) Blue Coat