The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 30 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.41% 24.79% 27.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.77% 72.50% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 14
Average daily rate £450 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £226 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £370 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £47.83 £39.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £27.58 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.42 £47.83 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +60.00%
Security Cleared
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 42.16% 34.19% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 18
Average daily rate £425 £310 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Portsmouth region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Portsmouth region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 48 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) DV Cleared
4 12 (20.00%) Cisco
5 11 (18.33%) HP
5 11 (18.33%) SQL
6 10 (16.67%) Oracle
6 10 (16.67%) Validation
7 9 (15.00%) VMware
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (15.00%) Windows
8 8 (13.33%) Linux
8 8 (13.33%) C++
8 8 (13.33%) MS Project
8 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
9 7 (11.67%) PHP
9 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) WiX
10 6 (10.00%) Degree
10 6 (10.00%) Migration
10 6 (10.00%) Finance
10 6 (10.00%) Unix
10 6 (10.00%) HTML
10 6 (10.00%) MS Office
10 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.33%) LAN
11 5 (8.33%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Project
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) LaTeX
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Infor LN
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.00%) IaaS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) WAN
3 3 (5.00%) BGP
3 3 (5.00%) HSRP
3 3 (5.00%) IPsec
3 3 (5.00%) L2TP
3 3 (5.00%) MPLS
3 3 (5.00%) OSPF
3 3 (5.00%) RIP
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) SMTP
5 1 (1.67%) SNMP
5 1 (1.67%) SSL
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) WiX
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.67%) QUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Architect
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) CRM Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) Middleware
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.00%) WPF
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.67%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.67%) Java RMI
5 1 (1.67%) JSP
5 1 (1.67%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (1.67%) Servlets
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Validation
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.67%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) SDLC
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.00%) Change Control
7 3 (5.00%) ERP
7 3 (5.00%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.00%) UML
7 3 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) PHP
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Tcl
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) ISEB
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) APMP
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) HNC
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCOM
1 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco
3 11 (18.33%) HP
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle
5 9 (15.00%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.00%) Baan
7 3 (5.00%) BMC
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (5.00%) EMC
7 3 (5.00%) Infor
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 2 (3.33%) CA
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) Riverbed