The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Portsmouth region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.47% 12.90% 27.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.50% 47.06% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 22
Average daily rate £250 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £459 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £42.50 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.22% 27.42% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 23
Average daily rate £290 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.69% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £38.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (87.80%) SC Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) QA
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.20%) SCCM
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) MS Office
6 4 (9.76%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Network Management
7 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Becrypt

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.32%) SNMP
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
1 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (7.32%) Military
2 2 (4.88%) Avionics
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Programme Office Support
3 3 (7.32%) Junior Tester
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Tester
3 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Tester
3 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.32%) Junior
3 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Spring
1 1 (2.44%) Spring Integration
1 1 (2.44%) JDBC
1 1 (2.44%) JSP
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
1 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
1 5 (12.20%) Project Management
1 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.32%) Network Management
3 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) Scrum
4 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.88%) UML
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB
2 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Becrypt
3 3 (7.32%) Symantec
3 3 (7.32%) McAfee
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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