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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 18 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.00% 10.92% 25.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.00% 48.15% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £410 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £514 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.65% -36.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £16.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £16.95 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.83% 22.69% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 19
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £373 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.65% -36.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £17.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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

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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 23 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

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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 23 July 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (82.22%) SC Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) QA
4 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) Military
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX
7 4 (8.89%) C++
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (4.44%) ASN.1
2 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.44%) SNMP
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) ClearQuest
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.22%) Lombardi
2 1 (2.22%) QUnit
General
1 5 (11.11%) Military
2 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) Programme Office Support
2 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (8.89%) Tester
3 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Developer
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Junior
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Junior Tester
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Security Tester
5 1 (2.22%) QA Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.22%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Server Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) MFC
1 2 (4.44%) wxWidgets
2 1 (2.22%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) JDBC
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Physics
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Information Management
4 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C++
2 2 (4.44%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (82.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Nmap
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.67%) Nessus
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) MOM
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.33%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Symantec
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee
3 2 (4.44%) Becrypt
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) Lumension
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy