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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 16 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.18% 24.47% 13.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.58% 69.70% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 8
Median daily rate £506 £350 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.64% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £283 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £535 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +7.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.86 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.58 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +54.50%
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
48 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.19% 35.11% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 16
Median daily rate £288 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £41.56 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.83 £67.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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 24 August 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 37 (72.55%) SC Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Linux
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) Oracle
5 10 (19.61%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) Validation
6 9 (17.65%) VMware
6 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 9 (17.65%) C++
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
7 8 (15.69%) Java
7 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
8 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.73%) .NET
8 7 (13.73%) XML
8 7 (13.73%) LAN
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco
8 7 (13.73%) IBM
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
9 6 (11.76%) Migration
9 6 (11.76%) Firewall
9 6 (11.76%) Unix
9 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.76%) SAP
9 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.80%) Degree

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) LAN
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) BGP
3 5 (9.80%) OSPF
3 5 (9.80%) WAN
4 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) MPLS
5 3 (5.88%) HSRP
5 3 (5.88%) IPsec
5 3 (5.88%) L2TP
5 3 (5.88%) RIP
5 3 (5.88%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) SNMP
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (3.92%) DVB
6 2 (3.92%) LDAP
6 2 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.84%) WiX
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.96%) QUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Architect
2 13 (25.49%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Service Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Service Management Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) JSP
3 3 (5.88%) MFC
3 3 (5.88%) XML Messaging
3 3 (5.88%) XSLT
4 2 (3.92%) Ajax
4 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) JavaFX
4 2 (3.92%) JPA
4 2 (3.92%) JSF
4 2 (3.92%) Servlets
4 2 (3.92%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) WCF
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) LPAR
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Unix
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) HPUX
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Validation
2 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) SDLC
5 4 (7.84%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (7.84%) Network Management
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.88%) Code Coverage
6 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.88%) MVC
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.88%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.92%) Network Design
7 2 (3.92%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C++
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) Tcl
7 1 (1.96%) Jython
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (72.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.80%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) CCNP
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCDP
6 2 (3.92%) CCSA
6 2 (3.92%) CCSE
6 2 (3.92%) ISEB
6 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCITP
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.96%) CLAS
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) GPFS
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
1 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) HP
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco
4 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 6 (11.76%) SAP
6 4 (7.84%) CA
6 4 (7.84%) Serena
7 2 (3.92%) BMC
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.92%) Remedy
7 2 (3.92%) Telerik
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas