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 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 17 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.10% 15.25% 12.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.38% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Average daily rate
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£327 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.80% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £453 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +168.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £27.80 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.66 £48.00 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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
26 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.21% 22.88% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 14
Average daily rate £327 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.80% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £202 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £47.83 £45.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +168.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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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

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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 31 July 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (80.43%) SC Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) SDLC
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) Windows
5 7 (15.22%) MS Project
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
5 7 (15.22%) Validation
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.87%) C++
7 5 (10.87%) UNIX
7 5 (10.87%) Baan
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.87%) Human Factors
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.70%) QA
8 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (8.70%) VMware
8 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.70%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Project
3 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) WAN
1 2 (4.35%) RIP
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
1 2 (4.35%) MPLS
1 2 (4.35%) OSPF
1 2 (4.35%) BGP
1 2 (4.35%) L2TP
1 2 (4.35%) IPsec
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) HSRP
2 1 (2.17%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (2.17%) PCoIP
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.17%) Juju
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Project Planner
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) PC Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) JSP
3 3 (6.52%) Ajax
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Human Factors
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
1 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
1 9 (19.57%) SDLC
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.52%) UML
6 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Ada
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) GCIA
5 1 (2.17%) GCIH
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nessus
1 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco
2 5 (10.87%) Baan
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Intel
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat