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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 55 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.42% 23.02% 25.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.57% 64.44% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 15
Median daily rate £450 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +29.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.82 £51.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% +84.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £48.25 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £54.25 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +35.38%

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
70 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 46.36% 35.71% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 23
Median daily rate £425 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £228 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 5
Median hourly rate £41.64 £42.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +82.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £48.25 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 78 (82.11%) SC Cleared
2 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.16%) Windows
4 19 (20.00%) SQL
5 15 (15.79%) Cisco
6 14 (14.74%) Linux
6 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.68%) VMware
7 13 (13.68%) C#
8 11 (11.58%) ITIL
8 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
9 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.53%) LAN
9 10 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (9.47%) DNS
10 9 (9.47%) Juniper
10 9 (9.47%) Java
10 9 (9.47%) .NET
10 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
10 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.47%) Skype for Business
11 8 (8.42%) F5
11 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (8.42%) Degree
11 8 (8.42%) Service Management
11 8 (8.42%) Validation
11 8 (8.42%) Scrum
11 8 (8.42%) CSS

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 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.11%) MS Project Server
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP GTS
1 5 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.05%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) IaaS
1 4 (4.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) LAN
2 9 (9.47%) DNS
3 7 (7.37%) Skype
4 6 (6.32%) Firewall
5 5 (5.26%) PBX
6 4 (4.21%) Network Security
7 3 (3.16%) BGP
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.16%) DHCP
7 3 (3.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (3.16%) IOS XR
7 3 (3.16%) LDAP
7 3 (3.16%) MPLS
7 3 (3.16%) NX-OS
7 3 (3.16%) OSPF
7 3 (3.16%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.11%) PCoIP
8 2 (2.11%) SNMP
9 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.11%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.11%) MSI
General
1 5 (5.26%) Legal
2 4 (4.21%) Military
3 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) French Language
4 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (14.74%) Analyst
2 11 (11.58%) Consultant
2 11 (11.58%) Developer
3 9 (9.47%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Ada Software Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) CSS
3 7 (7.37%) HTML
3 7 (7.37%) XML
4 5 (5.26%) MFC
4 5 (5.26%) WCF
4 5 (5.26%) Web Services
4 5 (5.26%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.11%) Ajax
5 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.11%) HTML5
5 2 (2.11%) JSF
5 2 (2.11%) Kendo UI
6 1 (1.05%) ATL
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (1.05%) Qt
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.32%) Driving Licence
1 6 (6.32%) Replication
2 5 (5.26%) RIA
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) PKI
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.11%) Wiki
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) SUSE
5 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.58%) ITIL
3 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.42%) Scrum
5 8 (8.42%) SDLC
5 8 (8.42%) Service Management
5 8 (8.42%) UML
5 8 (8.42%) Validation
6 7 (7.37%) MVC
7 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.26%) Code Coverage
8 5 (5.26%) Data Transformation
8 5 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.26%) Migration
8 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) C#
3 9 (9.47%) Java
4 7 (7.37%) C++
5 4 (4.21%) Ada
5 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.16%) Ada 83
6 3 (3.16%) Ada 95
7 2 (2.11%) C
7 2 (2.11%) Jython
7 2 (2.11%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (82.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) CCIE
4 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 3 (3.16%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) MCTS
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) ISEB
6 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.05%) CISSP
7 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.05%) HND
7 1 (1.05%) PMP
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) PMO
3 1 (1.05%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) vSphere
4 3 (3.16%) NFS
4 3 (3.16%) Samba
4 3 (3.16%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
1 2 (2.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) Cisco
3 13 (13.68%) VMware
4 9 (9.47%) Juniper
5 8 (8.42%) F5
6 7 (7.37%) Telerik
7 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.26%) HP
8 5 (5.26%) SAP
9 4 (4.21%) Remedy
10 3 (3.16%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.16%) NETGEAR
10 3 (3.16%) Nintex
10 3 (3.16%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.11%) Citrix
11 2 (2.11%) Nokia
12 1 (1.05%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.05%) Jaspersoft