Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 176 95 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 31.37% 19.35% 17.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.19% 45.02% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 32
Basingstoke median daily rate £353 £403 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.53% +37.19% +17.50%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £213
90th Percentile £450 £473 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - £82.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -10.53% +193.94%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 283 211 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 50.45% 42.97% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 90 82
Basingstoke median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -1.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £191 £200 £196
90th Percentile £450 £469 £594
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58% +2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Basingstoke median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -15.97% +170.45%
10th Percentile £14.60 £14.75 £15.14
90th Percentile £70.00 £37.50 £70.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +178.47%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Basingstoke

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Basingstoke

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Basingstoke

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.00%) Cisco
3 42 (23.86%) SCCM
4 41 (23.30%) SCOM
5 34 (19.32%) PowerShell
5 34 (19.32%) Windows
6 32 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 31 (17.61%) DV Cleared
8 29 (16.48%) VMware
9 27 (15.34%) Validation
10 25 (14.20%) Active Directory
10 25 (14.20%) Juniper
10 25 (14.20%) DevOps
11 24 (13.64%) SolarWinds
12 23 (13.07%) Windows Server
13 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
14 21 (11.93%) Firewall
15 20 (11.36%) Remedy
15 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
15 20 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (10.80%) LAN
16 19 (10.80%) SCVMM
17 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (9.09%) PKI
18 16 (9.09%) SQL
18 16 (9.09%) Service Management
19 15 (8.52%) ITIL
19 15 (8.52%) DNS
19 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 11 (6.25%) IIS
2 10 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.11%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.70%) Apache
5 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Primavera
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.93%) Firewall
2 19 (10.80%) LAN
3 15 (8.52%) DNS
4 14 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (7.39%) BGP
5 13 (7.39%) OSPF
5 13 (7.39%) VLAN
6 12 (6.82%) WAN
7 11 (6.25%) VPN
8 10 (5.68%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (5.68%) SAN
9 7 (3.98%) DHCP
9 7 (3.98%) Internet
10 5 (2.84%) SSL
11 4 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.70%) DAB
12 3 (1.70%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.70%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (1.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.14%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) JMeter
1 4 (2.27%) LoadRunner
1 4 (2.27%) Subversion
2 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.14%) JIRA
3 2 (1.14%) SilkTest
4 1 (0.57%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (3.98%) Legal
2 6 (3.41%) Finance
3 4 (2.27%) Military
4 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (31.25%) Architect
2 14 (7.95%) Network Engineer
3 12 (6.82%) Network Architect
3 12 (6.82%) Project Manager
4 9 (5.11%) Analyst
4 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (5.11%) Support Engineer
5 8 (4.55%) Service Architect
6 7 (3.98%) Commercial Manager
6 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Management Architect
7 6 (3.41%) Capacity Management Architect
7 6 (3.41%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.41%) Design Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) Developer
7 6 (3.41%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) Project Planner
7 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (2.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (2.84%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) Web Services
2 6 (3.41%) Middleware
2 6 (3.41%) Web Services Management
3 5 (2.84%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.27%) .NET
4 4 (2.27%) HTML
4 4 (2.27%) jQuery
5 2 (1.14%) LDAP
6 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.57%) CSS
6 1 (0.57%) REST
6 1 (0.57%) SOAP
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.57%) WinForms
6 1 (0.57%) WSDL
6 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) PKI
2 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.11%) Fat Client
4 9 (5.11%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.55%) Clustering
6 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.98%) Linux
5 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.70%) Solaris
6 3 (1.70%) Unix
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.14%) AIX
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.14%) SUSE
7 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.34%) Validation
2 25 (14.20%) DevOps
3 16 (9.09%) Service Management
4 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.52%) ITIL
4 15 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (7.95%) Server Building
6 13 (7.39%) Project Management
7 12 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.68%) Line Management
9 9 (5.11%) Migration
9 9 (5.11%) Network Design
9 9 (5.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (4.55%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.98%) Contract Management
11 7 (3.98%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (3.98%) Network Management
11 7 (3.98%) System Testing
11 7 (3.98%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.32%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.09%) SQL
3 8 (4.55%) C#
3 8 (4.55%) Java
4 6 (3.41%) VB
4 6 (3.41%) VBScript
5 5 (2.84%) C
6 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.27%) Python
7 3 (1.70%) C++
7 3 (1.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.61%) DV Cleared
3 20 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (7.95%) CCNP
5 10 (5.68%) CCDP
6 8 (4.55%) JNCIS
7 5 (2.84%) CCNA
8 4 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.14%) CCIE
10 2 (1.14%) CISM
10 2 (1.14%) CISSP
10 2 (1.14%) ISEB
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.14%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) PMO
2 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 25 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.84%) VMware NSX
6 4 (2.27%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.27%) vSphere
7 3 (1.70%) Snort
8 2 (1.14%) Docker
8 2 (1.14%) iptables
8 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 42 (23.86%) SCCM
2 41 (23.30%) SCOM
3 19 (10.80%) SCVMM
4 9 (5.11%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.27%) Perfmon
5 4 (2.27%) SCSM
6 3 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) Ansible
7 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.14%) Puppet
7 2 (1.14%) SELinux
7 2 (1.14%) WSUS
7 2 (1.14%) yum
8 1 (0.57%) Nessus
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (25.00%) Cisco
2 32 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.48%) VMware
4 25 (14.20%) Juniper
5 24 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 20 (11.36%) Remedy
7 11 (6.25%) Fujitsu
8 10 (5.68%) McAfee
9 9 (5.11%) LogRhythm
10 6 (3.41%) EMC
10 6 (3.41%) Oracle
11 5 (2.84%) Brocade
11 5 (2.84%) NetApp
12 3 (1.70%) Citrix
12 3 (1.70%) F5
13 2 (1.14%) CA
13 2 (1.14%) Lumension
13 2 (1.14%) Siebel
14 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.57%) Symantec