Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 151 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 27.45% 17.79% 10.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.53% 55.47% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 23
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +23.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £282 £200 £225
90th Percentile £589 £464 £460
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - £82.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year +3.80% -8.11% +90.72%

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 258 128 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 46.91% 32.08% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 66
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -2.99% +3.88%
10th Percentile £254 £200 £213
90th Percentile £589 £464 £481
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Basingstoke median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £18.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.99% +57.40%
10th Percentile £21.25 £14.75 £14.16
90th Percentile £23.75 £24.75 £65.53
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +45.45% -35.29% +163.00%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.49%) Cisco
3 31 (20.53%) WAN
4 30 (19.87%) Juniper
5 29 (19.21%) DNS
6 28 (18.54%) Validation
6 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
6 28 (18.54%) SCOM
7 26 (17.22%) SCCM
8 25 (16.56%) Windows
9 24 (15.89%) Active Directory
10 22 (14.57%) LAN
11 21 (13.91%) Project Management
11 21 (13.91%) Firewall
12 20 (13.25%) System Testing
12 20 (13.25%) Data Centre
13 19 (12.58%) Fujitsu
13 19 (12.58%) Migration
14 18 (11.92%) SCVMM
14 18 (11.92%) DV Cleared
14 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (11.26%) VMware
16 16 (10.60%) Remedy
17 15 (9.93%) Forcepoint
17 15 (9.93%) Boundary Protection
18 14 (9.27%) Server Building
18 14 (9.27%) SolarWinds
18 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
19 13 (8.61%) Citrix
19 13 (8.61%) Finance

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 3 (1.99%) Apache
1 3 (1.99%) IIS
1 3 (1.99%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.53%) WAN
2 29 (19.21%) DNS
3 22 (14.57%) LAN
4 21 (13.91%) Firewall
5 13 (8.61%) NetScaler
6 12 (7.95%) BGP
6 12 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (7.95%) OSPF
6 12 (7.95%) VPN
7 11 (7.28%) Wireless
8 9 (5.96%) DAB
9 7 (4.64%) Network Security
9 7 (4.64%) VLAN
10 6 (3.97%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (3.31%) DHCP
11 5 (3.31%) SAN
12 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.99%) Internet
12 3 (1.99%) Junos
13 2 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) LoadUI
1 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Military
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (44.37%) Architect
2 26 (17.22%) Network Architect
3 17 (11.26%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.28%) Network Engineer
5 10 (6.62%) Enterprise Architect
6 9 (5.96%) Design Engineer
6 9 (5.96%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (5.96%) Security Architect
7 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Management Architect
8 7 (4.64%) Commercial Manager
8 7 (4.64%) Network Security Architect
8 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Capacity Management Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Domain Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) Clustering
3 8 (5.30%) PKI
4 6 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.99%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.99%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.56%) Windows
2 12 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.97%) Linux
5 3 (1.99%) Solaris
5 3 (1.99%) Unix
5 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.54%) Validation
2 21 (13.91%) Project Management
3 20 (13.25%) System Testing
4 19 (12.58%) Migration
5 15 (9.93%) Boundary Protection
6 14 (9.27%) Server Building
7 12 (7.95%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (6.62%) DevOps
8 10 (6.62%) Network Design
9 8 (5.30%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.64%) Business Development
10 7 (4.64%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.64%) Contract Management
10 7 (4.64%) IT Strategy
10 7 (4.64%) Security Hardening
10 7 (4.64%) Waterfall
11 6 (3.97%) Line Management
11 6 (3.97%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.99%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) C#
3 2 (1.32%) VB
3 2 (1.32%) VBScript
4 1 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 151 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.92%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.30%) CCNP
5 6 (3.97%) CCDP
6 4 (2.65%) CCNA
6 4 (2.65%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) CCIE
9 1 (0.66%) CISSP
9 1 (0.66%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PMO
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.65%) VMware NSX
4 4 (2.65%) VMware Server
4 4 (2.65%) vSphere
5 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (18.54%) SCOM
2 26 (17.22%) SCCM
3 18 (11.92%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.31%) SCSM
5 3 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.32%) WSUS
7 1 (0.66%) Nessus
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (26.49%) Cisco
2 30 (19.87%) Juniper
3 19 (12.58%) Fujitsu
4 17 (11.26%) VMware
5 16 (10.60%) Remedy
6 15 (9.93%) Forcepoint
7 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (9.27%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.61%) Citrix
9 6 (3.97%) McAfee
10 5 (3.31%) EMC
10 5 (3.31%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.65%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.99%) Brocade
12 3 (1.99%) NetApp
13 2 (1.32%) F5
13 2 (1.32%) Tableau
14 1 (0.66%) IBM
14 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.66%) Symantec