Period
to 17 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 69 149 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 12.41% 30.72% 15.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.67% 61.83% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 44
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06% +26.40%
10th Percentile £312 £195 £274
90th Percentile £562 £464 £464
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.75 £43.00 £41.64
% change year-on-year +1.74% +3.27% -7.47%

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 199 241 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 35.79% 49.69% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 32 117
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £364 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +6.36% -1.58%
10th Percentile £301 £177 £213
90th Percentile £545 £465 £463
Hampshire median daily rate £448 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.29% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Basingstoke median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -27.20% +23.15%
10th Percentile £17.06 £14.38 £16.22
90th Percentile £43.05 £81.25 £39.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019, 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 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
3 13 (18.84%) DevOps
4 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (14.49%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.59%) Dependency Management
7 8 (11.59%) Ansible
7 8 (11.59%) Docker
8 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (10.14%) Service Design
9 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.70%) Traceability Matrix
9 6 (8.70%) Commercial Awareness
9 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.70%) SIEM
9 6 (8.70%) Cisco
9 6 (8.70%) MSI
9 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security
10 5 (7.25%) VMware
10 5 (7.25%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.25%) PKI
10 5 (7.25%) Finance
10 5 (7.25%) Firewall

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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) IaaS
3 4 (5.80%) GitHub
3 4 (5.80%) PaaS
4 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) VSAN
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.45%) Connectrix
4 1 (1.45%) DMZ
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Junos
4 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) Tactical Data Link
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) MSI
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) GitLab
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Project Manager
2 15 (21.74%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Service Architect
4 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Bid Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Bid Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Transition Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Transition Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (2.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) Lucene
1 2 (2.90%) Node.js
1 2 (2.90%) REST
1 2 (2.90%) SOAP
1 2 (2.90%) WSDL
1 2 (2.90%) XML
1 2 (2.90%) XSLT
2 1 (1.45%) KML
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.84%) DevOps
2 13 (18.84%) Project Management
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 8 (11.59%) Dependency Management
6 7 (10.14%) Service Design
7 6 (8.70%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (8.70%) Information Security
7 6 (8.70%) SIEM
7 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.70%) Traceability Matrix
8 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.25%) Network Management
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.25%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) PMO
2 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Ansible
2 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.45%) Netcool
6 1 (1.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.45%) OpenView
6 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.35%) CA
5 3 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) Juniper
5 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.45%) Ariba
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow