Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 135 94 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 28.72% 13.43% 18.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 30.03% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 29
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +20.00% +20.19%
10th Percentile £195 £265 £207
90th Percentile £482 £463 £630
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £417 £378
% change year-on-year +1.81% +10.58% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.61% -7.78% +157.14%

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 225 313 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 47.87% 44.71% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 117 77
Basingstoke median daily rate £378 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +5.71% -8.50%
10th Percentile £165 £218 £203
90th Percentile £494 £469 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 5
Basingstoke median hourly rate £22.75 £36.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.24% +126.56% -28.89%
10th Percentile £14.38 £19.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £81.25 £40.00 £31.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +142.86%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (29.63%) Cisco
3 34 (25.19%) Windows
3 34 (25.19%) SCCM
4 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 28 (20.74%) DevOps
6 27 (20.00%) SCOM
7 24 (17.78%) VMware
8 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
8 23 (17.04%) DV Cleared
9 22 (16.30%) SQL
9 22 (16.30%) LAN
10 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
10 20 (14.81%) PowerShell
10 20 (14.81%) SolarWinds
11 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (14.07%) Windows Server
12 18 (13.33%) PKI
12 18 (13.33%) ITIL
12 18 (13.33%) Service Management
12 18 (13.33%) Firewall
13 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
14 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
15 14 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (10.37%) Juniper
15 14 (10.37%) Linux
15 14 (10.37%) Oracle
15 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
16 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012

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 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.67%) IIS
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.22%) Apache
4 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.22%) Jupyter
4 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Primavera
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.30%) LAN
2 18 (13.33%) Firewall
3 13 (9.63%) DNS
4 11 (8.15%) BGP
4 11 (8.15%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (8.15%) OSPF
4 11 (8.15%) WAN
5 9 (6.67%) VLAN
6 8 (5.93%) Internet
6 8 (5.93%) SAN
7 7 (5.19%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (5.19%) DHCP
8 6 (4.44%) VPN
9 5 (3.70%) MPLS
10 4 (2.96%) EIGRP
10 4 (2.96%) IPsec
10 4 (2.96%) SSL
10 4 (2.96%) VoIP
11 3 (2.22%) DAB
11 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) MySQL
7 2 (1.48%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Subversion
2 5 (3.70%) JMeter
2 5 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.48%) JIRA
5 2 (1.48%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.22%) Finance
1 3 (2.22%) Military
2 2 (1.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (29.63%) Architect
2 16 (11.85%) Network Engineer
3 13 (9.63%) Analyst
4 10 (7.41%) Service Architect
5 9 (6.67%) Developer
6 7 (5.19%) Network Architect
6 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Project Planner
8 5 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Security Architect
8 5 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (2.96%) Design Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (2.96%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) Web Services
2 7 (5.19%) .NET
2 7 (5.19%) HTML
2 7 (5.19%) Web Services Management
3 6 (4.44%) LDAP
4 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.96%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.96%) CSS
4 4 (2.96%) jQuery
5 3 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.22%) Flot
5 3 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (2.22%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.74%) REST
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.74%) WinForms
6 1 (0.74%) WSDL
6 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) PKI
2 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.19%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.19%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.96%) Clustering
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Windows
2 19 (14.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.37%) Linux
4 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.44%) CentOS
6 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.44%) SUSE
6 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.48%) AIX
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) DevOps
2 18 (13.33%) ITIL
2 18 (13.33%) Service Management
3 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
5 12 (8.89%) Validation
6 9 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (5.93%) Migration
7 8 (5.93%) Network Design
7 8 (5.93%) Service Design
8 7 (5.19%) Antivirus Management
8 7 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.19%) ITSM
8 7 (5.19%) Line Management
8 7 (5.19%) Matrix Management
8 7 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.19%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.30%) SQL
2 20 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.67%) C#
3 9 (6.67%) Java
4 8 (5.93%) Python
5 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.19%) VB
5 7 (5.19%) VBScript
6 5 (3.70%) C
7 3 (2.22%) C++
7 3 (2.22%) PHP
7 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.04%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.19%) CCNA
4 7 (5.19%) CCNP
5 6 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (4.44%) JNCIS
6 5 (3.70%) CCDP
7 3 (2.22%) ISEB
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.48%) CISM
8 2 (1.48%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.74%) CCIE
9 1 (0.74%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) Degree
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) PMO
2 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.96%) QA
4 3 (2.22%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.44%) Docker
5 6 (4.44%) iptables
5 6 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.22%) Snort
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (25.19%) SCCM
2 27 (20.00%) SCOM
3 10 (7.41%) vCenter Server
4 9 (6.67%) SCVMM
5 7 (5.19%) Ansible
5 7 (5.19%) Puppet
6 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.44%) SELinux
6 6 (4.44%) yum
7 5 (3.70%) Perfmon
8 4 (2.96%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.22%) Kibana
9 3 (2.22%) logstash
10 2 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (29.63%) Cisco
2 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 24 (17.78%) VMware
4 20 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 14 (10.37%) Juniper
5 14 (10.37%) Oracle
6 11 (8.15%) Remedy
7 7 (5.19%) EMC
7 7 (5.19%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.70%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.96%) Forcepoint
9 4 (2.96%) McAfee
10 3 (2.22%) CA
10 3 (2.22%) Citrix
10 3 (2.22%) Lumension
10 3 (2.22%) NetApp
11 2 (1.48%) Brocade
11 2 (1.48%) F5
11 2 (1.48%) Siebel
12 1 (0.74%) Fortinet