The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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 Clearance
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 134 137 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 35.17% 42.55% 15.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.71% 82.04% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 17
Median daily rate £346 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £593 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £385 £394
% change year-on-year +6.49% -2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £30.90
% change year-on-year +14.83% +5.67%  

Security 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke.

Academic & Professional Certification
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 167 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 46.46% 51.86% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 48 41
Median daily rate £353 £369 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.27% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.88% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Basingstoke

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Basingstoke

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Basingstoke

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 107 (48.42%) SC Cleared
2 80 (36.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 59 (26.70%) Project Management
4 54 (24.43%) Motorola
5 49 (22.17%) Change Management
6 37 (16.74%) Telecoms
7 35 (15.84%) Cisco
8 28 (12.67%) DV Cleared
9 27 (12.22%) Migration
10 26 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 26 (11.76%) ITIL
10 26 (11.76%) Service Management
11 24 (10.86%) Juniper
12 22 (9.95%) Firewall
12 22 (9.95%) VMware
12 22 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (9.05%) LAN
15 19 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (8.14%) PMO
16 18 (8.14%) Finance
17 17 (7.69%) Oracle
18 16 (7.24%) HP
18 16 (7.24%) BGP
19 15 (6.79%) Middleware
19 15 (6.79%) WAN
19 15 (6.79%) Test Automation
19 15 (6.79%) Service Design
20 14 (6.33%) DevOps

Security 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 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.36%) Apache
2 3 (1.36%) JBoss
3 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) IaaS
2 4 (1.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.95%) Firewall
2 20 (9.05%) LAN
3 16 (7.24%) BGP
4 15 (6.79%) WAN
5 14 (6.33%) VLAN
5 14 (6.33%) Wireless
6 13 (5.88%) OSPF
7 11 (4.98%) DAB
8 10 (4.52%) VPN
9 9 (4.07%) LTE
9 9 (4.07%) SNMP
10 8 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (3.62%) Junos
11 6 (2.71%) 4G
11 6 (2.71%) Network Security
12 4 (1.81%) MVNO
12 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.81%) WLAN
13 3 (1.36%) IPsec
13 3 (1.36%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.26%) DB2
2 5 (2.26%) MS Access
2 5 (2.26%) MySQL
3 4 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.81%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
1 3 (1.36%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.36%) Selenium
1 3 (1.36%) SilkTest
2 2 (0.90%) MSI
2 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 37 (16.74%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.14%) Finance
3 6 (2.71%) Law
3 6 (2.71%) Legal
4 2 (0.90%) Military
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (22.62%) Architect
2 45 (20.36%) Project Manager
3 21 (9.50%) Analyst
4 17 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.24%) Network Architect
6 12 (5.43%) Developer
6 12 (5.43%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.52%) Service Architect
8 9 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.07%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (4.07%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.62%) Integration Manager
9 8 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.17%) Commercial Manager
11 6 (2.71%) Integration Project Manager
11 6 (2.71%) Planning Manager
11 6 (2.71%) Report Manager
11 6 (2.71%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.26%) Migration Architect
12 5 (2.26%) Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.79%) Middleware
2 7 (3.17%) Web Services
3 5 (2.26%) SOAP
4 4 (1.81%) .NET
4 4 (1.81%) XSLT
5 3 (1.36%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.36%) Lucene
6 2 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.26%) CMDB
3 5 (2.26%) PKI
3 5 (2.26%) User Experience
4 4 (1.81%) CESG
4 4 (1.81%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (1.36%) Frameworx
5 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) e-Health
7 1 (0.45%) IVR
7 1 (0.45%) PDA
7 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.88%) Linux
2 11 (4.98%) Windows
3 8 (3.62%) Unix
4 4 (1.81%) Android
4 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.70%) Project Management
2 49 (22.17%) Change Management
3 27 (12.22%) Migration
4 26 (11.76%) ITIL
4 26 (11.76%) Service Management
5 22 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (6.79%) Service Design
6 15 (6.79%) Test Automation
7 14 (6.33%) DevOps
8 13 (5.88%) Release Management
9 12 (5.43%) ITIL V3
9 12 (5.43%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.43%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.98%) Network Management
10 11 (4.98%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.52%) CRM
11 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.52%) Regression Testing
11 10 (4.52%) Test Management
12 9 (4.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.98%) SQL
2 9 (4.07%) Bash Shell
2 9 (4.07%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.07%) Python
3 4 (1.81%) Java
3 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) VB
4 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (48.42%) SC Cleared
2 80 (36.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (12.67%) DV Cleared
4 20 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.33%) Degree
6 10 (4.52%) CCNA
7 9 (4.07%) CCNP
7 9 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (3.62%) ISTQB
8 8 (3.62%) JNCIS
9 7 (3.17%) ISEB
9 7 (3.17%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.71%) CCDP
11 4 (1.81%) HND
12 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.45%) CCIE
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.14%) PMO
2 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (2.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.81%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.45%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.45%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.07%) Docker
4 4 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) Netcool
2 9 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.26%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.81%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.81%) Ansible
4 4 (1.81%) SCOM
5 3 (1.36%) OpenView
5 3 (1.36%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.90%) SCCM
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.45%) Opsview
7 1 (0.45%) QRadar
7 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (24.43%) Motorola
2 35 (15.84%) Cisco
3 26 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 24 (10.86%) Juniper
5 22 (9.95%) VMware
6 17 (7.69%) Oracle
7 16 (7.24%) HP
8 14 (6.33%) Remedy
9 9 (4.07%) BMC
9 9 (4.07%) Forcepoint
9 9 (4.07%) IBM
10 5 (2.26%) EMC
10 5 (2.26%) Ericsson
10 5 (2.26%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.81%) Citrix
12 3 (1.36%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.36%) WSO2
13 2 (0.90%) CA
13 2 (0.90%) F5
13 2 (0.90%) LogRhythm