Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 121 161
Rank change year-on-year -7 +40 +11
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 45 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.17% 1.22% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 3.08% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -29.91%
10th Percentile £232 £260 £259
90th Percentile £500 £868 £440
South East median daily rate £369 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -7.81% +11.11% -25.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +24.62% +44.44% +125.00%

BPSS Clearance 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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,356 1,397 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.40% 39.66% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 868 1,034
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £260 £281 £263
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 95 54
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.46 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% -22.22% +178.47%
10th Percentile £19.68 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.50 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year +44.19% -33.59% +43.89%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Hampshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Hampshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Hampshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Hampshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Hampshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -23 14 £333 +10.83%
Portsmouth - 5 £528 -
Farnborough -8 4 £400 -
Gosport - 2 £500 -
Havant - 2 - -
Southampton -4 1 £425 -27.66%
Hook - 1 £500 -
Fareham - 1 - -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 37 (82.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (22.22%) HP
3 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 10 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (20.00%) HP ALM
4 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (20.00%) Test Management
5 8 (17.78%) MVNO
5 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.78%) Windows
5 8 (17.78%) Billing
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) XML
8 5 (11.11%) C
9 4 (8.89%) Internet
9 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.89%) SQL
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.89%) CMDB
9 4 (8.89%) Degree

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) MVNO
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) 2G
3 3 (6.67%) 4G
3 3 (6.67%) LTE
4 1 (2.22%) 5G
4 1 (2.22%) BGP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) HSDPA
4 1 (2.22%) HSRP
4 1 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) IPsec
4 1 (2.22%) L2TP
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) RIP
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) DbUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) HttpUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) MSI
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.22%) XMLUnit
General
1 19 (42.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.78%) Billing
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) BSS Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
4 3 (6.67%) Test Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Information Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) RESTful
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) Akka
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) Dojo
5 1 (2.22%) EJB
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) Java EE
5 1 (2.22%) Java EE 5
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) Sass
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
5 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.89%) CMDB
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) AIX
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 9 (20.00%) Test Management
2 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.67%) System Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Logistics
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Java 8
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (82.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) CCNA
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (20.00%) HP ALM
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) HP
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Brio
5 1 (2.22%) Capita
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk