Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 51 153
Rank change year-on-year -110 +102 +26
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 15 114 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.41% 3.28% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 9.45% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 13
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £351 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +4.85% -19.76%
10th Percentile £158 £201 £216
90th Percentile £487 £490 £480
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £83.00 £35.00 £49.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.14% -29.51% +101.15%
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year -45.71% -11.81% +60.77%

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 1,156 1,206 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.65% 34.73% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 682 930
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £279 £213 £270
90th Percentile £575 £525 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 74
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76% +52.73%
10th Percentile £21.60 £19.34 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.68 £47.91 £57.63
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £24.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year +64.10% -11.36% +1.85%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 -37 6 £375 +25.00% 2
Farnborough - 4 £363 - 1
Southampton -20 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Gosport - 1 £500 -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) MVNO
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) ERP
4 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow Management
5 3 (20.00%) eTOM
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) BPR
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (20.00%) Service Design
5 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) BPMN
5 3 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management

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 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) MVNO
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) BPMN
3 3 (20.00%) BPR
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (20.00%) eTOM
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) Service Design
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Java 8
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP ALM
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto