Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 144 174
Rank change year-on-year +37 +30 -5
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 59 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.66% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 1.50% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
Hampshire median daily rate £340 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -18.79% +26.92%
10th Percentile £200 £216 £352
90th Percentile £400 £474 £486
South East median daily rate £340 £416 £400
% change year-on-year -18.32% +4.06% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.75 £43.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.41% +10.49% +67.53%
10th Percentile £23.38 £39.62 £15.87
90th Percentile £45.13 £59.72 £55.18
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £43.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year -68.97% +10.49% +3.61%

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 1218 1396 1825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.18% 36.82% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 950 1082
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.31%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £560 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 79 74
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £38.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.45% +71.84%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £12.87
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -8.65% -11.00% +81.76%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +14 43 £340 +6.25% 1
Portsmouth +1 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £500 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 51 (86.44%) Security Cleared
2 29 (49.15%) Motorola
3 24 (40.68%) Collaborative Working
4 23 (38.98%) Project Management
5 19 (32.20%) Telecoms
6 13 (22.03%) HP
7 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.34%) Customer-Centricity
7 12 (20.34%) Test Management
8 11 (18.64%) ISTQB
8 11 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (18.64%) Regression Testing
9 10 (16.95%) ITIL
9 10 (16.95%) Change Management
9 10 (16.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (15.25%) LTE
10 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.25%) Degree
10 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 8 (13.56%) Validation
11 8 (13.56%) Service Management
11 8 (13.56%) 4G
12 7 (11.86%) User Experience
12 7 (11.86%) Analytics
12 7 (11.86%) MVNO
12 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
12 7 (11.86%) Linux
13 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.17%) Disclosure Scotland

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 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) LTE
2 8 (13.56%) 4G
3 7 (11.86%) MVNO
4 5 (8.47%) Wireless
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) SAN
6 3 (5.08%) 2G
6 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.39%) DNS
7 2 (3.39%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MS Access
1 1 (1.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) GDB
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) NuGet
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 19 (32.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Billing
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.64%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Coordinator
4 6 (10.17%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) BSS Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Network Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) HPUX Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (3.39%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) EJB
2 1 (1.69%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (1.69%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) Java EE 5
2 1 (1.69%) JSF
2 1 (1.69%) LESS
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (1.69%) React
2 1 (1.69%) Sass
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) User Experience
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Android
4 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) VMS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Collaborative Working
2 23 (38.98%) Project Management
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Customer-Centricity
3 12 (20.34%) Test Management
4 11 (18.64%) Regression Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) ITIL
6 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.56%) Service Management
7 8 (13.56%) Validation
8 7 (11.86%) Analytics
8 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
9 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
1 3 (5.08%) VB
2 2 (3.39%) C
2 2 (3.39%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
2 2 (3.39%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) ES6
3 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (86.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (15.25%) Degree
5 4 (6.78%) ISEB
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.39%) HND
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.78%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Motorola
2 13 (22.03%) HP
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) EMC
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 3 (5.08%) BMC
5 3 (5.08%) Brocade
5 3 (5.08%) F5
5 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.08%) Remedy
6 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Talend