Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 125 151
Rank change year-on-year -34 +26 +25
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 28 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.74% 1.03% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 2.98% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 10
Hampshire median daily rate £360 £353 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +10.16% -22.42%
10th Percentile £182 £303 £205
90th Percentile £488 £400 £427
South East median daily rate £385 £340 £413
% change year-on-year +13.24% -17.58% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.42 £33.75 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.73% -19.16% -15.23%
10th Percentile £26.21 £23.38 £39.56
90th Percentile £71.72 £45.13 £55.58
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +95.67% -66.25% -18.78%

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 1,298 1,209 1,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.44% 34.52% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 683 918
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £298 £220 £280
90th Percentile £588 £537 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £409
% change year-on-year +5.59% -1.59% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 46 85
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.38 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +6.67% -11.97%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £62.88 £48.09 £49.78
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £23.34
% change year-on-year +50.00% +7.11% -33.31%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -10 7 £363 +2.84%
Southampton -12 5 £475 -5.00%
Farnborough -12 3 £188 -53.13%
Winchester - 2 £170 -
Portsmouth -24 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £475 - 1
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) MVNO
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) BPR
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) DBS Check
5 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
6 4 (14.29%) ITSM
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (10.71%) UML
7 3 (10.71%) Unix
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) ISEB
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Billing
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow

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 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) MVNO
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) 4G
4 1 (3.57%) DWDM
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) LTE
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) CppUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) OSS Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) React
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) BPR
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Service Management
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) BPMN
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) eTOM
3 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Test Management
3 3 (10.71%) UML
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) Java 8
2 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) DBS Check
4 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP ALM
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) HP
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Ariba
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP