Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 51 162
Rank change year-on-year -102 +111 +9
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 22 123 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 3.46% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 9.38% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 10
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £351 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.44% +10.63% -41.20%
10th Percentile £185 £220 £260
90th Percentile £500 £476 £470
South East median daily rate £446 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +21.28% -2.00% -21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £59.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -40.99% +493.10%
10th Percentile £34.23 £32.50 £43.36
90th Percentile £46.31 £38.38 £59.86
South East median hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.69
% change year-on-year +7.86% -1.92% +256.85%

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 1,250 1,312 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.34% 36.92% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 755 1,067
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £270 £257 £263
90th Percentile £569 £510 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.46% +0.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 77 57
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +142.86%
10th Percentile £19.45 £16.26 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.05 £48.75 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% +3.65%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -46 4 £160 -46.67%
Farnborough - 4 £375 -
Gosport - 2 £500 -
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - - 1
Southampton -21 1 £425 +3.03%
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (18.18%) CMDB
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) C
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making

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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HSRP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) L2TP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) MVNO
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) RIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) HttpUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) XMLUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Revenue Assurance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) User Researcher
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.55%) Akka
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Dojo
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) Servlets
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
1 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) EAI
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) Brio
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Siebel
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk