Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 592 857 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.68% 22.04% 23.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.10% 58.78% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 619 671
Hampshire median daily rate £417 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.70% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £250 £285 £270
90th Percentile £526 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +22.14% +13.82%
10th Percentile £36.25 £21.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.63 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -55.41% -1.88% +110.53%

SC Cleared 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 1257 1458 1820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.41% 37.49% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 965 1082
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +4.69%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £270
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.15 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 0 106 £400 +17.65% 7
Portsmouth +6 70 £400 -8.57% 5
Winchester +2 50 £425 - 1
Hook -3 44 £368 +14.84%
Fareham 0 37 £425 -10.53%
Farnborough 0 36 £425 +14.86% 2
Southampton -10 32 £400 - 1
Andover +1 27 £460 +18.71%
Aldershot +7 11 £450 -5.26%
Ringwood - 5 £143 -
Gosport +1 3 £317 -26.19% 1
Romsey 0 2 £250 -17.36%
Fleet - 1 £275 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 592 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 127 (21.45%) Windows
3 102 (17.23%) VMware
4 99 (16.72%) Linux
5 89 (15.03%) Microsoft
6 79 (13.34%) Cisco
7 61 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (9.29%) DevOps
9 51 (8.61%) ITIL
10 49 (8.28%) Active Directory
11 48 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 47 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (7.94%) Data Centre
12 47 (7.94%) WAN
12 47 (7.94%) Project Management
13 46 (7.77%) LAN
14 45 (7.60%) Firewall
14 45 (7.60%) Migration
15 42 (7.09%) Red Hat
16 41 (6.93%) Java
17 39 (6.59%) Degree
18 37 (6.25%) Service Management
18 37 (6.25%) Windows Server
18 37 (6.25%) PowerShell
19 36 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 36 (6.08%) Software Engineering
20 35 (5.91%) SQL
20 35 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (5.74%) Unix
22 33 (5.57%) Oracle

SC Cleared
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 22 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.38%) Apache
3 17 (2.87%) JBoss
4 14 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.36%) nginx
5 13 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.84%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.34%) Confluence
10 2 (0.34%) SAS
10 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.17%) FileNet
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.69%) Acrobat
5 10 (1.69%) PaintShop Pro
6 7 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.84%) SPSS
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.21%) IaaS
2 18 (3.04%) Office 365
3 17 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.70%) PaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.94%) WAN
2 46 (7.77%) LAN
3 45 (7.60%) Firewall
4 29 (4.90%) Wireless
5 26 (4.39%) DNS
6 19 (3.21%) BGP
7 18 (3.04%) OSPF
8 13 (2.20%) NetScaler
8 13 (2.20%) Network Security
9 11 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (1.86%) PuTTY
9 11 (1.86%) WinSCP
10 10 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.69%) VLAN
11 9 (1.52%) BIG-IP
11 9 (1.52%) DAB
12 8 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (1.35%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.18%) Link 11
13 7 (1.18%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.04%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (2.03%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.18%) DB2
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.68%) Redis
9 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.51%) Big Data
10 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.87%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (2.53%) Eclipse
2 15 (2.53%) Selenium
2 15 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.36%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.36%) JIRA
3 14 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (2.20%) HP UFT
4 13 (2.20%) SpecFlow
5 12 (2.03%) Ant
5 12 (2.03%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.86%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.86%) TestNG
7 10 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.35%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.18%) AdminStudio
9 7 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.18%) MSI
10 5 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.68%) StarTeam
General
1 33 (5.57%) Finance
2 30 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.05%) Military
4 10 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.18%) Electronics
6 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.51%) Banking
7 3 (0.51%) Legal
7 3 (0.51%) Marketing
8 2 (0.34%) Local Government
8 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (13.85%) Architect
2 61 (10.30%) Project Manager
3 44 (7.43%) Developer
4 43 (7.26%) Consultant
5 42 (7.09%) Analyst
6 32 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 29 (4.90%) Network Architect
8 25 (4.22%) Network Engineer
9 19 (3.21%) Test Engineer
10 18 (3.04%) Software Engineer
11 16 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (2.53%) Author
12 15 (2.53%) Technical Author
13 13 (2.20%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.20%) Tester
14 12 (2.03%) Administrator
14 12 (2.03%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (2.03%) SAP Consultant
14 12 (2.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 11 (1.86%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.39%) .NET
2 25 (4.22%) Web Services
3 13 (2.20%) Middleware
4 12 (2.03%) SAPUI5
5 10 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (1.52%) HTML
6 9 (1.52%) SOAP
7 8 (1.35%) SAP Fiori
8 6 (1.01%) CSS
8 6 (1.01%) REST
8 6 (1.01%) RESTful
9 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.84%) HTML5
9 5 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (0.84%) SAP Business Workflow
9 5 (0.84%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (0.68%) Ajax
10 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.68%) Java EE
10 4 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.18%) CMDB
7 7 (1.18%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.18%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (0.84%) PMI
9 4 (0.68%) BYOD
9 4 (0.68%) Clustering
9 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.68%) User Experience
10 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (21.45%) Windows
2 99 (16.72%) Linux
3 37 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (5.74%) Unix
6 26 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.22%) Windows 10
8 21 (3.55%) Windows 7
9 19 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.03%) AIX
12 10 (1.69%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.01%) Solaris
14 5 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.68%) Android
16 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
17 1 (0.17%) CentOS
17 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (9.29%) DevOps
3 51 (8.61%) ITIL
4 48 (8.11%) Test Automation
5 47 (7.94%) Project Management
6 45 (7.60%) Migration
7 37 (6.25%) Service Management
8 36 (6.08%) Software Engineering
9 27 (4.56%) Scrum
9 27 (4.56%) SDLC
10 26 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (4.22%) Test Strategy
12 23 (3.89%) Collaborative Working
13 21 (3.55%) PRINCE2
13 21 (3.55%) System Testing
13 21 (3.55%) Validation
14 20 (3.38%) Test Scripting
15 19 (3.21%) SOA
16 15 (2.53%) Test Management
16 15 (2.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.93%) Java
2 37 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.91%) SQL
4 23 (3.89%) C++
5 21 (3.55%) C#
5 21 (3.55%) Python
6 20 (3.38%) C
7 16 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.36%) F#
10 11 (1.86%) Ada
11 8 (1.35%) Perl
12 7 (1.18%) Ruby
13 5 (0.84%) ABAP
13 5 (0.84%) PHP
14 4 (0.68%) Lua
15 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.51%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.34%) ES6
17 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 592 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.59%) Degree
3 31 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.56%) CCNP
5 18 (3.04%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.20%) CCNA
7 12 (2.03%) ISEB
7 12 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.86%) CCIE
8 11 (1.86%) CCSA
9 10 (1.69%) CCDP
10 9 (1.52%) CCIP
10 9 (1.52%) CCSE
10 9 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.52%) JNCIA
11 8 (1.35%) CISSP
11 8 (1.35%) HP ASE
11 8 (1.35%) JNCIE
11 8 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.89%) QA
3 11 (1.86%) PMO
4 8 (1.35%) JSP 440
4 8 (1.35%) SLA
5 7 (1.18%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 3 (0.51%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.34%) GDPR
9 2 (0.34%) TickIT
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.17%) GAAP
10 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.17%) MIL-STD-1553
10 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.73%) vSphere
4 15 (2.53%) VMware NSX
5 10 (1.69%) flannel
6 9 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.35%) Docker
8 7 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.17%) Corosync
11 1 (0.17%) KVM
11 1 (0.17%) NFS
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.17%) Snort
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (4.05%) Puppet
2 19 (3.21%) SCCM
3 10 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 9 (1.52%) Prometheus
4 9 (1.52%) vCenter Server
5 7 (1.18%) Ansible
5 7 (1.18%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.01%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.01%) SCOM
6 6 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.84%) Ambari
7 5 (0.84%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.84%) Netcool
7 5 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.68%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.68%) QRadar
Vendors
1 102 (17.23%) VMware
2 89 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 79 (13.34%) Cisco
4 42 (7.09%) Red Hat
5 33 (5.57%) Oracle
6 32 (5.41%) HP
6 32 (5.41%) SAP
7 24 (4.05%) Juniper
8 23 (3.89%) Citrix
9 20 (3.38%) NetApp
10 17 (2.87%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.70%) Forcepoint
12 15 (2.53%) F5
13 12 (2.03%) EMC
13 12 (2.03%) Fujitsu
14 11 (1.86%) IBM
14 11 (1.86%) Remedy
15 10 (1.69%) Adobe
15 10 (1.69%) Fortinet
15 10 (1.69%) Splunk