Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 633 546 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.22% 15.57% 22.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.15% 44.98% 58.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 352 589
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £306 £258 £285
90th Percentile £613 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £410
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £44.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.58% +36.86%
10th Percentile £32.50 £37.50 £31.75
90th Percentile £58.93 £47.91 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year +95.69% -52.93% +4.83%

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 1,169 1,214 1,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.81% 34.62% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 685 930
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £285 £220 £267
90th Percentile £576 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +77.08%
10th Percentile £21.60 £19.91 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.68 £47.91 £58.38
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year +72.97% -15.91% -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 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 +10 130 £475 +20.25% 22
Portsmouth 0 121 £500 +29.03% 16
Gosport 0 45 £465 -
Hook +3 40 £370 +0.68%
Fareham 0 40 £475 +11.76% 22
Winchester -3 40 £425 - 5
Andover -1 31 £375 -16.67% 1
Farnborough -10 20 £475 +11.76% 3
Southampton -29 17 £450 +16.13% 11
Aldershot +2 16 £390 +14.71%
Romsey -2 7 £388 +55.00% 10
Havant - 2 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 633 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 131 (20.70%) Windows
3 107 (16.90%) Linux
4 99 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (15.48%) Microsoft
6 85 (13.43%) Cisco
7 81 (12.80%) VMware
8 80 (12.64%) Oracle
9 71 (11.22%) DevOps
10 62 (9.79%) Java
11 59 (9.32%) Active Directory
12 57 (9.00%) SQL
12 57 (9.00%) ITIL
12 57 (9.00%) Python
13 56 (8.85%) JavaScript
14 54 (8.53%) Migration
15 52 (8.21%) .NET
16 51 (8.06%) SQL Server
17 50 (7.90%) Test Automation
18 49 (7.74%) Ansible
18 49 (7.74%) C#
19 46 (7.27%) DV Cleared
19 46 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
20 44 (6.95%) DNS
21 43 (6.79%) Firewall
22 42 (6.64%) SharePoint
22 42 (6.64%) Data Centre
22 42 (6.64%) Windows Server
22 42 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
23 41 (6.48%) Amazon AWS

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 42 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.69%) Apache
3 16 (2.53%) IIS
4 15 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.26%) Jupyter
9 7 (1.11%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.95%) JBoss
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.79%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.63%) Confluence
13 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.47%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.79%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.47%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.47%) SAP IBP
3 3 (0.47%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Maximo
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.21%) Serverless
4 13 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
4 13 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (1.90%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.90%) GitHub
6 11 (1.74%) AWS Fargate
6 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.74%) Office 365
7 9 (1.42%) IaaS
7 9 (1.42%) PaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Boomi
9 2 (0.32%) Yammer
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.95%) DNS
2 43 (6.79%) Firewall
3 38 (6.00%) LAN
4 33 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (3.63%) WAN
6 19 (3.00%) DHCP
6 19 (3.00%) SAN
7 18 (2.84%) SNMP
8 16 (2.53%) BGP
8 16 (2.53%) Cisco ISE
8 16 (2.53%) OSPF
9 14 (2.21%) Network Security
9 14 (2.21%) VPN
10 13 (2.05%) Internet
11 12 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (1.74%) MPLS
12 11 (1.74%) VLAN
13 9 (1.42%) DAB
13 9 (1.42%) IPsec
14 8 (1.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (3.79%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.16%) Hadoop
4 20 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (1.90%) SAP HANA
9 11 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.74%) SAP BW
10 10 (1.58%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.42%) MySQL
12 8 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.26%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 31 (4.90%) Selenium
3 22 (3.48%) Oracle APEX
3 22 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 20 (3.16%) Subversion
5 19 (3.00%) HP UFT
6 16 (2.53%) JIRA
7 15 (2.37%) LoadRunner
8 13 (2.05%) SoapUI
8 13 (2.05%) Visual Studio
9 12 (1.90%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.58%) Ant
10 10 (1.58%) TestNG
11 9 (1.42%) GitLab
12 8 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.26%) NetBeans
12 8 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.63%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 36 (5.69%) Finance
2 16 (2.53%) Military
3 12 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.58%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.79%) Automotive
6 5 (0.79%) Retail
7 4 (0.63%) Billing
7 4 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Games
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (18.80%) Developer
2 76 (12.01%) Architect
3 54 (8.53%) Analyst
4 45 (7.11%) Project Manager
5 41 (6.48%) Consultant
6 36 (5.69%) Network Engineer
7 28 (4.42%) Test Analyst
8 22 (3.48%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 22 (3.48%) Tester
9 20 (3.16%) Test Engineer
10 19 (3.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 17 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.37%) Integration Engineer
13 15 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.21%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.21%) Java Developer
14 14 (2.21%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.21%) .NET
2 31 (4.90%) HTML
3 29 (4.58%) Web Services
4 22 (3.48%) LDAP
4 22 (3.48%) Vue.js
5 21 (3.32%) CSS
6 18 (2.84%) XML
7 17 (2.69%) React
8 13 (2.05%) jQuery
9 10 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.58%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.42%) RESTful
11 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.26%) Middleware
11 8 (1.26%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (1.26%) Node.js
11 8 (1.26%) TensorFlow
12 6 (0.95%) REST
13 5 (0.79%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.64%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.53%) PKI
3 26 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.05%) User Experience
7 11 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.79%) Replication
11 4 (0.63%) Clustering
11 4 (0.63%) CMDB
11 4 (0.63%) NHS
11 4 (0.63%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.47%) CESG
12 3 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 131 (20.70%) Windows
2 107 (16.90%) Linux
3 42 (6.64%) Windows Server
4 28 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (4.27%) Unix
6 17 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.05%) AIX
8 13 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.42%) CentOS
11 8 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.11%) SUSE
13 5 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.79%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.47%) HPUX
14 3 (0.47%) Solaris
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (11.22%) DevOps
3 57 (9.00%) ITIL
4 54 (8.53%) Migration
5 50 (7.90%) Test Automation
6 42 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (5.37%) Scrum
7 34 (5.37%) Service Management
8 32 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 30 (4.74%) Project Management
10 26 (4.11%) Validation
11 25 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 25 (3.95%) Test Scripting
12 24 (3.79%) Customer Requirements
12 24 (3.79%) Data Migration
12 24 (3.79%) Software Engineering
13 23 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (3.32%) Workflow
16 20 (3.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.79%) Java
2 57 (9.00%) Python
2 57 (9.00%) SQL
3 56 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 49 (7.74%) C#
5 41 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 21 (3.32%) C++
7 18 (2.84%) C
8 16 (2.53%) F#
9 14 (2.21%) VB
10 12 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.58%) ABAP
12 9 (1.42%) Perl
13 8 (1.26%) Ada
14 6 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.95%) VBScript
15 5 (0.79%) Jython
15 5 (0.79%) PHP
16 3 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 633 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.27%) DV Cleared
3 37 (5.85%) Degree
4 32 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.27%) ISEB
6 24 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (3.48%) CCNP
7 22 (3.48%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.58%) CCNA
9 8 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.11%) MCSE
10 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.95%) PMP
12 4 (0.63%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.63%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.47%) CCDP
13 3 (0.47%) CCIE
13 3 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.00%) PMO
2 12 (1.90%) QA
3 9 (1.42%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.16%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 59 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.32%) Docker
3 21 (3.32%) vSphere
4 15 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.26%) iptables
7 5 (0.79%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 5 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.63%) Firmware
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.47%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.32%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.32%) Postfix
10 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) NDS
11 1 (0.16%) Snort
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (7.74%) Ansible
2 36 (5.69%) SCCM
3 34 (5.37%) Puppet
4 19 (3.00%) SCOM
5 14 (2.21%) HP ALM
6 12 (1.90%) Kubernetes
6 12 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.58%) SCVMM
8 9 (1.42%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.26%) Kibana
9 8 (1.26%) logstash
9 8 (1.26%) SELinux
10 7 (1.11%) yum
11 5 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (0.79%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.63%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.63%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 98 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.43%) Cisco
3 81 (12.80%) VMware
4 80 (12.64%) Oracle
5 36 (5.69%) Juniper
5 36 (5.69%) ServiceNow
6 35 (5.53%) SAP
7 32 (5.06%) HP
8 29 (4.58%) Red Hat
9 24 (3.79%) Remedy
10 22 (3.48%) SolarWinds
11 17 (2.69%) IBM
12 15 (2.37%) Atlassian
12 15 (2.37%) Software AG
12 15 (2.37%) webMethods
13 13 (2.05%) Citrix
14 12 (1.90%) CA
14 12 (1.90%) EMC
15 11 (1.74%) NetApp
15 11 (1.74%) Palo Alto