Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 391 583 718
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.18% 16.72% 19.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.08% 47.67% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 375 400
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.14% +0.71%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £255
90th Percentile £614 £586 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -34.48% +3.40%
10th Percentile £19.55 £16.77 £32.50
90th Percentile £63.43 £54.13 £48.20
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year +95.69% -0.64% -

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 723 1,223 1,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.01% 35.08% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 754 672
Median daily rate £457 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -23.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £18.05 £16.77 £20.35
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £48.20
Median hourly rate £31.39 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.15% -21.43% +75.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Hampshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SC Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Portsmouth +1 65 £550 +22.22% 12
Gosport 0 42 £475 -4.04%
Winchester +27 36 £481 -12.55% 3
Andover 0 36 £475 +11.76% 2
Fareham +2 34 £450 +5.88%
Farnborough +14 24 £438 -2.78% 8
Southampton +18 21 £450 -20.00% 3
Aldershot +5 15 £299 -20.27% 2
Basingstoke -7 15 £500 +25.00% 3
Hook -7 7 £288 -32.35%
Bordon - 5 - - 1
Havant -3 1 £120 -
Eastleigh - 1 £375 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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.

1 391 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 91 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.58%) Windows
4 53 (13.55%) DevOps
5 49 (12.53%) Linux
6 47 (12.02%) Oracle
7 46 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 44 (11.25%) Public Sector
9 39 (9.97%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.46%) DV Cleared
11 36 (9.21%) ITIL
12 35 (8.95%) Data Modelling
13 34 (8.70%) SQL
14 33 (8.44%) VMware
14 33 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (8.18%) Java
16 29 (7.42%) Python
17 27 (6.91%) Active Directory
17 27 (6.91%) Degree
18 26 (6.65%) Docker
19 25 (6.39%) JIRA
19 25 (6.39%) Azure
19 25 (6.39%) SQL Server
19 25 (6.39%) Scrum
20 24 (6.14%) Firewall
20 24 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (6.14%) SDLC
20 24 (6.14%) Analytics
21 23 (5.88%) Data Centre

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 20 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.84%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.81%) Confluence
5 10 (2.56%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.05%) Apache
7 7 (1.79%) JBoss
7 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.53%) IIS
8 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.02%) Apache Geronimo
9 4 (1.02%) Apache TomEE
10 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.51%) nginx
11 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.77%) Primavera
5 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.39%) Azure
2 12 (3.07%) AWS
2 12 (3.07%) Power Platform
3 5 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.28%) GitHub
3 5 (1.28%) Office 365
4 4 (1.02%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.77%) Yammer
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) GCP
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.26%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.14%) Firewall
2 22 (5.63%) WAN
3 21 (5.37%) LAN
4 14 (3.58%) SAN
5 13 (3.32%) BGP
6 12 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (2.56%) MPLS
8 9 (2.30%) Internet
8 9 (2.30%) Network Security
8 9 (2.30%) Skype
9 7 (1.79%) Multicast
9 7 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.79%) VPN
10 6 (1.53%) tcpdump
10 6 (1.53%) VLAN
10 6 (1.53%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.28%) Junos
11 5 (1.28%) Wireless
12 4 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (5.63%) Big Data
4 18 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.07%) Power BI
6 11 (2.81%) GIS
6 11 (2.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.30%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.30%) Impala
9 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.05%) SAP HANA
10 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.28%) DB2
12 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.02%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (6.39%) JIRA
2 17 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.28%) GitLab
6 5 (1.28%) Selenium
7 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.02%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.51%) Ant
9 2 (0.51%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.51%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.51%) Grunt
9 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 44 (11.25%) Public Sector
2 15 (3.84%) Military
3 7 (1.79%) Finance
4 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.28%) Marketing
4 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Police
6 1 (0.26%) Publishing
6 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (17.65%) Developer
2 42 (10.74%) Architect
3 33 (8.44%) Analyst
4 19 (4.86%) Consultant
5 17 (4.35%) Tester
6 16 (4.09%) Java Developer
6 16 (4.09%) Network Engineer
7 15 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (3.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 11 (2.81%) Administrator
9 11 (2.81%) Data Engineer
9 11 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (2.81%) Technical Architect
10 10 (2.56%) .NET Developer
10 10 (2.56%) Business Analyst
10 10 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 10 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 10 (2.56%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.30%) Storage Specialist
11 9 (2.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.37%) HTML
2 15 (3.84%) CSS
3 13 (3.32%) .NET
3 13 (3.32%) RESTful
4 11 (2.81%) OAuth
5 10 (2.56%) Middleware
5 10 (2.56%) Web Services
6 8 (2.05%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.05%) OAuth2
6 8 (2.05%) React
6 8 (2.05%) REST
7 7 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.79%) OpenID
7 7 (1.79%) OpenLayers
7 7 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.79%) Spring
7 7 (1.79%) XSLT
8 5 (1.28%) Spring Boot
8 5 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.30%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.05%) e-Learning
7 7 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.79%) IBM Storwize
7 7 (1.79%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.53%) User Experience
9 5 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.02%) Clustering
10 4 (1.02%) PKI
11 3 (0.77%) Derivative
11 3 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.58%) Windows
2 49 (12.53%) Linux
3 17 (4.35%) AIX
3 17 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.53%) CentOS
7 6 (1.53%) Unix
8 5 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.77%) VMS
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.51%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.55%) DevOps
3 39 (9.97%) Test Automation
4 36 (9.21%) ITIL
5 35 (8.95%) Data Modelling
6 32 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (6.39%) Scrum
8 24 (6.14%) Analytics
8 24 (6.14%) SDLC
9 22 (5.63%) Project Delivery
10 21 (5.37%) Migration
10 21 (5.37%) Scenario Testing
10 21 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (5.12%) Configuration Management
11 20 (5.12%) Project Management
11 20 (5.12%) Test Scripting
12 19 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.86%) ETL
13 17 (4.35%) Microservices
14 15 (3.84%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.70%) SQL
2 32 (8.18%) Java
3 29 (7.42%) Python
4 20 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.09%) C#
6 14 (3.58%) C
7 12 (3.07%) C++
8 9 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.05%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.05%) Scala
10 7 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.53%) VB
11 6 (1.53%) VBScript
12 4 (1.02%) Java 8
12 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.77%) Go
13 3 (0.77%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.77%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.51%) R
15 1 (0.26%) F#
Qualifications
1 391 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.46%) DV Cleared
3 27 (6.91%) Degree
4 16 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.58%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.81%) CCNP
7 11 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (2.56%) Master's Degree
8 10 (2.56%) MCSE
9 9 (2.30%) CCIE
9 9 (2.30%) ISEB
10 7 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.53%) CCDP
12 5 (1.28%) LPIC
12 5 (1.28%) OSCP
13 4 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (1.02%) CISM
13 4 (1.02%) CISSP
13 4 (1.02%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) Def Stans
3 5 (1.28%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) NCSC
4 3 (0.77%) PMO
5 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) HAZOP
5 2 (0.51%) HL7
5 2 (0.51%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.51%) WCAG
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.65%) Docker
3 23 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.30%) Firmware
5 8 (2.05%) HDFS
5 8 (2.05%) vSphere
6 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.79%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.51%) Snort
9 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.51%) XenApp
10 1 (0.26%) GFS2
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (5.88%) Ansible
2 19 (4.86%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.53%) SCCM
4 5 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (1.28%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.28%) MIIS
4 5 (1.28%) SCDPM
5 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.02%) Terraform
5 4 (1.02%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.77%) Grafana
6 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.77%) Packer
6 3 (0.77%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.77%) Puppet
6 3 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (12.02%) Oracle
2 46 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.44%) VMware
4 22 (5.63%) Cisco
5 21 (5.37%) SAP
6 20 (5.12%) IBM
7 13 (3.32%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.81%) HP
9 10 (2.56%) Citrix
9 10 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.30%) Brocade
11 8 (2.05%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.79%) Ariba
12 7 (1.79%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.53%) Progress
14 5 (1.28%) Cloudera
14 5 (1.28%) Juniper
15 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.02%) F5
15 4 (1.02%) McAfee