Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 723 592 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.76% 16.70% 21.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.52% 47.86% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 406 599
Hampshire median daily rate £429 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.73% +1.27%
10th Percentile £290 £251 £285
90th Percentile £625 £525 £546
South East median daily rate £425 £416 £401
% change year-on-year +2.29% +3.75% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 39
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.83 £42.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +0.59% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £32.50 £20.45
90th Percentile £70.00 £50.23 £54.00
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +125.71% -54.55% -9.94%

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 1,326 1,237 1,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.41% 34.90% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 701 948
Hampshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £286 £211 £263
90th Percentile £593 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 56 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.21 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £18.56 £19.34 £12.50
90th Percentile £66.68 £50.00 £53.00
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £25.69 £27.65
% change year-on-year +45.97% -7.09% -10.52%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 142 £481 +11.53% 22
Portsmouth 0 131 £500 +33.33% 34
Fareham +3 68 £475 - 9
Gosport -1 62 £463 +45.72% 4
Hook 0 49 £335 -8.84% 2
Andover -1 36 £400 -13.04% 4
Winchester -6 31 £420 -1.18%
Farnborough -8 27 £450 +2.86% 11
Southampton -34 14 £475 +15.50% 8
Romsey -1 12 £431 +72.50% 2
Aldershot -4 8 £320 -26.86% 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 723 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 139 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (18.95%) Windows
4 129 (17.84%) Linux
5 99 (13.69%) Cisco
6 98 (13.55%) Microsoft
7 92 (12.72%) Python
8 86 (11.89%) VMware
9 79 (10.93%) Oracle
10 75 (10.37%) DevOps
11 71 (9.82%) Active Directory
12 67 (9.27%) SQL
13 62 (8.58%) Test Automation
14 61 (8.44%) ITIL
15 60 (8.30%) Ansible
16 58 (8.02%) Configuration Management
17 57 (7.88%) Java
18 56 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
19 55 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (7.61%) JavaScript
19 55 (7.61%) Firewall
20 53 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
21 47 (6.50%) DNS
21 47 (6.50%) Git (software)
22 46 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 46 (6.36%) DV Cleared
22 46 (6.36%) C++
23 45 (6.22%) Software Engineering
24 44 (6.09%) Scrum
24 44 (6.09%) LAN

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 26 (3.60%) Apache
2 20 (2.77%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.07%) Confluence
4 15 (2.07%) Jupyter
5 13 (1.80%) IIS
6 8 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.83%) Apache Qpid
8 6 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.69%) JBoss
10 4 (0.55%) nginx
11 3 (0.41%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.69%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.69%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.41%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.41%) SAP IBP
3 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.28%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.04%) GitHub
4 20 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.07%) Office 365
5 15 (2.07%) Serverless
6 13 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
6 13 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.52%) AWS Fargate
8 10 (1.38%) IaaS
9 9 (1.24%) PaaS
10 5 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (0.55%) Boomi
12 2 (0.28%) SaaS
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.61%) Firewall
2 47 (6.50%) DNS
3 44 (6.09%) LAN
4 28 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (3.87%) DHCP
5 24 (3.32%) WAN
6 21 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (2.35%) Cisco ISE
8 16 (2.21%) OSPF
8 16 (2.21%) VPN
9 15 (2.07%) BGP
9 15 (2.07%) MPLS
10 13 (1.80%) SNMP
11 12 (1.66%) Network Security
12 10 (1.38%) DAB
12 10 (1.38%) SAN
13 9 (1.24%) Internet
13 9 (1.24%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.11%) BIG-IP
14 8 (1.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 21 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (2.07%) SAP BW
7 14 (1.94%) SAP HANA
8 11 (1.52%) Big Data
8 11 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.24%) SAP Data Services
11 8 (1.11%) MySQL
11 8 (1.11%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.83%) GIS
13 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.81%) Subversion
3 39 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.87%) JIRA
4 28 (3.87%) Selenium
5 18 (2.49%) GoogleTest
5 18 (2.49%) NUnit
6 17 (2.35%) Ant
6 17 (2.35%) ClearCase
6 17 (2.35%) CppUnit
7 16 (2.21%) LoadRunner
8 13 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (1.52%) GitLab
10 10 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.24%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.83%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.83%) JMeter
12 6 (0.83%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.69%) eggPlant
General
1 28 (3.87%) Finance
2 18 (2.49%) Military
2 18 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.38%) Aerospace
4 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.55%) Legal
5 4 (0.55%) Retail
6 3 (0.41%) Automotive
6 3 (0.41%) Back Office
6 3 (0.41%) Billing
6 3 (0.41%) Electronics
7 2 (0.28%) Law
7 2 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.14%) Advertising
8 1 (0.14%) Games
8 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 132 (18.26%) Developer
2 94 (13.00%) Architect
3 52 (7.19%) Network Engineer
4 49 (6.78%) Analyst
4 49 (6.78%) Consultant
5 33 (4.56%) Test Engineer
6 31 (4.29%) Test Analyst
7 30 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 29 (4.01%) Tester
9 28 (3.87%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (3.46%) Software Engineer
12 19 (2.63%) SAP Developer
12 19 (2.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 18 (2.49%) Support Engineer
14 17 (2.35%) Java Developer
15 16 (2.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (2.21%) Integration Engineer
15 16 (2.21%) Technical Architect
16 15 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.67%) .NET
2 32 (4.43%) HTML
3 29 (4.01%) Vue.js
3 29 (4.01%) XML
4 27 (3.73%) Web Services
5 23 (3.18%) React
6 20 (2.77%) CSS
6 20 (2.77%) LDAP
7 18 (2.49%) AngularJS
8 15 (2.07%) XSLT
9 14 (1.94%) Middleware
10 13 (1.80%) RESTful
11 12 (1.66%) Node.js
12 11 (1.52%) Kafka
13 10 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (1.24%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (1.24%) SAP Fiori
14 9 (1.24%) TensorFlow
15 8 (1.11%) Apache Camel
15 8 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.84%) PKI
4 34 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.35%) Derivative
7 11 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.24%) User Experience
9 7 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.97%) CMDB
9 7 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.97%) Replication
9 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.69%) CESG
11 4 (0.55%) Clustering
11 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.55%) NHS
12 3 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (18.95%) Windows
2 129 (17.84%) Linux
3 34 (4.70%) Unix
4 32 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 27 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.21%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.52%) CentOS
10 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.97%) AIX
11 7 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.69%) SUSE
12 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.41%) Solaris
14 2 (0.28%) Android
14 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (10.37%) DevOps
3 62 (8.58%) Test Automation
4 61 (8.44%) ITIL
5 58 (8.02%) Configuration Management
6 53 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (6.22%) Software Engineering
8 44 (6.09%) Scrum
8 44 (6.09%) Test Scripting
9 42 (5.81%) Migration
10 39 (5.39%) Project Management
11 38 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 35 (4.84%) OO
13 35 (4.84%) Service Management
13 35 (4.84%) Validation
14 33 (4.56%) System Integration Testing
15 32 (4.43%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (4.29%) SIEM
16 31 (4.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 92 (12.72%) Python
2 67 (9.27%) SQL
3 57 (7.88%) Java
4 55 (7.61%) JavaScript
5 46 (6.36%) C++
6 32 (4.43%) C
7 30 (4.15%) C#
8 27 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.04%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.77%) VB
11 19 (2.63%) Perl
12 16 (2.21%) ABAP
12 16 (2.21%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.83%) F#
13 6 (0.83%) Ruby
13 6 (0.83%) VBScript
14 5 (0.69%) Ada
14 5 (0.69%) Jython
15 4 (0.55%) PHP
15 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 723 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.36%) DV Cleared
3 43 (5.95%) Degree
4 34 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (3.73%) CCNP
6 26 (3.60%) ISTQB
7 25 (3.46%) ISEB
8 20 (2.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.80%) MCSE
11 10 (1.38%) CCNA
12 8 (1.11%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.97%) MCSA
14 6 (0.83%) CISSP
15 5 (0.69%) APMP
15 5 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.38%) PMO
2 9 (1.24%) SLA
3 7 (0.97%) QA
4 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.41%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.28%) GDPR
6 2 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 71 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.01%) Docker
4 19 (2.63%) vSphere
5 13 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.69%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 5 (0.69%) iptables
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.41%) Firmware
10 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.28%) Dovecot
11 2 (0.28%) Postfix
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (8.30%) Ansible
2 43 (5.95%) Puppet
3 33 (4.56%) SCCM
4 28 (3.87%) Kubernetes
5 27 (3.73%) SCOM
6 10 (1.38%) Kibana
6 10 (1.38%) logstash
6 10 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.24%) HP ALM
7 9 (1.24%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.83%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.83%) Packer
9 6 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.69%) SELinux
10 5 (0.69%) yum
11 4 (0.55%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 99 (13.69%) Cisco
2 98 (13.55%) Microsoft
3 86 (11.89%) VMware
4 79 (10.93%) Oracle
5 44 (6.09%) Juniper
6 41 (5.67%) SAP
7 38 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 25 (3.46%) Atlassian
9 24 (3.32%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.18%) Remedy
11 21 (2.90%) Citrix
11 21 (2.90%) SolarWinds
12 15 (2.07%) HP
13 14 (1.94%) Dell
13 14 (1.94%) EMC
14 13 (1.80%) IBM
14 13 (1.80%) Splunk
15 11 (1.52%) ArcSight
15 11 (1.52%) CyberArk
15 11 (1.52%) F5