Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 736 811 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.30% 22.72% 22.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.12% 56.83% 55.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 496 635
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.59% +8.97%
10th Percentile £260 £303 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £529
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 49 33
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.75 £41.64 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -12.34% +193.94%
10th Percentile £32.50 £15.06 £22.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.10 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% -54.14% +82.13%

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 1,360 1,427 1,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.66% 39.97% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 891 1,049
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £262
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 97 57
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +178.47%
10th Percentile £18.65 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.50 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +32.14% -36.12% +46.11%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 0 183 £375 -1.64% 22
Portsmouth +1 71 £420 -4.00% 15
Fareham +1 56 £475 - 7
Winchester -1 56 £435 - 2
Hook 0 38 £362 +6.47% 1
Andover 0 33 £381 -8.04%
Farnborough -6 31 £375 -6.25% 3
Aldershot +2 24 £400 +2.89% 1
Southampton -12 20 £438 +9.38% 11
Gosport +1 18 £440 -45.00% 3
Havant +1 8 - - 2
Romsey +3 3 £400 +5.26%
Ringwood 0 1 £200 +37.93%
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 736 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 209 (28.40%) Windows
3 136 (18.48%) VMware
4 119 (16.17%) Cisco
4 119 (16.17%) Microsoft
5 115 (15.63%) Linux
6 97 (13.18%) Windows Server
7 78 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (10.46%) PowerShell
9 74 (10.05%) Active Directory
10 71 (9.65%) SQL Server
11 70 (9.51%) Firewall
12 66 (8.97%) DevOps
13 65 (8.83%) Oracle
14 64 (8.70%) SCCM
15 63 (8.56%) ITIL
16 62 (8.42%) SharePoint
17 60 (8.15%) Java
18 58 (7.88%) Project Management
19 57 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 52 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
21 51 (6.93%) DV Cleared
21 51 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (6.79%) Software Engineering
23 49 (6.66%) Collaborative Working
24 48 (6.52%) SQL
24 48 (6.52%) .NET
24 48 (6.52%) vSphere
24 48 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
25 46 (6.25%) Cisco ASA

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 62 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.17%) IIS
2 16 (2.17%) Jupyter
2 16 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.09%) Apache
6 8 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.95%) nginx
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.41%) JBoss
11 3 (0.41%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.41%) SAS
12 2 (0.27%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 37 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.27%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.41%) Primavera
3 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.21%) IaaS
3 27 (3.67%) Office 365
4 24 (3.26%) PaaS
5 14 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.41%) Yammer
7 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.27%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.51%) Firewall
2 46 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (5.57%) BGP
4 37 (5.03%) Network Security
5 35 (4.76%) VPN
6 31 (4.21%) LAN
7 27 (3.67%) Cisco ISE
8 26 (3.53%) DNS
9 25 (3.40%) OSPF
10 24 (3.26%) WAN
11 22 (2.99%) MPLS
12 21 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (2.85%) SAN
13 18 (2.45%) Multicast
13 18 (2.45%) PuTTY
13 18 (2.45%) VLAN
13 18 (2.45%) WinSCP
14 16 (2.17%) IPv6
14 16 (2.17%) Link 11
14 16 (2.17%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (2.72%) Data Mining
7 16 (2.17%) DB2
8 9 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.95%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.82%) GIS
11 6 (0.82%) IBM BigInsights
11 6 (0.82%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.68%) Redis
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.41%) Big Data
14 3 (0.41%) MySQL
14 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (3.80%) Selenium
2 25 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.26%) Eclipse
3 24 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
4 23 (3.13%) Ant
4 23 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 23 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 21 (2.85%) SpecFlow
5 21 (2.85%) TestNG
6 18 (2.45%) LoadRunner
7 14 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.63%) Git (software)
9 9 (1.22%) JMeter
10 8 (1.09%) Subversion
11 7 (0.95%) JIRA
12 5 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Blend
13 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (6.11%) Military
2 41 (5.57%) Finance
3 17 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.17%) Games
5 13 (1.77%) Legal
6 8 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.68%) Billing
9 3 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) Retail
11 1 (0.14%) Avionics
11 1 (0.14%) Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (13.32%) Architect
2 89 (12.09%) Developer
3 79 (10.73%) Analyst
4 67 (9.10%) Project Manager
5 49 (6.66%) Network Engineer
6 40 (5.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 37 (5.03%) Consultant
8 29 (3.94%) Security Engineer
9 21 (2.85%) Data Scientist
9 21 (2.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (2.58%) Security Analyst
11 18 (2.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 18 (2.45%) Test Analyst
11 18 (2.45%) Test Engineer
12 17 (2.31%) Ada Developer
12 17 (2.31%) Desktop Support
13 15 (2.04%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.04%) Network Architect
13 15 (2.04%) Support Engineer
14 14 (1.90%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.52%) .NET
2 33 (4.48%) Web Services
3 16 (2.17%) Matplotlib
3 16 (2.17%) NumPy
3 16 (2.17%) Pandas
3 16 (2.17%) SOAP
4 15 (2.04%) REST
5 14 (1.90%) HTML
5 14 (1.90%) jQuery
5 14 (1.90%) XML
6 12 (1.63%) D3.js
6 12 (1.63%) Middleware
6 12 (1.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (1.63%) Unreal Engine
7 9 (1.22%) RESTful
8 8 (1.09%) CSS
9 7 (0.95%) WPF
10 6 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.82%) Web Services Management
11 5 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.16%) Data Centre
3 28 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.67%) PKI
5 22 (2.99%) User Experience
6 17 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.77%) Clustering
8 11 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.09%) CMDB
11 6 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.68%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.54%) Replication
13 4 (0.54%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 209 (28.40%) Windows
2 115 (15.63%) Linux
3 97 (13.18%) Windows Server
4 48 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (3.94%) AIX
6 28 (3.80%) Unix
7 27 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.72%) Windows 10
9 17 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.09%) Solaris
12 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.54%) HPUX
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.41%) Android
14 3 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.27%) CentOS
16 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (8.97%) DevOps
3 63 (8.56%) ITIL
4 58 (7.88%) Project Management
5 52 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (6.79%) Software Engineering
7 49 (6.66%) Collaborative Working
8 46 (6.25%) Service Management
9 42 (5.71%) Migration
10 41 (5.57%) Validation
11 39 (5.30%) Test Automation
12 34 (4.62%) Decision-Making
13 27 (3.67%) Test Scripting
14 26 (3.53%) Mathematics
15 25 (3.40%) Scrum
15 25 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (3.40%) Workflow
16 23 (3.13%) Data Science
16 23 (3.13%) Service Delivery
17 22 (2.99%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.46%) PowerShell
2 60 (8.15%) Java
3 48 (6.52%) SQL
4 45 (6.11%) C#
5 43 (5.84%) C++
6 42 (5.71%) Python
7 29 (3.94%) JavaScript
8 22 (2.99%) C
9 20 (2.72%) F#
10 18 (2.45%) R
11 17 (2.31%) Ada
12 13 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.36%) Ruby
14 7 (0.95%) VBScript
15 6 (0.82%) VB
16 5 (0.68%) PHP
16 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.54%) BeanShell
17 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 736 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.93%) DV Cleared
3 45 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (4.48%) Degree
5 28 (3.80%) CCNP
6 24 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (2.99%) ISEB
8 19 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
10 14 (1.90%) CCDP
10 14 (1.90%) CCIE
11 12 (1.63%) CISSP
12 11 (1.49%) ISTQB
13 10 (1.36%) CCNA
13 10 (1.36%) JNCIS
13 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.95%) MCSE
15 6 (0.82%) MCP
15 6 (0.82%) MCSA
15 6 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.26%) PMO
2 16 (2.17%) QA
3 10 (1.36%) SLA
4 7 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 74 (10.05%) Active Directory
2 57 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.52%) vSphere
4 24 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.95%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.82%) flannel
8 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.68%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.54%) Docker
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.41%) Snort
10 3 (0.41%) XenApp
11 2 (0.27%) iptables
12 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (8.70%) SCCM
2 45 (6.11%) SCOM
3 30 (4.08%) Puppet
4 23 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 22 (2.99%) HP ALM
6 14 (1.90%) Nessus
7 13 (1.77%) Nmap
8 11 (1.49%) Ansible
9 10 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (1.22%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.09%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.82%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.82%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.82%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.82%) vRealize
12 6 (0.82%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 136 (18.48%) VMware
2 119 (16.17%) Cisco
2 119 (16.17%) Microsoft
3 65 (8.83%) Oracle
4 39 (5.30%) HP
4 39 (5.30%) Juniper
5 38 (5.16%) NetApp
6 34 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 32 (4.35%) Remedy
8 27 (3.67%) SolarWinds
9 26 (3.53%) Citrix
10 24 (3.26%) Palo Alto
11 21 (2.85%) Software AG
11 21 (2.85%) webMethods
12 20 (2.72%) IBM
13 18 (2.45%) McAfee
13 18 (2.45%) SAP
14 17 (2.31%) Infoblox
15 16 (2.17%) EMC
15 16 (2.17%) Splunk