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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 334 515 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.77% 25.85% 18.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.48% 60.59% 50.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 322 276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.73% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.14% +27.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £43.50 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.50 £46.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -1.38%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 689 850 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 38.73% 42.67% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 504 473
Median daily rate £415 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +5.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +145.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £25.40 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -9 47 £375 +15.38% 3
Winchester +18 35 £450 +11.80% 2
Andover +1 26 £411 +2.81% 1
Fareham +1 26 £475 +5.55% 2
Portsmouth +2 24 £400 -7.24% 7
Farnborough 0 20 £425 +2.71% 5
Hook -6 14 £344 +6.99%
Southampton -8 14 £388 +3.33%
Aldershot +3 3 £525 +30.43%
Ringwood - 3 £145 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 766 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 133 (17.36%) Linux
2 133 (17.36%) Cisco
3 132 (17.23%) Windows
4 127 (16.58%) Microsoft
5 116 (15.14%) VMware
6 113 (14.75%) ITIL
7 102 (13.32%) Firewall
8 97 (12.66%) SQL
9 87 (11.36%) Oracle
9 87 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
9 87 (11.36%) Red Hat
10 82 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (10.05%) CCNP
12 71 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 69 (9.01%) LAN
14 67 (8.75%) Service Management
15 64 (8.36%) Telecoms
16 59 (7.70%) Java
17 58 (7.57%) Software Engineering
18 57 (7.44%) Programme Management
19 56 (7.31%) Unix
19 56 (7.31%) WAN
19 56 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
20 55 (7.18%) C
20 55 (7.18%) Finance
20 55 (7.18%) Wireless
21 52 (6.79%) Configuration Management
21 52 (6.79%) Data Centre
22 50 (6.53%) Degree

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 48 (6.27%) JBoss
2 38 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 24 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.35%) Apache
6 14 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.83%) TPMS
7 13 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.44%) Apache Geronimo
8 11 (1.44%) Apache TomEE
9 10 (1.31%) IIS
9 10 (1.31%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.39%) GeoServer
14 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.91%) SAP GTS
5 6 (0.78%) LabWindows
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.66%) IaaS
2 27 (3.52%) PaaS
3 9 (1.17%) Office 365
4 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 102 (13.32%) Firewall
2 69 (9.01%) LAN
3 56 (7.31%) WAN
4 55 (7.18%) Wireless
5 32 (4.18%) BGP
5 32 (4.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (4.18%) OSPF
6 23 (3.00%) BIG-IP
6 23 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (2.87%) VoIP
8 21 (2.74%) VPN
9 20 (2.61%) Network Security
10 19 (2.48%) VLAN
11 18 (2.35%) MPLS
11 18 (2.35%) SAN
12 14 (1.83%) DAB
12 14 (1.83%) IPsec
13 13 (1.70%) TCP/IP
14 12 (1.57%) DNS
15 11 (1.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.48%) Oracle Database
3 35 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.70%) Oracle OWB
9 13 (1.70%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.70%) Redis
9 13 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.91%) MySQL
12 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
2 22 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.22%) HP UFT
4 17 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 16 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.96%) Selenium
6 15 (1.96%) Toad
7 10 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (1.31%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.17%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.91%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.91%) JIRA
9 7 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.91%) Subversion
10 6 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.65%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (8.36%) Telecoms
2 55 (7.18%) Finance
3 42 (5.48%) Military
4 24 (3.13%) Legal
5 22 (2.87%) Electronics
6 15 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 15 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.96%) Marketing
7 9 (1.17%) Law
8 6 (0.78%) Local Government
9 3 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (11.36%) Architect
2 68 (8.88%) Developer
3 62 (8.09%) Network Engineer
4 55 (7.18%) Consultant
5 46 (6.01%) Analyst
6 37 (4.83%) Project Manager
7 32 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (3.79%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 26 (3.39%) Security Consultant
11 22 (2.87%) DBA
12 20 (2.61%) Network Architect
13 19 (2.48%) Support Engineer
14 18 (2.35%) SAP Consultant
14 18 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.22%) Commercial Manager
16 16 (2.09%) Applications Developer
16 16 (2.09%) Design Engineer
16 16 (2.09%) Tester
17 15 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.18%) .NET
2 24 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
2 24 (3.13%) Middleware
2 24 (3.13%) Web Services
3 20 (2.61%) CSS
4 18 (2.35%) HTML
4 18 (2.35%) SOAP
5 17 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
5 17 (2.22%) XML
6 16 (2.09%) RESTful
6 16 (2.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (1.96%) Java EE
8 14 (1.83%) REST
9 11 (1.44%) Apache Camel
10 8 (1.04%) Ajax
10 8 (1.04%) WCF
11 7 (0.91%) JAAS
11 7 (0.91%) JMS
11 7 (0.91%) JMX
11 7 (0.91%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.79%) Data Centre
2 28 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.09%) PKI
6 14 (1.83%) Smart Meter
7 9 (1.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 8 (1.04%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (1.04%) EMC VNX
9 7 (0.91%) Clustering
9 7 (0.91%) User Experience
10 5 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.65%) HACMP
10 5 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (0.39%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.39%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.39%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.36%) Linux
2 132 (17.23%) Windows
3 71 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (7.31%) Unix
5 37 (4.83%) AIX
6 36 (4.70%) Windows Server
7 32 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.87%) Windows 7
10 17 (2.22%) Windows 10
11 16 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.91%) Android
13 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.65%) CentOS
14 5 (0.65%) Solaris
15 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (14.75%) ITIL
2 82 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (8.75%) Service Management
4 58 (7.57%) Software Engineering
5 57 (7.44%) Programme Management
6 52 (6.79%) Configuration Management
7 48 (6.27%) Migration
8 46 (6.01%) DevOps
9 39 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (4.96%) Project Management
11 37 (4.83%) Network Design
12 36 (4.70%) Test Automation
13 35 (4.57%) Scrum
13 35 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (3.79%) Service Design
15 26 (3.39%) Change Management
15 26 (3.39%) ITSM
16 25 (3.26%) Integration Testing
17 24 (3.13%) Test Scripting
18 22 (2.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (12.66%) SQL
2 59 (7.70%) Java
3 55 (7.18%) C
4 48 (6.27%) C++
5 31 (4.05%) C#
5 31 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 26 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 21 (2.74%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.35%) Python
9 17 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.09%) F#
11 14 (1.83%) Ada
11 14 (1.83%) Perl
12 13 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.17%) VB
13 9 (1.17%) VBScript
14 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.52%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.39%) PHP
15 3 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 766 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 87 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (10.05%) CCNP
4 50 (6.53%) Degree
5 35 (4.57%) CCDP
6 31 (4.05%) DV Cleared
7 27 (3.52%) CCSA
7 27 (3.52%) JNCIA
8 24 (3.13%) CCIE
8 24 (3.13%) CCSE
9 23 (3.00%) CCIP
9 23 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (3.00%) JNCIE
9 23 (3.00%) RHCE
10 19 (2.48%) HP ASE
10 19 (2.48%) HP MASE
11 18 (2.35%) ISEB
12 17 (2.22%) CISSP
13 16 (2.09%) RHCSA
14 15 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.52%) PMO
2 24 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.09%) QA
4 13 (1.70%) JSP 440
5 11 (1.44%) SLA
6 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 7 (0.91%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.52%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.52%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.39%) RMADS
10 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.13%) GPG13
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 56 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (5.87%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.31%) vSphere
4 19 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (2.09%) Docker
6 14 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.39%) vCloud
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.26%) Firmware
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.26%) SRDF
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.26%) XenApp
11 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 37 (4.83%) Puppet
2 25 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.00%) FortiGate
4 13 (1.70%) SCCM
5 11 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 9 (1.17%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.17%) vRealize
8 8 (1.04%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.91%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.78%) Ansible
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.65%) SCOM
12 4 (0.52%) QRadar
12 4 (0.52%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 133 (17.36%) Cisco
2 127 (16.58%) Microsoft
3 116 (15.14%) VMware
4 87 (11.36%) Oracle
4 87 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 50 (6.53%) HP
6 46 (6.01%) F5
7 43 (5.61%) SAP
8 40 (5.22%) Juniper
9 39 (5.09%) CheckPoint
10 34 (4.44%) IBM
11 28 (3.66%) Fortinet
12 26 (3.39%) Riverbed
13 23 (3.00%) Aruba
14 21 (2.74%) CA
15 18 (2.35%) Remedy
16 16 (2.09%) EMC
17 13 (1.70%) Citrix
18 11 (1.44%) Arqiva
19 10 (1.31%) Splunk
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