Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 690 640 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.43% 17.82% 23.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.98% 48.12% 58.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 394 642
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £271 £267 £263
90th Percentile £579 £500 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £416 £413
% change year-on-year +2.16% +0.85% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -7.78% +157.14%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.81 £35.48
90th Percentile £54.39 £49.10 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +44.44% -51.35% +23.33%

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 1,255 1,330 1,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.53% 37.04% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 770 1,072
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £270 £256 £263
90th Percentile £570 £513 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.39% +0.81% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 77 57
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +142.86%
10th Percentile £19.45 £16.26 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.05 £48.75 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £20.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +70.37% -17.35% +1.58%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +8 133 £390 +4.00% 15
Portsmouth +1 100 £500 +25.00% 19
Winchester -4 56 £425 - 4
Gosport +1 47 £450 -
Hook +2 44 £364 -6.06%
Fareham +1 33 £475 +5.56% 3
Andover -2 29 £372 -10.75% 4
Farnborough -10 28 £375 -11.76% 3
Aldershot +1 22 £400 +2.89%
Southampton -18 20 £450 +16.13% 19
Romsey -2 6 £400 +60.00% 6
Havant 0 5 - - 2
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 690 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 183 (26.52%) Windows
3 135 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 131 (18.99%) VMware
5 125 (18.12%) Linux
6 104 (15.07%) Cisco
7 103 (14.93%) Oracle
8 92 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 84 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (11.16%) SQL Server
11 75 (10.87%) Java
12 70 (10.14%) DevOps
13 67 (9.71%) Firewall
14 63 (9.13%) SQL
15 61 (8.84%) Active Directory
16 59 (8.55%) .NET
16 59 (8.55%) Migration
17 58 (8.41%) C#
18 55 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 53 (7.68%) Test Automation
20 51 (7.39%) vSphere
20 51 (7.39%) SCCM
20 51 (7.39%) SharePoint
21 50 (7.25%) JavaScript
22 49 (7.10%) DV Cleared
22 49 (7.10%) PowerShell
23 48 (6.96%) ITIL
24 47 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
25 46 (6.67%) HP
25 46 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012

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 51 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.75%) IIS
3 14 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.16%) Apache
6 8 (1.16%) JBoss
6 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.87%) Jupyter
7 6 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.43%) Jetty
9 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.72%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.43%) Primavera
5 3 (0.43%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.75%) IaaS
4 15 (2.17%) Office 365
5 13 (1.88%) PaaS
6 11 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (1.59%) Serverless
7 10 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.30%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (0.58%) Yammer
10 2 (0.29%) Boomi
10 2 (0.29%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) SaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 67 (9.71%) Firewall
2 44 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (5.22%) DNS
3 36 (5.22%) LAN
4 32 (4.64%) Network Security
5 28 (4.06%) Cisco ISE
6 27 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (3.62%) SAN
8 23 (3.33%) WAN
9 21 (3.04%) BGP
9 21 (3.04%) OSPF
10 19 (2.75%) PuTTY
10 19 (2.75%) WinSCP
11 15 (2.17%) DHCP
12 14 (2.03%) Internet
13 13 (1.88%) SNMP
13 13 (1.88%) VPN
14 12 (1.74%) Cisco Firepower
14 12 (1.74%) DMZ
15 11 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 33 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.74%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.30%) SAP BW
13 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.87%) DB2
15 6 (0.87%) MySQL
15 6 (0.87%) Redis
15 6 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (4.93%) Selenium
1 34 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 30 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 29 (4.20%) Eclipse
4 25 (3.62%) LoadRunner
4 25 (3.62%) SoapUI
5 24 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 24 (3.48%) SpecFlow
6 23 (3.33%) Ant
7 22 (3.19%) TestNG
8 18 (2.61%) Git (software)
8 18 (2.61%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.03%) JIRA
10 13 (1.88%) Subversion
11 10 (1.45%) JMeter
12 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.87%) GitLab
14 5 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (0.58%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 43 (6.23%) Finance
2 28 (4.06%) Military
3 13 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.87%) Legal
7 5 (0.72%) Automotive
8 4 (0.58%) Games
9 3 (0.43%) Billing
10 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 2 (0.29%) Retail
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (15.94%) Developer
2 88 (12.75%) Analyst
3 75 (10.87%) Architect
4 58 (8.41%) Project Manager
5 50 (7.25%) Consultant
6 39 (5.65%) Network Engineer
7 34 (4.93%) Test Analyst
8 28 (4.06%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 23 (3.33%) Test Engineer
10 20 (2.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 19 (2.75%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 19 (2.75%) Security Analyst
12 16 (2.32%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (2.32%) Security Engineer
12 16 (2.32%) Tester
13 15 (2.17%) C# Developer
13 15 (2.17%) Desktop Support
14 14 (2.03%) Test Automation Engineer
15 13 (1.88%) SAP Consultant
15 13 (1.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.55%) .NET
2 44 (6.38%) Web Services
3 29 (4.20%) HTML
4 21 (3.04%) XML
5 19 (2.75%) CSS
6 18 (2.61%) LDAP
7 17 (2.46%) jQuery
8 12 (1.74%) RESTful
8 12 (1.74%) Vue.js
9 9 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.30%) Middleware
9 9 (1.30%) Node.js
10 8 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.01%) 802.1X
11 7 (1.01%) Spring
11 7 (1.01%) Web Services Management
12 6 (0.87%) React
12 6 (0.87%) SOAP
12 6 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.93%) PKI
3 29 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.75%) User Experience
6 17 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.16%) Replication
11 7 (1.01%) CMDB
11 7 (1.01%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.01%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.87%) Clustering
12 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.72%) CESG
13 5 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.58%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.43%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 183 (26.52%) Windows
2 125 (18.12%) Linux
3 92 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 46 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (4.64%) Unix
7 27 (3.91%) AIX
8 24 (3.48%) Windows 10
9 17 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.88%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.45%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.16%) CentOS
14 7 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.87%) SUSE
16 5 (0.72%) HPUX
16 5 (0.72%) Solaris
17 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.14%) Debian
18 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (10.14%) DevOps
3 59 (8.55%) Migration
4 53 (7.68%) Test Automation
5 48 (6.96%) ITIL
6 47 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (6.23%) Project Management
8 37 (5.36%) Service Management
9 32 (4.64%) Test Scripting
10 29 (4.20%) Software Engineering
10 29 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (4.06%) Test Strategy
12 26 (3.77%) Configuration Management
12 26 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
12 26 (3.77%) Scrum
13 25 (3.62%) Data Migration
13 25 (3.62%) Performance Testing
13 25 (3.62%) Service Delivery
14 24 (3.48%) API Testing
15 23 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (10.87%) Java
2 63 (9.13%) SQL
3 58 (8.41%) C#
4 50 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.10%) PowerShell
6 42 (6.09%) Python
7 31 (4.49%) C++
8 27 (3.91%) F#
9 25 (3.62%) C
10 14 (2.03%) VB
11 11 (1.59%) Ada
12 9 (1.30%) ABAP
12 9 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.30%) VBScript
13 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.01%) R
14 7 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.58%) BeanShell
15 4 (0.58%) PHP
15 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 690 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.10%) DV Cleared
3 41 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (5.22%) Degree
5 34 (4.93%) ISEB
5 34 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 24 (3.48%) CCNP
7 22 (3.19%) ISTQB
8 18 (2.61%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (1.74%) CCNA
9 12 (1.74%) CISSP
9 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.45%) CCIE
10 10 (1.45%) MCSE
11 9 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (1.16%) PMP
13 7 (1.01%) CCDP
14 6 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.77%) PMO
2 13 (1.88%) QA
3 10 (1.45%) SLA
4 9 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.39%) vSphere
4 17 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.32%) Docker
6 12 (1.74%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.01%) iptables
8 7 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.58%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.43%) Firmware
10 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.43%) Snort
11 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.14%) flannel
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 51 (7.39%) SCCM
2 30 (4.35%) Ansible
3 28 (4.06%) SCOM
4 26 (3.77%) HP ALM
5 24 (3.48%) Puppet
6 13 (1.88%) Nessus
6 13 (1.88%) Nmap
7 12 (1.74%) vCenter Server
8 10 (1.45%) SCVMM
9 9 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.16%) vRealize
11 7 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.01%) SELinux
12 6 (0.87%) yum
12 6 (0.87%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.72%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (0.72%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.72%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 135 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 131 (18.99%) VMware
3 104 (15.07%) Cisco
4 103 (14.93%) Oracle
5 46 (6.67%) HP
6 40 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 38 (5.51%) SAP
8 30 (4.35%) NetApp
9 27 (3.91%) Juniper
10 26 (3.77%) Software AG
10 26 (3.77%) webMethods
11 23 (3.33%) IBM
11 23 (3.33%) Palo Alto
11 23 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 19 (2.75%) Citrix
13 18 (2.61%) Infoblox
13 18 (2.61%) Remedy
14 17 (2.46%) ServiceNow
15 16 (2.32%) EMC
16 14 (2.03%) Splunk