Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 625 859 1,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.50% 23.72% 25.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.24% 60.28% 59.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 618 679
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £269 £305 £263
90th Percentile £531 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 41
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -10.53% +95.88%
10th Percentile £35.50 £17.07 £17.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.63 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -48.53% -24.44% +163.62%

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 1,244 1,425 1,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.84% 39.34% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 942 1,070
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £229 £284 £263
90th Percentile £538 £552 £526
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 96 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +163.00%
10th Percentile £17.20 £12.50 £13.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.25 £56.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +1 153 £398 +16.91% 18
Fareham +1 59 £475 -17.39% 3
Winchester -1 50 £475 +11.76% 10
Portsmouth -2 43 £375 -16.67% 13
Southampton -6 33 £413 +3.13% 14
Andover +1 29 £460 +8.24%
Hook -9 22 £349 +5.68% 4
Aldershot +6 19 £425 -6.85%
Farnborough -5 19 £400 +2.56% 13
Ringwood - 5 £145 - 1
Havant -9 4 - -
Gosport -1 1 £317 -19.90% 2
Fleet - 1 £275 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 625 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 158 (25.28%) Windows
3 106 (16.96%) Linux
3 106 (16.96%) VMware
4 92 (14.72%) Cisco
5 70 (11.20%) Active Directory
6 66 (10.56%) Microsoft
7 55 (8.80%) ITIL
7 55 (8.80%) DevOps
8 54 (8.64%) PowerShell
8 54 (8.64%) Project Management
9 53 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (7.68%) Windows Server
11 48 (7.68%) Collaborative Working
12 46 (7.36%) Red Hat
13 44 (7.04%) SCCM
14 43 (6.88%) Migration
14 43 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (6.72%) WAN
15 42 (6.72%) Oracle
16 40 (6.40%) Validation
17 39 (6.24%) Juniper
17 39 (6.24%) Data Centre
18 38 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 38 (6.08%) Firewall
19 37 (5.92%) DNS
19 37 (5.92%) Java
19 37 (5.92%) Python
19 37 (5.92%) Software Engineering

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 31 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.20%) nginx
3 19 (3.04%) Apache
4 14 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.92%) JBoss
6 12 (1.92%) Jupyter
7 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.48%) IIS
13 2 (0.32%) FileNet
13 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.32%) SAS
14 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.96%) Acrobat
4 6 (0.96%) PaintShop Pro
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.32%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.32%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.80%) Office 365
2 26 (4.16%) IaaS
2 26 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.52%) PaaS
4 16 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.72%) WAN
2 38 (6.08%) Firewall
3 37 (5.92%) DNS
4 35 (5.60%) BGP
5 33 (5.28%) VPN
6 31 (4.96%) LAN
7 22 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (3.36%) MPLS
9 19 (3.04%) Network Security
10 18 (2.88%) Multicast
10 18 (2.88%) NetScaler
10 18 (2.88%) OSPF
11 17 (2.72%) IPv6
12 14 (2.24%) Wireless
13 13 (2.08%) PuTTY
13 13 (2.08%) WinSCP
14 11 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (1.76%) Link 11
14 11 (1.76%) Link 16
15 10 (1.60%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.40%) DB2
4 15 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.76%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.64%) IBM BigInsights
8 4 (0.64%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.48%) Big Data
9 3 (0.48%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.48%) Redis
9 3 (0.48%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (3.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (2.56%) Selenium
3 15 (2.40%) Ant
3 15 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.40%) HP UFT
4 14 (2.24%) SoapUI
5 13 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 13 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 13 (2.08%) TestNG
6 9 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.28%) MSI
8 7 (1.12%) AdminStudio
8 7 (1.12%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.96%) JIRA
9 6 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.48%) FishEye
12 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (5.76%) Finance
2 27 (4.32%) Military
3 17 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.08%) Games
5 8 (1.28%) Legal
6 4 (0.64%) Billing
6 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.48%) Banking
8 2 (0.32%) Back Office
8 2 (0.32%) German Language
8 2 (0.32%) Local Government
8 2 (0.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Avionics
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (14.88%) Architect
2 64 (10.24%) Project Manager
3 42 (6.72%) Analyst
3 42 (6.72%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 40 (6.40%) Developer
5 34 (5.44%) Network Architect
5 34 (5.44%) Network Engineer
6 32 (5.12%) Consultant
7 25 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 17 (2.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (2.56%) Support Engineer
10 15 (2.40%) Data Scientist
11 14 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.08%) Administrator
12 13 (2.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 13 (2.08%) Test Engineer
13 12 (1.92%) Automation Engineer
13 12 (1.92%) Desktop Support
13 12 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.52%) .NET
2 16 (2.56%) Web Services
3 12 (1.92%) Matplotlib
3 12 (1.92%) NumPy
3 12 (1.92%) Pandas
3 12 (1.92%) SOAP
4 11 (1.76%) Middleware
4 11 (1.76%) REST
5 9 (1.44%) D3.js
5 9 (1.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (1.44%) Unreal Engine
6 7 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (0.80%) LDAP
7 5 (0.80%) WAP
8 3 (0.48%) JAAS
8 3 (0.48%) Java EE
8 3 (0.48%) JMS
8 3 (0.48%) JMX
8 3 (0.48%) JNDI
8 3 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.24%) Data Centre
3 18 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.76%) PKI
6 10 (1.60%) FlexPod
7 9 (1.44%) Clustering
8 8 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.12%) CMDB
9 7 (1.12%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.96%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.96%) PMI
10 6 (0.96%) User Experience
11 5 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.64%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 3 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 158 (25.28%) Windows
2 106 (16.96%) Linux
3 48 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 38 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (4.64%) Unix
7 24 (3.84%) AIX
7 24 (3.84%) Windows 7
8 20 (3.20%) Windows 10
9 16 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.76%) Solaris
11 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.48%) Android
16 2 (0.32%) VxWorks
17 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (8.80%) DevOps
1 55 (8.80%) ITIL
2 54 (8.64%) Project Management
3 53 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (7.68%) Collaborative Working
5 43 (6.88%) Migration
6 40 (6.40%) Validation
7 37 (5.92%) Software Engineering
8 36 (5.76%) Service Management
9 33 (5.28%) Test Automation
10 25 (4.00%) System Testing
11 24 (3.84%) PRINCE2
12 20 (3.20%) Server Building
13 19 (3.04%) Mathematics
14 18 (2.88%) Test Scripting
15 17 (2.72%) Boundary Protection
15 17 (2.72%) Scrum
15 17 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (2.72%) Task Automation
15 17 (2.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.64%) PowerShell
2 37 (5.92%) Java
2 37 (5.92%) Python
3 33 (5.28%) SQL
4 27 (4.32%) C++
5 16 (2.56%) Ruby
6 15 (2.40%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.24%) Ada
7 14 (2.24%) C
7 14 (2.24%) C#
8 13 (2.08%) R
9 12 (1.92%) F#
10 10 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.96%) Perl
11 6 (0.96%) PHP
12 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.32%) VB
12 2 (0.32%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) Scala
13 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 625 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.80%) Degree
3 26 (4.16%) DV Cleared
4 24 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.72%) CCNP
6 10 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.44%) ISEB
8 8 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.12%) CCDP
9 7 (1.12%) CCNA
9 7 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (1.12%) PMP
10 6 (0.96%) CCIE
10 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.80%) CISSP
11 5 (0.80%) JNCIS
11 5 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.80%) MCSA
11 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.52%) QA
2 21 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.44%) PMO
4 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 4 (0.64%) SLA
6 3 (0.48%) GDPR
6 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.32%) TickIT
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) GAAP
8 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.16%) MIL-STD-1553
8 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 70 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.96%) vSphere
4 17 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.40%) flannel
6 7 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.80%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.80%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.32%) Docker
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) Corosync
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 44 (7.04%) SCCM
2 33 (5.28%) Puppet
3 30 (4.80%) SCOM
4 20 (3.20%) SCVMM
5 15 (2.40%) Kubernetes
6 14 (2.24%) Prometheus
7 10 (1.60%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.12%) Ansible
8 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.80%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.80%) SCSM
11 4 (0.64%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (16.96%) VMware
2 92 (14.72%) Cisco
3 66 (10.56%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.36%) Red Hat
5 42 (6.72%) Oracle
6 39 (6.24%) Juniper
7 32 (5.12%) NetApp
8 29 (4.64%) HP
9 27 (4.32%) Citrix
10 26 (4.16%) Remedy
11 21 (3.36%) Fujitsu
12 17 (2.72%) Forcepoint
12 17 (2.72%) SolarWinds
12 17 (2.72%) Splunk
13 15 (2.40%) IBM
14 12 (1.92%) McAfee
15 11 (1.76%) EMC
15 11 (1.76%) Software AG
15 11 (1.76%) Tableau
15 11 (1.76%) webMethods