Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 583 655 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.15% 17.71% 16.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.94% 54.54% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 353 391
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £310 £287 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £442 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +3.99% +3.09% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.18 £43.92 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +3.33% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24.68 £32.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £54.75 £59.47 £49.85
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £36.75 £17.77
% change year-on-year +29.25% +106.81% -50.29%

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 1,269 1,201 1,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.16% 32.47% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 630 738
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £290 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £21.18 £21.48 £17.73
90th Percentile £58.21 £69.23 £48.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +90.48% -12.72%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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
Portsmouth +1 181 £450 -10.00% 17
Fareham 0 65 £431 -9.26% 14
Basingstoke -14 41 £375 -11.76% 7
Aldershot 0 33 £333 -16.88% 3
Hook -2 32 £438 +18.24% 1
Southampton +18 30 £405 -10.00% 5
Andover 0 26 £444 +14.52% 1
Gosport -1 26 £523 +14.84% 2
Farnborough -5 19 £363 -3.33% 24
Romsey -1 7 £450 +12.50%
Winchester -24 6 £525 +23.53%
Havant +8 3 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 583 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 113 (19.38%) Linux
3 103 (17.67%) Windows
3 103 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (15.09%) SQL
5 79 (13.55%) Python
6 78 (13.38%) Oracle
7 74 (12.69%) Microsoft
8 71 (12.18%) Software Engineering
9 63 (10.81%) Configuration Management
10 62 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (9.95%) C
12 54 (9.26%) C++
12 54 (9.26%) ITIL
13 53 (9.09%) VMware
14 52 (8.92%) Migration
15 51 (8.75%) Project Management
15 51 (8.75%) Cisco
16 50 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (8.23%) C#
18 47 (8.06%) Finance
19 46 (7.89%) Military
20 45 (7.72%) Degree
21 44 (7.55%) Test Automation
21 44 (7.55%) DevOps
22 43 (7.38%) .NET
23 40 (6.86%) Oracle Database
23 40 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
24 39 (6.69%) SAP
25 38 (6.52%) PRINCE2

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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.72%) Apache
3 9 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.20%) Confluence
4 7 (1.20%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.86%) Captiva
5 5 (0.86%) Documentum
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.51%) WordPress
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.69%) Windchill
5 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.34%) Simulink
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 8 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.51%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.51%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.49%) Azure
2 15 (2.57%) AWS
3 14 (2.40%) SaaS
4 9 (1.54%) PaaS
5 6 (1.03%) IaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Boomi
6 3 (0.51%) GitHub
6 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.34%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Office 365
7 2 (0.34%) Serverless
8 1 (0.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.15%) LAN
2 24 (4.12%) Firewall
3 21 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (3.26%) WAN
5 17 (2.92%) DNS
6 16 (2.74%) VPN
7 15 (2.57%) SAN
8 13 (2.23%) BGP
9 10 (1.72%) DHCP
9 10 (1.72%) MPLS
10 8 (1.37%) Multicast
10 8 (1.37%) OSPF
11 7 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.20%) Wireless
12 6 (1.03%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (1.03%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.03%) IPsec
12 6 (1.03%) Network Security
13 5 (0.86%) HSRP
13 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 34 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
3 32 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.95%) Big Data
5 22 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 18 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.09%) SAP BW
7 17 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.40%) Oracle OWB
9 13 (2.23%) HBase
10 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (1.89%) MS Access
11 11 (1.89%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.72%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (4.63%) JIRA
2 15 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (2.06%) Subversion
5 10 (1.72%) Ant
5 10 (1.72%) ClearCase
5 10 (1.72%) Selenium
5 10 (1.72%) webpack
6 9 (1.54%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.37%) CppUnit
7 8 (1.37%) GoogleTest
7 8 (1.37%) NUnit
8 7 (1.20%) MSI
8 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.86%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.86%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 47 (8.06%) Finance
2 46 (7.89%) Military
3 27 (4.63%) Public Sector
4 22 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.92%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.06%) Marketing
8 7 (1.20%) Electronics
9 6 (1.03%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Police
10 5 (0.86%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Retail
11 4 (0.69%) Avionics
12 2 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (20.58%) Developer
2 54 (9.26%) Architect
3 46 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 41 (7.03%) Analyst
5 36 (6.17%) Network Engineer
6 34 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 31 (5.32%) Test Engineer
8 21 (3.60%) Consultant
9 19 (3.26%) Administrator
9 19 (3.26%) Test Analyst
10 18 (3.09%) IT Manager
11 17 (2.92%) IT Project Manager
11 17 (2.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 17 (2.92%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 17 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (2.74%) SAP Developer
13 15 (2.57%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.40%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.40%) Data Engineer
14 14 (2.40%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.38%) .NET
2 25 (4.29%) HTML
3 24 (4.12%) Middleware
4 21 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.09%) CSS
5 18 (3.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (2.92%) HTML5
7 14 (2.40%) React
7 14 (2.40%) Web Services
8 13 (2.23%) GraphQL
8 13 (2.23%) Vue.js
9 11 (1.89%) XML
10 10 (1.72%) CSS3
10 10 (1.72%) Redux
10 10 (1.72%) Sass
11 9 (1.54%) Kafka
11 9 (1.54%) REST
12 8 (1.37%) Apollo GraphQL
13 7 (1.20%) SAP Fiori
13 7 (1.20%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (1.54%) Clustering
4 9 (1.54%) Derivative
5 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.20%) PKI
7 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.03%) User Experience
8 5 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.69%) PMI
9 4 (0.69%) Replication
10 3 (0.51%) Fibre Optics
10 3 (0.51%) NHS
10 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.38%) Linux
2 103 (17.67%) Windows
3 38 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.63%) Unix
5 22 (3.77%) Windows 10
5 22 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.09%) AIX
7 16 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.06%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.20%) Android
10 7 (1.20%) VMS
11 6 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.51%) Solaris
14 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (12.18%) Software Engineering
3 63 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 62 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (9.26%) ITIL
6 52 (8.92%) Migration
7 51 (8.75%) Project Management
8 50 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (7.55%) DevOps
9 44 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 38 (6.52%) PRINCE2
11 33 (5.66%) Integration Testing
11 33 (5.66%) Unit Testing
12 29 (4.97%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (4.12%) Project Delivery
13 24 (4.12%) Technical Leadership
14 23 (3.95%) Test Scripting
15 21 (3.60%) Validation
16 20 (3.43%) Scrum
16 20 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (15.09%) SQL
2 79 (13.55%) Python
3 58 (9.95%) C
4 54 (9.26%) C++
5 48 (8.23%) C#
6 35 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 27 (4.63%) Java
8 17 (2.92%) ABAP
8 17 (2.92%) MATLAB
9 14 (2.40%) VBA
10 13 (2.23%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.23%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.23%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.06%) VB
12 11 (1.89%) ES6
13 7 (1.20%) Perl
13 7 (1.20%) PHP
13 7 (1.20%) R
13 7 (1.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 583 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.72%) Degree
3 37 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 20 (3.43%) CCNA
5 17 (2.92%) CCNP
6 16 (2.74%) ISEB
6 16 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.40%) MCSE
7 14 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.54%) CCIE
8 9 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 8 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.37%) CCDP
9 8 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.57%) Def Stans
2 14 (2.40%) ARP4754
2 14 (2.40%) ARP4761
2 14 (2.40%) DO-254
3 12 (2.06%) DO-178B
3 12 (2.06%) HAZOP
3 12 (2.06%) IEC 61508
3 12 (2.06%) SLA
4 10 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.72%) PMO
5 5 (0.86%) MISRA
5 5 (0.86%) QA
6 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.69%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.51%) GDPR
7 3 (0.51%) RMADS
8 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.60%) Docker
4 17 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.37%) vSphere
8 4 (0.69%) HDFS
8 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.69%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.17%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (3.77%) Ansible
2 14 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.89%) Puppet
4 10 (1.72%) HP ALM
4 10 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.86%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.69%) SCCM
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.51%) Consul
9 3 (0.51%) Mesos
9 3 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.34%) Packer
10 2 (0.34%) Terraform
10 2 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (13.38%) Oracle
2 74 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 53 (9.09%) VMware
4 51 (8.75%) Cisco
5 39 (6.69%) SAP
6 25 (4.29%) HP
7 24 (4.12%) Juniper
8 20 (3.43%) IBM
9 18 (3.09%) Citrix
10 16 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.40%) Informatica
11 14 (2.40%) Remedy
12 11 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 11 (1.89%) Sparx
13 10 (1.72%) Dell
14 9 (1.54%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.54%) F5
14 9 (1.54%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.54%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.37%) CheckPoint