Period
to 18 April 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 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 724 732 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.06% 19.81% 23.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.79% 53.82% 57.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 442 550
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +7.59%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £302
90th Percentile £600 £538 £541
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 52
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.25 £45.85 £42.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.74% +8.97% -11.43%
10th Percentile £16.77 £28.45 £14.35
90th Percentile £66.23 £50.23 £50.45
South East median hourly rate £16.77 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% -2.78% -54.14%

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 1,398 1,360 1,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 36.81% 36.80% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 705 959
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £298 £260 £281
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 40 103
Hampshire median hourly rate £32.74 £42.56 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +13.49% -11.76%
10th Percentile £16.77 £16.85 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.75 £50.75 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £25.66 £24.28 £23.19
% change year-on-year +5.69% +4.70% -27.53%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -1 125 £450 +7.14% 13
Basingstoke -1 107 £388 +3.33% 13
Fareham 0 63 £431 -9.21% 1
Gosport -1 58 £483 +9.66% 1
Hook +3 56 £350 -2.44% 2
Farnborough +1 40 £450 +26.76% 14
Andover 0 33 £425 +11.70%
Romsey 0 20 £525 +31.25% 3
Southampton -12 20 £550 +29.41% 4
Winchester -23 9 £420 -2.33%
Aldershot -15 8 £425 -2.86% 2
Havant -2 1 - - 2
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 724 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 169 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (20.17%) Linux
4 119 (16.44%) Windows
5 102 (14.09%) Python
6 96 (13.26%) Microsoft
7 91 (12.57%) Cisco
8 88 (12.15%) VMware
9 85 (11.74%) Oracle
10 78 (10.77%) Software Engineering
10 78 (10.77%) DevOps
11 72 (9.94%) SQL
12 67 (9.25%) ITIL
12 67 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 66 (9.12%) Project Management
14 65 (8.98%) Java
15 58 (8.01%) Active Directory
15 58 (8.01%) Finance
16 57 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 57 (7.87%) Ansible
17 56 (7.73%) DV Cleared
17 56 (7.73%) C++
18 53 (7.32%) C
18 53 (7.32%) Configuration Management
18 53 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
19 48 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (6.49%) Migration

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 27 (3.73%) Apache
2 25 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.76%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.76%) Confluence
5 17 (2.35%) Jupyter
6 16 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.07%) Apache Qpid
8 11 (1.52%) IIS
9 8 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.83%) WordPress
11 5 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.69%) JBoss
12 4 (0.55%) CMS
12 4 (0.55%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.14%) nginx
15 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.69%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) Mathcad
7 2 (0.28%) Simulink
7 2 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.62%) PaaS
4 15 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.07%) GitHub
5 14 (1.93%) SaaS
6 12 (1.66%) IaaS
7 9 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.97%) Office 365
9 5 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (0.55%) Yarn
11 3 (0.41%) Boomi
12 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.28%) npm
12 2 (0.28%) Slack
13 1 (0.14%) Serverless
13 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.08%) Firewall
2 29 (4.01%) LAN
3 25 (3.45%) DNS
3 25 (3.45%) VPN
4 22 (3.04%) DHCP
5 21 (2.90%) Network Security
6 18 (2.49%) WAN
7 15 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (1.93%) VLAN
9 13 (1.80%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (1.80%) TCP/IP
10 12 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (1.38%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.24%) MPLS
13 8 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.10%) OSPF
14 7 (0.97%) BGP
14 7 (0.97%) Internet
15 6 (0.83%) RFID
16 5 (0.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.08%) Oracle Database
2 37 (5.11%) Big Data
3 28 (3.87%) SQL Server
4 22 (3.04%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.66%) Oracle Exadata
9 11 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.83%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.55%) MySQL
14 3 (0.41%) DB2
14 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.41%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (5.25%) JIRA
2 32 (4.42%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.28%) Subversion
4 25 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 21 (2.90%) Ant
5 21 (2.90%) GoogleTest
5 21 (2.90%) NUnit
5 21 (2.90%) Selenium
6 20 (2.76%) ClearCase
6 20 (2.76%) CppUnit
7 14 (1.93%) LoadRunner
7 14 (1.93%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (1.10%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.97%) JMeter
11 6 (0.83%) GitLab
11 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.69%) eggPlant
12 5 (0.69%) NeoLoad
General
1 58 (8.01%) Finance
2 32 (4.42%) Military
2 32 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.35%) Electronics
4 16 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.07%) Marketing
6 6 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.69%) Automotive
7 5 (0.69%) Back Office
8 3 (0.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.28%) Billing
9 2 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (17.40%) Architect
2 106 (14.64%) Developer
3 49 (6.77%) Project Manager
3 49 (6.77%) Software Engineer
4 45 (6.22%) Test Engineer
5 44 (6.08%) Network Engineer
6 34 (4.70%) Analyst
6 34 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (4.28%) Technical Architect
8 23 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (3.04%) Big Data Engineer
9 22 (3.04%) Consultant
9 22 (3.04%) Data Engineer
9 22 (3.04%) Service Architect
10 21 (2.90%) Tester
11 20 (2.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 19 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
12 19 (2.62%) Security Architect
13 18 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.39%) XML
2 37 (5.11%) .NET
3 36 (4.97%) HTML
4 34 (4.70%) Middleware
5 29 (4.01%) Oracle Fusion
6 23 (3.18%) Kafka
7 22 (3.04%) Web Services
7 22 (3.04%) XSLT
8 21 (2.90%) CSS
9 18 (2.49%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.49%) Apache Camel
10 16 (2.21%) Apache NiFi
11 15 (2.07%) Apache Avro
11 15 (2.07%) Node.js
11 15 (2.07%) RESTful
12 14 (1.93%) SOAP
13 12 (1.66%) React
14 11 (1.52%) HTML5
14 11 (1.52%) Vue.js
15 9 (1.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.90%) PKI
6 20 (2.76%) Derivative
7 16 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.66%) CESG
11 11 (1.52%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.83%) User Experience
14 5 (0.69%) CMDB
15 4 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.55%) Replication
16 3 (0.41%) Clustering
16 3 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 146 (20.17%) Linux
2 119 (16.44%) Windows
3 47 (6.49%) Unix
4 35 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.04%) AIX
6 18 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.07%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.66%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.97%) CentOS
11 6 (0.83%) Android
11 6 (0.83%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.55%) VMS
13 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (10.77%) DevOps
2 78 (10.77%) Software Engineering
3 67 (9.25%) ITIL
3 67 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (9.12%) Project Management
4 66 (9.12%) Test Automation
5 53 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 47 (6.49%) Migration
7 39 (5.39%) Technical Leadership
8 38 (5.25%) Scrum
8 38 (5.25%) Test Scripting
9 36 (4.97%) Requirements Analysis
10 35 (4.83%) OO
11 33 (4.56%) Integration Testing
12 32 (4.42%) Analytics
12 32 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (4.28%) Service Management
14 30 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (14.09%) Python
2 72 (9.94%) SQL
3 65 (8.98%) Java
4 56 (7.73%) C++
5 53 (7.32%) C
6 42 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.59%) C#
8 21 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 18 (2.49%) MATLAB
10 14 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.38%) ABAP
12 10 (1.38%) Perl
13 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.24%) PHP
14 7 (0.97%) VB
14 7 (0.97%) VBScript
15 6 (0.83%) Go
15 6 (0.83%) Java 8
15 6 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 724 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (7.73%) DV Cleared
3 47 (6.49%) Degree
4 45 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (4.42%) MCSE
7 22 (3.04%) CCNA
7 22 (3.04%) CCNP
8 18 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (2.49%) ISEB
9 17 (2.35%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.80%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (1.38%) Master's Degree
11 10 (1.38%) MCSA
12 8 (1.10%) CISSP
12 8 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.97%) CCIE
14 6 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.66%) PMO
2 10 (1.38%) ARP4754
2 10 (1.38%) ARP4761
2 10 (1.38%) Def Stans
2 10 (1.38%) DO-254
3 9 (1.24%) DO-178B
3 9 (1.24%) HAZOP
3 9 (1.24%) IEC 61508
4 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.69%) SLA
6 4 (0.55%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.41%) MISRA
7 3 (0.41%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.28%) GDPR
8 2 (0.28%) RMADS
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 58 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 48 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.52%) Docker
4 21 (2.90%) vSphere
5 17 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.10%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.55%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (7.87%) Ansible
2 33 (4.56%) Kubernetes
3 30 (4.14%) Puppet
4 19 (2.62%) Terraform
5 13 (1.80%) SCCM
6 12 (1.66%) SCOM
7 11 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (1.24%) HP ALM
9 9 (1.24%) Packer
10 5 (0.69%) Ambari
10 5 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.69%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.55%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.55%) WSUS
12 3 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 91 (12.57%) Cisco
3 88 (12.15%) VMware
4 85 (11.74%) Oracle
5 36 (4.97%) Citrix
6 27 (3.73%) SAP
7 25 (3.45%) Atlassian
8 24 (3.31%) Juniper
9 20 (2.76%) IBM
10 16 (2.21%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.66%) CA
12 10 (1.38%) Google
12 10 (1.38%) HP
12 10 (1.38%) SolarWinds
12 10 (1.38%) Splunk
13 9 (1.24%) Dell
13 9 (1.24%) Informatica
13 9 (1.24%) McAfee
13 9 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.24%) Veeam