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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 437 491 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.43% 22.26% 21.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.17% 55.54% 58.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 329 239
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 7
Median hourly rate £41.64 £38.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.45% +176.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.90 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.25 £33.84
% change year-on-year -11.27% +27.80%  

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 778 884 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.72% 40.07% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 589 442
Median daily rate £415 £385 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 25 27
Median hourly rate £41.64 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +8 59 £460 +67.27% 3
Winchester +29 51 £435 +1.75% 1
Portsmouth +2 44 £450 +7.46% 2
Hook 0 29 £355 +10.07% 2
Fareham -2 23 £475 +106.52% 1
Andover 0 21 £425 +9.67%
Southampton -18 14 £400 +14.28%
Farnborough -4 11 £390 -8.50% 5
Havant -9 4 - - 3
Aldershot -2 3 £340 -17.07% 2
Gosport +1 1 - -
Romsey -3 1 £380 -7.87%
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 859 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 174 (20.26%) Linux
3 173 (20.14%) Windows
4 156 (18.16%) ITIL
4 156 (18.16%) VMware
5 145 (16.88%) Microsoft
6 136 (15.83%) Cisco
7 100 (11.64%) SQL
8 98 (11.41%) Oracle
9 91 (10.59%) Firewall
10 89 (10.36%) Service Management
10 89 (10.36%) Red Hat
11 84 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (9.20%) LAN
13 77 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
14 72 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 71 (8.27%) Active Directory
16 68 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 63 (7.33%) WAN
18 60 (6.98%) Windows Server
19 59 (6.87%) CCNP
20 58 (6.75%) Unix
20 58 (6.75%) Data Centre
21 56 (6.52%) C
22 55 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
23 54 (6.29%) Project Management
24 53 (6.17%) Migration
24 53 (6.17%) IaaS
25 52 (6.05%) Juniper
26 51 (5.94%) HP

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 44 (5.12%) JBoss
2 41 (4.77%) WebSphere
3 38 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (2.21%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.10%) Apache Geronimo
7 18 (2.10%) Apache TomEE
8 17 (1.98%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.16%) Apache
12 9 (1.05%) TPMS
13 8 (0.93%) IIS
14 7 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.47%) MS Project Server
17 4 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.59%) MS Office
3 19 (2.21%) MS Project
4 6 (0.70%) Simulink
5 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.70%) SAP GTS
4 6 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.23%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.17%) IaaS
2 49 (5.70%) PaaS
3 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.47%) Office 365
6 3 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.59%) Firewall
2 79 (9.20%) LAN
3 63 (7.33%) WAN
4 42 (4.89%) Wireless
5 34 (3.96%) SAN
6 33 (3.84%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (3.26%) VoIP
8 26 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (2.33%) DNS
10 19 (2.21%) BGP
10 19 (2.21%) NAS
11 18 (2.10%) BIG-IP
11 18 (2.10%) OSPF
11 18 (2.10%) VPN
12 15 (1.75%) Network Security
12 15 (1.75%) Skype
13 14 (1.63%) SNMP
14 13 (1.51%) MPLS
14 13 (1.51%) TCP/IP
15 12 (1.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.89%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (1.63%) DB2
11 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.28%) Oracle OWB
14 10 (1.16%) MySQL
15 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.70%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 26 (3.03%) Selenium
3 18 (2.10%) HP UFT
3 18 (2.10%) SpecFlow
4 17 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.51%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.51%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.51%) JIRA
6 13 (1.51%) Subversion
7 12 (1.40%) Toad
8 10 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.16%) ClearCase
9 8 (0.93%) Ant
9 8 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.93%) JUnit
9 8 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (5.94%) Finance
2 46 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.61%) Legal
4 29 (3.38%) Military
5 15 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.63%) Electronics
6 14 (1.63%) Law
6 14 (1.63%) Marketing
7 10 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.81%) Local Government
9 5 (0.58%) Publishing
10 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (12.22%) Architect
2 83 (9.66%) Developer
3 59 (6.87%) Analyst
3 59 (6.87%) Network Engineer
4 45 (5.24%) Project Manager
5 41 (4.77%) Consultant
6 30 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
7 26 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 26 (3.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 24 (2.79%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 24 (2.79%) Support Engineer
9 23 (2.68%) Software Engineer
10 22 (2.56%) Java Developer
10 22 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (2.44%) Commercial Manager
11 21 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (2.44%) Tester
12 20 (2.33%) Test Analyst
13 19 (2.21%) DBA
13 19 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.89%) .NET
2 35 (4.07%) XML
3 28 (3.26%) HTML
4 27 (3.14%) Web Services
5 24 (2.79%) Middleware
6 23 (2.68%) CSS
6 23 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
7 21 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
8 19 (2.21%) RESTful
9 18 (2.10%) SOAP
10 16 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (1.51%) Apache Camel
12 12 (1.40%) WCF
13 11 (1.28%) Ajax
13 11 (1.28%) Spring
14 10 (1.16%) REST
15 8 (0.93%) ASP.NET
15 8 (0.93%) Hibernate
15 8 (0.93%) jQuery
16 7 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.75%) Data Centre
2 24 (2.79%) PKI
3 23 (2.68%) EMC VNX
3 23 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 20 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
6 19 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.40%) Smart Meter
9 10 (1.16%) CMDB
9 10 (1.16%) Replication
10 9 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.81%) Clustering
11 7 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
11 7 (0.81%) Device Driver
11 7 (0.81%) User Experience
12 6 (0.70%) Derivative
13 5 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 174 (20.26%) Linux
2 173 (20.14%) Windows
3 72 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 58 (6.75%) Unix
6 55 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (3.49%) Windows 7
9 28 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (2.79%) AIX
11 10 (1.16%) Solaris
12 7 (0.81%) CentOS
13 6 (0.70%) Android
13 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.23%) SUSE
17 1 (0.12%) HPUX
17 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (18.16%) ITIL
2 89 (10.36%) Service Management
3 84 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (6.29%) Project Management
5 53 (6.17%) Migration
6 50 (5.82%) Configuration Management
7 48 (5.59%) Software Engineering
8 46 (5.36%) Programme Management
9 41 (4.77%) ITIL V3
9 41 (4.77%) Service Design
10 39 (4.54%) Analytics
11 38 (4.42%) Scrum
12 36 (4.19%) Network Design
13 35 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (3.96%) Test Scripting
15 33 (3.84%) DevOps
15 33 (3.84%) Validation
16 31 (3.61%) Open Source
17 30 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (3.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 100 (11.64%) SQL
2 56 (6.52%) C
3 50 (5.82%) Java
4 47 (5.47%) C#
4 47 (5.47%) PowerShell
5 44 (5.12%) C++
6 29 (3.38%) Shell Script
7 27 (3.14%) JavaScript
8 25 (2.91%) F#
9 22 (2.56%) VBScript
10 21 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.75%) Python
13 14 (1.63%) VB
14 9 (1.05%) Ada
15 7 (0.81%) Perl
16 6 (0.70%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.70%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 859 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (6.87%) CCNP
4 45 (5.24%) Degree
5 26 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.68%) CCIE
7 22 (2.56%) CCDP
8 21 (2.44%) CCNA
8 21 (2.44%) ISEB
9 20 (2.33%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.21%) JNCIA
11 18 (2.10%) CCSA
11 18 (2.10%) CCSE
12 17 (1.98%) CCIP
12 17 (1.98%) JNCIE
13 15 (1.75%) HP ASE
13 15 (1.75%) HP MASE
14 13 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.40%) ISTQB
15 12 (1.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.79%) PMO
2 22 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.86%) QA
4 12 (1.40%) JSP 440
5 11 (1.28%) Def Stans
6 9 (1.05%) IEC 61508
6 9 (1.05%) SLA
7 8 (0.93%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.58%) ARP4754
8 5 (0.58%) ARP4761
8 5 (0.58%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.58%) DO-254
9 4 (0.47%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.35%) RMADS
10 3 (0.35%) SDET
11 2 (0.23%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.12%) GPG13
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 71 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 68 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.59%) vSphere
4 16 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (1.16%) Docker
8 10 (1.16%) Firmware
9 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.35%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.35%) vCloud
10 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.23%) Samba
11 2 (0.23%) SRDF
11 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (3.49%) Puppet
2 25 (2.91%) SCCM
3 18 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (1.98%) FortiGate
5 15 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.28%) QRadar
7 10 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (1.16%) vRealize
8 9 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.93%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 8 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.70%) SCOM
10 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.58%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.47%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.35%) Ansible
13 3 (0.35%) Nagios
13 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 156 (18.16%) VMware
2 145 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 136 (15.83%) Cisco
4 98 (11.41%) Oracle
5 89 (10.36%) Red Hat
6 52 (6.05%) Juniper
7 51 (5.94%) HP
8 45 (5.24%) IBM
9 41 (4.77%) F5
10 37 (4.31%) CheckPoint
11 28 (3.26%) SAP
12 25 (2.91%) EMC
12 25 (2.91%) Fortinet
13 23 (2.68%) Riverbed
14 21 (2.44%) CA
15 19 (2.21%) Remedy
16 18 (2.10%) Aruba
17 15 (1.75%) Intel Security
18 13 (1.51%) Splunk
19 9 (1.05%) Forcepoint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £480 - £500 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago