Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 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 Clearance
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 781 1,023 1,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.30% 28.10% 32.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.03% 74.67% 74.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 727 765
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £250 £298 £275
90th Percentile £525 £572 £538
South East median daily rate £418 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -1.76% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 45
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -11.11% +221.43%
10th Percentile £23.95 £12.50 £14.10
90th Percentile £48.85 £52.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -48.53% -2.86% +108.96%

Security 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 1,201 1,370 1,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.29% 37.64% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 916 1,031
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £220 £280 £263
90th Percentile £525 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 85 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +164.30%
10th Percentile £18.30 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.78 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.34 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.11% -33.31% +105.88%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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 0 190 £388 +18.77% 31
Portsmouth 0 74 £375 -11.76% 4
Fareham +1 72 £475 -17.39% 5
Hook -1 72 £373 +12.88% 1
Winchester -1 48 £475 +11.76% 5
Southampton -4 43 £400 - 15
Andover 0 28 £460 +25.78%
Farnborough -3 22 £400 +2.56% 12
Aldershot +7 15 £438 -7.89% 1
Ringwood - 6 £145 -
Havant -8 4 - - 1
Gosport 0 3 £317 -29.47% 1
Fleet +9 1 £275 -
Romsey 0 1 £250 -17.36% 5
Eastleigh -2 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 584 (74.78%) SC Cleared
2 205 (26.25%) Windows
3 142 (18.18%) VMware
4 125 (16.01%) DV Cleared
5 110 (14.08%) Cisco
6 106 (13.57%) Linux
7 104 (13.32%) Active Directory
8 100 (12.80%) Microsoft
9 86 (11.01%) Migration
10 75 (9.60%) WAN
11 74 (9.48%) PowerShell
12 72 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 71 (9.09%) LAN
14 69 (8.83%) Juniper
15 68 (8.71%) Windows Server
16 66 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
17 65 (8.32%) Firewall
18 64 (8.19%) Oracle
19 63 (8.07%) SQL
20 61 (7.81%) ITIL
20 61 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 59 (7.55%) Project Management
22 56 (7.17%) DevOps
23 50 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (6.15%) Service Management
24 48 (6.15%) HP
25 46 (5.89%) DNS
25 46 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
26 45 (5.76%) Red Hat
26 45 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008

Security 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 42 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.43%) Apache
4 17 (2.18%) nginx
5 15 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.54%) JBoss
7 11 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.02%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.77%) IIS
11 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.64%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.51%) Confluence
12 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.26%) FileNet
13 2 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.66%) Acrobat
4 13 (1.66%) PaintShop Pro
5 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.26%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.20%) Office 365
2 21 (2.69%) IaaS
3 19 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.30%) PaaS
5 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.60%) WAN
2 71 (9.09%) LAN
3 65 (8.32%) Firewall
4 46 (5.89%) DNS
5 39 (4.99%) BGP
6 28 (3.59%) OSPF
7 22 (2.82%) VPN
8 21 (2.69%) Wireless
9 20 (2.56%) Network Security
10 18 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (2.30%) NetScaler
10 18 (2.30%) VLAN
11 15 (1.92%) MPLS
12 12 (1.54%) DAB
12 12 (1.54%) PuTTY
12 12 (1.54%) WinSCP
13 11 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (1.41%) IPv6
14 10 (1.28%) SAN
14 10 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.20%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.02%) DB2
9 7 (0.90%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.64%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.51%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.51%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.38%) Big Data
12 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.38%) IBM BigInsights
12 3 (0.38%) Redis
13 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (3.46%) MSI
2 24 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 16 (2.05%) Ant
4 16 (2.05%) JIRA
5 15 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.92%) Selenium
6 14 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 12 (1.54%) HP UFT
7 12 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 12 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 12 (1.54%) TestNG
8 11 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.02%) AdminStudio
11 7 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.90%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.90%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.64%) StarTeam
13 4 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 38 (4.87%) Finance
2 37 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.56%) Military
4 8 (1.02%) Games
4 8 (1.02%) Legal
5 7 (0.90%) Billing
6 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.51%) Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Retail
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
10 2 (0.26%) Marketing
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (14.21%) Architect
2 67 (8.58%) Project Manager
3 58 (7.43%) Analyst
4 55 (7.04%) Network Engineer
5 49 (6.27%) Network Architect
6 46 (5.89%) Developer
7 39 (4.99%) Consultant
8 38 (4.87%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 26 (3.33%) Administrator
9 26 (3.33%) Support Engineer
10 21 (2.69%) Test Engineer
11 19 (2.43%) Author
11 19 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (2.43%) Technical Author
12 18 (2.30%) Security Engineer
13 16 (2.05%) Build Engineer
13 16 (2.05%) Integration Engineer
13 16 (2.05%) Wintel Engineer
14 15 (1.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 14 (1.79%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.30%) .NET
2 17 (2.18%) Web Services
3 11 (1.41%) SOAP
4 10 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (1.28%) REST
5 8 (1.02%) Matplotlib
5 8 (1.02%) NumPy
5 8 (1.02%) Pandas
6 6 (0.77%) D3.js
6 6 (0.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (0.77%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (0.64%) HTML
7 5 (0.64%) J2EE
7 5 (0.64%) Middleware
8 4 (0.51%) CSS
8 4 (0.51%) WAP
9 3 (0.38%) CGI
9 3 (0.38%) JMS
9 3 (0.38%) JMX
9 3 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.30%) CMDB
6 16 (2.05%) Driving Licence
7 13 (1.66%) PKI
8 11 (1.41%) FlexPod
9 10 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.02%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.90%) User Experience
12 6 (0.77%) Clustering
12 6 (0.77%) PMI
13 5 (0.64%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.51%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.38%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 205 (26.25%) Windows
2 106 (13.57%) Linux
3 68 (8.71%) Windows Server
4 61 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 32 (4.10%) Unix
9 23 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 22 (2.82%) Windows Vista
11 20 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (1.92%) AIX
13 11 (1.41%) Solaris
14 9 (1.15%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.77%) Android
16 6 (0.77%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.26%) VxWorks
18 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (11.01%) Migration
2 66 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (7.81%) ITIL
4 59 (7.55%) Project Management
5 56 (7.17%) DevOps
6 48 (6.15%) Service Management
7 44 (5.63%) Test Automation
8 43 (5.51%) Collaborative Working
9 33 (4.23%) Software Engineering
10 32 (4.10%) PRINCE2
11 30 (3.84%) System Testing
12 28 (3.59%) Validation
13 26 (3.33%) Configuration Management
14 25 (3.20%) SDLC
15 23 (2.94%) Analytics
16 22 (2.82%) Network Design
16 22 (2.82%) Test Management
17 21 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
18 20 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 74 (9.48%) PowerShell
2 63 (8.07%) SQL
3 41 (5.25%) Java
4 34 (4.35%) Python
5 18 (2.30%) C
6 17 (2.18%) C#
7 16 (2.05%) C++
7 16 (2.05%) Ruby
8 15 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 14 (1.79%) R
10 11 (1.41%) F#
11 9 (1.15%) Ada
12 7 (0.90%) Perl
13 6 (0.77%) PHP
13 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.51%) Lua
15 3 (0.38%) ABAP
15 3 (0.38%) VBScript
16 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 584 (74.78%) SC Cleared
2 125 (16.01%) DV Cleared
3 38 (4.87%) Degree
4 33 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (3.07%) CCNP
7 14 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (1.66%) CCNA
9 12 (1.54%) CCDP
9 12 (1.54%) ISEB
10 10 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.15%) CCIE
12 8 (1.02%) CISSP
12 8 (1.02%) JNCIA
12 8 (1.02%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.90%) CCSA
13 7 (0.90%) MCSA
13 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.20%) QA
2 24 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.18%) PMO
4 6 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.64%) SLA
6 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 3 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.26%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.26%) GDPR
8 2 (0.26%) TickIT
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) GAAP
9 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) MIL-STD-1553
9 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 104 (13.32%) Active Directory
2 72 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.99%) vSphere
4 20 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.54%) flannel
6 11 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.41%) VMware NSX
7 9 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.51%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.26%) Docker
10 2 (0.26%) XenApp
10 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.13%) Corosync
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (4.74%) Puppet
2 31 (3.97%) SCCM
3 22 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (2.56%) SCOM
5 14 (1.79%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.54%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.41%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.15%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.02%) Ansible
10 8 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.77%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.64%) Ambari
13 5 (0.64%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.64%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.64%) SCSM
13 5 (0.64%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 142 (18.18%) VMware
2 110 (14.08%) Cisco
3 100 (12.80%) Microsoft
4 69 (8.83%) Juniper
5 64 (8.19%) Oracle
6 48 (6.15%) HP
7 45 (5.76%) Red Hat
8 29 (3.71%) NetApp
9 28 (3.59%) McAfee
10 27 (3.46%) Citrix
11 25 (3.20%) Remedy
12 23 (2.94%) Lumension
13 19 (2.43%) Forcepoint
13 19 (2.43%) Fujitsu
13 19 (2.43%) SAP
14 17 (2.18%) ServiceNow
15 16 (2.05%) Adobe
16 15 (1.92%) Splunk
17 12 (1.54%) CheckPoint
17 12 (1.54%) IBM