Period
to 17 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 883 809 1,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.01% 22.79% 27.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.20% 66.58% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 487 728
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £284 £247 £285
90th Percentile £625 £525 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +2.53% -2.47% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 52
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.83 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £32.40 £21.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £73.23 £50.00 £49.95
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.64 £37.50
% change year-on-year +98.47% -52.97% +21.36%

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 1,314 1,215 1,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.25% 34.23% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 690 926
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £263
90th Percentile £597 £525 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 79
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £19.34 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.00 £50.00 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £35.75 £25.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year +42.66% -8.87% -11.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 0 191 £400 +2.04% 25
Portsmouth -1 141 £500 +33.33% 31
Fareham 0 87 £450 -5.26% 12
Hook +1 79 £350 -6.04% 4
Gosport 0 67 £460 +44.93% 11
Andover 0 40 £400 -13.04% 4
Farnborough -7 32 £475 +5.56% 18
Winchester -9 31 £420 -2.33% 1
Southampton -28 25 £425 +3.34% 15
Romsey 0 14 £456 +82.50% 5
Aldershot -4 8 £388 -11.43% 8
Havant -5 6 - - 1
Eastleigh 0 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

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

1 717 (81.20%) SC Cleared
2 174 (19.71%) Windows
3 157 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (16.42%) Linux
5 134 (15.18%) DV Cleared
6 121 (13.70%) Cisco
7 114 (12.91%) Microsoft
8 100 (11.33%) VMware
9 96 (10.87%) Python
10 90 (10.19%) Active Directory
11 88 (9.97%) Oracle
12 80 (9.06%) ITIL
12 80 (9.06%) Firewall
13 79 (8.95%) DevOps
14 78 (8.83%) SQL
15 74 (8.38%) Test Automation
16 70 (7.93%) Configuration Management
17 67 (7.59%) Java
17 67 (7.59%) LAN
18 64 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
19 63 (7.13%) JavaScript
20 62 (7.02%) Juniper
21 61 (6.91%) Project Management
21 61 (6.91%) Ansible
22 60 (6.80%) Migration
23 59 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
24 57 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
24 57 (6.46%) DNS
24 57 (6.46%) Data Centre
25 56 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure

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 30 (3.40%) Apache
2 25 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.04%) IIS
5 17 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.81%) Confluence
7 15 (1.70%) Jupyter
8 11 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.68%) Apache Qpid
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.45%) nginx
12 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.34%) JBoss
13 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.23%) CMS
15 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.57%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.57%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.34%) SAP GTS
4 3 (0.34%) SAP IBP
4 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.23%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.60%) GitHub
4 21 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.93%) Serverless
6 16 (1.81%) Office 365
7 14 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
7 14 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (1.59%) IaaS
8 12 (1.36%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.36%) AWS Fargate
8 12 (1.36%) PaaS
9 5 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (0.45%) Boomi
11 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.23%) SaaS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 80 (9.06%) Firewall
2 67 (7.59%) LAN
3 57 (6.46%) DNS
4 46 (5.21%) WAN
5 37 (4.19%) DHCP
6 30 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (3.06%) VPN
8 23 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (2.49%) SAN
10 17 (1.93%) Cisco ISE
10 17 (1.93%) MPLS
10 17 (1.93%) Network Security
10 17 (1.93%) OSPF
11 16 (1.81%) BGP
12 15 (1.70%) Internet
12 15 (1.70%) TCP/IP
13 13 (1.47%) SNMP
14 10 (1.13%) BIG-IP
14 10 (1.13%) DAB
15 9 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (1.81%) SAP BW
8 15 (1.70%) Big Data
9 14 (1.59%) SAP HANA
10 11 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.13%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.02%) GIS
12 9 (1.02%) MySQL
12 9 (1.02%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
12 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.91%) Geospatial Data
14 7 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.21%) Subversion
3 42 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 31 (3.51%) JIRA
4 31 (3.51%) Selenium
5 22 (2.49%) NUnit
6 21 (2.38%) CppUnit
7 20 (2.27%) GoogleTest
8 19 (2.15%) Ant
8 19 (2.15%) ClearCase
9 17 (1.93%) LoadRunner
10 12 (1.36%) GitLab
10 12 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.02%) HP UFT
13 8 (0.91%) JMeter
14 6 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.68%) NetBeans
15 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.57%) eggPlant
General
1 44 (4.98%) Finance
2 29 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.38%) Military
4 12 (1.36%) Aerospace
4 12 (1.36%) Legal
5 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.68%) Billing
7 4 (0.45%) Back Office
7 4 (0.45%) Retail
8 3 (0.34%) Electronics
9 2 (0.23%) Automotive
9 2 (0.23%) Avionics
9 2 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.11%) Advertising
10 1 (0.11%) Games
10 1 (0.11%) Local Government
10 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (16.19%) Developer
2 111 (12.57%) Architect
3 74 (8.38%) Analyst
4 65 (7.36%) Network Engineer
5 60 (6.80%) Consultant
6 40 (4.53%) Project Manager
7 39 (4.42%) Test Analyst
8 35 (3.96%) Test Engineer
9 32 (3.62%) Tester
10 31 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 31 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (3.28%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.06%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.27%) SAP Developer
14 19 (2.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 18 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
15 18 (2.04%) Java Developer
16 17 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (1.93%) Technical Architect
17 16 (1.81%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.32%) .NET
2 36 (4.08%) HTML
3 35 (3.96%) Web Services
4 32 (3.62%) XML
5 28 (3.17%) Vue.js
6 24 (2.72%) React
7 22 (2.49%) LDAP
8 21 (2.38%) CSS
9 18 (2.04%) AngularJS
10 16 (1.81%) RESTful
11 14 (1.59%) Middleware
11 14 (1.59%) XSLT
12 13 (1.47%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.36%) Node.js
14 11 (1.25%) Kafka
15 10 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
15 10 (1.13%) SAP Fiori
16 9 (1.02%) jQuery
16 9 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
16 9 (1.02%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.46%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.89%) PKI
3 50 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.15%) Derivative
7 12 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.02%) User Experience
8 9 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.91%) CESG
9 8 (0.91%) CMDB
9 8 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.91%) Replication
10 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.79%) Smartcard
11 6 (0.68%) Clustering
12 5 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 174 (19.71%) Windows
2 145 (16.42%) Linux
3 43 (4.87%) Unix
4 42 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 39 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.49%) Windows 7
9 18 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.47%) CentOS
11 10 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.02%) AIX
13 8 (0.91%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.79%) Solaris
15 6 (0.68%) SUSE
16 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.23%) Android
18 2 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (9.06%) ITIL
3 79 (8.95%) DevOps
4 74 (8.38%) Test Automation
5 70 (7.93%) Configuration Management
6 64 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (6.91%) Project Management
8 60 (6.80%) Migration
9 51 (5.78%) Software Engineering
10 50 (5.66%) Service Management
11 49 (5.55%) Test Scripting
12 47 (5.32%) Scrum
13 43 (4.87%) OO
14 42 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 41 (4.64%) Validation
16 40 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (4.42%) SIEM
18 37 (4.19%) UML
19 36 (4.08%) System Integration Testing
20 34 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.87%) Python
2 78 (8.83%) SQL
3 67 (7.59%) Java
4 63 (7.13%) JavaScript
5 52 (5.89%) C++
6 44 (4.98%) C
7 39 (4.42%) C#
8 37 (4.19%) PowerShell
9 22 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 22 (2.49%) VB
10 21 (2.38%) Perl
11 17 (1.93%) ABAP
12 16 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.91%) VBScript
14 7 (0.79%) Ruby
15 6 (0.68%) F#
16 5 (0.57%) Ada
16 5 (0.57%) Jython
16 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 717 (81.20%) SC Cleared
2 134 (15.18%) DV Cleared
3 47 (5.32%) Degree
4 42 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (3.62%) ISEB
5 32 (3.62%) ISTQB
6 31 (3.51%) CCNP
7 25 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (2.49%) CISSP
9 19 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.36%) CISM
11 12 (1.36%) MCSE
12 10 (1.13%) CCNA
12 10 (1.13%) PMP
13 9 (1.02%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.36%) SLA
2 10 (1.13%) PMO
3 9 (1.02%) QA
4 8 (0.91%) RMADS
5 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.57%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.23%) GDPR
8 2 (0.23%) GPG13
8 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 90 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.62%) Docker
4 23 (2.60%) vSphere
5 16 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.68%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 6 (0.68%) iptables
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.34%) Firmware
10 3 (0.34%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.23%) Dovecot
11 2 (0.23%) Postfix
11 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (6.91%) Ansible
2 44 (4.98%) Puppet
3 38 (4.30%) SCCM
4 32 (3.62%) SCOM
5 30 (3.40%) Kubernetes
6 12 (1.36%) HP ALM
6 12 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.25%) SCVMM
8 10 (1.13%) Kibana
8 10 (1.13%) logstash
9 8 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
10 7 (0.79%) WSUS
11 6 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.68%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.68%) Packer
11 6 (0.68%) SELinux
11 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 121 (13.70%) Cisco
2 114 (12.91%) Microsoft
3 100 (11.33%) VMware
4 88 (9.97%) Oracle
5 62 (7.02%) Juniper
6 45 (5.10%) SAP
7 43 (4.87%) ServiceNow
8 31 (3.51%) Remedy
9 26 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.72%) Citrix
10 24 (2.72%) HP
10 24 (2.72%) SolarWinds
11 22 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 19 (2.15%) CA
13 17 (1.93%) EMC
13 17 (1.93%) McAfee
14 16 (1.81%) ArcSight
15 14 (1.59%) Dell
15 14 (1.59%) IBM
15 14 (1.59%) Palo Alto