Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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 Clearance
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 844 1088 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.94% 28.28% 30.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.85% 75.14% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 752 798
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +5.07%
10th Percentile £216 £285 £274
90th Percentile £525 £538 £531
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 41
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +32.08%
10th Percentile £21.25 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -53.25% +24.60% +81.39%

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 1244 1448 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.29% 37.64% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 959 1092
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +3.72%
10th Percentile £212 £275 £269
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 81 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.15 £52.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +1 217 £398 +17.34% 10
Portsmouth +5 91 £375 -14.29% 9
Hook -1 79 £370 +12.80%
Fareham 0 63 £425 -15.00% 2
Winchester 0 56 £425 - 1
Farnborough 0 43 £425 +14.86% 2
Southampton -8 41 £410 +2.50% 4
Andover 0 27 £460 +16.83%
Aldershot +5 11 £450 -5.26%
Ringwood - 5 £143 -
Fleet +11 3 £303 -
Gosport 0 3 £317 -26.19% 1
Romsey 0 2 £250 -17.36%
Eastleigh -1 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 (69.19%) SC Cleared
2 181 (21.45%) Windows
3 141 (16.71%) VMware
4 123 (14.57%) Microsoft
5 114 (13.51%) Linux
5 114 (13.51%) Project Management
6 113 (13.39%) DV Cleared
7 100 (11.85%) Cisco
8 92 (10.90%) Collaborative Working
9 88 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (10.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 81 (9.60%) Migration
12 76 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 74 (8.77%) ITIL
14 73 (8.65%) Active Directory
15 70 (8.29%) LAN
16 69 (8.18%) Motorola
17 67 (7.94%) Firewall
18 65 (7.70%) WAN
18 65 (7.70%) SQL
19 64 (7.58%) HP
20 61 (7.23%) Service Management
20 61 (7.23%) Test Automation
21 60 (7.11%) DevOps
21 60 (7.11%) Oracle
22 57 (6.75%) PowerShell
23 56 (6.64%) Degree
23 56 (6.64%) Windows Server
23 56 (6.64%) Change Management
23 56 (6.64%) Telecoms

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 34 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.49%) Apache
2 21 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.13%) JBoss
4 15 (1.78%) nginx
5 13 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.59%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.47%) Documentum
8 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.36%) Confluence
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.24%) IIS
10 2 (0.24%) SAS
10 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.30%) Acrobat
5 11 (1.30%) PaintShop Pro
6 9 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.59%) SPSS
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.24%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.49%) IaaS
2 19 (2.25%) Office 365
3 18 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.13%) PaaS
4 17 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.47%) SaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 70 (8.29%) LAN
2 67 (7.94%) Firewall
3 65 (7.70%) WAN
4 38 (4.50%) Wireless
5 33 (3.91%) DNS
6 27 (3.20%) BGP
7 26 (3.08%) OSPF
8 18 (2.13%) SAN
9 17 (2.01%) VLAN
10 15 (1.78%) Network Security
11 14 (1.66%) NetScaler
12 13 (1.54%) LTE
13 12 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
13 12 (1.42%) Wireshark
14 11 (1.30%) PuTTY
14 11 (1.30%) WinSCP
15 9 (1.07%) 4G
15 9 (1.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.84%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.07%) DB2
10 7 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.59%) MS Access
12 5 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.47%) Redis
14 3 (0.36%) Big Data
14 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.36%) MySQL
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.36%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 23 (2.73%) MSI
2 17 (2.01%) Eclipse
2 17 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.01%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (2.01%) Selenium
2 17 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.78%) JIRA
3 15 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
3 15 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.66%) Ant
5 13 (1.54%) HP UFT
5 13 (1.54%) SpecFlow
6 11 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.30%) TestNG
7 8 (0.95%) AdminStudio
7 8 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (0.59%) StarTeam
General
1 56 (6.64%) Telecoms
2 48 (5.69%) Finance
3 29 (3.44%) Military
4 11 (1.30%) Aerospace
5 7 (0.83%) Electronics
5 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.59%) Billing
7 3 (0.36%) Banking
7 3 (0.36%) Legal
7 3 (0.36%) Marketing
7 3 (0.36%) Publishing
8 2 (0.24%) Advertising
8 2 (0.24%) Local Government
8 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.12%) Automotive
9 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (12.68%) Project Manager
2 101 (11.97%) Architect
3 72 (8.53%) Analyst
4 52 (6.16%) Developer
5 49 (5.81%) Consultant
6 48 (5.69%) Network Engineer
7 39 (4.62%) Network Architect
8 32 (3.79%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 27 (3.20%) Test Engineer
10 26 (3.08%) Administrator
11 22 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (2.49%) Software Engineer
12 21 (2.49%) Support Engineer
13 20 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (2.25%) Integration Engineer
15 18 (2.13%) Coordinator
16 16 (1.90%) Author
16 16 (1.90%) Technical Author
16 16 (1.90%) Test Analyst
16 16 (1.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.55%) .NET
2 27 (3.20%) Web Services
3 15 (1.78%) Middleware
4 13 (1.54%) SAPUI5
5 12 (1.42%) HTML
6 10 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (1.18%) SOAP
7 9 (1.07%) CSS
7 9 (1.07%) SAP Fiori
8 7 (0.83%) REST
9 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (0.71%) RESTful
9 6 (0.71%) SAP Business Workflow
9 6 (0.71%) Web Dynpro
9 6 (0.71%) XML
10 5 (0.59%) Ajax
10 5 (0.59%) HTML5
10 5 (0.59%) XSLT
11 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.54%) CMDB
6 12 (1.42%) User Experience
7 10 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.95%) FlexPod
10 7 (0.83%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.71%) PMI
11 6 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.59%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
13 4 (0.47%) BYOD
13 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.47%) PKI
14 3 (0.36%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 181 (21.45%) Windows
2 114 (13.51%) Linux
3 56 (6.64%) Windows Server
4 53 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (4.62%) Unix
6 37 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (3.55%) Windows 10
8 28 (3.32%) Windows 7
9 22 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (2.25%) Windows Vista
11 14 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.42%) AIX
13 9 (1.07%) Solaris
14 8 (0.95%) Android
14 8 (0.95%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.59%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.24%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (13.51%) Project Management
2 92 (10.90%) Collaborative Working
3 88 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (9.60%) Migration
5 74 (8.77%) ITIL
6 61 (7.23%) Service Management
6 61 (7.23%) Test Automation
7 60 (7.11%) DevOps
8 56 (6.64%) Change Management
9 43 (5.09%) Software Engineering
10 38 (4.50%) Test Scripting
11 33 (3.91%) Scrum
11 33 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (3.67%) SDLC
13 30 (3.55%) PRINCE2
13 30 (3.55%) Programme Management
14 28 (3.32%) Test Management
15 27 (3.20%) Validation
16 26 (3.08%) Test Strategy
17 24 (2.84%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.70%) SQL
2 57 (6.75%) PowerShell
3 50 (5.92%) Java
4 26 (3.08%) Python
5 23 (2.73%) C
5 23 (2.73%) C++
6 22 (2.61%) C#
6 22 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.78%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.66%) F#
9 11 (1.30%) Ada
10 9 (1.07%) Perl
11 8 (0.95%) VBScript
12 7 (0.83%) Ruby
13 6 (0.71%) ABAP
13 6 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.71%) R
14 5 (0.59%) PHP
14 5 (0.59%) VB
15 4 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 584 (69.19%) SC Cleared
2 113 (13.39%) DV Cleared
3 86 (10.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 56 (6.64%) Degree
5 37 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.44%) CCNP
7 23 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (2.01%) CCNA
9 16 (1.90%) ISEB
9 16 (1.90%) ISTQB
10 12 (1.42%) CCSA
11 11 (1.30%) CCDP
11 11 (1.30%) CCIE
11 11 (1.30%) CISSP
11 11 (1.30%) JNCIA
12 10 (1.18%) CCSE
13 9 (1.07%) CCIP
13 9 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.55%) QA
2 29 (3.44%) PMO
3 26 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.42%) SLA
5 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (1.07%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.36%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.24%) GDPR
9 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.24%) TickIT
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 76 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (8.65%) Active Directory
3 35 (4.15%) vSphere
4 15 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (1.78%) VMware NSX
5 10 (1.18%) Docker
5 10 (1.18%) flannel
6 9 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.36%) XenApp
9 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.12%) Corosync
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (2.84%) Puppet
2 23 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (2.01%) SCCM
4 14 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.42%) Netcool
6 10 (1.18%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.07%) FortiGate
7 9 (1.07%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.07%) vCenter Server
8 8 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.95%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.83%) Ansible
9 7 (0.83%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.59%) Ambari
11 5 (0.59%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 4 (0.47%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 141 (16.71%) VMware
2 123 (14.57%) Microsoft
3 100 (11.85%) Cisco
4 69 (8.18%) Motorola
5 64 (7.58%) HP
6 60 (7.11%) Oracle
7 49 (5.81%) Juniper
8 44 (5.21%) Red Hat
9 37 (4.38%) SAP
10 26 (3.08%) Citrix
11 25 (2.96%) McAfee
12 24 (2.84%) Lumension
13 22 (2.61%) NetApp
14 18 (2.13%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.13%) EMC
14 18 (2.13%) F5
15 17 (2.01%) Forcepoint
16 16 (1.90%) IBM
17 15 (1.78%) Remedy
18 13 (1.54%) BMC