Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 919 1,034 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 24.60% 28.81% 30.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.36% 71.36% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 573 809
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.59% +8.22%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £270
90th Percentile £540 £501 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 74 35
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.96 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -11.11% +200.00%
10th Percentile £32.50 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.88 £50.35 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £18.00 £24.53
% change year-on-year +72.22% -26.62% +13.83%

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 1,325 1,449 1,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.47% 40.37% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 851 1,100
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +9.27% +2.03%
10th Percentile £270 £269 £263
90th Percentile £540 £525 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 101 51
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +176.74%
10th Percentile £20.35 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.25 £52.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +77.50% -45.58% +63.33%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 227 £336 -4.00% 21
Portsmouth 0 87 £428 +0.71% 24
Fareham 0 69 £475 - 9
Winchester 0 67 £425 -2.30% 10
Hook 0 66 £398 +8.02%
Southampton -2 38 £415 +5.40% 28
Andover 0 35 £381 -7.76%
Farnborough -9 31 £355 -16.47% 13
Gosport 0 30 £460 +53.33% 2
Aldershot +1 24 £400 +2.89%
Havant -2 6 - -
Romsey +2 5 £400 +5.26% 1
Ringwood -1 1 £200 +37.93%
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 (78.02%) SC Cleared
2 263 (28.62%) Windows
3 184 (20.02%) VMware
4 167 (18.17%) Microsoft
5 147 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 139 (15.13%) Cisco
7 134 (14.58%) Linux
8 133 (14.47%) Windows Server
9 121 (13.17%) Active Directory
10 105 (11.43%) Oracle
11 104 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
12 98 (10.66%) Firewall
13 95 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (8.92%) Migration
15 81 (8.81%) ITIL
15 81 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
16 80 (8.71%) PowerShell
16 80 (8.71%) SQL Server
16 80 (8.71%) Java
17 79 (8.60%) SQL
18 77 (8.38%) SharePoint
19 73 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
20 71 (7.73%) Project Management
21 68 (7.40%) vSphere
21 68 (7.40%) DevOps
22 66 (7.18%) SCCM
23 62 (6.75%) .NET
24 61 (6.64%) C#
24 61 (6.64%) Finance
25 59 (6.42%) Cisco ASA

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 77 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.05%) IIS
3 22 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (1.52%) Apache
5 14 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.09%) Jupyter
7 10 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.65%) JBoss
10 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.44%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.44%) Jetty
11 4 (0.44%) nginx
11 4 (0.44%) SAS
12 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.44%) Primavera
3 3 (0.33%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.05%) Office 365
3 24 (2.61%) IaaS
4 18 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.85%) PaaS
6 5 (0.54%) Yammer
7 2 (0.22%) Boomi
7 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
7 2 (0.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Serverless
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 98 (10.66%) Firewall
2 59 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (5.98%) LAN
4 53 (5.77%) DNS
5 46 (5.01%) BGP
6 45 (4.90%) VPN
7 43 (4.68%) Network Security
8 42 (4.57%) WAN
9 33 (3.59%) OSPF
10 29 (3.16%) Cisco ISE
10 29 (3.16%) VLAN
11 28 (3.05%) SAN
12 26 (2.83%) DHCP
13 22 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (2.18%) Internet
14 20 (2.18%) MPLS
15 19 (2.07%) PuTTY
15 19 (2.07%) WinSCP
16 15 (1.63%) Link 11
16 15 (1.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 34 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 32 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (1.85%) Data Mining
7 17 (1.85%) DB2
8 15 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.98%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.65%) GIS
12 6 (0.65%) IBM BigInsights
12 6 (0.65%) Neo4j
12 6 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.65%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (3.70%) Selenium
2 32 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (3.37%) Eclipse
3 31 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
4 27 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 26 (2.83%) HP UFT
6 25 (2.72%) Ant
7 24 (2.61%) TestNG
8 23 (2.50%) SpecFlow
9 22 (2.39%) Visual Studio
10 21 (2.29%) LoadRunner
11 20 (2.18%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.41%) JIRA
13 12 (1.31%) MSI
14 11 (1.20%) Subversion
15 10 (1.09%) Git (software)
16 9 (0.98%) JMeter
17 6 (0.65%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.65%) Cucumber
18 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 61 (6.64%) Finance
2 44 (4.79%) Military
3 25 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.85%) Legal
5 12 (1.31%) Billing
6 11 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.09%) Games
8 4 (0.44%) Automotive
8 4 (0.44%) Law
9 3 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.11%) Avionics
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Local Government
10 1 (0.11%) Marketing
10 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.11%) Publishing
10 1 (0.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (14.25%) Architect
2 117 (12.73%) Developer
3 96 (10.45%) Analyst
4 78 (8.49%) Project Manager
5 52 (5.66%) Network Engineer
6 46 (5.01%) Consultant
7 36 (3.92%) Network Architect
8 34 (3.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 26 (2.83%) Support Engineer
10 25 (2.72%) Security Engineer
10 25 (2.72%) Test Analyst
11 23 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
12 22 (2.39%) C# Developer
12 22 (2.39%) Test Engineer
13 19 (2.07%) Business Analyst
13 19 (2.07%) Desktop Support
13 19 (2.07%) Security Analyst
14 18 (1.96%) Network Security Engineer
15 16 (1.74%) Ada Developer
15 16 (1.74%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.75%) .NET
2 37 (4.03%) Web Services
3 27 (2.94%) HTML
4 25 (2.72%) XML
5 22 (2.39%) CSS
6 20 (2.18%) jQuery
7 14 (1.52%) Middleware
7 14 (1.52%) RESTful
8 11 (1.20%) SOAP
9 10 (1.09%) JSON
9 10 (1.09%) REST
10 9 (0.98%) Matplotlib
10 9 (0.98%) NumPy
10 9 (0.98%) Pandas
10 9 (0.98%) Spring
11 8 (0.87%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.87%) 802.1X
12 7 (0.76%) React
12 7 (0.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (0.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.90%) PKI
4 27 (2.94%) User Experience
5 21 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.20%) Clustering
9 11 (1.20%) CMDB
9 11 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.76%) Replication
13 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 263 (28.62%) Windows
2 134 (14.58%) Linux
3 133 (14.47%) Windows Server
4 81 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (4.46%) Unix
6 39 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (3.70%) AIX
9 24 (2.61%) Windows 10
10 17 (1.85%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.20%) Solaris
12 11 (1.20%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.65%) CentOS
15 5 (0.54%) HPUX
15 5 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (8.92%) Migration
3 81 (8.81%) ITIL
4 73 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (7.73%) Project Management
6 68 (7.40%) DevOps
7 57 (6.20%) Service Management
8 51 (5.55%) Test Automation
9 48 (5.22%) Software Engineering
10 38 (4.13%) Service Delivery
11 36 (3.92%) Test Scripting
12 34 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 32 (3.48%) Collaborative Working
14 31 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (3.26%) Validation
16 28 (3.05%) Workflow
17 27 (2.94%) Scrum
17 27 (2.94%) Test Strategy
18 26 (2.83%) Change Management
19 25 (2.72%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (8.71%) Java
1 80 (8.71%) PowerShell
2 79 (8.60%) SQL
3 61 (6.64%) C#
4 52 (5.66%) C++
5 47 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.03%) Python
7 32 (3.48%) C
8 23 (2.50%) F#
9 18 (1.96%) Ada
10 12 (1.31%) R
11 11 (1.20%) VBScript
12 9 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.87%) VB
13 8 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.65%) ABAP
15 5 (0.54%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.44%) BeanShell
16 4 (0.44%) Java 8
16 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 717 (78.02%) SC Cleared
2 147 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 57 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (4.68%) Degree
5 35 (3.81%) CCNP
6 32 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (2.94%) ISEB
8 26 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (2.29%) CCDP
10 20 (2.18%) JNCIS
11 18 (1.96%) CISSP
11 18 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
11 18 (1.96%) ISTQB
12 15 (1.63%) PMP
13 14 (1.52%) CCIE
13 14 (1.52%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.31%) CCNA
15 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (0.98%) CISM
17 8 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.94%) PMO
2 18 (1.96%) QA
3 10 (1.09%) SLA
4 9 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.33%) RMADS
7 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) GDPR
8 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 121 (13.17%) Active Directory
2 95 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (7.40%) vSphere
4 23 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.74%) VMware NSX
7 7 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.76%) VMware Server
8 6 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.44%) Docker
10 4 (0.44%) flannel
10 4 (0.44%) Snort
11 3 (0.33%) iptables
11 3 (0.33%) XenApp
12 2 (0.22%) Firmware
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (7.18%) SCCM
2 45 (4.90%) SCOM
3 28 (3.05%) HP ALM
4 26 (2.83%) Puppet
5 19 (2.07%) SCVMM
6 15 (1.63%) Nessus
7 14 (1.52%) Ansible
8 13 (1.41%) Nmap
8 13 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (1.09%) vCenter Server
10 9 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.98%) vRealize
11 8 (0.87%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.76%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.76%) WSUS
13 6 (0.65%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 184 (20.02%) VMware
2 167 (18.17%) Microsoft
3 139 (15.13%) Cisco
4 105 (11.43%) Oracle
5 54 (5.88%) HP
6 53 (5.77%) Juniper
7 42 (4.57%) Red Hat
8 36 (3.92%) SolarWinds
9 33 (3.59%) NetApp
10 31 (3.37%) McAfee
11 27 (2.94%) Palo Alto
11 27 (2.94%) SAP
12 26 (2.83%) IBM
13 25 (2.72%) Software AG
13 25 (2.72%) webMethods
14 24 (2.61%) Remedy
15 22 (2.39%) Citrix
15 22 (2.39%) ServiceNow
16 19 (2.07%) Infoblox
17 18 (1.96%) EMC