Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 757 847 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.28% 22.58% 22.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.89% 65.30% 64.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 496 463
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £253
90th Percentile £588 £625 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 30 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £47.67 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.08% +10.85% +7.50%
10th Percentile £17.80 £17.43 £23.95
90th Percentile £56.75 £72.62 £48.85
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% +94.44% -44.54%

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 1,053 1,297 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 36.56% 34.58% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 756 672
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +5.13% -
10th Percentile £290 £297 £220
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 64 45
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +5.96% +7.38%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.25 £18.09
90th Percentile £53.50 £62.88 £48.09
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £25.69
% change year-on-year -8.50% +48.89% +10.42%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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
Portsmouth +1 139 £450 -5.26% 19
Basingstoke 0 103 £500 +31.58% 38
Fareham 0 95 £450 +0.56% 7
Aldershot +15 58 £320 -17.55% 8
Hook +1 56 £435 +27.79% 5
Southampton +28 49 £450 +12.50% 12
Gosport 0 49 £382 -17.96% 9
Farnborough +3 25 £418 -7.22% 31
Andover 0 22 £450 +12.15% 7
Winchester +6 20 £475 +13.10% 2
Romsey 0 7 £500 +8.11% 9
Havant -1 2 £120 - 2
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 510 (67.37%) SC Cleared
2 167 (22.06%) Windows
3 158 (20.87%) DV Cleared
4 143 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (15.06%) Microsoft
6 113 (14.93%) Linux
7 110 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 109 (14.40%) VMware
9 102 (13.47%) Active Directory
10 93 (12.29%) Windows Server
11 92 (12.15%) Configuration Management
12 89 (11.76%) Oracle
13 81 (10.70%) Cisco
14 78 (10.30%) SQL
15 74 (9.78%) Python
16 73 (9.64%) Migration
17 66 (8.72%) Degree
18 64 (8.45%) Test Scripting
19 61 (8.06%) DevOps
20 60 (7.93%) Firewall
21 59 (7.79%) ITIL
22 58 (7.66%) Software Engineering
23 56 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 53 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
25 52 (6.87%) Project Management
25 52 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
26 49 (6.47%) C
27 46 (6.08%) Java
27 46 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
28 45 (5.94%) LAN

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 26 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.85%) Apache
3 14 (1.85%) Confluence
4 12 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.45%) GeoServer
6 10 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.92%) Documentum
7 7 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.53%) Windchill
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 10 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) Primavera
5 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) iTrent
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.68%) Azure
2 27 (3.57%) AWS
3 20 (2.64%) Office 365
4 12 (1.59%) SaaS
5 9 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.19%) PaaS
6 7 (0.92%) GitHub
6 7 (0.92%) Power Platform
7 5 (0.66%) IaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Yammer
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.26%) G Suite
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Flow
9 2 (0.26%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) npm
10 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.93%) Firewall
2 45 (5.94%) LAN
3 42 (5.55%) BGP
4 40 (5.28%) WAN
5 32 (4.23%) DNS
6 26 (3.43%) VPN
7 23 (3.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (3.04%) MPLS
8 22 (2.91%) Multicast
9 21 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (2.77%) IPsec
10 20 (2.64%) OSPF
11 19 (2.51%) Wireless
12 18 (2.38%) VoIP
13 17 (2.25%) SAN
14 15 (1.98%) DHCP
14 15 (1.98%) VLAN
15 11 (1.45%) TCP/IP
16 9 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
16 9 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.15%) Oracle Database
2 37 (4.89%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.64%) Big Data
5 19 (2.51%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (1.59%) EDRMS
8 12 (1.59%) GIS
8 12 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 12 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.59%) SAP HANA
9 10 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
9 10 (1.32%) HBase
10 9 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.06%) MySQL
11 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.06%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 45 (5.94%) JIRA
2 26 (3.43%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.64%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.51%) Selenium
5 17 (2.25%) Subversion
6 15 (1.98%) HP UFT
7 12 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (1.45%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.32%) GitLab
10 9 (1.19%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.19%) ClearCase
11 8 (1.06%) MSI
12 7 (0.92%) Ant
12 7 (0.92%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.92%) SilkTest
12 7 (0.92%) StarTeam
12 7 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.79%) JMeter
14 5 (0.66%) MagicDraw
General
1 37 (4.89%) Public Sector
2 33 (4.36%) Military
3 32 (4.23%) Finance
4 29 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.11%) Marketing
7 12 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.45%) Electronics
9 5 (0.66%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Retail
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Police
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (13.74%) Developer
2 94 (12.42%) Architect
3 56 (7.40%) Analyst
4 46 (6.08%) Network Engineer
5 43 (5.68%) Test Engineer
6 38 (5.02%) Tester
7 28 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 23 (3.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 22 (2.91%) Consultant
9 22 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (2.91%) Software Engineer
9 22 (2.91%) Technical Architect
9 22 (2.91%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (2.51%) Project Manager
12 19 (2.51%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.38%) Data Engineer
14 15 (1.98%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.70%) .NET
2 24 (3.17%) HTML
3 22 (2.91%) Middleware
4 17 (2.25%) XML
5 15 (1.98%) SOAP
6 14 (1.85%) CSS
6 14 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 14 (1.85%) Web Services
7 10 (1.32%) REST
7 10 (1.32%) XSLT
8 9 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.19%) React
9 8 (1.06%) Kafka
9 8 (1.06%) RESTful
9 8 (1.06%) SAPUI5
10 7 (0.92%) Apache NiFi
10 7 (0.92%) JSON
10 7 (0.92%) Node.js
10 7 (0.92%) Spring
11 6 (0.79%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.51%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 14 (1.85%) PKI
7 11 (1.45%) Derivative
8 9 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (0.92%) Clustering
10 5 (0.66%) CMDB
10 5 (0.66%) User Experience
11 4 (0.53%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.40%) Fibre Optics
12 3 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.26%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.26%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.26%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 167 (22.06%) Windows
2 113 (14.93%) Linux
3 93 (12.29%) Windows Server
4 45 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.36%) Windows 10
7 32 (4.23%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.85%) Unix
10 10 (1.32%) VMS
11 9 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.66%) CentOS
12 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.40%) AIX
13 3 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (14.53%) Test Automation
3 92 (12.15%) Configuration Management
4 73 (9.64%) Migration
5 64 (8.45%) Test Scripting
6 61 (8.06%) DevOps
7 59 (7.79%) ITIL
8 58 (7.66%) Software Engineering
9 52 (6.87%) Project Management
10 46 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (5.02%) Release Management
13 37 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (4.76%) Scrum
15 33 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (4.36%) Service Management
15 33 (4.36%) Validation
16 32 (4.23%) Software Delivery
16 32 (4.23%) Technical Leadership
17 30 (3.96%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (10.30%) SQL
2 74 (9.78%) Python
3 49 (6.47%) C
4 46 (6.08%) Java
5 38 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 36 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 34 (4.49%) C#
8 30 (3.96%) C++
9 21 (2.77%) Bash Shell
10 20 (2.64%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.19%) ABAP
11 9 (1.19%) VBScript
12 8 (1.06%) Scala
12 8 (1.06%) VB
13 7 (0.92%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.92%) Perl
13 7 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.79%) R
14 6 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 510 (67.37%) SC Cleared
2 158 (20.87%) DV Cleared
3 66 (8.72%) Degree
4 52 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (5.68%) ISTQB
6 36 (4.76%) ISEB
7 33 (4.36%) CCNP
8 28 (3.70%) CCIE
9 20 (2.64%) Master's Degree
10 18 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (2.25%) CCDP
12 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (1.59%) CCNA
14 10 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (1.19%) MCSE
16 8 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (1.06%) CISSP
16 8 (1.06%) HND
17 7 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
17 7 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.11%) Def Stans
2 13 (1.72%) QA
3 10 (1.32%) PMO
4 8 (1.06%) HAZOP
4 8 (1.06%) IEC 61508
5 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.79%) GDPR
7 5 (0.66%) ARP4754
7 5 (0.66%) ARP4761
7 5 (0.66%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.66%) DO-254
8 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.53%) SLA
9 3 (0.40%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.26%) RMADS
11 1 (0.13%) MISRA
11 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 56 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.55%) Docker
4 40 (5.28%) vSphere
5 12 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.45%) HDFS
7 10 (1.32%) VMware NSX
8 8 (1.06%) vCloud
9 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.40%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.26%) iptables
13 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.13%) KVM
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (3.70%) Ansible
2 22 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.91%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.77%) HP ALM
3 21 (2.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (2.64%) SCCM
5 13 (1.72%) Puppet
6 12 (1.59%) vRealize
7 11 (1.45%) SCOM
8 8 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.92%) WSUS
10 5 (0.66%) Terraform
11 4 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.53%) Endace
11 4 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.40%) Kibana
12 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 114 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 109 (14.40%) VMware
3 89 (11.76%) Oracle
4 81 (10.70%) Cisco
5 42 (5.55%) Juniper
6 38 (5.02%) Citrix
7 32 (4.23%) HP
8 30 (3.96%) SAP
9 24 (3.17%) Palo Alto
10 21 (2.77%) F5
10 21 (2.77%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.11%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.98%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.85%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.85%) IBM
13 14 (1.85%) McAfee
14 11 (1.45%) Sparx
15 10 (1.32%) Micro Focus
16 9 (1.19%) Fortinet
16 9 (1.19%) SolarWinds