Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 872 869 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 24.19% 23.08% 25.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.60% 69.19% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 438 505
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.46% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £257
90th Percentile £588 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 49
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -10.11%
10th Percentile £29.33 £32.50 £16.81
90th Percentile £58.25 £54.91 £49.10
South East median hourly rate £47.18 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +34.80% +94.44% -15.61%

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 1,290 1,256 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.78% 33.36% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 641 750
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £257
90th Percentile £575 £569 £513
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +2.35% +5.46% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 53 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.45 £16.29
90th Percentile £59.85 £54.05 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £34.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +13.04% +70.37% -19.00%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +1 220 £450 -10.00% 33
Basingstoke 0 124 £375 -5.06% 27
Hook 0 76 £465 +20.00% 3
Fareham 0 71 £450 -5.26% 20
Southampton +16 56 £513 +13.89% 23
Aldershot 0 36 £320 -19.50% 3
Andover 0 32 £438 +14.98% 5
Gosport 0 31 £483 +6.04% 1
Romsey +1 22 £500 +25.00% 2
Farnborough -11 22 £375 - 26
Winchester -19 7 £525 +23.53%
Havant +3 5 - - 2
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 597 (68.46%) SC Cleared
2 169 (19.38%) DV Cleared
3 151 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (16.06%) Windows
5 136 (15.60%) Microsoft
6 128 (14.68%) Linux
7 126 (14.45%) SQL
8 109 (12.50%) Oracle
9 106 (12.16%) Python
10 88 (10.09%) Active Directory
11 86 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
11 86 (9.86%) VMware
12 85 (9.75%) Finance
13 84 (9.63%) ITIL
14 82 (9.40%) Migration
15 79 (9.06%) Software Engineering
16 78 (8.94%) Cisco
17 73 (8.37%) Project Management
17 73 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
17 73 (8.37%) Windows Server
18 70 (8.03%) Degree
19 66 (7.57%) C
19 66 (7.57%) C#
20 65 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
21 64 (7.34%) Configuration Management
22 62 (7.11%) Test Automation
23 61 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 61 (7.00%) DevOps
23 61 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
24 59 (6.77%) C++

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 43 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.95%) Apache
4 15 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.26%) Confluence
7 9 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.92%) IIS
8 8 (0.92%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.80%) Documentum
9 7 (0.80%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.69%) JBoss
10 6 (0.69%) WordPress
11 5 (0.57%) Captiva
11 5 (0.57%) CMS
11 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.34%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 42 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.57%) AutoCAD
4 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.46%) Windchill
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) Simulink
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.46%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.34%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.34%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.75%) SaaS
3 21 (2.41%) PaaS
4 11 (1.26%) IaaS
5 6 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.57%) Yarn
7 4 (0.46%) Office 365
8 3 (0.34%) Boomi
8 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.34%) GitHub
8 3 (0.34%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.34%) Serverless
8 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.23%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) npm
10 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.11%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.62%) LAN
2 44 (5.05%) Firewall
3 40 (4.59%) WAN
4 23 (2.64%) DNS
5 20 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (2.18%) DHCP
6 19 (2.18%) SAN
7 17 (1.95%) VPN
8 14 (1.61%) Network Security
9 10 (1.15%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.15%) Wireshark
10 9 (1.03%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.03%) Wireless
11 8 (0.92%) VoIP
11 8 (0.92%) VSAN
12 7 (0.80%) BGP
13 6 (0.69%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.69%) IKE
13 6 (0.69%) OSPF
13 6 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.62%) Oracle Database
2 45 (5.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 40 (4.59%) SQL Server
4 39 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (3.78%) Big Data
6 29 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 26 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.41%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (2.29%) SAP BW
10 18 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
10 18 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.72%) HBase
11 15 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.61%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
13 13 (1.49%) MS Access
13 13 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 38 (4.36%) JIRA
2 23 (2.64%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.18%) Selenium
5 15 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.72%) webpack
6 14 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 13 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (1.49%) Subversion
8 12 (1.38%) Ant
8 12 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.26%) MSI
10 10 (1.15%) CppUnit
10 10 (1.15%) GoogleTest
10 10 (1.15%) NUnit
11 9 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.03%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.80%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.80%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (9.75%) Finance
2 50 (5.73%) Military
3 42 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.52%) Marketing
6 18 (2.06%) Electronics
7 10 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.80%) Back Office
8 7 (0.80%) Legal
9 5 (0.57%) Avionics
10 3 (0.34%) Advertising
10 3 (0.34%) Automotive
10 3 (0.34%) Law
10 3 (0.34%) Retail
11 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 161 (18.46%) Developer
2 90 (10.32%) Architect
3 79 (9.06%) Project Manager
4 61 (7.00%) Analyst
5 43 (4.93%) Network Engineer
6 41 (4.70%) Software Engineer
7 39 (4.47%) Test Engineer
8 34 (3.90%) Consultant
9 29 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (2.98%) Test Analyst
12 25 (2.87%) DBA
13 23 (2.64%) Administrator
13 23 (2.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 22 (2.52%) Data Engineer
15 20 (2.29%) Oracle DBA
16 19 (2.18%) IT Manager
16 19 (2.18%) SAP Developer
16 19 (2.18%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.19%) .NET
2 40 (4.59%) HTML
3 28 (3.21%) CSS
4 26 (2.98%) Middleware
5 25 (2.87%) HTML5
6 24 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (2.18%) React
9 17 (1.95%) Node.js
9 17 (1.95%) XML
10 16 (1.83%) Vue.js
11 15 (1.72%) Web Services
12 14 (1.61%) Kafka
13 13 (1.49%) GraphQL
14 11 (1.26%) CSS3
14 11 (1.26%) Redux
14 11 (1.26%) REST
14 11 (1.26%) Sass
15 10 (1.15%) AngularJS
16 9 (1.03%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.33%) PKI
4 28 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (2.18%) Clustering
7 17 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 16 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.26%) Derivative
10 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.03%) CESG
11 8 (0.92%) User Experience
12 7 (0.80%) Replication
12 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.69%) PMI
14 5 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.57%) NHS
15 4 (0.46%) Acoustics
15 4 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 140 (16.06%) Windows
2 128 (14.68%) Linux
3 73 (8.37%) Windows Server
4 45 (5.16%) Unix
5 43 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 28 (3.21%) AIX
8 23 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (2.29%) Windows 10
10 18 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.80%) Android
14 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.69%) VMS
15 5 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.46%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (9.63%) ITIL
4 82 (9.40%) Migration
5 79 (9.06%) Software Engineering
6 73 (8.37%) Project Management
7 65 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (7.34%) Configuration Management
9 62 (7.11%) Test Automation
10 61 (7.00%) DevOps
10 61 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
11 55 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 46 (5.28%) Unit Testing
13 40 (4.59%) Integration Testing
14 38 (4.36%) Analytics
14 38 (4.36%) Test Scripting
15 37 (4.24%) Customer Requirements
15 37 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 35 (4.01%) CRM
16 35 (4.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 126 (14.45%) SQL
2 106 (12.16%) Python
3 66 (7.57%) C
3 66 (7.57%) C#
4 59 (6.77%) C++
5 57 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 52 (5.96%) Java
7 46 (5.28%) PL/SQL
8 44 (5.05%) PowerShell
9 23 (2.64%) MATLAB
10 20 (2.29%) ABAP
11 17 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.83%) VBA
13 14 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.49%) ES6
15 12 (1.38%) VB
16 11 (1.26%) R
17 10 (1.15%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.03%) SAPscript
19 8 (0.92%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 597 (68.46%) SC Cleared
2 169 (19.38%) DV Cleared
3 70 (8.03%) Degree
4 45 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (3.10%) ISEB
7 25 (2.87%) ISTQB
8 24 (2.75%) CCNP
9 23 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (2.29%) MCSE
11 18 (2.06%) CCNA
12 14 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
13 13 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (1.38%) Master's Degree
15 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.92%) CCDP
16 8 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
16 8 (0.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 8 (0.92%) MCSA
17 7 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.06%) PMO
2 14 (1.61%) ARP4754
2 14 (1.61%) ARP4761
2 14 (1.61%) Def Stans
2 14 (1.61%) DO-254
3 13 (1.49%) JSP 440
3 13 (1.49%) SLA
4 12 (1.38%) DO-178B
4 12 (1.38%) HAZOP
4 12 (1.38%) IEC 61508
4 12 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.15%) RMADS
6 9 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.80%) QA
8 5 (0.57%) MISRA
8 5 (0.57%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.34%) GDPR
9 3 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.23%) GPG13
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 88 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 42 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.33%) Docker
3 29 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.87%) vSphere
6 20 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.15%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.69%) HDFS
10 4 (0.46%) vCloud
11 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.34%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.23%) Firmware
13 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.11%) XenApp
13 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (2.98%) Ansible
2 22 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (1.72%) Puppet
4 15 (1.72%) SCCM
5 14 (1.61%) vCenter Server
5 14 (1.61%) WSUS
6 13 (1.49%) SCOM
7 12 (1.38%) HP ALM
7 12 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (1.38%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.57%) Ambari
11 5 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 136 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 109 (12.50%) Oracle
3 86 (9.86%) VMware
4 78 (8.94%) Cisco
5 59 (6.77%) SAP
6 37 (4.24%) Juniper
7 33 (3.78%) HP
7 33 (3.78%) IBM
8 27 (3.10%) Citrix
9 23 (2.64%) Informatica
10 18 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.72%) Remedy
12 13 (1.49%) Sparx
13 12 (1.38%) McAfee
14 11 (1.26%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.26%) Dell
15 10 (1.15%) Google
15 10 (1.15%) Splunk
16 9 (1.03%) CA
17 8 (0.92%) Telerik