Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 490 869 883
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.38% 24.22% 23.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.92% 67.31% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 548 469
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £262
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.36 £43.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.10% +8.36% +9.27%
10th Percentile £20.08 £28.20 £32.50
90th Percentile £58.88 £59.50 £54.91
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +25.71% +94.44%

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 637 1,291 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 45.99% 35.98% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 798 656
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £281 £264
90th Percentile £586 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 52
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.00 £21.20 £19.23
90th Percentile £56.25 £59.88 £54.09
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +60.00%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Hampshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in Hampshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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 0 87 £475 +5.56% 12
Winchester +22 45 £485 -7.62% 4
Southampton +3 42 £483 -5.85% 7
Basingstoke 0 41 £625 +66.67% 20
Andover 0 31 £475 +6.74% 1
Farnborough +22 30 £510 +13.33% 8
Fareham 0 27 £463 +9.79% 3
Hook +1 25 £400 -15.34% 1
Gosport 0 15 £520 +7.72% 1
Aldershot 0 7 £420 +31.25%
Bordon - 7 £563 -
Romsey 0 2 £388 -22.50%
Eastleigh - 2 £675 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 331 (67.55%) SC Cleared
2 95 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (18.98%) Windows
4 89 (18.16%) DV Cleared
5 75 (15.31%) Linux
6 72 (14.69%) Microsoft
7 63 (12.86%) VMware
7 63 (12.86%) DevOps
8 53 (10.82%) Public Sector
9 49 (10.00%) Firewall
10 47 (9.59%) ITIL
11 44 (8.98%) Active Directory
12 42 (8.57%) SQL
12 42 (8.57%) Migration
13 41 (8.37%) Oracle
13 41 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (8.16%) Configuration Management
15 39 (7.96%) JIRA
16 38 (7.76%) Windows Server
17 36 (7.35%) Azure
17 36 (7.35%) PowerShell
18 34 (6.94%) SQL Server
18 34 (6.94%) SAP
19 33 (6.73%) Java
19 33 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 33 (6.73%) vSphere
19 33 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
20 30 (6.12%) Git (software)
20 30 (6.12%) Python
20 30 (6.12%) Business Intelligence

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 22 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.86%) Confluence
2 14 (2.86%) JBoss
2 14 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (2.24%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.04%) Apache Geronimo
5 10 (2.04%) Apache TomEE
6 9 (1.84%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.43%) IIS
9 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.61%) Apache
11 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.41%) nginx
13 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.61%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.41%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.20%) Primavera
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.35%) Azure
2 23 (4.69%) AWS
3 18 (3.67%) GitHub
4 14 (2.86%) IaaS
5 11 (2.24%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.63%) Office 365
7 7 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.02%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.82%) PaaS
9 4 (0.82%) Yammer
10 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.61%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.61%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.41%) GCP
12 1 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.00%) Firewall
2 23 (4.69%) WAN
3 21 (4.29%) LAN
4 18 (3.67%) VLAN
5 17 (3.47%) SAN
6 16 (3.27%) Skype
7 14 (2.86%) DNS
7 14 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (1.84%) DHCP
8 9 (1.84%) Internet
8 9 (1.84%) Network Security
8 9 (1.84%) SNMP
8 9 (1.84%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.84%) VSAN
9 8 (1.63%) BGP
10 7 (1.43%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.43%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.22%) tcpdump
11 6 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.08%) Big Data
3 12 (2.45%) GIS
4 11 (2.24%) Power BI
4 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.84%) Apache Hive
6 9 (1.84%) Impala
6 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.63%) SAP HANA
7 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.43%) DB2
8 7 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.82%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 39 (7.96%) JIRA
2 30 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.47%) GitLab
5 14 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 8 (1.63%) Selenium
7 7 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.82%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.82%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.61%) Ant
10 3 (0.61%) Toad
11 2 (0.41%) JMeter
11 2 (0.41%) Maven
11 2 (0.41%) MSI
11 2 (0.41%) Subversion
11 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (10.82%) Public Sector
2 17 (3.47%) Finance
3 16 (3.27%) Military
4 13 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.84%) Marketing
7 8 (1.63%) Electronics
8 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.82%) Digital Economy
8 4 (0.82%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Police
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (14.08%) Architect
2 58 (11.84%) Developer
3 45 (9.18%) Analyst
4 22 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (3.88%) Consultant
6 17 (3.47%) Administrator
7 16 (3.27%) Java Developer
8 15 (3.06%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.06%) Data Engineer
8 15 (3.06%) DBA
8 15 (3.06%) Test Analyst
8 15 (3.06%) Tester
9 14 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 13 (2.65%) Network Engineer
10 13 (2.65%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (2.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 11 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.24%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.29%) RESTful
2 16 (3.27%) HTML
3 15 (3.06%) CSS
4 13 (2.65%) REST
4 13 (2.65%) Web Services
5 12 (2.45%) .NET
5 12 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
6 10 (2.04%) OpenID
7 9 (1.84%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (1.84%) gRPC
7 9 (1.84%) OAuth
7 9 (1.84%) OpenLayers
7 9 (1.84%) Swagger
8 7 (1.43%) SAML
8 7 (1.43%) XML
9 6 (1.22%) React
9 6 (1.22%) SailPoint
9 6 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.27%) PKI
5 13 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.63%) IBM Storwize
10 7 (1.43%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (1.22%) Clustering
11 6 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.22%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.02%) User Experience
13 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.98%) Windows
2 75 (15.31%) Linux
3 38 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.49%) AIX
6 20 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 18 (3.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (3.47%) Unix
9 16 (3.27%) CentOS
10 12 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.41%) Solaris
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.20%) Android
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.86%) DevOps
3 47 (9.59%) ITIL
4 42 (8.57%) Migration
5 40 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 33 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (5.92%) Project Management
9 28 (5.71%) Microservices
10 27 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 25 (5.10%) Test Automation
12 24 (4.90%) Data Modelling
13 23 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.69%) Programme Management
13 23 (4.69%) Scrum
14 22 (4.49%) PRINCE2
14 22 (4.49%) Service Management
15 21 (4.29%) Analytics
16 20 (4.08%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.57%) SQL
2 36 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 33 (6.73%) Java
4 30 (6.12%) Python
5 20 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 19 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.47%) C#
8 14 (2.86%) C++
9 10 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.84%) Go
11 8 (1.63%) Scala
12 6 (1.22%) C
13 5 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.82%) Java 8
14 4 (0.82%) VB
15 3 (0.61%) R
15 3 (0.61%) VBScript
16 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.20%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 331 (67.55%) SC Cleared
2 89 (18.16%) DV Cleared
3 16 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (2.65%) Degree
5 12 (2.45%) ISEB
5 12 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.43%) MCSE
8 6 (1.22%) CISSP
9 5 (1.02%) APMP
9 5 (1.02%) CCNP
9 5 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.02%) MCSA
10 4 (0.82%) CCNA
10 4 (0.82%) HND
11 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.43%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (0.82%) NCSC
2 4 (0.82%) PMO
3 3 (0.61%) Def Stans
3 3 (0.61%) GPG13
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) HL7
4 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) NIST
5 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 44 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.73%) vSphere
4 26 (5.31%) Docker
5 11 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.04%) Firmware
7 9 (1.84%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.82%) HDFS
9 4 (0.82%) XenApp
10 3 (0.61%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.41%) Snort
11 2 (0.41%) vCloud
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.20%) GFS2
12 1 (0.20%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) NDS
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 26 (5.31%) Ansible
3 18 (3.67%) SCCM
3 18 (3.67%) Terraform
4 16 (3.27%) Puppet
5 15 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.06%) Packer
6 10 (2.04%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.84%) Grafana
7 9 (1.84%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.84%) SCOM
7 9 (1.84%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.22%) vRealize
10 5 (1.02%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.86%) VMware
3 41 (8.37%) Oracle
4 34 (6.94%) SAP
5 29 (5.92%) Cisco
5 29 (5.92%) IBM
6 23 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.47%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.06%) Splunk
9 13 (2.65%) Juniper
9 13 (2.65%) McAfee
10 11 (2.24%) Brocade
10 11 (2.24%) Dell
10 11 (2.24%) HP
11 10 (2.04%) Ariba
11 10 (2.04%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.84%) EMC
12 9 (1.84%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.22%) Citrix
13 6 (1.22%) Progress