Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 819 873 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.14% 24.52% 30.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.19% 68.42% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 512 723
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £255 £282
90th Percentile £575 £500 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £420
% change year-on-year +5.46% -4.05% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 42
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.21 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% -6.43% +159.09%
10th Percentile £32.50 £22.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £62.10 £49.85 £58.25
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +122.22% -15.61% -13.15%

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 1,201 1,276 1,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.47% 35.84% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 738 949
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £250 £268
90th Percentile £563 £513 £546
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 62
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +107.32%
10th Percentile £21.48 £17.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £69.23 £48.55 £58.25
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year +90.48% -12.72% -0.25%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 0 189 £390 +4.00% 35
Portsmouth -1 121 £488 +21.88% 26
Fareham 0 61 £475 +15.15% 6
Hook 0 57 £400 +6.67% 3
Winchester -4 52 £425 -5.56% 3
Gosport 0 46 £455 +51.67% 1
Southampton -17 35 £450 +16.13% 12
Andover 0 34 £394 -4.83% 5
Aldershot +3 22 £390 +14.71% 3
Farnborough -13 21 £375 -11.76% 15
Romsey 0 10 £400 +60.00% 7
Havant - 10 - -
Eastleigh +1 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 655 (79.98%) SC Cleared
2 196 (23.93%) Windows
3 141 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 135 (16.48%) VMware
5 133 (16.24%) Cisco
6 128 (15.63%) DV Cleared
7 125 (15.26%) Linux
8 111 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (11.72%) Oracle
10 88 (10.74%) Active Directory
11 85 (10.38%) Firewall
12 84 (10.26%) Windows Server
13 82 (10.01%) Java
14 80 (9.77%) Migration
15 76 (9.28%) DevOps
16 72 (8.79%) SQL Server
17 70 (8.55%) ITIL
18 68 (8.30%) SQL
18 68 (8.30%) LAN
18 68 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 66 (8.06%) JavaScript
20 65 (7.94%) C#
21 64 (7.81%) SharePoint
22 63 (7.69%) .NET
23 61 (7.45%) Python
24 59 (7.20%) Finance
24 59 (7.20%) Test Automation
25 58 (7.08%) PowerShell
25 58 (7.08%) Project Management
25 58 (7.08%) Problem-Solving

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 64 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.66%) IIS
3 19 (2.32%) Apache
4 16 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.10%) JBoss
8 9 (1.10%) Jupyter
8 9 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.61%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.49%) Jetty
12 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.37%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.37%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 51 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.61%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.37%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) Primavera
5 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.95%) IaaS
4 15 (1.83%) Serverless
5 14 (1.71%) Office 365
6 12 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.34%) PaaS
8 10 (1.22%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.37%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.37%) GitHub
10 3 (0.37%) Yammer
11 2 (0.24%) Boomi
11 2 (0.24%) SaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.12%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.38%) Firewall
2 68 (8.30%) LAN
3 56 (6.84%) DNS
4 48 (5.86%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (5.86%) WAN
5 32 (3.91%) SAN
6 28 (3.42%) Network Security
7 27 (3.30%) DHCP
8 26 (3.17%) VPN
9 24 (2.93%) Internet
10 23 (2.81%) BGP
10 23 (2.81%) Cisco ISE
10 23 (2.81%) OSPF
11 19 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (1.95%) TCP/IP
12 16 (1.95%) VLAN
13 15 (1.83%) MPLS
14 14 (1.71%) SNMP
15 13 (1.59%) PuTTY
15 13 (1.59%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.52%) Oracle Database
3 31 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
5 26 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.71%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.22%) MySQL
11 9 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (0.85%) SAP HANA
14 6 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (3.79%) Selenium
3 29 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 26 (3.17%) Eclipse
6 25 (3.05%) HP UFT
6 25 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
7 24 (2.93%) LoadRunner
8 20 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 19 (2.32%) SpecFlow
9 19 (2.32%) Visual Studio
10 18 (2.20%) Subversion
11 17 (2.08%) Ant
12 16 (1.95%) TestNG
13 15 (1.83%) JIRA
14 9 (1.10%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
16 7 (0.85%) GitLab
16 7 (0.85%) NetBeans
17 6 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 59 (7.20%) Finance
2 27 (3.30%) Military
3 21 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.08%) Legal
5 12 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.73%) Billing
7 5 (0.61%) Automotive
8 4 (0.49%) Games
8 4 (0.49%) Retail
9 3 (0.37%) Law
10 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Avionics
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (15.51%) Developer
2 97 (11.84%) Analyst
3 92 (11.23%) Architect
4 65 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 45 (5.49%) Consultant
5 45 (5.49%) Network Engineer
6 41 (5.01%) Test Analyst
7 26 (3.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 23 (2.81%) Support Engineer
9 21 (2.56%) Tester
10 20 (2.44%) Test Engineer
11 19 (2.32%) C# Developer
11 19 (2.32%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 18 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (2.20%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 17 (2.08%) Network Architect
14 16 (1.95%) Java Developer
14 16 (1.95%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (1.83%) Integration Engineer
15 15 (1.83%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (7.69%) .NET
2 39 (4.76%) HTML
3 38 (4.64%) Web Services
4 26 (3.17%) CSS
5 21 (2.56%) LDAP
6 18 (2.20%) jQuery
6 18 (2.20%) XML
7 13 (1.59%) Vue.js
8 12 (1.47%) React
8 12 (1.47%) RESTful
9 11 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.34%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.34%) JSON
10 9 (1.10%) Node.js
11 8 (0.98%) J2EE
11 8 (0.98%) SOAP
11 8 (0.98%) Spring
12 7 (0.85%) Middleware
12 7 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (0.85%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.86%) PKI
3 34 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.81%) User Experience
6 18 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 12 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 7 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.73%) CESG
11 6 (0.73%) Clustering
11 6 (0.73%) Replication
12 5 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 196 (23.93%) Windows
2 125 (15.26%) Linux
3 84 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 56 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (5.49%) Unix
6 38 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (2.81%) AIX
8 23 (2.81%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.83%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.59%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.22%) CentOS
12 9 (1.10%) Solaris
12 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.85%) SUSE
14 6 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.49%) HPUX
16 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.24%) Android
17 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (9.77%) Migration
3 76 (9.28%) DevOps
4 70 (8.55%) ITIL
5 59 (7.20%) Test Automation
6 58 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (7.08%) Project Management
7 48 (5.86%) Service Management
8 40 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 36 (4.40%) Configuration Management
9 36 (4.40%) Software Engineering
10 33 (4.03%) Test Strategy
11 32 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (3.66%) Customer Requirements
13 29 (3.54%) Data Migration
13 29 (3.54%) Scrum
14 28 (3.42%) Validation
14 28 (3.42%) Workflow
15 26 (3.17%) Test Scripting
16 25 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 82 (10.01%) Java
2 68 (8.30%) SQL
3 66 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 65 (7.94%) C#
5 61 (7.45%) Python
6 58 (7.08%) PowerShell
7 33 (4.03%) C++
8 29 (3.54%) C
9 22 (2.69%) F#
10 18 (2.20%) VB
11 13 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.47%) Ada
12 12 (1.47%) VBScript
13 8 (0.98%) Perl
13 8 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.98%) R
13 8 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.73%) ABAP
14 6 (0.73%) Java 8
15 5 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 655 (79.98%) SC Cleared
2 128 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 48 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (5.74%) Degree
5 41 (5.01%) ISEB
6 34 (4.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (3.79%) ISTQB
8 29 (3.54%) CCNP
9 17 (2.08%) CISSP
10 16 (1.95%) PMP
11 15 (1.83%) CCNA
12 14 (1.71%) ISEB Practitioner
13 13 (1.59%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (1.47%) CISM
15 11 (1.34%) JNCIS
15 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 9 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.42%) PMO
2 16 (1.95%) QA
3 9 (1.10%) SLA
4 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.49%) RMADS
6 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 88 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 68 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.37%) vSphere
4 19 (2.32%) Docker
4 19 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.98%) iptables
8 6 (0.73%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 6 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.49%) Firmware
9 4 (0.49%) Snort
9 4 (0.49%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.37%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.12%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.12%) flannel
Systems Management
1 55 (6.72%) SCCM
2 40 (4.88%) Ansible
3 37 (4.52%) SCOM
4 28 (3.42%) Puppet
5 23 (2.81%) HP ALM
6 14 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.59%) vCenter Server
8 12 (1.47%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.22%) WSUS
10 9 (1.10%) Nessus
11 8 (0.98%) Nmap
11 8 (0.98%) SELinux
12 7 (0.85%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.73%) yum
14 5 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.61%) Kibana
14 5 (0.61%) logstash
14 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 141 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 135 (16.48%) VMware
3 133 (16.24%) Cisco
4 96 (11.72%) Oracle
5 52 (6.35%) Juniper
6 47 (5.74%) HP
7 37 (4.52%) Red Hat
8 33 (4.03%) SAP
9 30 (3.66%) Remedy
9 30 (3.66%) ServiceNow
10 29 (3.54%) SolarWinds
11 24 (2.93%) Palo Alto
12 22 (2.69%) NetApp
13 21 (2.56%) IBM
13 21 (2.56%) Software AG
13 21 (2.56%) webMethods
14 20 (2.44%) EMC
14 20 (2.44%) McAfee
15 19 (2.32%) Citrix
16 17 (2.08%) CA