Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 January 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 60 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 20.98% 19.54% 21.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.61% 54.63% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 38
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £275 £318 £297
90th Percentile £441 £539 £541
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 5
Portsmouth median hourly rate £44.10 £43.98 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.26% +3.48% +160.26%
10th Percentile £40.05 £17.25 £18.05
90th Percentile £46.69 £55.75 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% -5.56% +66.67%

SC 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 Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 108 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 34.62% 35.76% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 65
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £237 £238 £263
90th Percentile £456 £531 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 14
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £45.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.79% +80.66%
10th Percentile £26.83 £12.50 £11.41
90th Percentile £46.69 £54.38 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.38% -12.35% +164.30%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Portsmouth

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Portsmouth

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Portsmouth

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.67%) Migration
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.00%) SAP
5 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 8 (13.33%) Project Management
6 8 (13.33%) Validation
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (11.67%) MSI
7 7 (11.67%) AdminStudio
7 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.67%) QA
7 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (11.67%) SCCM
7 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (10.00%) C#
9 5 (8.33%) Java
9 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP PS
1 2 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 4 (6.67%) Skype
2 4 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) OSPF
3 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.33%) GIS
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) AdminStudio
1 7 (11.67%) MSI
2 5 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 4 (6.67%) StarTeam
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Military
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Consultant
3 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) Applications Packager
4 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Communications Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Business Development Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.33%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) D3.js
1 2 (3.33%) Matplotlib
1 2 (3.33%) NumPy
1 2 (3.33%) Pandas
1 2 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (3.33%) Unreal Engine
1 2 (3.33%) WPF
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) MEAP
2 1 (1.67%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) iPhone
5 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.00%) Android
5 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Unix
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (13.33%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) Validation
4 7 (11.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 5 (8.33%) SDLC
6 4 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.67%) Server Building
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.33%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) Lua
6 2 (3.33%) C++
6 2 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) R
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) Degree
3 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) MCSA
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) APMP
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) VCAP
7 1 (1.67%) VCDX
7 1 (1.67%) VCP6
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) McAfee
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (3.33%) Samsung
5 2 (3.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) Ariba
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Trend Micro