Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 131 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 24.44% 22.90% 15.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.72% 63.39% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 39 19
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +6.12%
10th Percentile £290 £318 £313
90th Percentile £650 £480 £569
Hampshire median daily rate £428 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +5.00% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 15
Portsmouth median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -6.66% +4.61%
10th Percentile £39.09 £39.95 £26.35
90th Percentile £65.66 £51.65 £54.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.83 £42.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.88% +0.59% -

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 173 112 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 32.28% 36.13% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 48 49
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £243 £203
90th Percentile £650 £483 £540
Hampshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 27
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +1.21% -0.65%
10th Percentile £39.29 £27.09 £16.75
90th Percentile £78.99 £54.46 £54.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.46 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% - +1.60%

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 10 December 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

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.14%) SAP
3 27 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.56%) Windows
5 20 (15.27%) Java
6 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
7 16 (12.21%) Active Directory
7 16 (12.21%) DNS
7 16 (12.21%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.21%) SQL
7 16 (12.21%) VMware
7 16 (12.21%) React
7 16 (12.21%) Vue.js
8 15 (11.45%) Cisco
9 14 (10.69%) Linux
10 13 (9.92%) Python
10 13 (9.92%) DHCP
10 13 (9.92%) Front End Development
11 12 (9.16%) SAP HANA
11 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (9.16%) SNMP
11 12 (9.16%) ABAP
11 12 (9.16%) Migration
11 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
11 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (8.40%) Windows Server
13 10 (7.63%) Issue Tracking
13 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.63%) Data Migration

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 (5.34%) Confluence
2 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.53%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) SAP ERP
1 4 (3.05%) SAP PM
2 2 (1.53%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.53%) SAP GTS
2 2 (1.53%) SAP IBP
2 2 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Boomi
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) DNS
2 13 (9.92%) DHCP
3 12 (9.16%) SNMP
4 5 (3.82%) Firewall
4 5 (3.82%) LAN
5 4 (3.05%) BGP
5 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.05%) OSPF
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.29%) SSL
6 3 (2.29%) VPN
6 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.53%) FWSM
7 2 (1.53%) TACACS
7 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.53%) WAN
7 2 (1.53%) Wireless
7 2 (1.53%) WPA2
8 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) SAP HANA
2 10 (7.63%) SAP BW
3 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.58%) GIS
6 6 (4.58%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (3.82%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (3.05%) Lumira
9 2 (1.53%) Big Data
10 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) JIRA
2 6 (4.58%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.58%) NetBeans
2 6 (4.58%) Subversion
3 3 (2.29%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.29%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.53%) LSMW
5 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (6.11%) Military
2 5 (3.82%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.29%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Finance
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (37.40%) Developer
2 14 (10.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (9.92%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.92%) SAP Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Test Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) Consultant
6 8 (6.11%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) ABAP Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Architect
7 7 (5.34%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Deskside Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Integration Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.05%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) React
1 16 (12.21%) Vue.js
2 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
2 10 (7.63%) XML
3 8 (6.11%) CSS
3 8 (6.11%) HTML
3 8 (6.11%) Node.js
4 5 (3.82%) 802.1X
4 5 (3.82%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (3.82%) SAP PI
4 5 (3.82%) Web Services
5 4 (3.05%) .NET
5 4 (3.05%) BAPI
5 4 (3.05%) IDoc
5 4 (3.05%) LDAP
5 4 (3.05%) Material Design
5 4 (3.05%) Middleware
5 4 (3.05%) SAP ALE
5 4 (3.05%) XML Schema
6 3 (2.29%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.11%) User Experience
4 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.58%) PKI
5 4 (3.05%) Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) CUDA
8 1 (0.76%) VHDL
8 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.56%) Windows
2 14 (10.69%) Linux
3 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.58%) Unix
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.92%) Front End Development
3 12 (9.16%) Migration
3 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
4 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
4 10 (7.63%) Issue Tracking
5 8 (6.11%) Critical Thinking
5 8 (6.11%) Network Management
5 8 (6.11%) UML
6 7 (5.34%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.34%) TDD
6 7 (5.34%) Technical Leadership
6 7 (5.34%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.58%) Data Science
7 6 (4.58%) DevOps
7 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (4.58%) OO
7 6 (4.58%) Scrum
7 6 (4.58%) Validation
8 5 (3.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) Java
2 16 (12.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.21%) SQL
3 13 (9.92%) Python
4 12 (9.16%) ABAP
5 5 (3.82%) Jython
6 4 (3.05%) C
6 4 (3.05%) C++
6 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.29%) ES6
7 3 (2.29%) Java 8
7 3 (2.29%) SAPscript
8 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) Degree
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.34%) MCSA
5 6 (4.58%) CCNP
5 6 (4.58%) MCSE
6 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.29%) CCNA
8 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.76%) APMP
9 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) PMO
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.58%) vSphere
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.53%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.76%) Firmware
6 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Ansible
2 4 (3.05%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (3.05%) MOM
2 4 (3.05%) PowerCLI
2 4 (3.05%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.05%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) SAP
2 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 15 (11.45%) Cisco
5 10 (7.63%) Juniper
6 8 (6.11%) Dell
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle
8 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
9 4 (3.05%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (3.05%) EMC
9 4 (3.05%) Google
9 4 (3.05%) Remedy
10 3 (2.29%) Adobe
10 3 (2.29%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.29%) IBM
11 1 (0.76%) F5
11 1 (0.76%) McAfee
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.76%) Symantec