Period
to 20 September 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 20 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 107 74 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 21.84% 24.10% 11.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.05% 64.35% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 18
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +22.58%
10th Percentile £163 £341 £363
90th Percentile £635 £484 £643
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £410 £389
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.47% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 14
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.75 £42.50 £46.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% -8.43% -2.96%
10th Percentile £38.33 £40.35 £41.64
90th Percentile £59.41 £53.00 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.92 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.56% +63.64%

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 162 115 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 33.06% 37.46% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 45
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £237 £304 £202
90th Percentile £630 £489 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 24
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% -5.92% -
10th Percentile £38.50 £35.10 £26.03
90th Percentile £78.17 £58.02 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +96.53%

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 20 September 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 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.36%) Windows
3 24 (22.43%) SAP
4 22 (20.56%) Java
4 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.82%) Python
6 16 (14.95%) VMware
6 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.95%) Degree
7 15 (14.02%) Linux
8 13 (12.15%) Cisco
8 13 (12.15%) Juniper
9 12 (11.21%) Unix
9 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (11.21%) User Experience
10 11 (10.28%) DNS
10 11 (10.28%) SNMP
10 11 (10.28%) Migration
11 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
11 10 (9.35%) Mobile App
11 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
11 10 (9.35%) Issue Tracking
11 10 (9.35%) Network Management
12 9 (8.41%) UML
12 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
13 8 (7.48%) DV Cleared
13 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
13 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (7.48%) Eclipse

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 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.67%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 2 (1.87%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.87%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.80%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.87%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.93%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.93%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Boomi
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) DNS
1 11 (10.28%) SNMP
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.61%) BGP
3 6 (5.61%) Firewall
3 6 (5.61%) LAN
3 6 (5.61%) OSPF
4 5 (4.67%) DHCP
5 4 (3.74%) HSRP
5 4 (3.74%) IPsec
5 4 (3.74%) L2TP
5 4 (3.74%) MPLS
5 4 (3.74%) RIP
5 4 (3.74%) WAN
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.80%) VPN
6 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.87%) TACACS
7 2 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SAP HANA
2 6 (5.61%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.61%) SAP BW
3 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.67%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.87%) Lumira
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Eclipse
2 7 (6.54%) NetBeans
2 7 (6.54%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (6.54%) Subversion
3 4 (3.74%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (3.74%) Selenium
4 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) LSMW
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.87%) Billing
3 2 (1.87%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Developer
2 15 (14.02%) Consultant
3 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.48%) SAP Developer
5 7 (6.54%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) ABAP Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) LDAP
1 4 (3.74%) Node.js
1 4 (3.74%) XML
2 3 (2.80%) CSS
2 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 3 (2.80%) IDoc
2 3 (2.80%) JavaFX
2 3 (2.80%) Material Design
2 3 (2.80%) Middleware
2 3 (2.80%) React
2 3 (2.80%) SAP ALE
2 3 (2.80%) SAP PI
2 3 (2.80%) Vue.js
2 3 (2.80%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.87%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.87%) BAPI
3 2 (1.87%) Pandas
3 2 (1.87%) RESTful
3 2 (1.87%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) User Experience
2 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.35%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) CUDA
6 2 (1.87%) VHDL
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.36%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) Linux
3 12 (11.21%) Unix
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.93%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Slackware
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
3 11 (10.28%) Migration
4 10 (9.35%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (9.35%) Network Management
5 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.41%) Data Migration
5 9 (8.41%) UML
6 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.61%) Data Science
6 6 (5.61%) SysML
7 5 (4.67%) Analytics
7 5 (4.67%) Functional Testing
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (4.67%) Open Source
8 4 (3.74%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.74%) Statistics
8 4 (3.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) Java
2 18 (16.82%) Python
3 7 (6.54%) ABAP
3 7 (6.54%) SQL
4 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.74%) Jython
4 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.74%) R
5 3 (2.80%) Java 8
5 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.87%) C
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) ES6
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.95%) Degree
3 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.48%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) CCNA
5 3 (2.80%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) APMP
6 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) PMO
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.87%) Firmware
5 2 (1.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Ansible
2 4 (3.74%) Nessus
2 4 (3.74%) Nmap
3 3 (2.80%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.80%) MOM
3 3 (2.80%) PowerCLI
3 3 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.80%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) SAP
2 16 (14.95%) VMware
3 13 (12.15%) Cisco
3 13 (12.15%) Juniper
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.61%) Dell
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle
7 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.80%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (2.80%) EMC
7 3 (2.80%) Google
7 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 3 (2.80%) Remedy
8 2 (1.87%) Tableau
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) F5
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.93%) Symantec