Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 74 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 22.91% 21.12% 14.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.25% 56.64% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 19
Portsmouth median daily rate £428 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.94% +37.10%
10th Percentile £150 £341 £304
90th Percentile £580 £513 £529
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 8
Portsmouth median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -11.14% +48.70%
10th Percentile £40.02 £17.19 £44.78
90th Percentile £47.61 £50.75 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £41.64 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% -7.47% +172.73%

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 117 113 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 36.22% 37.29% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 43
Portsmouth median daily rate £428 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% -3.03% +33.06%
10th Percentile £177 £241 £240
90th Percentile £609 £504 £524
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year +3.91% +9.07% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 18
Portsmouth median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.10% +44.94%
10th Percentile £39.72 £11.18 £15.44
90th Percentile £47.83 £54.50 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +176.74%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.68%) SAP
3 17 (22.97%) Windows
4 16 (21.62%) Java
4 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
6 14 (18.92%) Degree
7 10 (13.51%) VMware
7 10 (13.51%) SQL
7 10 (13.51%) Python
7 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.81%) Unix
8 8 (10.81%) Linux
8 8 (10.81%) C++
8 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (9.46%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (9.46%) Open Source
9 7 (9.46%) C#
9 7 (9.46%) Client/Server
9 7 (9.46%) Cisco
9 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
10 6 (8.11%) User Experience
10 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
10 6 (8.11%) Data Science
10 6 (8.11%) Decision-Making
10 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.11%) Project Management
10 6 (8.11%) GIS
10 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (8.11%) .NET

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 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.70%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP PS
2 2 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Boomi
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) BGP
1 5 (6.76%) IPsec
1 5 (6.76%) OSPF
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.41%) DNS
2 4 (5.41%) HSRP
2 4 (5.41%) L2TP
2 4 (5.41%) LAN
2 4 (5.41%) MPLS
2 4 (5.41%) RIP
2 4 (5.41%) WAN
3 3 (4.05%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) SNMP
4 2 (2.70%) Network Security
4 2 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) DMZ
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) GIS
1 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (8.11%) SAP BW
2 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.05%) SAP HANA
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.76%) JMeter
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Blend
1 5 (6.76%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.41%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (5.41%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.35%) HttpUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Billing
3 3 (4.05%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Consultant
2 14 (18.92%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Data Scientist
5 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.41%) SAP PS Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) SAP Developer
7 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
1 6 (8.11%) WPF
2 4 (5.41%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (4.05%) LDAP
3 3 (4.05%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) D3.js
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) IDoc
4 2 (2.70%) jQuery
4 2 (2.70%) Matplotlib
4 2 (2.70%) Middleware
4 2 (2.70%) NumPy
4 2 (2.70%) Pandas
4 2 (2.70%) SAP ALE
4 2 (2.70%) SAP PI
4 2 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (2.70%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (2.70%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Client/Server
1 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) CUDA
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) VHDL
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Slackware
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.46%) Open Source
3 7 (9.46%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.11%) Data Science
4 6 (8.11%) Decision-Making
4 6 (8.11%) Integration Testing
4 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.76%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (6.76%) Network Management
5 5 (6.76%) Statistics
5 5 (6.76%) UML
6 4 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) Java
2 10 (13.51%) Python
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) C++
4 7 (9.46%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) ABAP
5 4 (5.41%) BeanShell
5 4 (5.41%) R
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) ES6
7 1 (1.35%) Java 8
7 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) Degree
3 6 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) CCNA
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) APMG
6 1 (1.35%) APMP
6 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) CITP
6 1 (1.35%) HNC
6 1 (1.35%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) IRCA
6 1 (1.35%) MAPM
6 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PMO
1 3 (4.05%) QA
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Nessus
1 5 (6.76%) Nmap
2 2 (2.70%) MOM
2 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) SAP
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Juniper
5 2 (2.70%) Dell
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Remedy
5 2 (2.70%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Capita
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat