Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 137 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 26.15% 30.67% 14.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 77.40% 77.97% 54.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 46 23
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £170 £298 £313
90th Percentile £644 £483 £628
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 12
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.75 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% -5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £38.79 £27.85 £36.55
90th Percentile £71.92 £55.34 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +88.89%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 118 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 33.78% 39.33% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 51 47
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £230 £290 £208
90th Percentile £644 £500 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £395 £384
% change year-on-year +7.59% +2.93% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 20
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £38.89 £34.33 £16.00
90th Percentile £78.17 £58.73 £53.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +7.50% -1.84% +25.38%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 120 (87.59%) SC Cleared
2 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.44%) SAP
4 27 (19.71%) Java
5 24 (17.52%) Windows
6 17 (12.41%) Python
6 17 (12.41%) Degree
7 16 (11.68%) Unix
7 16 (11.68%) Cisco
7 16 (11.68%) Juniper
8 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
8 15 (10.95%) DV Cleared
8 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.22%) VMware
9 14 (10.22%) Linux
9 14 (10.22%) UML
9 14 (10.22%) SNMP
9 14 (10.22%) DNS
9 14 (10.22%) React
10 13 (9.49%) Vue.js
10 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
11 12 (8.76%) Firewall
11 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (8.76%) Network Management
12 11 (8.03%) Front End Development
12 11 (8.03%) Issue Tracking
12 11 (8.03%) Windows Server
12 11 (8.03%) Migration
12 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
13 10 (7.30%) Eclipse

Security 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 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.65%) Apache
3 5 (3.65%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.65%) IIS
4 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.46%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.19%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.46%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.46%) SAP GTS
3 2 (1.46%) SAP IBP
3 2 (1.46%) SAP PS
3 2 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.73%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.73%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.73%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.73%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.73%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Boomi
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) DNS
1 14 (10.22%) SNMP
2 12 (8.76%) Firewall
3 9 (6.57%) DHCP
3 9 (6.57%) LAN
4 6 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.38%) VPN
4 6 (4.38%) WAN
5 5 (3.65%) BGP
5 5 (3.65%) OSPF
5 5 (3.65%) Wireless
6 4 (2.92%) Internet
6 4 (2.92%) SAN
6 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.19%) Broadband
7 3 (2.19%) IPsec
7 3 (2.19%) ISDN
7 3 (2.19%) L2TP
7 3 (2.19%) MPLS
7 3 (2.19%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SAP HANA
2 8 (5.84%) SAP BW
3 7 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.65%) GIS
5 5 (3.65%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (2.92%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (2.92%) Lumira
7 2 (1.46%) Big Data
8 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.73%) MySQL
8 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.84%) NetBeans
2 8 (5.84%) Subversion
3 7 (5.11%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.92%) JIRA
4 4 (2.92%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (2.92%) Selenium
5 3 (2.19%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.19%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.73%) LSMW
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
7 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.19%) Military
3 2 (1.46%) Billing
4 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (30.66%) Developer
2 16 (11.68%) Consultant
3 12 (8.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (8.76%) Java Developer
4 9 (6.57%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (5.84%) Architect
5 8 (5.84%) SAP Developer
6 7 (5.11%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.11%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.38%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Information Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.22%) React
2 13 (9.49%) Vue.js
3 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.84%) CSS
4 8 (5.84%) HTML
5 6 (4.38%) Node.js
5 6 (4.38%) XML
6 4 (2.92%) .NET
6 4 (2.92%) LDAP
7 3 (2.19%) Ajax
7 3 (2.19%) HTML5
7 3 (2.19%) IDoc
7 3 (2.19%) J2EE
7 3 (2.19%) JavaFX
7 3 (2.19%) Material Design
7 3 (2.19%) Middleware
7 3 (2.19%) SAP ALE
7 3 (2.19%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (2.19%) SAP PI
7 3 (2.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
1 9 (6.57%) Mobile App
1 9 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
1 9 (6.57%) User Experience
2 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.92%) Clustering
3 4 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) PKI
5 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) CUDA
5 2 (1.46%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.52%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) Unix
3 14 (10.22%) Linux
4 11 (8.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
3 14 (10.22%) UML
4 12 (8.76%) Network Management
5 11 (8.03%) Front End Development
5 11 (8.03%) Issue Tracking
5 11 (8.03%) Migration
6 9 (6.57%) Data Migration
6 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.11%) SysML
9 6 (4.38%) Data Science
9 6 (4.38%) Prototyping
9 6 (4.38%) Scrum
9 6 (4.38%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.65%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.65%) ERP
10 5 (3.65%) Functional Testing
10 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (3.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.71%) Java
2 17 (12.41%) Python
3 15 (10.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.84%) ABAP
4 8 (5.84%) SQL
5 5 (3.65%) Jython
5 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.92%) Java 8
7 3 (2.19%) C
7 3 (2.19%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.46%) C++
8 2 (1.46%) ES6
8 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.73%) C#
9 1 (0.73%) R
9 1 (0.73%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 120 (87.59%) SC Cleared
2 17 (12.41%) Degree
3 15 (10.95%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.92%) CCNA
5 4 (2.92%) CISM
5 4 (2.92%) CISMP
5 4 (2.92%) CISSP
6 3 (2.19%) CCNP
6 3 (2.19%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.19%) JNCIE
6 3 (2.19%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.19%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
7 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.73%) APMP
8 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.92%) PMO
2 3 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) vSphere
4 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.46%) Firmware
6 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Ansible
2 4 (2.92%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (2.92%) PowerCLI
2 4 (2.92%) SCOM
2 4 (2.92%) vCenter Server
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.19%) MOM
3 3 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) SAP
2 16 (11.68%) Cisco
2 16 (11.68%) Juniper
3 14 (10.22%) VMware
4 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.11%) Dell
6 6 (4.38%) Oracle
7 4 (2.92%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (2.92%) EMC
8 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.19%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.19%) Google
8 3 (2.19%) IBM
8 3 (2.19%) McAfee
8 3 (2.19%) Remedy
9 1 (0.73%) Adobe
9 1 (0.73%) Ariba
9 1 (0.73%) F5
9 1 (0.73%) Symantec