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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 55 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 33.13% 26.13% 23.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.33% 70.73% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 14
Median daily rate £450 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +41.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £339 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £513 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 4
Median hourly rate £41.64 £47.83 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +22.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +18.78%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 75 41 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 45.18% 36.94% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +187.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £20.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 80 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.83%) SQL
4 19 (19.79%) Windows
5 14 (14.58%) Configuration Management
5 14 (14.58%) Cisco
6 13 (13.54%) C#
6 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.46%) Java
7 11 (11.46%) ITIL
7 11 (11.46%) Service Management
8 10 (10.42%) VMware
8 10 (10.42%) Linux
8 10 (10.42%) SAP
8 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
8 10 (10.42%) MS Exchange
8 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.42%) LAN
8 10 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (9.38%) SLA
9 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 9 (9.38%) .NET
9 9 (9.38%) Skype for Business
10 8 (8.33%) Degree
10 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.33%) UML
10 8 (8.33%) CSS
10 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

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 10 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP GTS
1 6 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) IaaS
1 4 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) LAN
2 7 (7.29%) DNS
2 7 (7.29%) Skype
3 6 (6.25%) Firewall
4 5 (5.21%) PBX
4 5 (5.21%) WAN
5 3 (3.13%) BGP
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.13%) IOS XR
5 3 (3.13%) MPLS
5 3 (3.13%) Network Security
5 3 (3.13%) NX-OS
5 3 (3.13%) OSPF
5 3 (3.13%) VoIP
5 3 (3.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.08%) SNMP
6 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.29%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.21%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.08%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.25%) Legal
2 5 (5.21%) Military
3 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) French Language
4 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.63%) Analyst
2 14 (14.58%) Consultant
3 11 (11.46%) Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Ada Software Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Lync Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) CSS
3 7 (7.29%) HTML
3 7 (7.29%) XML
4 5 (5.21%) MFC
4 5 (5.21%) WCF
4 5 (5.21%) Web Services
4 5 (5.21%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.08%) Ajax
5 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
5 2 (2.08%) JSF
5 2 (2.08%) Kendo UI
6 1 (1.04%) ATL
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (1.04%) Qt
6 1 (1.04%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.25%) Replication
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) RIA
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.08%) Wiki
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Configuration Management
2 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.46%) ITIL
3 11 (11.46%) Service Management
4 10 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.33%) Scrum
5 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.33%) UML
5 8 (8.33%) Validation
6 7 (7.29%) MVC
6 7 (7.29%) SDLC
7 6 (6.25%) Document Management
7 6 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) Code Coverage
8 5 (5.21%) Data Transformation
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) C#
3 11 (11.46%) Java
4 7 (7.29%) C++
5 4 (4.17%) Ada
5 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.13%) Ada 83
6 3 (3.13%) Ada 95
7 2 (2.08%) C
7 2 (2.08%) Jython
7 2 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.04%) VB
8 1 (1.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.33%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) CCIE
4 4 (4.17%) CCNP
5 3 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) CCNA
5 3 (3.13%) MCTS
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.08%) ISEB
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.04%) CISSP
7 1 (1.04%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.04%) HND
7 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.04%) NFS
5 1 (1.04%) Samba
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
1 2 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.04%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Cisco
3 10 (10.42%) SAP
3 10 (10.42%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) Juniper
4 7 (7.29%) Telerik
5 6 (6.25%) F5
6 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.17%) Remedy
7 3 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.13%) CA
7 3 (3.13%) Nintex
7 3 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix
8 2 (2.08%) Nokia
9 1 (1.04%) Dell
9 1 (1.04%) HP
9 1 (1.04%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.04%) NETGEAR
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