Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 73 73 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 25.80% 25.00% 22.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.26% 67.59% 58.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 38
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £237 £313 £297
90th Percentile £451 £528 £541
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 6
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.58% -5.00% +175.57%
10th Percentile £34.55 £12.50 £18.13
90th Percentile £47.01 £54.13 £48.29
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -11.11% +221.43%

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 97 108 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 34.28% 36.99% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 64
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +18.08%
10th Percentile £237 £238 £263
90th Percentile £500 £528 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 15
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.25 £42.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -10.00% +90.00%
10th Percentile £26.79 £12.50 £11.80
90th Percentile £46.69 £53.13 £48.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +25.98% -25.29% +163.00%

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 January 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 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 59 (80.82%) SC Cleared
2 21 (28.77%) Windows
3 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.44%) Degree
5 11 (15.07%) Migration
6 10 (13.70%) SAP
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
6 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
6 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
7 9 (12.33%) Validation
8 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (10.96%) SQL
8 8 (10.96%) MSI
8 8 (10.96%) AdminStudio
8 8 (10.96%) Project Management
8 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.96%) QA
8 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (10.96%) SCCM
9 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (9.59%) SDLC
9 7 (9.59%) Java
9 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (8.22%) C#
10 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.85%) Finance

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 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP PS
1 2 (2.74%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.48%) Skype
3 4 (5.48%) SNMP
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) NAS
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.11%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.74%) GIS
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) AdminStudio
1 8 (10.96%) MSI
2 5 (6.85%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.48%) NetBeans
3 4 (5.48%) StarTeam
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
1 5 (6.85%) Military
2 3 (4.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.11%) Games
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (10.96%) Analyst
1 8 (10.96%) Developer
2 6 (8.22%) Administrator
2 6 (8.22%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (6.85%) Consultant
3 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.85%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (5.48%) Applications Packager
4 4 (5.48%) Build Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Communications Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Business Development Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Data Scientist
5 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) D3.js
1 2 (2.74%) J2EE
1 2 (2.74%) Matplotlib
1 2 (2.74%) NumPy
1 2 (2.74%) Pandas
1 2 (2.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (2.74%) Unreal Engine
1 2 (2.74%) WPF
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (1.37%) EJB
2 1 (1.37%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) HTML5
2 1 (1.37%) Java EE 5
2 1 (1.37%) MEAP
2 1 (1.37%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.37%) Spring
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.74%) iPhone
5 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows 10
3 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.11%) Android
5 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Unix
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Migration
2 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.33%) Validation
4 8 (10.96%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (10.96%) Project Management
4 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.59%) SDLC
6 5 (6.85%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.85%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.48%) Application Packaging
7 4 (5.48%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.48%) ITIL
7 4 (5.48%) Network Design
7 4 (5.48%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.48%) Server Building
7 4 (5.48%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.96%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) Java
4 6 (8.22%) C#
5 4 (5.48%) Lua
6 3 (4.11%) C
6 3 (4.11%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) R
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (80.82%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) Degree
3 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) MCSA
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.74%) APMP
7 1 (1.37%) CCNP
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) SAP
3 4 (5.48%) McAfee
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Remedy
4 2 (2.74%) Samsung
4 2 (2.74%) Tableau
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Ariba
5 1 (1.37%) Capita
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Juniper
5 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) Symantec
5 1 (1.37%) Trend Micro