Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 91 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 29.17% 15.82% 22.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 77.12% 54.64% 60.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 36
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.42% +7.24%
10th Percentile £292 £313 £304
90th Percentile £486 £643 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 6
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.00 £44.73 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -0.04% +7.83%
10th Percentile £25.20 £38.00 £29.33
90th Percentile £54.54 £53.75 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +32.08%

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 118 97 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 37.82% 28.96% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 52
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £363 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.94% +7.33%
10th Percentile £281 £205 £263
90th Percentile £500 £594 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.23% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 14
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £47.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.09% +14.25%
10th Percentile £28.33 £18.30 £15.44
90th Percentile £58.73 £53.75 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +55.56%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

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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 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 70 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 23 (25.27%) Windows
3 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
4 19 (20.88%) SAP
4 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.38%) Migration
6 12 (13.19%) Validation
7 11 (12.09%) VMware
8 10 (10.99%) Project Management
8 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
9 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (9.89%) QA
9 9 (9.89%) Degree
9 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (9.89%) Java
9 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
10 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.79%) MSI
10 8 (8.79%) AdminStudio
10 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (8.79%) SCCM
10 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
11 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
11 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
11 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 7 (7.69%) SDLC
11 7 (7.69%) Windows Server

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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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.49%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.59%) LAN
3 5 (5.49%) BGP
3 5 (5.49%) OSPF
3 5 (5.49%) VLAN
3 5 (5.49%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.40%) Skype
4 4 (4.40%) SNMP
5 2 (2.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) DHCP
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.10%) HTTP
6 1 (1.10%) NAS
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) AdminStudio
1 8 (8.79%) MSI
2 6 (6.59%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.40%) NetBeans
3 4 (4.40%) StarTeam
3 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.10%) Gradle
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 5 (5.49%) Military
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (10.99%) Developer
2 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.79%) Consultant
3 8 (8.79%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Build Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Packager
7 4 (4.40%) Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Communications Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Communications Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) HTML
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (3.30%) SAPUI5
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.20%) HTML5
2 2 (2.20%) MEAP
2 2 (2.20%) PhoneGap
2 2 (2.20%) REST
3 1 (1.10%) Ajax
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.30%) Linux
6 3 (3.30%) Unix
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) Migration
2 12 (13.19%) Validation
3 10 (10.99%) Project Management
4 8 (8.79%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.69%) SDLC
6 5 (5.49%) PRINCE
6 5 (5.49%) Requirements Management
6 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.49%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.49%) Test Strategy
7 4 (4.40%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.40%) Data Architecture
7 4 (4.40%) ITIL
7 4 (4.40%) Network Design
7 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.40%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.89%) Java
3 6 (6.59%) C#
3 6 (6.59%) SQL
4 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.40%) Lua
5 3 (3.30%) C
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) CCNP
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) CCNA
6 4 (4.40%) MCSA
6 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.30%) MCSE
8 2 (2.20%) VCAP
8 2 (2.20%) VCDX
8 2 (2.20%) VCP6
8 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.10%) ISEB
9 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) Def Stans
2 3 (3.30%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.69%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.20%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Docker
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
1 19 (20.88%) SAP
2 11 (12.09%) VMware
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco
4 4 (4.40%) McAfee
5 3 (3.30%) IFS
6 2 (2.20%) Ariba
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Sybase
7 1 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) EMC
7 1 (1.10%) Juniper
7 1 (1.10%) NetApp
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle