Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 68 88 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 24.82% 28.66% 25.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.34% 69.84% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 31
Portsmouth median daily rate £423 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +3.03% +27.51%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £290
90th Percentile £604 £513 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 9
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.85 £42.07 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -11.43% +21.79%
10th Percentile £40.25 £11.78 £18.35
90th Percentile £47.53 £53.13 £50.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -11.11% +210.34%

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 94 126 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 34.31% 41.04% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 53
Portsmouth median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £227 £265 £263
90th Percentile £558 £488 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 44 17
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.93% +48.33%
10th Percentile £29.64 £12.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.76 £53.38 £48.20
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.56 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.60% -17.65% +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 25 April 2018.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 60 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) SAP
3 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.59%) Windows
5 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.71%) Open Source
6 10 (14.71%) Java
7 9 (13.24%) VMware
7 9 (13.24%) SQL
7 9 (13.24%) Mathematics
7 9 (13.24%) Decision-Making
8 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.76%) Statistics
8 8 (11.76%) Unix
8 8 (11.76%) Python
8 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
9 7 (10.29%) SAP BW
9 7 (10.29%) C++
9 7 (10.29%) Degree
9 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Analytics
9 7 (10.29%) Data Science
10 6 (8.82%) Sentiment Analysis
10 6 (8.82%) Machine Learning
10 6 (8.82%) User Experience
10 6 (8.82%) Predictive Analysis

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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) Jupyter
2 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) BGP
2 3 (4.41%) IPsec
2 3 (4.41%) OSPF
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) HSRP
3 2 (2.94%) L2TP
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) MPLS
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) RIP
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) DMZ
4 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
4 1 (1.47%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SAP BW
2 6 (8.82%) Data Mining
2 6 (8.82%) GIS
2 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JMeter
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.47%) HttpUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.47%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.47%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
1 5 (7.35%) Games
2 4 (5.88%) Military
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 10 (14.71%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Data Scientist
4 7 (10.29%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Test Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Test Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) IT Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Support Officer
8 2 (2.94%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) WPF
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) D3.js
3 4 (5.88%) Matplotlib
3 4 (5.88%) NumPy
3 4 (5.88%) Pandas
3 4 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (5.88%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (4.41%) J2EE
4 3 (4.41%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) EJB
5 2 (2.94%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (2.94%) Java EE 5
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) Dojo
6 1 (1.47%) Java EE
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) JSON
6 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Unix
3 6 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Slackware
6 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
2 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) Open Source
4 9 (13.24%) Decision-Making
4 9 (13.24%) Mathematics
5 8 (11.76%) Statistics
6 7 (10.29%) Analytics
6 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) Data Science
6 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (8.82%) Machine Learning
7 6 (8.82%) Predictive Analysis
7 6 (8.82%) Sentiment Analysis
7 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.82%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.35%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
2 9 (13.24%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) Python
4 7 (10.29%) C++
5 6 (8.82%) C#
5 6 (8.82%) R
6 4 (5.88%) BeanShell
7 3 (4.41%) C
8 2 (2.94%) ABAP
9 1 (1.47%) Java 8
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.94%) APMP
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) CITP
6 1 (1.47%) HNC
6 1 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (1.47%) IRCA
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) MAPM
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Nessus
1 5 (7.35%) Nmap
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) SAP
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) VMware
4 4 (5.88%) Tableau
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 2 (2.94%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) Samsung
7 1 (1.47%) Capita
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee
7 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec
7 1 (1.47%) Trend Micro