Period
to 22 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 27 46
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 -20
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 39 31 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 19.12% 5.59% 3.34%
As % of the General category 66.10% 24.80% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 6
Median daily rate £471 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.31% +19.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £196 £214 £246
90th Percentile £575 £690 £609
Hampshire median daily rate £490 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +15.29% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.73 £15.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.63% +3.76% +8.52%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.89 £14.37
90th Percentile £26.00 £18.95 £17.59
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £16.62 £15.16
% change year-on-year +35.42% +9.60% +16.39%

Public Sector is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 59 125 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 28.92% 22.52% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 75 100
Median daily rate £453 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% -12.20% +32.69%
10th Percentile £193 £291 £324
90th Percentile £548 £686 £569
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £432 £423
% change year-on-year +10.08% +2.13% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.26% +11.67% +12.63%
10th Percentile £12.78 £11.40 £11.35
90th Percentile £41.55 £49.65 £46.93
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.00 £26.69
% change year-on-year -33.87% +16.17% +33.43%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Southampton

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Southampton

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Southampton

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Southampton

Public Sector
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Sector in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Public Sector in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.08%) Business Case
2 7 (17.95%) Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 5 (12.82%) Marketing
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) User Experience
5 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Electronics
6 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Chatbot
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Azure
2 2 (5.13%) AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Serverless
3 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) BGP
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) DSL
1 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) MPLS
1 1 (2.56%) SNMP
1 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) VLAN
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Data Acquisition Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Python Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SEO Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Web Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Web Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Backend Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Designer
6 1 (2.56%) Principal Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) JSON
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.56%) GraphQL
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) React
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.56%) Check Point GAiA
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.08%) Business Case
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (7.69%) Data Sharing
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Channel Management
7 2 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.13%) Content Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) HL7
2 1 (2.56%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Terraform
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Databricks
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) InterSystems
3 1 (2.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.56%) Meraki
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds