Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 44 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.19% 9.11% 14.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 38.60% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 84
Southampton median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £152 £295 £306
90th Percentile £514 £550 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £12.38 £46.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +256.34% -73.44% +72.65%
10th Percentile £42.00 £12.38 £45.32
90th Percentile £49.16 £12.38 £47.91
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% -5.56% +66.67%

SC 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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 114 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.13% 23.60% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 72 149
Southampton median daily rate £398 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £284 £213 £295
90th Percentile £538 £568 £510
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 8
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £14.13 £41.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.21% -65.83% +180.34%
10th Percentile £37.05 £11.69 £26.76
90th Percentile £48.62 £25.50 £48.39
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.38% -12.35% +164.30%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Southampton

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Southampton

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Southampton

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) C++
2 6 (21.43%) UML
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) NetApp
2 6 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (10.71%) FishEye
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Windows
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification

SC Cleared
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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.71%) FishEye
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) VectorCAST
4 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Business Process Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Process Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) ERP Manager
5 1 (3.57%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
1 6 (21.43%) UML
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C++
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) DO-178B
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) flannel
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
1 6 (21.43%) NetApp
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy