Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 3 14
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 29 91 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.98% 17.64% 10.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.29% 63.64% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 83 65
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -4.46% -3.98%
10th Percentile £111 £253 £313
90th Percentile £448 £480 £499
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Southampton median hourly rate £26.38 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £17.36 £13.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £36.40 £37.00 £44.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.82 £45.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.29% +172.73% -63.33%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 143 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 20.41% 27.71% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 118 147
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.78%
10th Percentile £261 £220 £284
90th Percentile £679 £484 £541
Hampshire median daily rate £403 £378 £373
% change year-on-year +6.75% +1.34% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Southampton median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -9.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £15.36 £11.50 £10.88
90th Percentile £34.45 £23.50 £39.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £44.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.61% +171.21% -58.75%

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 23 July 2017.

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

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
4 9 (31.03%) CCNP
5 8 (27.59%) LAN
5 8 (27.59%) VoIP
5 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (27.59%) Wireless
6 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
8 3 (10.34%) CCNA
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) ABAP
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (6.90%) Code Coverage

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) VoIP
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) SNA
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) NuGet
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support
6 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) LINQ
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.45%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.45%) SignalR
3 1 (3.45%) STL
3 1 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) Code Coverage
2 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Network Design
2 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) MODAF
3 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
3 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) ABAP
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) HNC
6 1 (3.45%) HND
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Xamarin