Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 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 > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 9 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -24
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 37 62 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 18.14% 11.17% 4.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.66% 45.26% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 16
Median daily rate £463 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -4.17% +16.13%
10th Percentile £177 £361 £319
90th Percentile £545 £533 £663
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% -7.03% +4.84%
10th Percentile £33.53 £17.50 £42.88
90th Percentile £45.91 £49.89 £48.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% -2.22% +12.50%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 137 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 29.90% 24.68% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 76 43
Median daily rate £461 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £191 £293 £273
90th Percentile £525 £638 £560
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +13.37% +1.18% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -15.68% +4.84%
10th Percentile £29.10 £17.50 £27.71
90th Percentile £39.36 £49.87 £48.59
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.42 £43.00
% change year-on-year -17.49% -1.35% +7.50%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Southampton

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Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 32 (86.49%) SC Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Public Sector
5 5 (13.51%) Requirements Gathering
5 5 (13.51%) Business Case
5 5 (13.51%) Business Transformation
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Linux
6 4 (10.81%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) Azure
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.11%) Big Data
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills

Security 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 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) BGP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.70%) MPLS
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) Impala
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.70%) Postman
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Developer
2 3 (8.11%) Architect
2 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
2 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) AIX Support
3 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) JSON
2 2 (5.41%) React
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.70%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.70%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) Leaflet
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) OpenLayers
3 1 (2.70%) Redux
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Sass
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Storwize
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) AIX
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Business Case
4 5 (13.51%) Business Transformation
4 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) BDD
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) ES6
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) APMG
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) EXIN
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Ariba
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) Databricks
4 1 (2.70%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto