Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 Clearance
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.55% 16.50% 12.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 63.16% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 65 77
Southampton median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £111 £250 £293
90th Percentile £523 £488 £443
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.92% - -53.70%
10th Percentile £39.70 £12.46 £10.88
90th Percentile £49.16 £20.15 £46.29
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +29.63%

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 90 133 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.23% 26.13% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 94 172
Southampton median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £179 £233 £288
90th Percentile £525 £496 £430
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.92% -28.57% -32.69%
10th Percentile £39.70 £11.41 £11.53
90th Percentile £49.16 £25.50 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +28.00% +38.89%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Southampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Southampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Southampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Southampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 32 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) NetApp
5 6 (15.00%) UML
5 6 (15.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (12.50%) C++
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Windows
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (10.00%) Network Security
7 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
8 3 (7.50%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (7.50%) FishEye
8 3 (7.50%) JIRA
8 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (7.50%) CISSP
8 3 (7.50%) CCNA
8 3 (7.50%) LAN

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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) Multicast
4 1 (2.50%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.50%) FishEye
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) VectorCAST
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Development Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.50%) SAPUI5
2 1 (2.50%) WAP
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) UML
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) Code Coverage
4 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.00%) ITSM
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (2.50%) Document Management
5 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
2 5 (12.50%) C++
2 5 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) CISSP
4 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) CCDP
5 1 (2.50%) CCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CCSE
5 1 (2.50%) HNC
5 1 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (7.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) flannel
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) NetApp
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) BMC
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) OpenText
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) SAP