The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 10 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 130 138 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.04% 10.63% 3.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.12% 40.83% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 45
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £125.00 £52.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +52.50%
SC Cleared
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
341 338 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.33% 26.04% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 194 166
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 12
Median hourly rate £46.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.00 £50.44 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -1 95 £500 +11.11%
Woking - 9 £450 - 3
Guildford -7 1 £598 +99.16%
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 286 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 123 (43.01%) Linux
3 122 (42.66%) Java
4 88 (30.77%) XML
5 64 (22.38%) Unix
5 64 (22.38%) SQL
6 63 (22.03%) JBoss
7 57 (19.93%) Oracle
8 55 (19.23%) PKI
9 53 (18.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (16.43%) SOAP
11 45 (15.73%) SoapUI
12 42 (14.69%) Maven
13 39 (13.64%) Web Services
13 39 (13.64%) Integration Testing
14 37 (12.94%) HP
15 36 (12.59%) Cryptography
16 35 (12.24%) Subversion
17 33 (11.54%) PL/SQL
18 30 (10.49%) JavaScript
18 30 (10.49%) Eclipse
19 29 (10.14%) Use Case
19 29 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
20 28 (9.79%) Test Management
20 28 (9.79%) SSL
21 27 (9.44%) Active Directory
21 27 (9.44%) Defect Management
22 25 (8.74%) Ansible
22 25 (8.74%) Apache
22 25 (8.74%) XML Messaging

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 63 (22.03%) JBoss
2 25 (8.74%) Apache
3 24 (8.39%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.50%) GlassFish
5 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.10%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.40%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.40%) IaaS
1 4 (1.40%) PaaS
1 4 (1.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.79%) SSL
2 17 (5.94%) Firewall
2 17 (5.94%) LDAP
2 17 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.85%) SAN
4 10 (3.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (3.15%) SSH
6 8 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.75%) IPsec
8 4 (1.40%) Network Security
8 4 (1.40%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.05%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.70%) LAN
10 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.35%) DNS
11 1 (0.35%) HTTP
11 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.35%) VoIP
11 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 16 (5.59%) VoltDB
3 14 (4.90%) MySQL
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.10%) Big Data
6 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (15.73%) SoapUI
2 42 (14.69%) Maven
3 35 (12.24%) Subversion
4 30 (10.49%) Eclipse
5 24 (8.39%) Jenkins
5 24 (8.39%) JUnit
6 18 (6.29%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.85%) JMeter
8 10 (3.50%) jMock
8 10 (3.50%) JSUnit
8 10 (3.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (3.50%) Mockito
8 10 (3.50%) QUnit
9 9 (3.15%) JBehave
10 7 (2.45%) JIRA
10 7 (2.45%) Selenium
11 6 (2.10%) TestNG
12 5 (1.75%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.05%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.40%) Retail
3 3 (1.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (24.13%) Developer
2 41 (14.34%) Java Developer
3 28 (9.79%) Architect
4 27 (9.44%) Analyst
5 25 (8.74%) Security Engineer
6 24 (8.39%) Test Analyst
7 18 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (5.94%) Test Manager
9 16 (5.59%) XML Analyst
10 14 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.90%) UI Developer
11 13 (4.55%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.20%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 11 (3.85%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.85%) Technical Leader
14 10 (3.50%) .NET Developer
14 10 (3.50%) Unix Analyst
15 9 (3.15%) Security Support Engineer
16 8 (2.80%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (30.77%) XML
2 47 (16.43%) SOAP
3 39 (13.64%) Web Services
4 25 (8.74%) XML Messaging
5 23 (8.04%) Java EE
6 21 (7.34%) jQuery
7 20 (6.99%) JCE
8 17 (5.94%) .NET
8 17 (5.94%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.90%) Spring
10 13 (4.55%) JSON
11 11 (3.85%) CSS
11 11 (3.85%) HTML
11 11 (3.85%) JSP
11 11 (3.85%) Spring MVC
12 10 (3.50%) Buster.JS
12 10 (3.50%) JAXB
12 10 (3.50%) JSTL
12 10 (3.50%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (3.50%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.23%) PKI
2 36 (12.59%) Cryptography
3 20 (6.99%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.55%) Smart Meter
6 11 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.80%) DataPower
8 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.40%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.05%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.35%) CESG
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (43.01%) Linux
2 64 (22.38%) Unix
3 53 (18.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.59%) Windows
5 4 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.05%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) CentOS
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.64%) Integration Testing
2 29 (10.14%) Use Case
3 28 (9.79%) Test Management
4 27 (9.44%) Defect Management
5 24 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (7.34%) DevOps
8 20 (6.99%) Test Scripting
9 19 (6.64%) MVC
10 18 (6.29%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.59%) Unit Testing
12 14 (4.90%) Identity Management
13 13 (4.55%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.55%) Test Planning
14 12 (4.20%) System Testing
15 11 (3.85%) SDLC
15 11 (3.85%) Security Architecture
15 11 (3.85%) Security Testing
16 10 (3.50%) Configuration Management
16 10 (3.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.66%) Java
2 64 (22.38%) SQL
3 33 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 30 (10.49%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.04%) C#
6 20 (6.99%) Shell Script
7 18 (6.29%) Python
8 12 (4.20%) Ruby
9 10 (3.50%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.45%) Perl
10 7 (2.45%) XAML
11 6 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.10%) PHP
11 6 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.75%) C++
13 3 (1.05%) AWK
13 3 (1.05%) sed
14 2 (0.70%) C
15 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 286 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.59%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.80%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.75%) Degree
6 4 (1.40%) EMC Certification
6 4 (1.40%) VCAP
7 3 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CCIE
8 2 (0.70%) CCSE
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CISSP
8 2 (0.70%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.70%) MCITP
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.45%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) FIPS 140-2
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) XenApp
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (8.74%) Ansible
3 4 (1.40%) Kibana
4 3 (1.05%) SCCM
4 3 (1.05%) yum
5 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.70%) Puppet
6 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.35%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.35%) SCOM
6 1 (0.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 57 (19.93%) Oracle
2 37 (12.94%) HP
3 20 (6.99%) VMware
4 19 (6.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.50%) Cisco
6 10 (3.50%) ESRI
7 6 (2.10%) EMC
8 5 (1.75%) Citrix
8 5 (1.75%) F5
8 5 (1.75%) Google
9 3 (1.05%) CA
10 2 (0.70%) Altiris
10 2 (0.70%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.70%) Juniper
10 2 (0.70%) NetApp
10 2 (0.70%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.70%) Remedy
11 1 (0.35%) Atlassian