The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 9 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 167 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.58% 4.93% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.14% 30.58% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 34 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £52.17 £47.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +79.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.33 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.39 £49.40 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +10.00%
Security 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
370 206 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.66% 16.13% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 101 156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.95 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead 0 107 £425 +6.25% 6
Woking +5 8 £350 - 4
Guildford 0 7 £325 -27.81% 11
Epsom - 4 £351 -
Staines - 3 - -
Camberley -1 1 £400 -17.94% 2
Redhill - 1 £450 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 275 (89.29%) SC Cleared
2 102 (33.12%) Java
3 91 (29.55%) SQL
4 79 (25.65%) XML
5 71 (23.05%) HP
6 67 (21.75%) UNIX
7 66 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 65 (21.10%) Linux
9 64 (20.78%) Test Management
10 53 (17.21%) Use Case
10 53 (17.21%) PL/SQL
11 52 (16.88%) XML Messaging
12 50 (16.23%) SoapUI
13 48 (15.58%) Oracle
14 46 (14.94%) SOAP
15 43 (13.96%) ISTQB
16 40 (12.99%) Telecoms
17 38 (12.34%) Shell Script
18 36 (11.69%) Perl
18 36 (11.69%) Eclipse
19 34 (11.04%) Test Scripting
20 33 (10.71%) JBoss
21 32 (10.39%) Microsoft
22 31 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (9.09%) Windows
24 27 (8.77%) Subversion
25 26 (8.44%) VMware
25 26 (8.44%) PKI
25 26 (8.44%) Test Planning
26 25 (8.12%) Active Directory

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.71%) JBoss
2 17 (5.52%) Apache
3 16 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.95%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.30%) Lync
8 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.65%) CMS
8 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Node.js
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.60%) MS Project
3 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.47%) SAN
2 20 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.17%) Firewall
4 15 (4.87%) DNS
5 10 (3.25%) IPsec
5 10 (3.25%) LDAP
5 10 (3.25%) LAN
6 8 (2.60%) VPN
7 7 (2.27%) WAN
7 7 (2.27%) SSL
7 7 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.95%) SMTP
9 4 (1.30%) DHCP
9 4 (1.30%) FTP
9 4 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.65%) PCoIP
10 2 (0.65%) HTTP
10 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.32%) MPLS
11 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.47%) Oracle Database
2 15 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.27%) MySQL
4 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.65%) VoltDB
6 1 (0.32%) OpenStack Swift
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 50 (16.23%) SoapUI
2 36 (11.69%) Eclipse
3 27 (8.77%) Subversion
4 24 (7.79%) Maven
5 15 (4.87%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.92%) LoadRunner
7 8 (2.60%) TestNG
8 7 (2.27%) JMeter
9 6 (1.95%) Selenium
10 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.97%) LoadUI
12 3 (0.97%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.65%) CaliberRM
13 2 (0.65%) RequisitePro
13 2 (0.65%) MSI
13 2 (0.65%) JIRA
13 2 (0.65%) JUnit
14 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
14 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (12.99%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.57%) Military
3 5 (1.62%) Finance
4 4 (1.30%) Marketing
5 3 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 69 (22.40%) Analyst
2 54 (17.53%) Developer
3 45 (14.61%) Test Analyst
4 43 (13.96%) Java Developer
5 26 (8.44%) Architect
6 24 (7.79%) Test Manager
7 18 (5.84%) Security Engineer
8 16 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
10 11 (3.57%) Consultant
11 9 (2.92%) Test Engineer
11 9 (2.92%) Security Architect
11 9 (2.92%) Test Architect
12 8 (2.60%) Lead Architect
12 8 (2.60%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.60%) Tester
12 8 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.60%) Lead Security Architect
13 7 (2.27%) Business Analyst
14 6 (1.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (25.65%) XML
2 52 (16.88%) XML Messaging
3 46 (14.94%) SOAP
4 18 (5.84%) HTML
5 12 (3.90%) CSS
6 10 (3.25%) Java EE
7 9 (2.92%) Web Services
8 8 (2.60%) Spring
8 8 (2.60%) jQuery
9 7 (2.27%) .NET
9 7 (2.27%) JCE
10 5 (1.62%) J2EE
10 5 (1.62%) Ajax
11 4 (1.30%) HTML5
11 4 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.97%) Middleware
12 3 (0.97%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.65%) XSLT
13 2 (0.65%) JAXB
13 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.44%) PKI
2 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.90%) Smart Meter
5 9 (2.92%) DataPower
6 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.30%) NHS
8 3 (0.97%) Replication
8 3 (0.97%) GIS
8 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) W3C
9 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.65%) CMDB
9 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.32%) RMADS
10 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.75%) UNIX
2 65 (21.10%) Linux
3 28 (9.09%) Windows
4 13 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.60%) Solaris
6 7 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.78%) Test Management
2 53 (17.21%) Use Case
3 34 (11.04%) Test Scripting
4 31 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (8.44%) Test Planning
6 18 (5.84%) Incident Management
7 17 (5.52%) Security Testing
7 17 (5.52%) Identity Management
7 17 (5.52%) SDLC
8 16 (5.19%) Validation
9 15 (4.87%) Security Architecture
10 14 (4.55%) Scrum
10 14 (4.55%) Integration Testing
10 14 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.22%) System Testing
12 11 (3.57%) Performance Testing
12 11 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.25%) Test Automation
13 10 (3.25%) ITIL
14 9 (2.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (33.12%) Java
2 91 (29.55%) SQL
3 53 (17.21%) PL/SQL
4 38 (12.34%) Shell Script
5 36 (11.69%) Perl
6 18 (5.84%) Python
7 16 (5.19%) C#
8 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.92%) C
11 7 (2.27%) C++
11 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.95%) VBA
13 2 (0.65%) PHP
14 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 275 (89.29%) SC Cleared
2 43 (13.96%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.27%) Degree
3 7 (2.27%) ISEB
3 7 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) HND
5 4 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.65%) HNC
6 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) CCNA
6 2 (0.65%) CISSP
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.60%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.95%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.27%) Ansible
2 7 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.95%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (1.95%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (1.95%) WSUS
3 6 (1.95%) SCOM
3 6 (1.95%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.62%) SCCM
5 4 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (23.05%) HP
2 48 (15.58%) Oracle
3 32 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.44%) VMware
5 11 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.25%) Cisco
7 9 (2.92%) IBM
7 9 (2.92%) F5
7 9 (2.92%) McAfee
8 8 (2.60%) Juniper
9 7 (2.27%) NetApp
10 6 (1.95%) Websense
10 6 (1.95%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.30%) Sophos
11 4 (1.30%) Veritas
11 4 (1.30%) Citrix
11 4 (1.30%) Remedy
11 4 (1.30%) Dell
12 3 (0.97%) SAP
12 3 (0.97%) BMC