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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 7 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 159 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.54% 4.80% 5.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.85% 21.07% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 47 37
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£450 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.11 £48.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.21% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £16.59 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £39.62 £61.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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
399 299 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.46% 22.77% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 191 149
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £35.23 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 60 £450 +16.12% 5
Guildford +12 28 £410 +9.33% 13
Camberley +4 7 £475 +58.33%
Dorking - 2 £400 -
Woking - 2 £375 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Farnham - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 190 (77.24%) SC Cleared
2 61 (24.80%) Java
3 47 (19.11%) Linux
4 44 (17.89%) Firewall
5 43 (17.48%) Smart Meter
6 37 (15.04%) SQL
7 36 (14.63%) DV Cleared
8 31 (12.60%) .NET
9 30 (12.20%) UNIX
9 30 (12.20%) Windows
9 30 (12.20%) VMware
10 29 (11.79%) XML
10 29 (11.79%) C#
10 29 (11.79%) PowerShell
11 28 (11.38%) SharePoint
12 27 (10.98%) Oracle
12 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET
13 25 (10.16%) Bash Shell
14 23 (9.35%) SQL Server
14 23 (9.35%) C++
14 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
14 23 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (9.35%) PKI
15 22 (8.94%) Cisco
15 22 (8.94%) Juniper
16 21 (8.54%) Maven
16 21 (8.54%) Subversion
17 20 (8.13%) Software Engineering
17 20 (8.13%) JavaScript
17 20 (8.13%) Jenkins

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (5.28%) JBoss
4 6 (2.44%) Apache
5 4 (1.63%) Confluence
6 2 (0.81%) Lync
7 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.03%) MS Project
3 2 (0.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.89%) Firewall
2 19 (7.72%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (6.10%) Wireshark
4 10 (4.07%) SAN
5 7 (2.85%) VPN
5 7 (2.85%) DNS
5 7 (2.85%) LAN
5 7 (2.85%) SMS
5 7 (2.85%) WAN
6 6 (2.44%) SMTP
6 6 (2.44%) LDAP
6 6 (2.44%) GPRS
6 6 (2.44%) SSL
6 6 (2.44%) HTTP
7 5 (2.03%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.63%) Network Security
9 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.22%) Internet
10 2 (0.81%) VoIP
10 2 (0.81%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.28%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.03%) MySQL
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.63%) Big Data
5 3 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (8.54%) Subversion
1 21 (8.54%) Maven
2 20 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.25%) JUnit
5 6 (2.44%) Selenium
6 5 (2.03%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.03%) JIRA
6 5 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.81%) Trac
8 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (4.47%) Finance
2 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.44%) Publishing
4 3 (1.22%) Military
5 2 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (32.93%) Developer
2 32 (13.01%) Java Developer
3 22 (8.94%) Analyst
4 20 (8.13%) SharePoint Developer
5 15 (6.10%) Test Analyst
5 15 (6.10%) Consultant
6 14 (5.69%) Security Engineer
7 12 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.07%) Architect
9 10 (4.07%) Release Manager
9 10 (4.07%) Environment Manager
10 9 (3.66%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.66%) Tester
11 8 (3.25%) Integration Manager
11 8 (3.25%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.25%) Build Manager
11 8 (3.25%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 7 (2.85%) Security Architect
13 6 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.60%) .NET
2 29 (11.79%) XML
3 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET
4 16 (6.50%) CSS
5 15 (6.10%) jQuery
6 13 (5.28%) WCF
6 13 (5.28%) Web Services
7 11 (4.47%) Spring
8 9 (3.66%) HTML
9 7 (2.85%) Ajax
9 7 (2.85%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.44%) ICEfaces
10 6 (2.44%) J2EE
11 5 (2.03%) SAML
12 4 (1.63%) JSF
12 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (1.22%) Kafka
13 3 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.48%) Smart Meter
2 23 (9.35%) PKI
3 11 (4.47%) Device Driver
4 6 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.03%) DataPower
6 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.22%) Open Source
7 3 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.41%) GIS
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
8 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.41%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.11%) Linux
2 30 (12.20%) UNIX
2 30 (12.20%) Windows
3 12 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (4.88%) CentOS
4 11 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.25%) Solaris
6 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.22%) Android
7 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.22%) SUSE
8 2 (0.81%) Fedora
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (8.13%) Software Engineering
3 17 (6.91%) Network Architecture
4 15 (6.10%) SOA
5 14 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (4.88%) Test Automation
7 10 (4.07%) Performance Testing
7 10 (4.07%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.66%) ITIL
8 9 (3.66%) Cyber Security
9 8 (3.25%) CRM
9 8 (3.25%) Security Architecture
10 7 (2.85%) Unit Testing
11 6 (2.44%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.44%) Automation Testing
11 6 (2.44%) Change Control
11 6 (2.44%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.44%) Project Management
11 6 (2.44%) Workflow
11 6 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.80%) Java
2 37 (15.04%) SQL
3 29 (11.79%) PowerShell
3 29 (11.79%) C#
4 25 (10.16%) Bash Shell
5 23 (9.35%) C++
6 20 (8.13%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.91%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.50%) C
9 14 (5.69%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.07%) Python
11 6 (2.44%) Perl
12 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.22%) Ruby
14 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.41%) VB
15 1 (0.41%) Fortran
15 1 (0.41%) Scala
15 1 (0.41%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 190 (77.24%) SC Cleared
2 36 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 15 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.69%) CCNA
5 13 (5.28%) Degree
6 8 (3.25%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.44%) Sun Certification
8 5 (2.03%) ISEB
9 2 (0.81%) CCNP
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCTS
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.41%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.41%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.41%) CCDA
10 1 (0.41%) HND
10 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) SLA
1 1 (0.41%) WAI
1 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.25%) Xen
3 8 (3.25%) vSphere
3 8 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.41%) Snort
5 1 (0.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 18 (7.32%) Ansible
2 13 (5.28%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.41%) Nessus
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (12.20%) VMware
2 27 (10.98%) Oracle
3 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.94%) Cisco
4 22 (8.94%) Juniper
5 9 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.44%) McAfee
6 6 (2.44%) Websense
6 6 (2.44%) NetApp
6 6 (2.44%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.03%) F5
7 5 (2.03%) IBM
8 3 (1.22%) HP
8 3 (1.22%) SAP
9 2 (0.81%) Google
10 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.41%) Polycom
10 1 (0.41%) BMC
10 1 (0.41%) Toshiba
10 1 (0.41%) Sophos