The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 17 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.58% 3.40% 4.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.35% 13.51% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

SC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 31 37 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 23.66% 25.17% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 49
Median daily rate £425 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.67% -14.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Guildford

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Guildford

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Guildford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Guildford

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Guildford

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (40.00%) Docker
5 4 (40.00%) logstash
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Kibana
5 4 (40.00%) Rsyslog
5 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (40.00%) Confluence
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Legal
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) C#

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 5 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence
2 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Kibana
2 4 (40.00%) logstash
2 4 (40.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
1 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Samsung