Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 45 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 15.31% 7.37% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.33% 35.56% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 2
Guildford median daily rate £450 £400 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -21.76% +20.29%
10th Percentile £381 £377 £430
90th Percentile £575 £455 £592
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £79.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -78.62% +52.39%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Guildford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 29.25% 20.74% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 16
Guildford median daily rate £450 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +4.83%
10th Percentile £344 £146 £118
90th Percentile £575 £464 £527
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +8.82% -1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +18.52% -48.52%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.10 £10.75
90th Percentile £13.50 £21.10 £34.55
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £19.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year +133.77% -43.38% -6.21%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Linux
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.00%) Python
4 18 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (37.78%) Java
6 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
7 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
8 12 (26.67%) Maven
9 11 (24.44%) Ruby
9 11 (24.44%) Open Source
9 11 (24.44%) React
9 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
10 10 (22.22%) JIRA
10 10 (22.22%) HTML
10 10 (22.22%) CSS
11 9 (20.00%) Windows
11 9 (20.00%) Big Data
11 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
12 8 (17.78%) Apache Camel
12 8 (17.78%) ETL
12 8 (17.78%) Scrum
12 8 (17.78%) Puppet
13 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
13 7 (15.56%) ArcSight
13 7 (15.56%) Perl
13 7 (15.56%) Cloudera
13 7 (15.56%) Sass

SC Cleared
Co-occurring 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 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DHCP
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) L2TP
1 4 (8.89%) MPLS
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Maven
2 10 (22.22%) JIRA
3 7 (15.56%) gulp
4 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) Gatling
6 3 (6.67%) JMeter
6 3 (6.67%) NeoLoad
6 3 (6.67%) TestNG
6 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.22%) PyCharm
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.89%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) ArcSight Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
1 11 (24.44%) React
2 10 (22.22%) CSS
2 10 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) Apache Camel
4 7 (15.56%) LESS
4 7 (15.56%) Sass
5 6 (13.33%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (8.89%) J2EE
7 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (4.44%) Kafka
9 1 (2.22%) gRPC
9 1 (2.22%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (2.22%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Social Network
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Debian
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (24.44%) Open Source
4 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 8 (17.78%) ETL
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) OSINT
6 6 (13.33%) SIEM
6 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Presales
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Actionable Insight
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) Test Management
8 4 (8.89%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (40.00%) Python
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
4 11 (24.44%) Ruby
5 7 (15.56%) Perl
5 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.11%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Mesos
3 5 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (8.89%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.44%) Grafana
6 2 (4.44%) Graphite
7 1 (2.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) ArcSight
1 7 (15.56%) Cloudera
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Intel
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) SAP