The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Security Clearance
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 6.86% 4.49% 10.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.00% 33.33% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £532 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.98% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £380 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £558 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £380 £390
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

Security 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 20 12 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 19.61% 13.48% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 21
Median daily rate £488 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £598 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £43.50 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.89% +249.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Guildford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Guildford

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Guildford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Guildford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Docker
4 4 (28.57%) logstash
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Kibana
4 4 (28.57%) Rsyslog
4 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
4 4 (28.57%) Confluence
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network

Security 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 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Monitoring Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Availability Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP MM Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP MM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PP Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Kibana
1 4 (28.57%) logstash
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
1 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow