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 30 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.

Security Clearance
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.43% 7.53% 7.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.33% 30.56% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £269 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 30 36 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 23.26% 24.66% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 48
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 £280 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £533 £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 3
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 £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 5 (35.71%) Confluence
5 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) Kibana
6 4 (28.57%) Rsyslog
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) logstash
6 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
6 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu

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%) Confluence
1 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
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
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
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 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CEH
2 2 (14.29%) RHCT
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Kibana
2 4 (28.57%) logstash
2 4 (28.57%) Rsyslog
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
1 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Samsung