The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Surrey / Leatherhead
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leatherhead 5.77% 55.65% 83.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 81.01% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 61 82
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -1.38%  

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 Leatherhead.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leatherhead
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6 79 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leatherhead 11.54% 68.70% 89.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 75 84
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leatherhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Leatherhead

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leatherhead region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (25.00%) SUSE
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leatherhead 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Kudu
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
1 1 (8.33%) Impala
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) XML Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) GWT
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) SUSE
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Scenario Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Component Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle