Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 136 121
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +11
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 19 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.59% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 1.22% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 1
Surrey median daily rate £450 £535 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +38.96% -14.44%
10th Percentile £413 £433 £360
90th Percentile £550 £680 £410
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year -45.71% -11.81% +60.77%

BPSS Clearance 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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 619 409 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.06% 15.26% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 265 339
Surrey median daily rate £461 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £294 £270 £270
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 27
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £19.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.77% -43.38% -15.00%
10th Percentile £14.66 £13.44 £12.70
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.38 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year +59.62% -8.87% +0.92%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Surrey

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Surrey

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Surrey

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -7 15 £450 -5.26%
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -
Reigate - 1 - -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Surrey region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (52.63%) Big Data
4 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
4 10 (52.63%) Docker
5 9 (47.37%) Microservices
5 9 (47.37%) Threat Detection
5 9 (47.37%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (47.37%) Open Source
5 9 (47.37%) Kafka
5 9 (47.37%) Data Analytics
5 9 (47.37%) Analytics
5 9 (47.37%) BC Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Apache Camel
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
7 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (26.32%) React
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) ArcSight

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Big Data
1 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Apache Camel
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) jQuery
1 9 (47.37%) Kafka
1 9 (47.37%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
3 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (26.32%) React
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (47.37%) Data Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Microservices
2 9 (47.37%) Open Source
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) Threat Detection
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Java 8
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) BC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) HDFS
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Mesos
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware