Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 132 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +135
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 20 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.62% 0.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 0
Surrey median daily rate £450 £568 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.70% - -
South East median daily rate £446 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +11.43% +6.67% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.69
% change year-on-year +7.86% -1.92% +256.85%

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 608 435 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.76% 17.32% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 288 458
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.39% +0.81% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 22
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -60.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.70 £14.09 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.60
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £20.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +70.37% -17.35% +1.58%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -4 16 £450 -25.00% 1
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -
Camberley - 1 - -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (55.00%) Big Data
3 11 (55.00%) Docker
3 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (50.00%) Microservices
4 10 (50.00%) Kafka
4 10 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 10 (50.00%) Analytics
4 10 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 10 (50.00%) Open Source
4 10 (50.00%) Threat Detection
4 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) BC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Spring
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (40.00%) Spring Boot
7 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) Actionable Insight
8 6 (30.00%) React
8 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Big Data
1 11 (55.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) jQuery
1 10 (50.00%) Kafka
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 8 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) React
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (50.00%) Analytics
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 10 (50.00%) Microservices
2 10 (50.00%) Open Source
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) Threat Detection
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java 8
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) BC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware