Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 139 114
Rank change year-on-year -13 -25 +30
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.26% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 1.13% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Surrey median daily rate £425 £650 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.62% +23.81% +50.00%
10th Percentile £370 £467 £391
90th Percentile £613 £700 £728
South East median daily rate £385 £340 £413
% change year-on-year +13.24% -17.58% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +95.67% -66.25% -18.78%

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 478 444 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.47% 16.05% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 287 254
Surrey median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £261
90th Percentile £600 £575 £559
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £409
% change year-on-year +5.59% -1.59% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 26
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -18.18% -36.05%
10th Percentile £15.42 £12.75 £12.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £46.44
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £23.34
% change year-on-year +50.00% +7.11% -33.31%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -10 5 £550 +23.60% 2
Reigate - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £400 -
BPSS Clearance
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Regular Expression
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Intel
3 3 (37.50%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (25.00%) HDFS
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (25.00%) Parquet
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) Linux

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 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Parquet
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ArcSight Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Regular Expression
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Intel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec