Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 227 126 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 7.00% 4.73% 6.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.38% 30.88% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 83 80
Surrey median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £318 £246 £269
90th Percentile £575 £574 £526
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 13
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £39.00 £29.88 £11.05
90th Percentile £52.35 £53.38 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £43.92 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.32% -8.75% -

Degree 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 624 408 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.25% 15.30% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 263 341
Surrey median daily rate £459 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £296 £266 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.39%
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 £13.36
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.38 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -9.09% +2.80%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Surrey

Degree
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 Degree within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 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
Reigate +4 57 £475 +18.75%
Sunbury-on-Thames +9 36 £465 -17.05% 1
Staines +12 29 £456 +1.27% 6
Redhill +10 25 £650 +86.78% 7
Guildford -7 17 £360 +30.91% 31
Chertsey +12 6 £425 +21.43% 3
Woking +5 5 £463 +15.63% 15
Epsom +6 3 £350 +7.69% 3
Farnham - 3 £338 - 5
Weybridge -11 2 - - 2
Leatherhead +3 1 - - 12
Cobham +3 1 - -
Egham +2 1 £150 +100.00% 2
Camberley -4 1 £550 +11.11% 6
Caterham - 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 95 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (40.97%) Finance
3 68 (29.96%) Computer Science
4 54 (23.79%) Scrum
5 49 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (18.94%) Microsoft
7 42 (18.50%) SAP
8 38 (16.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (16.30%) Linux
10 36 (15.86%) Software Engineering
11 34 (14.98%) Project Management
12 33 (14.54%) Windows
12 33 (14.54%) Java
13 32 (14.10%) Mathematics
14 31 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (12.78%) Git (software)
16 28 (12.33%) Use Case
16 28 (12.33%) C++
17 27 (11.89%) JavaScript
17 27 (11.89%) AngularJS
18 26 (11.45%) .NET
19 25 (11.01%) C#
20 24 (10.57%) Data Centre
20 24 (10.57%) SDLC
21 23 (10.13%) Wireframes
22 22 (9.69%) Office 365
22 22 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
23 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
24 20 (8.81%) Oracle
24 20 (8.81%) ITIL

Degree
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 11 (4.85%) Confluence
2 4 (1.76%) Apache
2 4 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.32%) FileNet
3 3 (1.32%) IIS
3 3 (1.32%) SAS
3 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.41%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.32%) Global One
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.88%) Exstream
3 2 (0.88%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.88%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.69%) Office 365
3 20 (8.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.20%) npm
5 5 (2.20%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.76%) Azure Functions
6 4 (1.76%) SaaS
6 4 (1.76%) Serverless
7 2 (0.88%) Force.com
7 2 (0.88%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.88%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) DHCP
1 5 (2.20%) DNS
1 5 (2.20%) Network Security
1 5 (2.20%) Wireless
2 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.32%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.32%) HTTP
3 3 (1.32%) VPN
3 3 (1.32%) WAN
4 2 (0.88%) 5G
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
4 2 (0.88%) MIMO
4 2 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) LTE
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) SNMP
5 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.96%) MS Access
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.08%) Big Data
6 6 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.20%) MySQL
7 5 (2.20%) Power BI
8 4 (1.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.76%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.49%) JIRA
3 14 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.96%) MSTest
5 9 (3.96%) Ranorex
5 9 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.64%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.20%) Grunt
7 5 (2.20%) gulp
7 5 (2.20%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.20%) Maven
7 5 (2.20%) Mocha
7 5 (2.20%) Subversion
8 4 (1.76%) JUnit
8 4 (1.76%) Mockito
8 4 (1.76%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.76%) NUnit
8 4 (1.76%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 93 (40.97%) Finance
2 15 (6.61%) Retail
3 14 (6.17%) Marketing
4 11 (4.85%) Legal
5 7 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.20%) Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Games
7 4 (1.76%) Electronics
7 4 (1.76%) Publishing
8 3 (1.32%) Advertising
8 3 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (25.11%) Analyst
2 39 (17.18%) Developer
3 25 (11.01%) Business Analyst
3 25 (11.01%) Software Engineer
4 19 (8.37%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (7.05%) Administrator
5 16 (7.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 15 (6.61%) Office 365 Administrator
7 13 (5.73%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (5.73%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.85%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) .NET Software Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Architect
10 9 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Principal Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.89%) AngularJS
2 26 (11.45%) .NET
3 16 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (6.61%) Node.js
4 15 (6.61%) WCF
4 15 (6.61%) Web Services
5 14 (6.17%) HTML
6 13 (5.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (5.73%) WPF
7 10 (4.41%) RESTful
8 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.96%) WinForms
9 8 (3.52%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.52%) JSON
9 8 (3.52%) Middleware
9 8 (3.52%) Spring
9 8 (3.52%) XML
10 7 (3.08%) OpenGL
10 7 (3.08%) React
11 6 (2.64%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.96%) Computer Science
2 49 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.57%) Data Centre
4 19 (8.37%) Algorithms
4 19 (8.37%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.96%) User Experience
7 7 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.08%) PKI
8 6 (2.64%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.20%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.32%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.88%) PMI
12 2 (0.88%) SCADA
13 1 (0.44%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.30%) Linux
2 33 (14.54%) Windows
3 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.85%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (3.96%) Android
5 9 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.96%) SUSE
6 6 (2.64%) Unix
7 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.20%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.85%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.79%) Scrum
3 36 (15.86%) Software Engineering
4 34 (14.98%) Project Management
5 32 (14.10%) Mathematics
6 31 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (12.33%) Use Case
8 24 (10.57%) SDLC
9 23 (10.13%) Wireframes
10 22 (9.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (8.81%) ITIL
11 20 (8.81%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.93%) Identity Management
13 17 (7.49%) Analytics
13 17 (7.49%) Migration
13 17 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.49%) Unit Testing
14 15 (6.61%) Change Management
14 15 (6.61%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.54%) Java
2 28 (12.33%) C++
3 27 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.01%) C#
5 19 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 18 (7.93%) Python
6 18 (7.93%) Shell Script
7 17 (7.49%) SQL
8 16 (7.05%) C
9 6 (2.64%) Java 8
9 6 (2.64%) R
9 6 (2.64%) VB
10 5 (2.20%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.76%) XAML
12 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.32%) Perl
12 3 (1.32%) Ruby
12 3 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
1 19 (8.37%) Master's Degree
2 11 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.96%) CISSP
4 8 (3.52%) CISM
5 7 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (2.64%) CISA
7 5 (2.20%) PhD
8 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.76%) PMP
9 3 (1.32%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.32%) IISP
9 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.88%) AAT
10 2 (0.88%) CRISC
10 2 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) Data Quality
1 9 (3.96%) GDPR
2 7 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.20%) QA
4 3 (1.32%) COBIT
4 3 (1.32%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 22301
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 31000
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (1.32%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (0.88%) SLA
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.64%) Docker
4 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (4.41%) Ansible
3 5 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.20%) Puppet
4 3 (1.32%) Kibana
4 3 (1.32%) logstash
4 3 (1.32%) Nessus
4 3 (1.32%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.88%) Oozie
5 2 (0.88%) Salt
6 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) MIIS
6 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.44%) Terraform
6 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.50%) SAP
3 20 (8.81%) Oracle
4 18 (7.93%) Workday
5 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.96%) CA
6 9 (3.96%) OpenText
7 7 (3.08%) Cisco
7 7 (3.08%) Kronos
8 6 (2.64%) IBM
9 5 (2.20%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 4 (1.76%) Apple
10 4 (1.76%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.76%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.32%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.32%) Centrify
11 3 (1.32%) McAfee
11 3 (1.32%) Splunk
11 3 (1.32%) Sun