Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 33 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 187 157 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.65% 5.54% 6.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.69% 35.68% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 104 80
Surrey median daily rate £495 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £368 £277 £263
90th Percentile £577 £572 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 8
Surrey median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +91.92% -38.13%
10th Percentile £35.70 £41.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.30 £55.00 £47.20
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

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 539 440 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.28% 15.53% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 291 289
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £619 £575 £553
South East median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.23% +0.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 27
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -18.18% +30.95%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.75 £12.70
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.50 £46.72
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £25.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.65% -8.87% -11.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -1 54 £494 +12.86% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames +7 35 £500 -1.19% 2
Staines +11 23 £450 -10.00% 3
Redhill +6 12 £650 +69.93% 5
Guildford -6 12 £500 +81.82% 31
Chertsey +3 5 £400 -18.37% 3
Woking +7 4 £525 +40.00% 19
Weybridge -2 2 - - 2
Camberley -4 2 £525 -2.78% 2
Cobham +7 1 - -
Leatherhead +4 1 - - 6
Egham +1 1 - - 1
Epsom 0 1 - - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 78 (41.71%) Finance
2 74 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 44 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (21.39%) Scrum
6 37 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 33 (17.65%) SAP
9 31 (16.58%) Project Management
10 30 (16.04%) Software Engineering
11 29 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (13.90%) Linux
12 26 (13.90%) Git (software)
12 26 (13.90%) Mathematics
13 25 (13.37%) Windows
14 24 (12.83%) Office 365
15 23 (12.30%) Java
16 22 (11.76%) AngularJS
16 22 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (11.23%) Use Case
17 21 (11.23%) PowerShell
17 21 (11.23%) .NET
17 21 (11.23%) Active Directory
18 20 (10.70%) Identity Management
18 20 (10.70%) C++
18 20 (10.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (10.70%) Data Centre
18 20 (10.70%) SDLC
19 18 (9.63%) Workday

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 9 (4.81%) Confluence
2 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.14%) FileNet
3 3 (1.60%) SAS
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.07%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.60%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.07%) SAP GTS
3 2 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Exstream
4 1 (0.53%) Global One
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.83%) Office 365
3 22 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.21%) npm
5 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.14%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.07%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.07%) IaaS
6 2 (1.07%) Serverless
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) DNS
2 5 (2.67%) DHCP
2 5 (2.67%) Network Security
2 5 (2.67%) Wireless
3 4 (2.14%) WAN
4 2 (1.07%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.07%) Firewall
4 2 (1.07%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.07%) LAN
4 2 (1.07%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) 5G
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.53%) LTE
5 1 (0.53%) MIMO
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.53%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.81%) Big Data
3 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (4.81%) Oracle Exadata
4 8 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.74%) MS Access
6 6 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.07%) DTS
8 2 (1.07%) HBase
8 2 (1.07%) Mahout
8 2 (1.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.88%) JIRA
2 11 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.81%) MSTest
3 9 (4.81%) Ranorex
4 6 (3.21%) Grunt
4 6 (3.21%) gulp
4 6 (3.21%) Jasmine
4 6 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.21%) Mocha
4 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.14%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.14%) NUnit
5 4 (2.14%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.60%) GitLab
6 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.07%) Appium
7 2 (1.07%) Mockito
General
1 78 (41.71%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Retail
3 12 (6.42%) Legal
4 8 (4.28%) Marketing
4 8 (4.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.74%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Electronics
7 2 (1.07%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (21.93%) Analyst
2 29 (15.51%) Developer
3 21 (11.23%) Software Engineer
4 18 (9.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Administrator
5 17 (9.09%) Office 365 Administrator
6 15 (8.02%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.42%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.35%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 10 (5.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Consultant
9 8 (4.28%) Principal Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Principal Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 21 (11.23%) .NET
3 17 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (6.95%) WCF
4 13 (6.95%) Web Services
4 13 (6.95%) WPF
5 12 (6.42%) Node.js
6 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.81%) .NET Framework
7 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (4.81%) WinForms
8 7 (3.74%) Entity Framework
8 7 (3.74%) RESTful
9 6 (3.21%) HTML
10 5 (2.67%) .NET Core
10 5 (2.67%) JSON
10 5 (2.67%) RAML
11 4 (2.14%) Middleware
11 4 (2.14%) OpenGL
11 4 (2.14%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.70%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.95%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.28%) User Experience
6 7 (3.74%) Reference Data
7 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.67%) PKI
9 4 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.07%) PMI
10 2 (1.07%) Robotics
10 2 (1.07%) SCADA
10 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.90%) Linux
2 25 (13.37%) Windows
3 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (5.35%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.81%) SUSE
6 5 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.60%) Android
8 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 40 (21.39%) Scrum
4 31 (16.58%) Project Management
5 30 (16.04%) Software Engineering
6 29 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (13.90%) Mathematics
8 21 (11.23%) Use Case
9 20 (10.70%) Identity Management
9 20 (10.70%) SDLC
10 18 (9.63%) Migration
11 16 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.56%) Wireframes
12 15 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (8.02%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (8.02%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.95%) Change Management
13 13 (6.95%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.30%) Java
2 21 (11.23%) PowerShell
3 20 (10.70%) C++
4 18 (9.63%) C#
4 18 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.02%) C
7 11 (5.88%) SQL
8 8 (4.28%) Python
8 8 (4.28%) VB
9 6 (3.21%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.14%) XAML
11 3 (1.60%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.60%) R
12 2 (1.07%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.07%) Go
12 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.07%) Ruby
12 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.81%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (3.21%) CISSP
6 4 (2.14%) CISM
6 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.14%) PMP
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.60%) PhD
8 2 (1.07%) CISA
8 2 (1.07%) CRISC
8 2 (1.07%) ISEB
8 2 (1.07%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.53%) SANS
9 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.67%) GDPR
3 4 (2.14%) QA
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) PMO
5 2 (1.07%) NIST 800
5 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.07%) SLA
6 1 (0.53%) COBIT
6 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.14%) Docker
4 2 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.07%) HDFS
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (10.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (3.74%) Ansible
3 4 (2.14%) Oozie
4 3 (1.60%) Puppet
4 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.07%) Ambari
5 2 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.07%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) Kibana
6 1 (0.53%) logstash
6 1 (0.53%) MIIS
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.65%) SAP
3 18 (9.63%) Workday
4 13 (6.95%) Oracle
5 9 (4.81%) CA
5 9 (4.81%) Kronos
5 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.28%) OpenText
7 6 (3.21%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 5 (2.67%) IBM
8 5 (2.67%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.14%) Apple
9 4 (2.14%) BT
10 3 (1.60%) Google
11 2 (1.07%) Cisco
11 2 (1.07%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.07%) Samsung
11 2 (1.07%) Tableau
12 1 (0.53%) Remedy