Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 121 212 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.39% 7.21% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.61% 44.63% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 146 130
Surrey median daily rate £486 £500 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +18.55% -6.80%
10th Percentile £358 £350 £285
90th Percentile £627 £613 £565
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +44.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £15.85 £26.00 £18.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £62.90 £40.03
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £44.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year -24.09% +60.70% -31.55%

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 423 475 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.35% 16.15% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 317 286
Surrey median daily rate £470 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £304 £307 £263
90th Percentile £612 £576 £559
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Surrey median hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.29% +12.00% -27.33%
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.05 £58.00 £48.01
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £25.72 £22.76
% change year-on-year +2.71% +12.99% -21.52%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 39 £522 +4.80% 3
Staines +13 11 £425 -15.00% 1
Reigate -17 11 £519 +3.75% 4
Guildford -8 10 £400 +28.00% 6
Leatherhead +5 3 £569 - 1
Camberley -7 3 £500 +9.29%
Chertsey -12 3 £120 -78.38% 1
Weybridge - 3 £150 - 3
Epsom 0 2 £538 +34.38%
Redhill +3 1 £425 -15.00% 1
Egham -10 1 - - 1
Woking -12 1 £650 +160.00% 2
Farnham - 1 £400 - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.97%) Project Management
2 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.97%) Finance
3 27 (22.31%) DevOps
4 25 (20.66%) Computer Science
5 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (19.01%) Scrum
5 23 (19.01%) SAP
6 22 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 19 (15.70%) Java
8 18 (14.88%) ITIL
8 18 (14.88%) Business Analysis
9 17 (14.05%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (12.40%) Migration
10 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
11 14 (11.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 14 (11.57%) SQL
11 14 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (10.74%) Change Management
12 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
12 13 (10.74%) Analytics
12 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (9.92%) QA
13 12 (9.92%) Office 365
13 12 (9.92%) Ansible
13 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
13 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2

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 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) Confluence
3 3 (2.48%) CMS
3 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.65%) Anypoint
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.65%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.65%) Mule
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.83%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (3.31%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.48%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.83%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.92%) Office 365
4 7 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.13%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.13%) SaaS
5 5 (4.13%) Serverless
6 3 (2.48%) IaaS
6 3 (2.48%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.65%) Apigee
7 2 (1.65%) Boomi
7 2 (1.65%) GitHub
7 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.65%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Skype
2 5 (4.13%) WAN
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (3.31%) LAN
3 4 (3.31%) PABX
3 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.65%) Intranet
4 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) POP3
5 1 (0.83%) SMTP
5 1 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.83%) VSAN
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.79%) Power BI
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon Athena
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.48%) Big Data
5 3 (2.48%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.48%) MySQL
5 3 (2.48%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (2.48%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.65%) DTS
6 2 (1.65%) Mahout
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) JIRA
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.31%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.48%) NUnit
5 3 (2.48%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.65%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.65%) Mockito
6 2 (1.65%) TestNG
6 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.83%) Appium
7 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.83%) Grunt
7 1 (0.83%) Mocha
General
1 29 (23.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
2 7 (5.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.96%) Electronics
4 5 (4.13%) Publishing
4 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.31%) Legal
6 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.65%) German Language
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (11.57%) Analyst
2 14 (11.57%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.92%) Architect
4 9 (7.44%) Consultant
5 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.96%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (3.31%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Lead Architect
7 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.31%) Voice Architect
8 3 (2.48%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.48%) SAP Trainer
8 3 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.48%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) REST
1 11 (9.09%) Web Services
2 10 (8.26%) .NET
3 9 (7.44%) JSON
4 8 (6.61%) HTML
5 7 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.96%) CSS
6 6 (4.96%) SOAP
7 5 (4.13%) LDAP
7 5 (4.13%) XML
8 4 (3.31%) XSLT
9 3 (2.48%) jQuery
9 3 (2.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (2.48%) RESTful
9 3 (2.48%) SAML
9 3 (2.48%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (2.48%) WPF
10 2 (1.65%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.26%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.61%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.13%) CMDB
5 4 (3.31%) Robotics
6 3 (2.48%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.48%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) User Experience
7 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.65%) PMI
7 2 (1.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Linux
2 5 (4.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
3 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.97%) Project Management
3 27 (22.31%) DevOps
4 25 (20.66%) Computer Science
5 23 (19.01%) Scrum
6 18 (14.88%) Business Analysis
6 18 (14.88%) ITIL
7 15 (12.40%) Migration
8 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
8 14 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.74%) Analytics
9 13 (10.74%) Change Management
10 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2
10 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.26%) Decision-Making
12 10 (8.26%) Programme Management
13 9 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) Java
2 14 (11.57%) SQL
3 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) C
5 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.44%) Python
6 5 (4.13%) C#
6 5 (4.13%) Perl
7 4 (3.31%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) VBA
8 3 (2.48%) XAML
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.65%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.83%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Tcl
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.96%) CISSP
2 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (4.13%) CISM
3 5 (4.13%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.13%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.31%) CREST Certified
4 4 (3.31%) PMP
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.48%) HND
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.65%) APMP
6 2 (1.65%) CCNP
6 2 (1.65%) CIPD
6 2 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.65%) MBA
6 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 10 (8.26%) PMO
3 4 (3.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.65%) GDPR
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) GxP
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) HDFS
2 3 (2.48%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.65%) KVM
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Ansible
2 9 (7.44%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (5.79%) Puppet
4 6 (4.96%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.96%) Terraform
5 5 (4.13%) Nessus
6 2 (1.65%) Ambari
6 2 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) SAP
3 8 (6.61%) Cisco
4 7 (5.79%) Workday
5 6 (4.96%) BT
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle
5 6 (4.96%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.13%) Qualys
7 4 (3.31%) Google
8 3 (2.48%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (2.48%) Blue Prism
8 3 (2.48%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.48%) Dell
8 3 (2.48%) ForgeRock
8 3 (2.48%) Kronos
8 3 (2.48%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.48%) UiPath
8 3 (2.48%) VMware
9 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.65%) Juniper