Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 30 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Degree 35 146 246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 4.12% 6.04% 7.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.36% 33.33% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 106 169
Median daily rate £431 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +10.53% +16.56%
10th Percentile £200 £379 £307
90th Percentile £574 £662 £639
South East median daily rate £430 £450 £441
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.06% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 10
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +27.41%
South East median hourly rate £24.30 £33.40 £43.00
% change year-on-year -27.25% -22.33% +58.15%

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 138 438 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.25% 18.12% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 303 401
Median daily rate £450 £460 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% +14.46%
10th Percentile £200 £325 £305
90th Percentile £600 £610 £610
South East median daily rate £450 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +1.38% +4.44% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.06% +21.43% +62.79%
10th Percentile £15.45 £16.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.25 £52.50 £53.00
Median hourly rate £31.39 £33.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -4.57% +62.79%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in Surrey over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in Surrey

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend 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 5 July 2020. 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 -10 11 £572 +7.47%
Reigate +11 9 £438 -20.45%
Chertsey +1 5 £200 - 6
Guildford +5 2 £413 +3.13% 10
Egham - 2 £300 -
Staines +14 1 £145 -72.38% 2
Leatherhead +7 1 - - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 17 (48.57%) Finance
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) SAP
4 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.14%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.14%) Decision-Making
8 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) PMP
8 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 5 (14.29%) JIRA
9 4 (11.43%) Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
9 4 (11.43%) Robotics
9 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Blockchain
9 4 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.43%) Project Delivery
9 4 (11.43%) Requirements Gathering

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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.86%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) NFC
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Blockchain
2 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) French Language
3 2 (5.71%) German Language
3 2 (5.71%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) EPoS Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) LINQ
2 1 (2.86%) Sass
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Robotics
3 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.71%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) AIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
4 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (17.14%) Decision-Making
6 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.43%) Project Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Change Control
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 5 (14.29%) PMP
2 3 (8.57%) ACCA
2 3 (8.57%) CIMA
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PhD
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MBA
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) GDPR
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) IFRS
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Ingenico
5 1 (2.86%) Ariba
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Nintex
5 1 (2.86%) Siebel
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Workday