Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 82 35
Rank change year-on-year +32 -47 -25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 143 63 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.37% 2.33% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.06% 15.22% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 39 94
Surrey median daily rate £478 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £348 £398 £366
90th Percentile £625 £556 £571
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £79.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -78.62% +52.39%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.45 £34.00
90th Percentile £16.50 £38.45 £137.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.77 £37.50
% change year-on-year +96.96% -52.61% +7.14%

SC Cleared 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 620 414 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.95% 15.30% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 265 335
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
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% -6.21%
10th Percentile £14.66 £13.44 £12.70
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.38 £47.60
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year +70.81% -15.91% -5.82%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 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
Guildford +4 45 £455 +13.75% 4
Leatherhead +12 24 £590 +31.11% 5
Woking +11 6 £425 - 4
Camberley +2 6 £130 -71.11% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £475 - 1
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (35.66%) Java
4 41 (28.67%) Linux
5 27 (18.88%) Python
6 24 (16.78%) C++
6 24 (16.78%) Windows
7 23 (16.08%) SQL
7 23 (16.08%) Test Automation
8 22 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 18 (12.59%) Oracle
9 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.89%) Maven
10 17 (11.89%) Scrum
10 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
10 17 (11.89%) Open Source
10 17 (11.89%) Bash Shell
11 15 (10.49%) Big Data
11 15 (10.49%) React
11 15 (10.49%) HTML
11 15 (10.49%) Test Scripting
11 15 (10.49%) JIRA
12 14 (9.79%) Ruby
12 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
12 14 (9.79%) ETL
13 13 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
14 12 (8.39%) Docker
14 12 (8.39%) Finance

SC Cleared
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 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.10%) Confluence
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) HTTP
1 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.59%) DNS
3 7 (4.90%) DHCP
3 7 (4.90%) L2TP
3 7 (4.90%) MPLS
4 4 (2.80%) Firewall
4 4 (2.80%) IPsec
4 4 (2.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.70%) ATM
6 1 (0.70%) LAN
6 1 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) Big Data
2 9 (6.29%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Maven
2 15 (10.49%) JIRA
3 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.90%) gulp
4 7 (4.90%) Selenium
5 6 (4.20%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.50%) Gatling
6 5 (3.50%) JMeter
6 5 (3.50%) NeoLoad
6 5 (3.50%) TestNG
7 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.80%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.10%) LabVIEW
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.40%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.40%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.40%) PyCharm
9 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Law
3 3 (2.10%) Electronics
4 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (32.87%) Developer
2 21 (14.69%) Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Consultant
5 12 (8.39%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.29%) Architect
7 9 (6.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (6.29%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.50%) Agile Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.50%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.89%) AngularJS
2 15 (10.49%) HTML
2 15 (10.49%) React
3 12 (8.39%) Spring
4 11 (7.69%) CSS
4 11 (7.69%) XML
5 10 (6.99%) Apache Camel
6 8 (5.59%) .NET
6 8 (5.59%) jQuery
6 8 (5.59%) Sass
7 7 (4.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (4.90%) LESS
8 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.50%) J2EE
9 5 (3.50%) Kafka
10 4 (2.80%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.10%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (2.10%) Regular Expression
11 3 (2.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) PKI
2 7 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.80%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.70%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.70%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.70%) Social Network
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.67%) Linux
2 24 (16.78%) Windows
3 5 (3.50%) Unix
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (1.40%) Debian
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.08%) Test Automation
3 22 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
5 17 (11.89%) Open Source
5 17 (11.89%) Scrum
6 15 (10.49%) Test Scripting
7 14 (9.79%) ETL
8 11 (7.69%) DevOps
8 11 (7.69%) TDD
9 10 (6.99%) Data Protection
9 10 (6.99%) Front End Development
9 10 (6.99%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.29%) ITIL
11 8 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.59%) Migration
11 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.59%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (5.59%) Test Strategy
11 8 (5.59%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.66%) Java
2 27 (18.88%) Python
3 24 (16.78%) C++
4 23 (16.08%) SQL
5 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.89%) Bash Shell
7 14 (9.79%) Ruby
8 10 (6.99%) C#
9 9 (6.29%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.59%) Perl
11 5 (3.50%) C
11 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) ABAP
12 1 (0.70%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.70%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.70%) XPath
12 1 (0.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.29%) ISEB
3 8 (5.59%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.20%) HND
5 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.10%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.40%) Degree
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.40%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Docker
2 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.10%) Firmware
4 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.70%) vCloud
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.69%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) HP ALM
2 7 (4.90%) Mesos
3 5 (3.50%) Nagios
4 4 (2.80%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.10%) Grafana
5 3 (2.10%) Graphite
6 2 (1.40%) QRadar
7 1 (0.70%) Ansible
7 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.70%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.70%) Oozie
7 1 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Oracle
2 11 (7.69%) HP
3 8 (5.59%) ArcSight
3 8 (5.59%) SAP
4 7 (4.90%) Cloudera
5 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.80%) Thales
7 3 (2.10%) CA
7 3 (2.10%) Intel
7 3 (2.10%) VMware
8 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.40%) Cisco
8 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.40%) McAfee
8 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.70%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.70%) Bomgar
9 1 (0.70%) Isilon
9 1 (0.70%) Lieberman
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk