Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 85 34
Rank change year-on-year +25 -51 -20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 109 58 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.53% 2.10% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.57% 13.03% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 65
Surrey median daily rate £475 £435 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £321 £336
90th Percentile £625 £569 £525
South East median daily rate £436 £424 £419
% change year-on-year +2.89% +1.31% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 - £34.00
10th Percentile £15.15 - £25.80
90th Percentile £17.90 - £46.17
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +122.86% -48.53% -24.44%

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 483 445 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.62% 16.13% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 290 250
Surrey median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £263 £307 £262
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.28% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 26
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.64% -36.05%
10th Percentile £15.42 £12.75 £12.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £46.44
South East median hourly rate £39.00 £25.69 £23.10
% change year-on-year +51.81% +11.24% -34.01%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Guildford 0 29 £460 +15.00% 7
Leatherhead +6 24 £575 +24.32% 25
Camberley +3 7 £130 -71.11% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -1 4 £475 +18.75%
Woking +5 2 £375 - 5
Staines 0 1 £550 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) Linux
4 24 (22.02%) Java
5 20 (18.35%) Python
6 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.76%) JIRA
7 15 (13.76%) C++
7 15 (13.76%) Windows
7 15 (13.76%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (12.84%) SQL
8 14 (12.84%) Puppet
9 13 (11.93%) Data Protection
9 13 (11.93%) TDD
9 13 (11.93%) Migration
9 13 (11.93%) Oracle
9 13 (11.93%) HP
9 13 (11.93%) Docker
10 12 (11.01%) Scrum
11 11 (10.09%) ITIL
11 11 (10.09%) Bash Shell
11 11 (10.09%) DevOps
12 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
12 10 (9.17%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (9.17%) Open Source
12 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (9.17%) HTTP
13 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
13 9 (8.26%) DNS
13 9 (8.26%) C#

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 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) IaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) PaaS
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) HTTP
2 9 (8.26%) DNS
2 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.34%) DHCP
3 8 (7.34%) L2TP
3 8 (7.34%) MPLS
4 4 (3.67%) Network Security
5 3 (2.75%) VPN
6 2 (1.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.92%) Internet
7 1 (0.92%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) Big Data
2 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) HBase
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) JIRA
2 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Maven
3 7 (6.42%) Selenium
4 5 (4.59%) Gatling
4 5 (4.59%) gulp
4 5 (4.59%) JMeter
4 5 (4.59%) NeoLoad
4 5 (4.59%) TestNG
4 5 (4.59%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.75%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.75%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.83%) PyCharm
6 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.92%) Gradle
General
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.83%) Law
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Architect
4 9 (8.26%) C++ Developer
4 9 (8.26%) Test Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Consultant
6 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.59%) ArcSight Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.67%) Tester
10 3 (2.75%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
2 9 (8.26%) React
3 8 (7.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (7.34%) HTML
4 7 (6.42%) Kafka
4 7 (6.42%) Spring
5 6 (5.50%) CSS
6 5 (4.59%) LESS
6 5 (4.59%) Sass
6 5 (4.59%) XML
7 4 (3.67%) Regular Expression
7 4 (3.67%) XML Messaging
8 3 (2.75%) .NET
8 3 (2.75%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.75%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.75%) J2EE
8 3 (2.75%) jQuery
8 3 (2.75%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.75%) Web Services
9 1 (0.92%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.67%) PKI
2 4 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Unix
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
3 15 (13.76%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (11.93%) Data Protection
4 13 (11.93%) Migration
4 13 (11.93%) TDD
5 12 (11.01%) Scrum
6 11 (10.09%) DevOps
6 11 (10.09%) ITIL
7 10 (9.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (9.17%) Open Source
8 9 (8.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 8 (7.34%) BDD
9 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.42%) Service Management
10 7 (6.42%) SIEM
10 7 (6.42%) Test Management
11 6 (5.50%) ETL
11 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) Java
2 20 (18.35%) Python
3 15 (13.76%) C++
4 14 (12.84%) SQL
5 11 (10.09%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.26%) C#
6 9 (8.26%) Ruby
7 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) Java 8
10 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.59%) HND
3 5 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.75%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.75%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) GDPR
2 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Docker
2 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.75%) Firmware
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) Puppet
2 6 (5.50%) HP ALM
3 5 (4.59%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (4.59%) SCCM
4 4 (3.67%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.75%) Grafana
5 3 (2.75%) Graphite
6 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.83%) Ansible
6 2 (1.83%) SCOM
7 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.92%) QRadar
7 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) HP
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 6 (5.50%) ArcSight
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.59%) SAP
4 4 (3.67%) CA
4 4 (3.67%) Intel
4 4 (3.67%) Thales
4 4 (3.67%) VMware
5 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.83%) Citrix
5 2 (1.83%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.83%) Remedy
6 1 (0.92%) AlienVault
6 1 (0.92%) EMC
6 1 (0.92%) Isilon
6 1 (0.92%) McAfee
6 1 (0.92%) NetApp
6 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.92%) Splunk