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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 24 10
Rank change year-on-year -40 -14  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 27 86 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.22% 6.81% 12.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.50% 28.67% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 74 119
Median daily rate £450 £481 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +17.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +10.93% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £125.00 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +139.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £112.50 £41.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £137.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +14.75%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 300 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 16.43% 23.75% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 402 435
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £338 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 60
Median hourly rate £19.00 £60.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.33% +228.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £21.25 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.63 £137.50 £51.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +1 5 £532 -10.97%
Leatherhead -8 4 £450 -10.00% 5
Woking -9 2 £234 -48.05%
Camberley - 2 £475 - 1
Epsom -1 1 £413 +17.85%
Weybridge - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
3 14 (27.45%) DevOps
4 11 (21.57%) Puppet
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 10 (19.61%) Windows
5 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
6 9 (17.65%) Python
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.69%) Service Management
7 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (15.69%) SQL
8 7 (13.73%) XML
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.73%) Ansible
9 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 6 (11.76%) ITIL
9 6 (11.76%) HP
9 6 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.80%) Legal
10 5 (9.80%) Ruby
10 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (9.80%) Artifactory
10 5 (9.80%) Docker
10 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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 5 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) Confluence
2 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) 4G
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Kudu
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) Impala
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) Artifactory
4 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.84%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (9.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
3 3 (5.88%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.92%) XSLT
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) GWT
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) SUSE
3 3 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Service Management
4 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.84%) User Stories
8 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Test Management
8 3 (5.88%) Use Case
9 2 (3.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) CCNP
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) HND
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.80%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Gluster
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Ansible
3 5 (9.80%) Terraform
4 4 (7.84%) Kibana
4 4 (7.84%) logstash
4 4 (7.84%) Rsyslog
5 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (7.84%) LANDesk
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) NetApp
4 2 (3.92%) Thales
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) Cadence
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Isilon
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago