Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 85 12
Rank change year-on-year +20 -73 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 107 47 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.49% 2.00% 10.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.74% 11.06% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 42 219
Surrey median daily rate £480 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £314 £363
90th Percentile £575 £556 £593
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 - £125.00
10th Percentile £41.75 - £75.75
90th Percentile £45.25 - £137.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.64% -51.66% +71.69%

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 542 425 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.70% 18.11% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 292 459
Surrey median daily rate £465 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -10.83% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £300
90th Percentile £578 £562 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% +1.39% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 48
Surrey median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.50% -55.56% +12.08%
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.73 £11.64
90th Percentile £55.10 £50.00 £63.80
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +77.50% -44.44% +60.00%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +9 32 £428 -2.29% 7
Leatherhead +8 28 £525 +16.67% 10
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 5 £178 -45.23%
Woking +9 2 £500 +113.90% 1
Camberley -6 2 £500 +29.03%
Weybridge - 1 £460 -
Reigate - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (39.25%) Java
3 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.91%) Linux
5 28 (26.17%) Windows
6 21 (19.63%) Python
7 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
8 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
9 15 (14.02%) SQL
9 15 (14.02%) XML
10 14 (13.08%) Oracle
10 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
11 13 (12.15%) Test Scripting
11 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
11 13 (12.15%) Maven
11 13 (12.15%) Scrum
12 12 (11.21%) Open Source
12 12 (11.21%) Bash Shell
12 12 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (10.28%) Big Data
13 11 (10.28%) SoapUI
13 11 (10.28%) Unix
13 11 (10.28%) Perl
13 11 (10.28%) C++
14 10 (9.35%) Ruby
14 10 (9.35%) DevOps
14 10 (9.35%) Apache Camel
15 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
15 9 (8.41%) System Integration Testing

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 12 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Firewall
1 9 (8.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.48%) Network Security
3 6 (5.61%) IPsec
4 4 (3.74%) IPv4
5 3 (2.80%) IPv6
5 3 (2.80%) SSH
5 3 (2.80%) SSL
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.87%) DHCP
6 2 (1.87%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (1.87%) DNS
6 2 (1.87%) HTTP
6 2 (1.87%) Internet
6 2 (1.87%) L2TP
6 2 (1.87%) MPLS
6 2 (1.87%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (1.87%) SS7
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) Big Data
2 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.80%) GIS
4 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Power BI
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Maven
2 11 (10.28%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.61%) JIRA
5 3 (2.80%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.87%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.87%) gulp
6 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.93%) GitLab
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) LSMW
7 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.93%) Mocha
7 1 (0.93%) NUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Law
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Developer
2 15 (14.02%) Analyst
2 15 (14.02%) Consultant
3 13 (12.15%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Integration Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Integration Test Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) ArcSight Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) XML
2 10 (9.35%) Apache Camel
3 9 (8.41%) .NET
3 9 (8.41%) Spring
4 8 (7.48%) CSS
5 7 (6.54%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.54%) HTML
6 6 (5.61%) React
6 6 (5.61%) SOAP
7 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.67%) jQuery
8 4 (3.74%) LDAP
9 3 (2.80%) Apache CXF
9 3 (2.80%) JMS
9 3 (2.80%) Kafka
9 3 (2.80%) Regular Expression
9 3 (2.80%) REST
9 3 (2.80%) Sass
9 3 (2.80%) Web Services
10 2 (1.87%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) PKI
2 8 (7.48%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.87%) DataPower
6 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Social Network
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 28 (26.17%) Windows
3 11 (10.28%) Unix
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.87%) Android
6 2 (1.87%) CentOS
6 2 (1.87%) Debian
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
3 13 (12.15%) Scrum
3 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
3 13 (12.15%) Test Scripting
4 12 (11.21%) Open Source
5 11 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (9.35%) DevOps
7 9 (8.41%) Integration Testing
7 9 (8.41%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (6.54%) ETL
9 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) OSINT
9 6 (5.61%) SDLC
10 5 (4.67%) Analytics
10 5 (4.67%) ITIL
10 5 (4.67%) SIEM
10 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.74%) Change Management
11 4 (3.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.25%) Java
2 21 (19.63%) Python
3 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.02%) SQL
5 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.21%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.28%) C++
7 11 (10.28%) Perl
8 10 (9.35%) Ruby
9 4 (3.74%) C
10 3 (2.80%) C#
11 1 (0.93%) ABAP
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) HiveQL
11 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) R
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.67%) ISEB
3 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE Security
6 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) Def Stans
1 3 (2.80%) PMO
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
2 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.93%) vCloud
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Ansible
1 7 (6.54%) Mesos
2 5 (4.67%) Nagios
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.87%) SCCM
5 2 (1.87%) Terraform
5 2 (1.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) Consul
6 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.93%) Kibana
6 1 (0.93%) logstash
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.93%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.93%) SELinux
6 1 (0.93%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.93%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Oracle
2 7 (6.54%) Cloudera
3 6 (5.61%) ArcSight
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
4 5 (4.67%) VMware
5 4 (3.74%) F5
5 4 (3.74%) HP
6 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.80%) Intel
7 2 (1.87%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) Juniper
7 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.87%) Thales
8 1 (0.93%) Bomgar
8 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.93%) Lieberman
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk