Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 41 12
Rank change year-on-year -39 -29 +17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 66 112 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.39% 4.87% 10.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.64% 23.24% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 83 241
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £384 £350 £350
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £45.09 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.30% -13.57% +11.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £34.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £38.45 £137.50 £60.39
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% - +110.53%

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 422 482 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.31% 20.97% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 309 502
Surrey median daily rate £441 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £307
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 26
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £34.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.91% +76.62% -3.75%
10th Percentile £13.76 £12.55 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

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 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 +8 17 £400 -5.88% 1
Leatherhead -15 12 £475 -1.81% 3
Camberley -2 2 £475 +11.76%
Woking -11 1 - -
Epsom -16 1 £413 +17.86%
Staines - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (37.88%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) Linux
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) Oracle
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 11 (16.67%) Unix
6 11 (16.67%) Windows
7 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
8 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (13.64%) Firewall
9 8 (12.12%) Python
9 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
9 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
9 8 (12.12%) Puppet
10 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
10 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.61%) Ansible
10 7 (10.61%) DevOps
11 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
11 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 6 (9.09%) Sendmail
11 6 (9.09%) Proofpoint
11 6 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (9.09%) Juniper
11 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.09%) Cisco
11 6 (9.09%) Solaris

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 1 (1.52%) Confluence
1 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.52%) JBoss
1 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) OrCAD
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) OSPF
2 2 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.03%) SMTP
2 2 (3.03%) VLAN
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) 4G
3 1 (1.52%) AMQP
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) DataStax
4 1 (1.52%) HBase
4 1 (1.52%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
3 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) GitLab
6 1 (1.52%) Gradle
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.52%) TestNG
6 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Architect
3 6 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Java Architect
4 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.55%) Administrator
5 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Spring
2 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) J2EE
3 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.55%) React
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) jQuery
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (1.52%) LESS
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) Sass
5 1 (1.52%) Sensu
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.52%) Acoustics
3 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (3.03%) CentOS
4 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (10.61%) DevOps
3 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 6 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
3 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 5 (7.58%) Service Management
4 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL
6 3 (4.55%) Microservices
6 3 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.55%) Test Management
6 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) Java
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) Python
3 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.58%) C
4 5 (7.58%) C++
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.52%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) ProxySG
1 6 (9.09%) Sendmail
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) HDFS
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Ansible
3 6 (9.09%) Terraform
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.52%) Graphite
5 1 (1.52%) logstash
5 1 (1.52%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.52%) Salt
5 1 (1.52%) StatsD
5 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) Juniper
3 6 (9.09%) McAfee
3 6 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 6 (9.09%) Proofpoint
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.52%) Cadence
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) Isilon
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) Perforce
7 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow