Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 81 16
Rank change year-on-year +21 -65 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 131 57 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.04% 2.27% 8.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.55% 13.10% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 187
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £363 £333 £395
90th Percentile £625 £569 £582
South East median daily rate £425 £416 £413
% change year-on-year +2.16% +0.85% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -86.40% +139.60%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.45 £112.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £38.45 £137.50
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +44.44% -51.35% +23.33%

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 608 435 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.76% 17.32% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 288 458
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.39% +0.81% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 22
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -60.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.70 £14.09 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.60
South East median hourly rate £34.50 £20.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year +70.37% -17.35% +1.58%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +5 37 £428 -2.29% 10
Leatherhead +13 29 £550 +22.22% 5
Woking +12 7 £475 +103.21% 2
Camberley -4 6 £500 +5.26%
Staines -20 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £178 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (35.11%) Java
4 33 (25.19%) Linux
5 25 (19.08%) Oracle
6 22 (16.79%) SQL
6 22 (16.79%) Python
7 20 (15.27%) Windows
7 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
8 19 (14.50%) Scrum
8 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
9 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
10 17 (12.98%) C++
11 16 (12.21%) Test Scripting
12 15 (11.45%) XML
12 15 (11.45%) Open Source
13 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
13 14 (10.69%) DevOps
13 14 (10.69%) Maven
14 13 (9.92%) ETL
14 13 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (9.92%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (9.16%) System Integration Testing
15 12 (9.16%) Big Data
15 12 (9.16%) Finance
15 12 (9.16%) Ruby
16 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
16 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
16 11 (8.40%) CSS
16 11 (8.40%) SoapUI

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 13 (9.92%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.29%) JBoss
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.34%) Network Security
3 6 (4.58%) Firewall
3 6 (4.58%) IPsec
4 4 (3.05%) DHCP
4 4 (3.05%) DNS
4 4 (3.05%) HTTP
4 4 (3.05%) L2TP
4 4 (3.05%) MPLS
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.53%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) SSH
5 2 (1.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) ATM
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) Big Data
2 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.29%) GIS
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Power BI
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Maven
2 11 (8.40%) SoapUI
3 7 (5.34%) JIRA
4 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.05%) gulp
6 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.29%) Selenium
8 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.53%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.53%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.76%) GitLab
9 1 (0.76%) Grunt
9 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (9.16%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Law
3 2 (1.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Developer
2 23 (17.56%) Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) Test Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Consultant
5 11 (8.40%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Integration Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Integration Test Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.58%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.58%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) XML
2 11 (8.40%) CSS
3 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
3 10 (7.63%) Apache Camel
3 10 (7.63%) HTML
3 10 (7.63%) Spring
4 9 (6.87%) .NET
4 9 (6.87%) React
5 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.58%) jQuery
6 5 (3.82%) Sass
6 5 (3.82%) SOAP
7 4 (3.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (3.05%) LESS
7 4 (3.05%) Web Services
8 3 (2.29%) Apache CXF
8 3 (2.29%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.29%) Kafka
8 3 (2.29%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Smart Meter
2 6 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.82%) PKI
4 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.76%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) DataPower
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.76%) PMI
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Social Network
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.19%) Linux
2 20 (15.27%) Windows
3 10 (7.63%) Unix
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Android
5 2 (1.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.76%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.50%) Scrum
2 19 (14.50%) Test Automation
3 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.21%) Test Scripting
5 15 (11.45%) Open Source
6 14 (10.69%) DevOps
7 13 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (9.92%) ETL
8 12 (9.16%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (7.63%) Migration
10 9 (6.87%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.87%) ITIL
10 9 (6.87%) SDLC
10 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.11%) Kanban
12 7 (5.34%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.34%) Front End Development
13 6 (4.58%) Data Mapping
13 6 (4.58%) OSINT
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) Java
2 22 (16.79%) Python
2 22 (16.79%) SQL
3 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.98%) C++
5 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.16%) Ruby
7 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.87%) Perl
9 8 (6.11%) C#
10 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.05%) C
12 1 (0.76%) ABAP
12 1 (0.76%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.76%) R
12 1 (0.76%) XPath
12 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) ISEB
3 7 (5.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.58%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.05%) HND
6 4 (3.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.53%) Degree
8 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Docker
2 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.76%) vCloud
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) Mesos
2 6 (4.58%) Ansible
2 6 (4.58%) HP ALM
2 6 (4.58%) Puppet
3 5 (3.82%) Nagios
4 4 (3.05%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.76%) logstash
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.76%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.76%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.76%) QRadar
6 1 (0.76%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) SELinux
6 1 (0.76%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.76%) Terraform
6 1 (0.76%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) HP
3 8 (6.11%) SAP
4 7 (5.34%) ArcSight
4 7 (5.34%) Cloudera
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.82%) Cisco
5 5 (3.82%) VMware
6 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.29%) F5
6 3 (2.29%) Intel
7 2 (1.53%) Juniper
7 2 (1.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) McAfee