Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 73 69
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 45 69 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 4.65% 2.79% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.14% 16.55% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 67
Median daily rate £489 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.61% -6.25% +12.94%
10th Percentile £425 £356 £363
90th Percentile £633 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £67.50 £16.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +321.88% -63.22% +58.18%
10th Percentile £63.75 £15.20 £41.75
90th Percentile £71.25 £18.00 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +94.44% - -

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 179 417 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.49% 16.84% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 287 364
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +16.56%
10th Percentile £200 £329 £306
90th Percentile £600 £610 £578
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.81 £30.35 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.65% -20.14% +76.74%
10th Percentile £16.35 £15.33 £12.73
90th Percentile £63.25 £52.33 £55.10
Median hourly rate £31.39 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.15% -21.43% +75.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Surrey

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Surrey.

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 1 June 2020. 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
Leatherhead 0 8 £476 +7.93% 1
Guildford +13 4 £550 +22.22%
Woking +6 4 £473 +30.17%
Chertsey - 2 - -
Camberley +12 1 - - 1
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
3 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (33.33%) AWS
3 15 (33.33%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) Python
4 14 (31.11%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) Spring
6 12 (26.67%) Maven
6 12 (26.67%) System Testing
6 12 (26.67%) Subversion
6 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (26.67%) CentOS
6 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 11 (24.44%) FindBugs
7 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 11 (24.44%) Mercurial
7 11 (24.44%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (24.44%) SonarQube
7 11 (24.44%) Debian
7 11 (24.44%) Log4j
7 11 (24.44%) Ubuntu
7 11 (24.44%) Tomcat
8 10 (22.22%) C++
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
9 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) VMware
11 6 (13.33%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.33%) Project Delivery

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 11 (24.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Azure
3 3 (6.67%) GCP
3 3 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) Route 53
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) BGP
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (6.67%) IPsec
3 3 (6.67%) MPLS
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Big Data
1 5 (11.11%) Cloudera CDH
1 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.67%) Power BI
3 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.67%) Maven
2 12 (26.67%) Subversion
3 11 (24.44%) FindBugs
3 11 (24.44%) Log4j
3 11 (24.44%) Mercurial
3 11 (24.44%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.89%) Police
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Spring
2 11 (24.44%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.44%) JSON
3 2 (4.44%) Keras
3 2 (4.44%) PyTorch
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) JAXB
4 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) WPF
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XSD
4 1 (2.22%) XSL
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.22%) Acoustics
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) CentOS
2 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Debian
3 11 (24.44%) Ubuntu
4 5 (11.11%) Windows
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Fedora
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
2 12 (26.67%) System Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Open Source
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.33%) Project Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Data Science
8 3 (6.67%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
1 15 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Ansible
1 5 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.67%) Opsview
2 3 (6.67%) Packer
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) Consul
3 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.44%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 4 (8.89%) F5
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Tableau
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) McAfee
6 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) Zscaler