Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 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 Clearance
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 59 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 155 92 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.85% 3.33% 5.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.34% 21.30% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 54 98
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £359 £361 £350
90th Percentile £625 £628 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £29.75 £42.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.22% -29.83% -18.74%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.86 £34.00
90th Percentile £16.50 £48.13 £137.50
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +122.22% -52.94% +23.79%

Security 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 567 432 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.74% 15.66% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 274 317
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 25
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £19.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.85% -41.91% +83.78%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.76 £12.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.07
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £34.00
% change year-on-year +55.70% -24.44% +24.77%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +1 52 £450 +12.50% 21
Leatherhead +10 27 £600 +26.32% 13
Woking +13 7 £425 - 3
Camberley +9 6 £130 -72.63% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £475 - 1
Epsom +4 1 - - 2
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 132 (85.16%) SC Cleared
2 61 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (27.74%) Java
4 37 (23.87%) Linux
5 25 (16.13%) Docker
6 24 (15.48%) Test Automation
6 24 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (14.84%) SQL
8 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.19%) Python
9 21 (13.55%) C++
9 21 (13.55%) HTML
9 21 (13.55%) Windows
10 20 (12.90%) TDD
10 20 (12.90%) Spring
10 20 (12.90%) Big Data
10 20 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 20 (12.90%) Hadoop
11 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
12 18 (11.61%) React
12 18 (11.61%) Maven
12 18 (11.61%) Oracle
13 17 (10.97%) Scrum
13 17 (10.97%) Kafka
13 17 (10.97%) Open Source
13 17 (10.97%) Puppet
14 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (9.68%) JIRA
15 15 (9.68%) Data Protection

Security 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 10 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.58%) Confluence
5 2 (1.29%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.58%) IaaS
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 3 (1.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) HTTP
1 9 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.16%) DNS
3 7 (4.52%) DHCP
3 7 (4.52%) L2TP
3 7 (4.52%) MPLS
4 5 (3.23%) Network Security
5 4 (2.58%) Firewall
5 4 (2.58%) IPsec
6 2 (1.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) ATM
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.90%) Big Data
1 20 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.65%) HBase
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.61%) Maven
3 15 (9.68%) JIRA
4 14 (9.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.52%) gulp
6 6 (3.87%) Selenium
7 5 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.23%) Gatling
7 5 (3.23%) JMeter
7 5 (3.23%) NeoLoad
7 5 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.23%) TestNG
8 4 (2.58%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.94%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.94%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (7.10%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Electronics
3 3 (1.94%) Law
4 2 (1.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (32.26%) Developer
2 20 (12.90%) Analyst
3 16 (10.32%) Architect
3 16 (10.32%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.74%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.10%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Consultant
6 10 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (5.81%) C++ Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Agile Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.87%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.87%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (3.23%) ArcSight Consultant
9 5 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) Integration Test Analyst
9 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.55%) HTML
2 20 (12.90%) Spring
3 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
4 18 (11.61%) React
5 17 (10.97%) Kafka
6 13 (8.39%) jQuery
7 12 (7.74%) Apache Camel
7 12 (7.74%) Spring Boot
8 11 (7.10%) CSS
9 8 (5.16%) XML
10 7 (4.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (4.52%) LESS
10 7 (4.52%) Sass
11 5 (3.23%) .NET
11 5 (3.23%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.23%) J2EE
12 4 (2.58%) Regular Expression
13 3 (1.94%) Backbone.js
13 3 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (1.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) PKI
2 7 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.58%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.58%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.29%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.65%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.87%) Linux
2 21 (13.55%) Windows
3 5 (3.23%) Unix
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.94%) Android
5 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (15.48%) Test Automation
3 20 (12.90%) TDD
4 17 (10.97%) Open Source
4 17 (10.97%) Scrum
5 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 15 (9.68%) DevOps
7 14 (9.03%) Test Scripting
8 13 (8.39%) Microservices
9 12 (7.74%) ITIL
9 12 (7.74%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.10%) Front End Development
10 11 (7.10%) Threat Detection
11 10 (6.45%) SDLC
11 10 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.81%) ETL
12 9 (5.81%) Migration
12 9 (5.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.74%) Java
2 23 (14.84%) SQL
3 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.19%) Python
4 21 (13.55%) C++
5 12 (7.74%) C#
6 11 (7.10%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.16%) Ruby
8 5 (3.23%) C
8 5 (3.23%) Java 8
9 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 132 (85.16%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (5.16%) ISEB
4 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.87%) HND
5 6 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.23%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.94%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.29%) Degree
9 2 (1.29%) MCSE
9 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.65%) MCITP
10 1 (0.65%) MCTS
10 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
System Software
1 25 (16.13%) Docker
2 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.94%) Firmware
4 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) HDFS
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) Puppet
2 7 (4.52%) HP ALM
2 7 (4.52%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.87%) Ansible
4 5 (3.23%) ArcSight ESM
5 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.94%) Grafana
6 3 (1.94%) Graphite
7 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.29%) QRadar
8 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.65%) Mesos
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Oozie
8 1 (0.65%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (11.61%) Oracle
2 13 (8.39%) HP
3 7 (4.52%) ArcSight
3 7 (4.52%) SAP
4 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.58%) EMC
5 4 (2.58%) Intel
5 4 (2.58%) Isilon
5 4 (2.58%) NetApp
5 4 (2.58%) Thales
5 4 (2.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.94%) CA
7 2 (1.29%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.29%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.65%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.65%) Lieberman
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee
8 1 (0.65%) Splunk