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 3 months to 23 June 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 Clearance
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 15 8
Rank change year-on-year -42 -7  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 33 113 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.70% 8.84% 13.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.34% 36.45% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 97 128
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £393
% change year-on-year +7.18% -2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £84.25 £46.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.10% +82.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £51.65 £40.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £116.85 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.66 £31.40
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.99%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 310 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 16.50% 24.24% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 212 202
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 22
Median hourly rate £19.00 £46.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.69% +155.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.46 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £118.50 £50.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Surrey

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 7 £532 +32.98% 3
Leatherhead -11 3 £450 -5.26% 16
Epsom -1 2 £369 +5.35%
Woking -6 2 £234 -48.05%
Camberley - 2 £475 - 1
Weybridge - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 49 (81.67%) SC Cleared
2 17 (28.33%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) DevOps
4 13 (21.67%) Windows
5 11 (18.33%) Java
5 11 (18.33%) Puppet
5 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (16.67%) Service Management
7 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (15.00%) Python
7 9 (15.00%) SQL
7 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (13.33%) HP
9 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
9 7 (11.67%) XML
9 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Ansible
9 7 (11.67%) Docker
9 7 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (10.00%) VMware
11 5 (8.33%) Legal
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
11 5 (8.33%) CCNP
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (8.33%) Red Hat

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 7 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.67%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) 4G
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) PCoIP
3 2 (3.33%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) SNMP
4 1 (1.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) HBase
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Kudu
4 1 (1.67%) Impala
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Artifactory
2 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Designer
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Availability Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.00%) RESTful
3 3 (5.00%) SOAP
3 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.67%) GWT
5 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) SUSE
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) DevOps
2 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) Service Management
4 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) User Stories
8 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Test Management
8 3 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) Python
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (81.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) CCNP
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) HND
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Gluster
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 7 (11.67%) Ansible
3 5 (8.33%) Terraform
4 4 (6.67%) Kibana
4 4 (6.67%) logstash
4 4 (6.67%) Rsyslog
5 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.67%) SCCM
7 1 (1.67%) SELinux
7 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) HP
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) EMC
6 2 (3.33%) Isilon
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) Thales
7 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Juniper
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow