Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 Clearance
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 33 10
Rank change year-on-year -19 -23 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 92 129 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.29% 5.61% 10.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.96% 27.27% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 93 257
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £361 £350 £343
90th Percentile £628 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Surrey median hourly rate £29.75 £41.00 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.44% -21.41% +19.93%
10th Percentile £13.86 £34.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £48.13 £45.90 £60.39
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £37.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -52.61% +21.36% +81.76%

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 419 473 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.00% 20.58% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 304 507
Surrey median daily rate £441 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% - +2.10%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £312
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 26
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £30.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.77% +59.74% -3.75%
10th Percentile £13.76 £12.48 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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 +10 26 £400 -5.88% 10
Leatherhead -15 14 £475 -
Camberley +3 2 £475 +11.76%
Staines - 2 £525 -
Woking -12 1 - -
Epsom -15 1 £400 +52.38%
Horley - 1 £650 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 65 (70.65%) SC Cleared
2 29 (31.52%) Java
3 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.65%) Linux
5 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
6 14 (15.22%) SQL
7 13 (14.13%) Unix
7 13 (14.13%) Windows
8 12 (13.04%) Oracle
8 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 10 (10.87%) Python
9 10 (10.87%) Firewall
9 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
10 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
10 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.70%) Puppet
11 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.70%) Service Management
11 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (7.61%) Ansible
12 7 (7.61%) DevOps
12 7 (7.61%) Juniper
12 7 (7.61%) Cisco
12 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
12 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
12 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.52%) Network Security
13 6 (6.52%) Blue Coat
13 6 (6.52%) ProxySG

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 1 (1.09%) Confluence
1 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.09%) JBoss
1 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.09%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) GitHub
2 1 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Firewall
2 6 (6.52%) Network Security
3 4 (4.35%) Kerberos
3 4 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.26%) SAN
4 3 (3.26%) WAN
5 2 (2.17%) 4G
5 2 (2.17%) Broadband
5 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.17%) FTP
5 2 (2.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.17%) OSPF
5 2 (2.17%) SMTP
5 2 (2.17%) VLAN
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) AMQP
6 1 (1.09%) IPsec
6 1 (1.09%) NAS
6 1 (1.09%) VoIP
6 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.26%) Big Data
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) DataStax
4 1 (1.09%) HBase
4 1 (1.09%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Artifactory
3 5 (5.43%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) JUnit
4 3 (3.26%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.09%) Ant
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.09%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.09%) GitLab
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) TestNG
6 1 (1.09%) webpack
General
1 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Developer
2 10 (10.87%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.70%) Administrator
3 8 (8.70%) Architect
3 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Telecoms Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Java Architect
6 4 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Problem Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Spring
2 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.43%) CSS
2 5 (5.43%) HTML
3 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.35%) J2EE
3 4 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (3.26%) React
5 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.17%) jQuery
5 2 (2.17%) SOAP
5 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.17%) XML
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) JSON
6 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.09%) WAP
6 1 (1.09%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.09%) Acoustics
3 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.09%) Replication
3 1 (1.09%) User Experience
3 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Unix
2 13 (14.13%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Solaris
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) SUSE
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
2 8 (8.70%) Service Management
2 8 (8.70%) Waterfall
3 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (7.61%) DevOps
3 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.52%) ITIL
4 6 (6.52%) Prototyping
4 6 (6.52%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (6.52%) Web Application Development
5 5 (5.43%) Security Architecture
6 4 (4.35%) Microservices
7 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.26%) Front End Development
7 3 (3.26%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) Java
2 14 (15.22%) SQL
3 10 (10.87%) Python
4 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.52%) C
5 6 (6.52%) C++
6 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.17%) C#
8 2 (2.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (70.65%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) ProxySG
1 6 (6.52%) Sendmail
2 4 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.09%) HDFS
4 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
2 7 (7.61%) Ansible
3 6 (6.52%) Terraform
4 3 (3.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.17%) logstash
5 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.09%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.09%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.09%) Graphite
6 1 (1.09%) Nessus
6 1 (1.09%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.09%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) StatsD
6 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
1 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.61%) Cisco
2 7 (7.61%) Juniper
3 6 (6.52%) Blue Coat
3 6 (6.52%) McAfee
3 6 (6.52%) Palo Alto
3 6 (6.52%) Proofpoint
4 5 (5.43%) HP
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.09%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.09%) Dell
6 1 (1.09%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.09%) Intel
6 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.09%) Splunk