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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South East / Surrey
Rank 64 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -55 +3  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 170 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.33% 13.14% 8.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.84% 45.82% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 142 73
Median daily rate £425 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £577 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44%  

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 228 371 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.67% 28.67% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 253 193
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 17
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +14.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £61.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Leatherhead -3 9 £450 -5.26% 18
Guildford 0 7 £425 -5.55% 11
Farnham - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (87.80%) SC Cleared
2 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 25 (30.49%) Windows
4 23 (28.05%) Java
5 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.17%) Python
7 17 (20.73%) VMware
7 17 (20.73%) SQL
8 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
9 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.07%) Oracle
11 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
11 13 (15.85%) Scrum
12 12 (14.63%) VPN
12 12 (14.63%) Ruby
13 10 (12.20%) Cisco
13 10 (12.20%) Service Management
13 10 (12.20%) Puppet
14 9 (10.98%) DevOps
14 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
14 9 (10.98%) SSL
14 9 (10.98%) Project Management
14 9 (10.98%) PL/SQL
14 9 (10.98%) HTML
14 9 (10.98%) XML
14 9 (10.98%) Degree
14 9 (10.98%) CentOS
15 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (9.76%) vSphere

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.88%) Drupal
3 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.63%) VPN
3 9 (10.98%) SSL
4 7 (8.54%) DNS
4 7 (8.54%) Firewall
4 7 (8.54%) SAN
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.32%) IPsec
6 4 (4.88%) FTP
6 4 (4.88%) LDAP
6 4 (4.88%) SMTP
6 4 (4.88%) SSH
7 3 (3.66%) Network Security
7 3 (3.66%) PCoIP
8 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.44%) LAN
8 2 (2.44%) SNMP
8 2 (2.44%) Wireless
9 1 (1.22%) 802.11
9 1 (1.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.54%) MySQL
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.44%) VoltDB
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (1.22%) HBase
6 1 (1.22%) Impala
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.44%) JUnit
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.22%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.22%) MSI
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.22%) TestNG
7 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.22%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 6 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) XML Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Designer
8 3 (3.66%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) HTML
1 9 (10.98%) XML
2 8 (9.76%) SOAP
3 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (7.32%) XML Messaging
5 5 (6.10%) CSS
5 5 (6.10%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.88%) JSON
6 4 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.88%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) .NET
7 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.44%) jQuery
7 2 (2.44%) Spring
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.22%) GWT
8 1 (1.22%) ICEfaces
8 1 (1.22%) RESTful
8 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) DataPower
4 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) RIA
5 1 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Linux
2 25 (30.49%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) CentOS
4 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.76%) Unix
5 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
8 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.85%) Scrum
3 10 (12.20%) Service Management
4 9 (10.98%) DevOps
4 9 (10.98%) Project Management
5 8 (9.76%) Web Development
6 7 (8.54%) Coaching
6 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (8.54%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.32%) Test Management
8 5 (6.10%) Defect Management
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
8 5 (6.10%) Use Case
8 5 (6.10%) User Stories
9 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) Java
2 19 (23.17%) Python
3 17 (20.73%) SQL
4 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
5 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.63%) Ruby
7 9 (10.98%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.32%) C#
9 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.88%) Perl
10 3 (3.66%) C
10 3 (3.66%) VBScript
11 2 (2.44%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.44%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (87.80%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.88%) CEH
3 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.88%) RHCT
4 2 (2.44%) CCNA
4 2 (2.44%) CCNP
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) MCITP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.76%) vSphere
3 7 (8.54%) vCloud
4 6 (7.32%) Docker
5 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (6.10%) Rsyslog
4 4 (4.88%) Kibana
4 4 (4.88%) logstash
5 3 (3.66%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.22%) Ansible
7 1 (1.22%) Consul
7 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.22%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.22%) Packer
7 1 (1.22%) SCCM
7 1 (1.22%) Terraform
7 1 (1.22%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) VMware
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) Cisco
4 8 (9.76%) HP
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 4 (4.88%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.44%) CA
9 1 (1.22%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) Juniper
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.22%) Samsung
9 1 (1.22%) Thales