Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 58 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -46 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 162 82 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.98% 3.28% 9.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.34% 19.07% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 55 205
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +17.28%
10th Percentile £362 £327 £375
90th Percentile £613 £575 £585
South East median daily rate £425 £411 £420
% change year-on-year +3.41% -2.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.35% -66.00% +147.82%
10th Percentile £15.10 £14.28 £63.68
90th Percentile £16.50 £50.00 £137.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +94.44% -15.61% -11.57%

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 615 430 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 18.90% 17.18% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 285 453
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 19
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -62.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.70 £13.76 £11.44
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +70.00% -17.63% +0.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 57 £450 +5.88% 20
Leatherhead +13 29 £550 +22.22% 7
Woking +9 8 £475 +103.21% 2
Camberley -3 6 £500 +5.26%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £178 -
Epsom -1 2 £285 -28.75%
Staines -19 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 129 (79.63%) SC Cleared
2 64 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (37.04%) Java
4 39 (24.07%) Linux
5 33 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (15.43%) Open Source
7 25 (15.43%) Big Data
7 25 (15.43%) Oracle
7 25 (15.43%) Windows
8 24 (14.81%) Python
9 23 (14.20%) SQL
9 23 (14.20%) HTML
10 22 (13.58%) Spring
10 22 (13.58%) Test Automation
10 22 (13.58%) Hadoop
10 22 (13.58%) Apache Camel
11 19 (11.73%) Scrum
11 19 (11.73%) Maven
11 19 (11.73%) AngularJS
12 18 (11.11%) jQuery
12 18 (11.11%) Docker
12 18 (11.11%) React
12 18 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 17 (10.49%) C++
13 17 (10.49%) XML
13 17 (10.49%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (10.49%) Microservices
13 17 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (10.49%) Git (software)

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 16 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.70%) JBoss
4 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.62%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.32%) Firewall
2 7 (4.32%) Network Security
3 6 (3.70%) IPsec
4 4 (2.47%) DHCP
4 4 (2.47%) DNS
4 4 (2.47%) HTTP
4 4 (2.47%) L2TP
4 4 (2.47%) MPLS
5 2 (1.23%) Internet
5 2 (1.23%) SSH
5 2 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) ATM
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.62%) NAS
6 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
6 1 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.43%) Big Data
2 22 (13.58%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.85%) GIS
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.62%) DB2
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.62%) Power BI
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (11.73%) Maven
2 17 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.17%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.94%) JIRA
6 5 (3.09%) gulp
7 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.85%) Selenium
9 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.23%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.23%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.62%) Grunt
10 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.62%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 13 (8.02%) Finance
2 4 (2.47%) Law
3 2 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.62%) Legal
4 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Developer
2 23 (14.20%) Analyst
3 21 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.88%) Test Analyst
5 15 (9.26%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Consultant
6 12 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.32%) Integration Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Integration Test Analyst
9 6 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.70%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Release Manager
10 5 (3.09%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.20%) HTML
2 22 (13.58%) Apache Camel
2 22 (13.58%) Spring
3 19 (11.73%) AngularJS
4 18 (11.11%) jQuery
4 18 (11.11%) React
5 17 (10.49%) XML
6 15 (9.26%) Kafka
7 12 (7.41%) CSS
8 10 (6.17%) Spring Boot
9 9 (5.56%) .NET
10 6 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.70%) Sass
11 5 (3.09%) LESS
11 5 (3.09%) SOAP
12 4 (2.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (2.47%) JSON
12 4 (2.47%) Regular Expression
12 4 (2.47%) Web Services
13 3 (1.85%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.32%) Smart Meter
3 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.09%) PKI
5 4 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.62%) DataPower
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Social Network
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.07%) Linux
2 25 (15.43%) Windows
3 9 (5.56%) Unix
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.23%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) CentOS
5 2 (1.23%) Debian
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (15.43%) Open Source
4 22 (13.58%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.73%) Scrum
6 18 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 17 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.49%) Microservices
8 16 (9.88%) Test Scripting
9 15 (9.26%) Analytics
9 15 (9.26%) ITIL
10 14 (8.64%) Data Analytics
10 14 (8.64%) DevOps
10 14 (8.64%) TDD
10 14 (8.64%) Threat Detection
11 13 (8.02%) ETL
12 11 (6.79%) SDLC
12 11 (6.79%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (6.17%) Actionable Insight
13 10 (6.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.04%) Java
2 33 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 24 (14.81%) Python
4 23 (14.20%) SQL
5 17 (10.49%) C++
6 13 (8.02%) Bash Shell
6 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.41%) Ruby
8 9 (5.56%) Perl
9 8 (4.94%) C#
10 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.47%) C
11 4 (2.47%) Java 8
12 1 (0.62%) ABAP
12 1 (0.62%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.62%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.62%) R
12 1 (0.62%) XPath
12 1 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 129 (79.63%) SC Cleared
2 17 (10.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (6.17%) BC Cleared
4 9 (5.56%) ISEB
5 8 (4.94%) ISTQB
6 7 (4.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.47%) HND
8 4 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.23%) Degree
10 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.23%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.62%) CCIE Security
11 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.62%) MCITP
11 1 (0.62%) MCTS
11 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Def Stans
1 2 (1.23%) PMO
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.11%) Docker
2 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) vCloud
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.32%) HP ALM
1 7 (4.32%) Mesos
1 7 (4.32%) Puppet
2 6 (3.70%) Ansible
3 5 (3.09%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (3.09%) Nagios
4 3 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.62%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.62%) Oozie
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.62%) QRadar
6 1 (0.62%) SCCM
6 1 (0.62%) SELinux
6 1 (0.62%) Terraform
6 1 (0.62%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Oracle
2 12 (7.41%) HP
3 10 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.94%) ArcSight
4 8 (4.94%) SAP
5 7 (4.32%) Cloudera
5 7 (4.32%) VMware
6 4 (2.47%) Cisco
6 4 (2.47%) Intel
7 3 (1.85%) Axway
7 3 (1.85%) EMC
7 3 (1.85%) Isilon
7 3 (1.85%) NetApp
8 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.23%) Concur
8 2 (1.23%) F5
8 2 (1.23%) IBM
8 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.62%) McAfee