Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 60 47
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 20 76 160
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 3.03% 3.27% 4.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.70% 18.95% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 50 96
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £360 £347 £363
90th Percentile £550 £600 £618
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £67.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +255.26% +18.75% -62.35%
10th Percentile £63.75 £18.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £71.25 £19.50 £16.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.57 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.19% +30.19% +94.44%

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 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 113 401 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.12% 17.27% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 277 394
Median daily rate £425 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +2.54% +9.00%
10th Percentile £197 £315 £313
90th Percentile £573 £612 £605
South East median daily rate £457 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.46% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 23
Median hourly rate £24.66 £33.68 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.79% +34.71% +40.85%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.97 £13.70
90th Percentile £66.25 £52.50 £52.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +58.14%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Surrey

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Surrey

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey.

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 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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 +9 2 £550 +10.00% 10
Woking +5 2 £506 +34.80%
Leatherhead -3 2 - - 2
Camberley +13 1 - - 4
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Police
5 4 (20.00%) Power Platform
5 4 (20.00%) Data Science
5 4 (20.00%) Power BI
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Confluence
5 4 (20.00%) Tableau
5 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) GCP
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Neural Network
6 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (15.00%) PhD
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (15.00%) Deep Learning
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics

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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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Azure
3 4 (20.00%) GCP
3 4 (20.00%) Power Platform
4 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Power BI
2 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (25.00%) Police
2 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.00%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Keras
1 3 (15.00%) PyTorch
1 3 (15.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Data Science
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Deep Learning
4 3 (15.00%) Neural Network
4 3 (15.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Packer
1 3 (15.00%) Terraform
2 2 (10.00%) Consul
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Zscaler