Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 49 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -60
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 85 146 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.60% 4.67% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.14% 26.02% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 91 47
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £350 £363 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £29.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% -41.50% -45.95%
South East median hourly rate £35.25 £29.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.49% +63.89% -26.62%

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 422 561 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.86% 17.94% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 372 295
Surrey median daily rate £468 £470 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +13.94% -8.33%
10th Percentile £321 £300 £262
90th Percentile £610 £605 £565
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +4.71% +3.41% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 19
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +86.05% -52.22%
10th Percentile £15.40 £14.50 £13.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.57% +75.00% -44.44%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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
Leatherhead -1 17 £438 -18.60% 13
Woking -4 15 £371 -25.90% 2
Guildford -22 6 £438 -2.78%
Camberley +8 5 £500 - 1
Staines +17 1 £608 -
Farnham - 1 £400 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 68 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 30 (35.29%) Linux
3 18 (21.18%) DevOps
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.65%) Java
6 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (16.47%) Kubernetes
7 13 (15.29%) Ansible
7 13 (15.29%) Docker
8 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
9 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.94%) SAP
9 11 (12.94%) Windows
10 10 (11.76%) BC Cleared
10 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
11 9 (10.59%) Terraform
11 9 (10.59%) VPN
12 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
12 8 (9.41%) XML
12 8 (9.41%) SQL
12 8 (9.41%) Firewall
12 8 (9.41%) Finance
12 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
13 7 (8.24%) System Testing
13 7 (8.24%) CentOS

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 4 (4.71%) nginx
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) lighttpd
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (5.88%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (5.88%) Route 53
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.18%) GitHub
7 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.18%) IaaS
7 1 (1.18%) PaaS
7 1 (1.18%) SaaS
7 1 (1.18%) Serverless
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) VPN
2 8 (9.41%) Firewall
3 6 (7.06%) IPsec
4 5 (5.88%) SSL
4 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (4.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (4.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.35%) DHCP
6 2 (2.35%) DNS
6 2 (2.35%) SNMP
6 2 (2.35%) VSAN
6 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.18%) DMZ
7 1 (1.18%) HTTP
7 1 (1.18%) L2TP
7 1 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.06%) Big Data
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.53%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.53%) FindBugs
4 3 (3.53%) Log4j
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
4 3 (3.53%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.35%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.18%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.18%) GitLab
6 1 (1.18%) LSMW
6 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.18%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Developer
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Tester
6 4 (4.71%) Administrator
6 4 (4.71%) DBA
6 4 (4.71%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (4.71%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) Kafka
2 5 (5.88%) XML Messaging
3 4 (4.71%) Spring
4 3 (3.53%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.35%) HTML
5 2 (2.35%) LAMP
5 2 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.35%) LDAP
5 2 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.35%) SailPoint
5 2 (2.35%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.18%) IDoc
6 1 (1.18%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.53%) PKI
2 2 (2.35%) Clustering
2 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.35%) Replication
2 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) CentOS
4 6 (7.06%) Debian
4 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (4.71%) Unix
7 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) DevOps
2 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.24%) Scrum
6 7 (8.24%) System Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Open Source
8 5 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 5 (5.88%) High Availability
8 5 (5.88%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Requirements Management
8 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL
9 4 (4.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.41%) SQL
4 7 (8.24%) C++
4 7 (8.24%) Python
5 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.53%) C#
6 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.35%) ABAP
7 2 (2.35%) C
7 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) Java 8
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) BC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) CCNP
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (2.35%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (2.35%) CISMP
5 2 (2.35%) CISSP
5 2 (2.35%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) OSCP
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) GDPR
2 2 (2.35%) Def Stans
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Docker
2 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.53%) NFS
5 2 (2.35%) KVM
5 2 (2.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.18%) Snort
6 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Kubernetes
2 13 (15.29%) Ansible
3 9 (10.59%) Terraform
4 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.71%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (4.71%) Opsview
5 4 (4.71%) Puppet
6 3 (3.53%) HP ALM
6 3 (3.53%) Packer
6 3 (3.53%) SCCM
7 2 (2.35%) Consul
7 2 (2.35%) Istio
7 2 (2.35%) Nagios
8 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.18%) Kibana
8 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.18%) QRadar
8 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) SAP
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco
2 6 (7.06%) HP
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) F5
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.35%) Aruba
5 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.35%) Ekahau
5 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.35%) Meraki
5 2 (2.35%) Veeam
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.18%) McAfee
6 1 (1.18%) Planview
6 1 (1.18%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com