Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 55 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 +19 -25
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 71 118 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.59% 3.97% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.63% 26.34% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 52
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +20.59%
10th Percentile £425 £362 £360
90th Percentile £680 £626 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Surrey median hourly rate £52.50 £16.24 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.33% -62.67% +7.41%
10th Percentile £51.25 £15.22 £41.75
90th Percentile £54.75 £18.11 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £42.46 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +93.00% +25.71% -46.08%

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 277 448 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.92% 15.08% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 286 311
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £623 £602 £578
South East median daily rate £438 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +1.63% +1.29% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 12
Surrey median hourly rate £27.75 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% - +80.00%
10th Percentile £16.95 £15.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.88 £51.00 £59.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.69
% change year-on-year +4.79% +30.01% +0.75%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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
Leatherhead -4 13 £525 -4.55% 4
Guildford -5 10 £488 +2.63% 12
Woking +7 5 £425 +55.68%
Chertsey - 2 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (80.28%) SC Cleared
2 25 (35.21%) AWS
3 23 (32.39%) Java
4 20 (28.17%) Python
5 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
6 18 (25.35%) System Testing
7 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.72%) Spring
8 14 (19.72%) Linux
9 13 (18.31%) Maven
9 13 (18.31%) Subversion
9 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
9 13 (18.31%) Open Source
9 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
9 13 (18.31%) Project Delivery
10 12 (16.90%) CentOS
10 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (15.49%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (15.49%) Mercurial
11 11 (15.49%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (15.49%) FindBugs
11 11 (15.49%) SonarQube
11 11 (15.49%) Ubuntu
11 11 (15.49%) Log4j
11 11 (15.49%) Debian
11 11 (15.49%) Tomcat
11 11 (15.49%) C++
11 11 (15.49%) Web Services
12 10 (14.08%) Migration
12 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering

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 11 (15.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) XMetaL
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.82%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.41%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.21%) AWS
2 11 (15.49%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon S3
4 7 (9.86%) Amazon Cognito
4 7 (9.86%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (9.86%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (9.86%) Serverless
5 6 (8.45%) Azure
6 4 (5.63%) GCP
6 4 (5.63%) IaaS
6 4 (5.63%) OpenShift
6 4 (5.63%) PaaS
6 4 (5.63%) SaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Office 365
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.41%) Route 53
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) BGP
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (4.23%) IPsec
3 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.82%) LAN
4 2 (2.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Big Data
1 5 (7.04%) Cloudera CDH
1 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.41%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
1 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
1 13 (18.31%) Maven
1 13 (18.31%) Subversion
2 11 (15.49%) FindBugs
2 11 (15.49%) Log4j
2 11 (15.49%) Mercurial
2 11 (15.49%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.41%) Trac
General
1 7 (9.86%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) French Language
3 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.86%) AWS Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Spring
2 11 (15.49%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (15.49%) Web Services
3 3 (4.23%) JSON
3 3 (4.23%) REST
3 3 (4.23%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) XSLT
5 1 (1.41%) Ajax
5 1 (1.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.41%) Java EE
5 1 (1.41%) JAXB
5 1 (1.41%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.41%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.41%) STL
5 1 (1.41%) XSD
5 1 (1.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Cloud Native
1 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.23%) Linked Data
2 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.41%) Acoustics
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) CentOS
2 12 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (15.49%) Debian
3 11 (15.49%) Ubuntu
4 9 (12.68%) Windows
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.82%) Fedora
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
2 18 (25.35%) System Testing
3 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.31%) Open Source
4 13 (18.31%) Project Delivery
5 10 (14.08%) Migration
5 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.45%) ETL
6 6 (8.45%) Identity Management
6 6 (8.45%) Security Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.04%) Microservices
7 5 (7.04%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) SOA
8 4 (5.63%) High Availability
8 4 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.23%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) C++
4 8 (11.27%) SQL
5 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) SHACL
7 3 (4.23%) SPARQL
7 3 (4.23%) XQuery
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) C#
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (80.28%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) CCNA
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (2.82%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.82%) CCNP
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) APMP
4 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
2 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.41%) NCSC
2 1 (1.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Docker
1 5 (7.04%) vSphere
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Ansible
2 5 (7.04%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.04%) Terraform
3 4 (5.63%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) Opsview
4 3 (4.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.41%) Consul
5 1 (1.41%) Kibana
5 1 (1.41%) Packer
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Cisco
2 7 (9.86%) VMware
3 5 (7.04%) Cloudera
3 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
4 4 (5.63%) Google
5 3 (4.23%) F5
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) McAfee
6 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.41%) Novell
7 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft