Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 45 9
Rank change year-on-year -31 -36 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 79 89 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.71% 4.27% 11.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.32% 22.82% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 269
Surrey median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £360 £313 £363
90th Percentile £575 £525 £551
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Surrey median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -22.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £41.75 £31.95 £46.05
90th Percentile £45.25 £48.01 £58.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £37.09
% change year-on-year -48.53% -8.33% +107.73%

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 456 390 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.62% 18.71% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 253 527
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £288 £272 £313
90th Percentile £578 £544 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% +1.39% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 44
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -36.05% +18.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £11.42
90th Percentile £59.00 £42.50 £63.87
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% -25.71% +100.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Leatherhead -5 21 £538 +26.47% 2
Guildford +4 11 £400 -5.88% 5
Woking +9 7 - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -21 4 £289 -11.08%
Staines - 2 £525 -
Camberley -6 1 £450 +38.46%
Reigate - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £460 - 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 57 (72.15%) SC Cleared
2 25 (31.65%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) Linux
4 18 (22.78%) Windows
5 15 (18.99%) Unix
5 15 (18.99%) Firewall
6 11 (13.92%) SQL
7 9 (11.39%) Oracle
7 9 (11.39%) Python
7 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
7 9 (11.39%) Network Security
8 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
8 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.86%) PKI
9 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.59%) Web Application Development
10 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
10 6 (7.59%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (7.59%) Finance
10 6 (7.59%) Validation
10 6 (7.59%) Juniper
10 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.59%) Cisco
10 6 (7.59%) DevOps
10 6 (7.59%) Prototyping
10 6 (7.59%) Palo Alto
11 5 (6.33%) IPv4
11 5 (6.33%) Solaris

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 2 (2.53%) JBoss
2 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) nginx
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) Network Security
3 5 (6.33%) IPv4
3 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.06%) IPv6
4 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.80%) IPsec
5 3 (3.80%) SSH
5 3 (3.80%) SSL
6 2 (2.53%) Broadband
6 2 (2.53%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (2.53%) LAN
6 2 (2.53%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.53%) SS7
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.27%) DNS
7 1 (1.27%) FTP
7 1 (1.27%) SMTP
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.53%) GitLab
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.27%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Trac
6 1 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (10.13%) Architect
1 8 (10.13%) Developer
2 6 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (7.59%) Test Leader
3 5 (6.33%) Administrator
3 5 (6.33%) Analyst
3 5 (6.33%) Consultant
3 5 (6.33%) Tester
4 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Java Architect
4 4 (5.06%) Performance Tester
4 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Senior Performance Tester
4 4 (5.06%) Senior Tester
4 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Hadoop Administrator
5 3 (3.80%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (3.80%) Security Architect
5 3 (3.80%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) J2EE
2 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.80%) CSS
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) LDAP
2 3 (3.80%) React
2 3 (3.80%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.53%) jQuery
3 2 (2.53%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.27%) CSS3
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) Kafka
4 1 (1.27%) LESS
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) PKI
2 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.53%) DataPower
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Linux
2 18 (22.78%) Windows
3 15 (18.99%) Unix
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.33%) Solaris
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.53%) CentOS
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.59%) DevOps
3 6 (7.59%) Prototyping
3 6 (7.59%) Rapid Prototyping
3 6 (7.59%) Validation
3 6 (7.59%) Web Application Development
4 5 (6.33%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.06%) Service Management
6 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.80%) Front End Development
6 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.53%) Coaching
7 2 (2.53%) Microservices
7 2 (2.53%) SDLC
7 2 (2.53%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Java
2 11 (13.92%) SQL
3 9 (11.39%) Python
4 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) C
7 3 (3.80%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 2 (2.53%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (72.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.33%) ProxySG
1 5 (6.33%) Sendmail
2 4 (5.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Ansible
2 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.80%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) logstash
5 1 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.27%) Consul
5 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.27%) Kibana
5 1 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) Sysdig
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle
1 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
2 6 (7.59%) Cisco
2 6 (7.59%) Juniper
2 6 (7.59%) Palo Alto
3 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
3 5 (6.33%) McAfee
3 5 (6.33%) Proofpoint
4 4 (5.06%) F5
5 3 (3.80%) Thales
6 2 (2.53%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) Splunk
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Intel
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Qualys