Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 74 9
Rank change year-on-year +18 -65 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 126 63 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.14% 2.74% 12.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.64% 14.93% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 276
Surrey median daily rate £450 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +10.47%
10th Percentile £362 £300 £364
90th Percentile £575 £558 £581
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Surrey median hourly rate £29.25 £50.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.50% -60.00% +177.78%
10th Percentile £17.68 £24.30 £50.70
90th Percentile £42.23 £50.00 £137.50
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.18 £37.25
% change year-on-year +4.51% -51.19% +72.85%

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 533 422 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.51% 18.37% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 291 512
Surrey median daily rate £470 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.77% -10.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £301
90th Percentile £578 £556 £599
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 50
Surrey median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -38.89% +10.23%
10th Percentile £12.73 £13.50 £11.75
90th Percentile £55.10 £50.00 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year +44.19% -34.35% +45.56%

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 26 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Surrey over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 May 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 +17 41 £450 +2.86% 19
Leatherhead +1 25 £525 +26.51% 10
Woking +15 8 £500 +113.90% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 7 £178 -45.23%
Epsom +2 2 £285 -22.71% 2
Camberley -9 2 £500 +29.03% 1
Staines - 2 - -
Weybridge - 1 £460 -
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 92 (73.02%) SC Cleared
2 49 (38.89%) Java
3 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (26.98%) Linux
5 32 (25.40%) Windows
6 22 (17.46%) Python
7 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.29%) Big Data
9 17 (13.49%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (13.49%) Open Source
10 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
10 16 (12.70%) Apache Camel
11 14 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 14 (11.11%) Hadoop
11 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.32%) Spring
12 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
12 13 (10.32%) Firewall
12 13 (10.32%) Oracle
12 13 (10.32%) XML
13 12 (9.52%) Unix
13 12 (9.52%) SQL
13 12 (9.52%) Scrum
13 12 (9.52%) Maven
13 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
13 12 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (8.73%) Docker
14 11 (8.73%) Microservices
14 11 (8.73%) AngularJS

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 14 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.56%) JBoss
2 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) nginx
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) Network Security
2 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.97%) IPv4
4 4 (3.17%) IPv6
5 3 (2.38%) IPsec
5 3 (2.38%) SSH
5 3 (2.38%) SSL
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.59%) DHCP
6 2 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (1.59%) DNS
6 2 (1.59%) HTTP
6 2 (1.59%) Internet
6 2 (1.59%) L2TP
6 2 (1.59%) LAN
6 2 (1.59%) MPLS
6 2 (1.59%) SAN
6 2 (1.59%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (1.59%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) Big Data
2 14 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.79%) Power BI
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.52%) Maven
3 8 (6.35%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.76%) JIRA
5 3 (2.38%) Selenium
5 3 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.79%) GitLab
7 1 (0.79%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.79%) LSMW
7 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.79%) Mocha
7 1 (0.79%) TestNG
7 1 (0.79%) Trac
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (17.46%) Developer
2 16 (12.70%) Consultant
3 14 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.32%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Architect
7 7 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Integration Test Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Tester
9 5 (3.97%) ArcSight Consultant
9 5 (3.97%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.17%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 4 (3.17%) Security Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Performance Tester
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) Apache Camel
2 13 (10.32%) Spring
2 13 (10.32%) XML
3 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.73%) HTML
3 11 (8.73%) jQuery
4 10 (7.94%) React
5 9 (7.14%) Kafka
6 6 (4.76%) .NET
6 6 (4.76%) CSS
7 5 (3.97%) SOAP
8 4 (3.17%) LDAP
8 4 (3.17%) Regular Expression
8 4 (3.17%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.38%) J2EE
9 3 (2.38%) JMS
9 3 (2.38%) JSON
9 3 (2.38%) Redux
9 3 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) PKI
2 6 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) DataPower
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) Social Network
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Linux
2 32 (25.40%) Windows
3 12 (9.52%) Unix
4 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) CentOS
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.49%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (13.49%) Open Source
3 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 12 (9.52%) Scrum
5 11 (8.73%) Analytics
5 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.73%) Microservices
6 10 (7.94%) Actionable Insight
6 10 (7.94%) Data Analytics
6 10 (7.94%) DevOps
6 10 (7.94%) Test Scripting
6 10 (7.94%) Threat Detection
7 9 (7.14%) ITIL
7 9 (7.14%) TDD
8 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.56%) ETL
9 7 (5.56%) Integration Testing
9 7 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.89%) Java
2 22 (17.46%) Python
3 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.52%) SQL
6 11 (8.73%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.73%) Perl
7 10 (7.94%) Ruby
8 8 (6.35%) C++
9 3 (2.38%) C
10 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) ABAP
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.79%) R
11 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (73.02%) SC Cleared
2 12 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.76%) BC Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) ISEB
5 5 (3.97%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCIE
7 1 (0.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (0.79%) CCIE Security
7 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.79%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) Def Stans
1 3 (2.38%) PMO
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) Docker
2 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.79%) vCloud
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Ansible
1 7 (5.56%) Mesos
2 6 (4.76%) Puppet
3 5 (3.97%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (3.97%) Nagios
4 3 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.59%) SCCM
5 2 (1.59%) Terraform
5 2 (1.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.79%) Consul
6 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.79%) logstash
6 1 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.79%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.79%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.79%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.79%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Oracle
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 7 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 7 (5.56%) VMware
4 5 (3.97%) Cisco
4 5 (3.97%) HP
5 4 (3.17%) F5
5 4 (3.17%) Intel
6 3 (2.38%) Axway
6 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.38%) IBM
6 3 (2.38%) Thales
7 2 (1.59%) Concur
7 2 (1.59%) Juniper
7 2 (1.59%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.79%) Bomgar
8 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.79%) Splunk