The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
London / Croydon
Rank 2 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 82 110 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 38.14% 40.00% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.10% 75.34% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 90 4
Median daily rate £470 £411 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +52.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +61.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 146 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 48.84% 53.09% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 122 18
Median daily rate £470 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Croydon region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Croydon region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 198 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (43.43%) DevOps
3 84 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (33.33%) Linux
5 62 (31.31%) JIRA
6 57 (28.79%) Docker
7 56 (28.28%) Puppet
7 56 (28.28%) VMware
7 56 (28.28%) Scrum
8 50 (25.25%) DV Cleared
9 46 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (23.23%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (22.73%) Firewall
11 44 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 44 (22.22%) Kubernetes
12 42 (21.21%) Terraform
12 42 (21.21%) Oracle
13 41 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (19.70%) Confluence
14 39 (19.70%) ZABBIX
15 37 (18.69%) CentOS
16 36 (18.18%) Hadoop
17 34 (17.17%) Ansible
17 34 (17.17%) Oracle Database
18 33 (16.67%) DNS
19 32 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
20 31 (15.66%) Service Management
21 30 (15.15%) VPN
21 30 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
22 27 (13.64%) Atlassian

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 39 (19.70%) Confluence
2 24 (12.12%) Apache
3 16 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.05%) nginx
5 6 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (1.01%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.51%) Jetty
8 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (6.57%) HipChat
2 6 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) CA PPM
1 2 (1.01%) Primavera
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.02%) GitHub
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (1.52%) Route 53
6 3 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.73%) Firewall
2 33 (16.67%) DNS
3 30 (15.15%) VPN
4 25 (12.63%) WAN
5 20 (10.10%) LAN
6 19 (9.60%) LDAP
7 13 (6.57%) OpenLDAP
7 13 (6.57%) OpenVPN
7 13 (6.57%) SSH
8 11 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (4.55%) SNMP
9 9 (4.55%) SSL
10 7 (3.54%) IPsec
11 6 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.53%) MPLS
12 5 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.23%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 34 (17.17%) Oracle Database
4 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.57%) Big Data
6 8 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 62 (31.31%) JIRA
2 44 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 26 (13.13%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 21 (10.61%) JIRA Agile
6 16 (8.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (7.07%) Maven
8 13 (6.57%) Ant
8 13 (6.57%) JUnit
8 13 (6.57%) Liquibase
8 13 (6.57%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.02%) Subversion
10 3 (1.52%) Gradle
10 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.51%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.51%) GitLab
11 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (2.53%) Finance
2 1 (0.51%) Law
2 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
2 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (14.65%) Consultant
3 19 (9.60%) Architect
4 15 (7.58%) DevOps Consultant
5 14 (7.07%) Developer
6 12 (6.06%) Release Manager
7 10 (5.05%) Administrator
7 10 (5.05%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (5.05%) Scrum Master
8 9 (4.55%) DBA
8 9 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared DBA
8 9 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.04%) AWS Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Big Data Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (4.04%) Data Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.04%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.62%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 17 (8.59%) Web Services
4 16 (8.08%) Software Packaging
5 13 (6.57%) MCollective
6 9 (4.55%) RESTful
7 6 (3.03%) REST
8 5 (2.53%) Spring
9 4 (2.02%) jBPM
9 4 (2.02%) Node.js
9 4 (2.02%) Play Framework
10 3 (1.52%) 802.1X
10 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.52%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.52%) Kafka
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Streams
10 3 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.52%) React
10 3 (1.52%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.05%) Management Information System
1 10 (5.05%) PKI
2 9 (4.55%) Virtual Team
3 8 (4.04%) Replication
4 6 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.53%) Clustering
6 4 (2.02%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Animation
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) SCORM
9 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.33%) Linux
2 37 (18.69%) CentOS
3 25 (12.63%) Unix
4 19 (9.60%) Windows
5 17 (8.59%) Ubuntu
6 16 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (7.58%) Windows Server
8 13 (6.57%) CoreOS
9 7 (3.54%) RancherOS
9 7 (3.54%) VyOS
10 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (43.43%) DevOps
2 84 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (28.28%) Scrum
4 46 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (15.66%) Service Management
7 25 (12.63%) Configuration Management
8 22 (11.11%) Workflow
9 18 (9.09%) ITIL
9 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (8.59%) Project Management
11 16 (8.08%) Identity Access Management
12 15 (7.58%) Release Management
13 13 (6.57%) Identity Management
13 13 (6.57%) Server Building
13 13 (6.57%) User Stories
14 11 (5.56%) Security Operations
14 11 (5.56%) TDD
15 10 (5.05%) Migration
15 10 (5.05%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.59%) Java
2 14 (7.07%) Bash Shell
3 13 (6.57%) Go
3 13 (6.57%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.55%) Ruby
5 8 (4.04%) Groovy
6 7 (3.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.54%) Scala
7 6 (3.03%) C
8 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.02%) SQL
10 2 (1.01%) ES6
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 198 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (25.25%) DV Cleared
3 27 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (10.10%) BC Cleared
5 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.54%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.03%) CCIE
7 5 (2.53%) CCNA
7 5 (2.53%) CCNP
7 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.02%) MCITP
8 4 (2.02%) MCP
8 4 (2.02%) MCSE
9 3 (1.52%) CLAS
10 2 (1.01%) APMP
10 2 (1.01%) Degree
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.01%) PMP
11 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.05%) PCI DSS
1 10 (5.05%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.53%) RMADS
3 4 (2.02%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 57 (28.79%) Docker
2 30 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (12.63%) vCloud
4 15 (7.58%) Squid
5 14 (7.07%) Active Directory
6 13 (6.57%) Postfix
7 10 (5.05%) HDFS
7 10 (5.05%) KVM
7 10 (5.05%) vSphere
8 9 (4.55%) Corosync
9 8 (4.04%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.53%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (28.28%) Puppet
2 44 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 42 (21.21%) Terraform
4 39 (19.70%) ZABBIX
5 34 (17.17%) Ansible
6 22 (11.11%) yum
7 16 (8.08%) Consul
7 16 (8.08%) Packer
8 14 (7.07%) Kibana
8 14 (7.07%) logstash
9 13 (6.57%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (6.57%) Rancher
9 13 (6.57%) Sysdig
10 12 (6.06%) rkt
11 10 (5.05%) Data Guard
11 10 (5.05%) Nessus
11 10 (5.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (4.55%) Pacemaker
12 9 (4.55%) Rsyslog
13 8 (4.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 56 (28.28%) VMware
2 42 (21.21%) Oracle
3 27 (13.64%) Atlassian
4 26 (13.13%) Cisco
5 16 (8.08%) AppDynamics
6 13 (6.57%) AlienVault
6 13 (6.57%) Sonatype
7 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.56%) CA
9 10 (5.05%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.04%) Hortonworks
11 7 (3.54%) Vyatta
12 6 (3.03%) Juniper
13 5 (2.53%) Palo Alto
14 4 (2.02%) IBM
14 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.52%) Sybase
16 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
17 1 (0.51%) Cadence
17 1 (0.51%) Teradata