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 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.81% 5.56% 6.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 35.71% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£465 £625 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +177.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
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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
35 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.65% 15.56% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 11
Average daily rate £425 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Metastorm
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) WSUS
6 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
7 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (7.14%) Vignette
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (7.14%) Siebel

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Procurement Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) APMG
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Metastorm
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Vignette
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Open Text