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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 16 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 3 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.05% 3.16% 31.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.67% 9.09% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
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£475 £490 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £490 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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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
24 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.92% 34.74% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 27
Average daily rate £400 £331 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £126 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £490 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) HTML

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (13.33%) Project Officer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Interface Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle