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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 118 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 45.21% 8.19% 6.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.15% 25.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 8 7
Median daily rate £483 £413 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% -12.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +106.57%
SC Cleared
London

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
151 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 57.85% 32.16% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 64
Median daily rate £475 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £528 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 101 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (44.71%) DevOps
4 80 (38.46%) JIRA
5 78 (37.50%) Puppet
5 78 (37.50%) Linux
6 72 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 69 (33.17%) VMware
7 69 (33.17%) PostgreSQL
8 65 (31.25%) Scrum
9 64 (30.77%) Docker
10 62 (29.81%) Oracle
10 62 (29.81%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (26.92%) ZABBIX
12 53 (25.48%) DV Cleared
12 53 (25.48%) Confluence
13 52 (25.00%) Kubernetes
14 50 (24.04%) Terraform
14 50 (24.04%) Hadoop
14 50 (24.04%) Amazon AWS
14 50 (24.04%) CentOS
15 47 (22.60%) Git (software)
16 44 (21.15%) Ansible
17 43 (20.67%) Continuous Delivery
18 42 (20.19%) Service Management
19 41 (19.71%) Firewall
19 41 (19.71%) Apache
19 41 (19.71%) Oracle Database
20 40 (19.23%) DNS
21 39 (18.75%) Configuration Management

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 53 (25.48%) Confluence
2 41 (19.71%) Apache
3 39 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (6.25%) nginx
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.40%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) JBoss
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.48%) Jetty
8 1 (0.48%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 29 (13.94%) HipChat
2 2 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (3.37%) GitHub
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.44%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (1.44%) Route 53
4 3 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.71%) Firewall
2 40 (19.23%) DNS
3 32 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
4 29 (13.94%) OpenVPN
4 29 (13.94%) SSH
5 25 (12.02%) LAN
5 25 (12.02%) VPN
6 24 (11.54%) WAN
7 18 (8.65%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (8.65%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
10 12 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (5.77%) LDAP
11 10 (4.81%) IPsec
12 7 (3.37%) SNMP
13 6 (2.88%) Network Security
14 3 (1.44%) CTI
14 3 (1.44%) SSL
15 1 (0.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (33.17%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (24.04%) Hadoop
3 41 (19.71%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.29%) Big Data
6 5 (2.40%) MySQL
7 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (38.46%) JIRA
2 72 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 47 (22.60%) Git (software)
4 37 (17.79%) JIRA Agile
5 33 (15.87%) Bitbucket
5 33 (15.87%) Maven
6 31 (14.90%) JUnit
6 31 (14.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 29 (13.94%) Ant
7 29 (13.94%) Liquibase
7 29 (13.94%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.37%) Subversion
9 2 (0.96%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.96%) NUnit
9 2 (0.96%) Selenium
9 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.48%) GitLab
10 1 (0.48%) Gradle
10 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (0.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (18.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (15.38%) Consultant
3 22 (10.58%) Developer
4 19 (9.13%) DevOps Consultant
5 14 (6.73%) Architect
6 12 (5.77%) DBA
6 12 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (5.29%) Release Manager
8 10 (4.81%) SC Cleared DBA
9 9 (4.33%) Scrum Master
10 8 (3.85%) Administrator
10 8 (3.85%) Security Manager
11 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.37%) Lead DevOps
11 7 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
12 6 (2.88%) Big Data Engineer
12 6 (2.88%) Data Engineer
12 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.31%) ELK Stack
2 31 (14.90%) Software Packaging
3 29 (13.94%) MCollective
4 23 (11.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 21 (10.10%) Web Services
6 14 (6.73%) REST
7 11 (5.29%) CSS
8 10 (4.81%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.33%) HTML
9 9 (4.33%) Node.js
10 8 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (3.37%) HTML5
11 7 (3.37%) RESTful
12 6 (2.88%) React
13 5 (2.40%) CSS3
13 5 (2.40%) Kafka
13 5 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (2.40%) Sass
14 4 (1.92%) Backbone.js
14 4 (1.92%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.33%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.85%) PKI
4 6 (2.88%) User Experience
5 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.44%) Replication
5 3 (1.44%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) RIA
7 1 (0.48%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 78 (37.50%) Linux
2 50 (24.04%) CentOS
3 26 (12.50%) Unix
4 17 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.29%) CoreOS
5 11 (5.29%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.85%) Windows
7 7 (3.37%) RancherOS
7 7 (3.37%) VyOS
8 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (44.71%) DevOps
3 65 (31.25%) Scrum
4 62 (29.81%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (20.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 42 (20.19%) Service Management
7 39 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 36 (17.31%) Workflow
9 29 (13.94%) Identity Management
10 28 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (10.58%) Case Management
12 21 (10.10%) Coaching
13 19 (9.13%) Security Operations
14 18 (8.65%) Identity Access Management
14 18 (8.65%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (8.65%) SIEM
15 16 (7.69%) ITIL
15 16 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (7.21%) Project Management
16 15 (7.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.94%) Shell Script
2 22 (10.58%) Ruby
3 16 (7.69%) Java
3 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.29%) Go
5 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.85%) Groovy
5 8 (3.85%) SQL
6 4 (1.92%) ES6
6 4 (1.92%) Scala
7 2 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) Perl
8 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 208 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (25.48%) DV Cleared
3 32 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (12.98%) BC Cleared
5 19 (9.13%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.40%) CLAS
6 5 (2.40%) MCSA
6 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.96%) APMP
8 2 (0.96%) PMP
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (8.65%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.25%) RMADS
3 12 (5.77%) QA
4 8 (3.85%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.40%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.48%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (30.77%) Docker
2 38 (18.27%) vCloud
3 34 (16.35%) Squid
4 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (13.94%) Postfix
6 18 (8.65%) vSphere
7 13 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 12 (5.77%) Corosync
9 8 (3.85%) HDFS
10 4 (1.92%) KVM
10 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (37.50%) Puppet
2 56 (26.92%) ZABBIX
3 52 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 50 (24.04%) Terraform
5 44 (21.15%) Ansible
6 30 (14.42%) Kibana
6 30 (14.42%) logstash
7 29 (13.94%) Rancher
8 18 (8.65%) Nessus
8 18 (8.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 17 (8.17%) Consul
9 17 (8.17%) Packer
10 12 (5.77%) Pacemaker
11 11 (5.29%) rkt
11 11 (5.29%) Sysdig
12 10 (4.81%) Data Guard
13 9 (4.33%) yum
14 8 (3.85%) HAProxy
15 7 (3.37%) Rsyslog
16 5 (2.40%) Ambari
Vendors
1 69 (33.17%) VMware
2 62 (29.81%) Oracle
3 37 (17.79%) Atlassian
4 32 (15.38%) Cisco
5 29 (13.94%) Sonatype
6 20 (9.62%) AlienVault
7 17 (8.17%) AppDynamics
8 7 (3.37%) CA
8 7 (3.37%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.37%) Vyatta
9 6 (2.88%) Hortonworks
10 5 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.92%) IBM
11 4 (1.92%) Juniper
12 3 (1.44%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.44%) Sybase
13 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.48%) Talend