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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 17 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 2 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.22% 2.53% 32.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.93% 8.00% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 14
Average daily rate
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£475 - £455
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -46.15%
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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
29 25 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.22% 31.65% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 30
Average daily rate £400 £320 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £105 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £429 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) CRM Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Project Officer
5 2 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PC Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle