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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 55 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.09% 13.48% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.51% 44.19% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 2
Median daily rate £400 £425 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £357 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £478 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.52 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +63.51%
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
94 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.75% 30.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 28 8
Median daily rate £413 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (39.47%) ITIL
3 56 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.76%) Java
5 24 (15.79%) Linux
6 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
9 17 (11.18%) Web Services
10 16 (10.53%) Scrum
10 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 16 (10.53%) REST
10 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
10 16 (10.53%) DevOps
11 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.87%) Service Management
12 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
12 14 (9.21%) Puppet
12 14 (9.21%) DV Cleared
12 14 (9.21%) CentOS
12 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (8.55%) HTML
13 13 (8.55%) CSS
13 13 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (8.55%) Risk Management
14 12 (7.89%) ITIL V2
14 12 (7.89%) GitHub
15 11 (7.24%) SOAP
15 11 (7.24%) PRINCE2

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 10 (6.58%) Apache
1 10 (6.58%) Confluence
2 9 (5.92%) JBoss
3 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) CMS
4 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.29%) nginx
6 4 (2.63%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.63%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.97%) Mule
8 2 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) GitHub
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) Firewall
2 4 (2.63%) DMZ
2 4 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.97%) SAN
3 3 (1.97%) VLAN
4 2 (1.32%) DHCP
4 2 (1.32%) DNS
4 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.32%) SMTP
4 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) SSH
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.92%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.29%) MySQL
3 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.63%) Neo4j
4 4 (2.63%) Redis
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.32%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.26%) JIRA
4 6 (3.95%) Gerrit
4 6 (3.95%) JMeter
4 6 (3.95%) JUnit
4 6 (3.95%) Maven
4 6 (3.95%) SonarQube
5 5 (3.29%) Artifactory
5 5 (3.29%) Selenium
5 5 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.63%) Gradle
6 4 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.32%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.32%) GitLab
7 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.66%) Mocha
8 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (3.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.32%) Retail
2 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (19.74%) Service Manager
2 23 (15.13%) Architect
2 23 (15.13%) Developer
3 19 (12.50%) Service Architect
4 13 (8.55%) Designer
5 12 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.58%) IT Manager
6 10 (6.58%) Service Continuity Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Incident Manager
7 9 (5.92%) IT Services Manager
8 7 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Head of Security
8 7 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Operations Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Change Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Interaction Designer
9 6 (3.95%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Service Operations Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Head of Operations
10 5 (3.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) Web Services
2 16 (10.53%) REST
3 13 (8.55%) CSS
3 13 (8.55%) HTML
4 11 (7.24%) SOAP
5 10 (6.58%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.61%) Node.js
7 6 (3.95%) J2EE
7 6 (3.95%) React
8 5 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.29%) Spring
9 4 (2.63%) Express
9 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.63%) LAMP
9 4 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.63%) RESTful
9 4 (2.63%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.63%) Spring MVC
10 3 (1.97%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.61%) User Experience
3 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) CMDB
5 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) Linux
2 14 (9.21%) CentOS
3 9 (5.92%) Windows
4 8 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.66%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.47%) ITIL
2 56 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 16 (10.53%) DevOps
5 16 (10.53%) Scrum
5 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.87%) Service Management
7 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.55%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.89%) ITIL V2
10 11 (7.24%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity
12 8 (5.26%) Service Design
13 7 (4.61%) BDD
13 7 (4.61%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (4.61%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.61%) Security Operations
13 7 (4.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.76%) Java
2 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.92%) Ruby
4 7 (4.61%) Scala
5 6 (3.95%) Perl
5 6 (3.95%) Python
6 4 (2.63%) PHP
6 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.63%) SQL
7 3 (1.97%) ES6
8 2 (1.32%) C
8 2 (1.32%) C#
8 2 (1.32%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) Clojure
9 1 (0.66%) Go
9 1 (0.66%) Groovy
9 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (9.21%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) MBCS
4 8 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CISA
6 1 (0.66%) CISM
6 1 (0.66%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) Degree
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.66%) MCSA
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Docker
2 4 (2.63%) vCloud
2 4 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Ceph
4 1 (0.66%) etcd
4 1 (0.66%) flannel
4 1 (0.66%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) Puppet
2 10 (6.58%) ZABBIX
3 6 (3.95%) Ansible
4 5 (3.29%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.29%) logstash
4 5 (3.29%) Salt
5 4 (2.63%) Kibana
5 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.63%) Rundeck
6 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.66%) Graphite
7 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.66%) rkt
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) Red Hat
2 8 (5.26%) VMware
3 6 (3.95%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle
5 4 (2.63%) Black Duck
5 4 (2.63%) Sonatype
5 4 (2.63%) Veracode
6 3 (1.97%) Cisco
7 2 (1.32%) HP
8 1 (0.66%) Google