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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 41 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.37% 22.65% 11.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.53% 50.62% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 6
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +78.75%
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
98 81 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 35.77% 44.75% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 15
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.78%) Jenkins
4 37 (26.62%) DevOps
4 37 (26.62%) Puppet
5 36 (25.90%) Git (software)
5 36 (25.90%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (25.90%) Linux
6 33 (23.74%) ITIL
6 33 (23.74%) Docker
7 30 (21.58%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (20.14%) ZABBIX
9 28 (20.14%) Scrum
9 28 (20.14%) VMware
10 27 (19.42%) Apache
10 27 (19.42%) Oracle
10 27 (19.42%) Web Services
10 27 (19.42%) JIRA
11 26 (18.71%) CentOS
12 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
13 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (17.27%) Service Management
14 23 (16.55%) Java
15 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (15.83%) Confluence
15 22 (15.83%) Ansible
15 22 (15.83%) REST
16 21 (15.11%) logstash
16 21 (15.11%) Sonatype Nexus

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 30 (21.58%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (19.42%) Apache
3 22 (15.83%) Confluence
4 8 (5.76%) JBoss
4 8 (5.76%) nginx
4 8 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.88%) Mule ESB
6 3 (2.16%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.16%) CMS
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.72%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) HipChat
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.79%) GitHub
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.67%) OpenLDAP
2 17 (12.23%) Firewall
2 17 (12.23%) SSH
3 16 (11.51%) DNS
3 16 (11.51%) OpenVPN
4 8 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.76%) LAN
4 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.76%) WAN
5 7 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.04%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (2.88%) DMZ
6 4 (2.88%) Network Security
6 4 (2.88%) VPN
7 3 (2.16%) CTI
7 3 (2.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.90%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (14.39%) Hadoop
3 11 (7.91%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.04%) MySQL
5 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.88%) Redis
7 3 (2.16%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.44%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Jenkins
2 36 (25.90%) Git (software)
3 27 (19.42%) JIRA
4 21 (15.11%) Maven
4 21 (15.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (14.39%) SonarQube
6 19 (13.67%) JUnit
7 16 (11.51%) Ant
7 16 (11.51%) JIRA Agile
7 16 (11.51%) Liquibase
8 13 (9.35%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.60%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.88%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.88%) Gradle
10 4 (2.88%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.16%) Selenium
11 3 (2.16%) Subversion
12 2 (1.44%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.44%) GitLab
12 2 (1.44%) NUnit
General
1 6 (4.32%) Finance
2 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.44%) Retail
2 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.46%) Developer
2 17 (12.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.35%) Consultant
4 11 (7.91%) Architect
4 11 (7.91%) DevOps Consultant
4 11 (7.91%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Incident Manager
7 7 (5.04%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.04%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Service Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.32%) IT Services Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (4.32%) Service Continuity Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Designer
9 5 (3.60%) Security Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Business Continuity Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.42%) Web Services
2 22 (15.83%) REST
3 19 (13.67%) CSS
4 18 (12.95%) AngularJS
5 17 (12.23%) HTML
6 16 (11.51%) ELK Stack
6 16 (11.51%) MCollective
6 16 (11.51%) Software Packaging
7 14 (10.07%) Node.js
8 10 (7.19%) React
9 9 (6.47%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (6.47%) HTML5
9 9 (6.47%) RESTful
10 8 (5.76%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (5.76%) Sass
10 8 (5.76%) SOAP
11 6 (4.32%) Backbone.js
11 6 (4.32%) Ember.js
11 6 (4.32%) Express
11 6 (4.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) User Experience
2 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.44%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.44%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) Psychology
5 1 (0.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.90%) Linux
2 26 (18.71%) CentOS
3 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.76%) Unix
5 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.88%) Windows
6 3 (2.16%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.62%) DevOps
3 33 (23.74%) ITIL
4 29 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.14%) Scrum
6 24 (17.27%) Service Management
6 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (14.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (12.23%) Coaching
8 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management
9 16 (11.51%) Case Management
9 16 (11.51%) Identity Management
10 15 (10.79%) Workflow
11 12 (8.63%) TDD
12 11 (7.91%) BDD
13 10 (7.19%) SOA
14 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
14 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
15 8 (5.76%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
2 23 (16.55%) Java
3 18 (12.95%) Ruby
4 16 (11.51%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.04%) SQL
6 6 (4.32%) ES6
6 6 (4.32%) PHP
6 6 (4.32%) Scala
7 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.88%) Perl
8 4 (2.88%) Python
9 2 (1.44%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.72%) Clojure
10 1 (0.72%) Go
10 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (8.63%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (5.04%) BC Cleared
4 7 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.60%) MCSA
5 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.16%) MBCS
7 2 (1.44%) CLAS
8 1 (0.72%) Degree
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (5.76%) PCI DSS
1 8 (5.76%) RMADS
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 4 (2.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.72%) ISO22301
System Software
1 33 (23.74%) Docker
2 20 (14.39%) vCloud
3 19 (13.67%) Squid
4 16 (11.51%) Postfix
5 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.76%) vSphere
6 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.16%) Corosync
8 1 (0.72%) Ceph
8 1 (0.72%) etcd
8 1 (0.72%) flannel
8 1 (0.72%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 37 (26.62%) Puppet
2 28 (20.14%) ZABBIX
3 22 (15.83%) Ansible
4 21 (15.11%) logstash
5 20 (14.39%) Kibana
5 20 (14.39%) Kubernetes
6 16 (11.51%) Rancher
6 16 (11.51%) Terraform
7 9 (6.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (5.76%) Nessus
9 5 (3.60%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.60%) Salt
10 4 (2.88%) Ambari
10 4 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.88%) Rundeck
11 3 (2.16%) Consul
11 3 (2.16%) Pacemaker
11 3 (2.16%) Packer
12 1 (0.72%) Graphite
12 1 (0.72%) rkt
Vendors
1 28 (20.14%) VMware
2 27 (19.42%) Oracle
3 20 (14.39%) Sonatype
4 15 (10.79%) Cisco
5 13 (9.35%) Atlassian
6 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.76%) AlienVault
8 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.88%) Black Duck
9 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.88%) Veracode
10 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.72%) Google
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