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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.94% 4.35% 12.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 19.23% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£380 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -43.54%
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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
44 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 43.14% 22.61% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 17
Average daily rate £450 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) CRM
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) MS Project
7 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) WSUS
7 2 (10.53%) SCCM
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) J2EE
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Spring
8 1 (5.26%) Project Planning

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) CRM Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Project Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) CRM
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) APMG
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft