The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Croydon region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.85% 7.81% 22.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.83% 23.81% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £415 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £468 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.35% +25.62%
Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 21 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.30% 32.81% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 29
Average daily rate £438 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
SC Cleared
London

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Information Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) DSL
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) pSOS
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Data Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Information Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Interface Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Information Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft