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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 107 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 39.34% 18.28% 12.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.85% 47.89% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 12
Median daily rate £450 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £356 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +48.35%
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
134 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 49.26% 38.17% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 47
Median daily rate £450 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (32.92%) DevOps
4 51 (31.68%) JIRA
5 49 (30.43%) Scrum
5 49 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 48 (29.81%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (29.81%) Linux
7 45 (27.95%) Puppet
8 43 (26.71%) Git (software)
9 38 (23.60%) Docker
10 37 (22.98%) VMware
11 36 (22.36%) CentOS
12 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (21.12%) Confluence
14 33 (20.50%) ZABBIX
15 29 (18.01%) BPSS Clearance
16 28 (17.39%) JIRA Agile
16 28 (17.39%) Ansible
16 28 (17.39%) Apache
16 28 (17.39%) Oracle
16 28 (17.39%) Web Services
17 27 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (16.77%) Workflow
17 27 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (16.15%) Maven
18 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
19 25 (15.53%) Configuration Management
19 25 (15.53%) Service Management

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 35 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (21.12%) Confluence
3 28 (17.39%) Apache
4 8 (4.97%) JBoss
4 8 (4.97%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.35%) nginx
6 4 (2.48%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.48%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.86%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.86%) CMS
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (12.42%) HipChat
2 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.70%) GitHub
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
2 22 (13.66%) Firewall
3 21 (13.04%) SSH
4 20 (12.42%) DNS
4 20 (12.42%) OpenVPN
5 13 (8.07%) LAN
5 13 (8.07%) WAN
6 12 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (7.45%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (4.97%) LDAP
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (2.48%) DMZ
10 4 (2.48%) Network Security
10 4 (2.48%) VPN
11 3 (1.86%) CTI
11 3 (1.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.81%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (14.91%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.35%) MySQL
5 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.48%) Redis
5 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.86%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.24%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 51 (31.68%) JIRA
2 49 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 43 (26.71%) Git (software)
4 28 (17.39%) JIRA Agile
5 26 (16.15%) Maven
6 25 (15.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 24 (14.91%) SonarQube
8 23 (14.29%) JUnit
9 20 (12.42%) Ant
9 20 (12.42%) Liquibase
10 17 (10.56%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.73%) Subversion
12 4 (2.48%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.48%) Gerrit
12 4 (2.48%) Gradle
12 4 (2.48%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.86%) Selenium
14 2 (1.24%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.24%) NUnit
15 1 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 6 (3.73%) Finance
2 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.24%) Retail
2 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.12%) Developer
2 22 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (8.07%) Consultant
4 11 (6.83%) DevOps Consultant
5 10 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (6.21%) Release Manager
6 9 (5.59%) Scrum Master
7 8 (4.97%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Incident Manager
8 7 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.73%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Lead DevOps
9 6 (3.73%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.11%) IT Services Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Service Continuity Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Operational Security Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Security Operations Manager
11 4 (2.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.39%) Web Services
2 22 (13.66%) REST
3 20 (12.42%) ELK Stack
3 20 (12.42%) MCollective
3 20 (12.42%) Software Packaging
4 19 (11.80%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.56%) CSS
6 15 (9.32%) HTML
6 15 (9.32%) Node.js
7 11 (6.83%) React
8 9 (5.59%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (5.59%) HTML5
8 9 (5.59%) RESTful
9 8 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (4.97%) Sass
9 8 (4.97%) SOAP
10 7 (4.35%) Express
11 6 (3.73%) Backbone.js
11 6 (3.73%) Ember.js
11 6 (3.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
1 11 (6.83%) User Experience
2 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.24%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.62%) Psychology
5 1 (0.62%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.81%) Linux
2 36 (22.36%) CentOS
3 12 (7.45%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.97%) Unix
5 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Windows
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.92%) DevOps
3 49 (30.43%) Scrum
4 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.77%) Workflow
6 25 (15.53%) Configuration Management
6 25 (15.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (15.53%) Service Management
7 23 (14.29%) ITIL
8 21 (13.04%) Coaching
9 20 (12.42%) Case Management
9 20 (12.42%) Identity Management
10 14 (8.70%) Release Management
11 12 (7.45%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (7.45%) Security Operations
11 12 (7.45%) SIEM
11 12 (7.45%) TDD
12 11 (6.83%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.66%) Java
3 21 (13.04%) Ruby
4 20 (12.42%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.59%) Groovy
6 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.73%) ES6
6 6 (3.73%) PHP
6 6 (3.73%) SQL
7 5 (3.11%) Scala
8 4 (2.48%) Perl
8 4 (2.48%) Python
9 2 (1.24%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (13.66%) BC Cleared
3 22 (13.66%) DV Cleared
4 16 (9.94%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.48%) MCSA
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.24%) APMP
7 2 (1.24%) CLAS
7 2 (1.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.62%) Degree
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (7.45%) PCI DSS
1 12 (7.45%) RMADS
2 8 (4.97%) QA
3 4 (2.48%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.24%) SLA
6 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.62%) ISO22301
System Software
1 38 (23.60%) Docker
2 24 (14.91%) vCloud
3 23 (14.29%) Squid
4 20 (12.42%) Postfix
5 13 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (7.45%) Active Directory
6 12 (7.45%) vSphere
7 4 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.86%) Corosync
9 1 (0.62%) KVM
9 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (27.95%) Puppet
2 33 (20.50%) ZABBIX
3 28 (17.39%) Ansible
4 24 (14.91%) Kibana
4 24 (14.91%) Kubernetes
4 24 (14.91%) logstash
5 20 (12.42%) Rancher
5 20 (12.42%) Terraform
6 12 (7.45%) Nessus
6 12 (7.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (3.11%) Salt
8 4 (2.48%) Ambari
8 4 (2.48%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.48%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.86%) Consul
9 3 (1.86%) Pacemaker
9 3 (1.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) VMware
2 28 (17.39%) Oracle
3 25 (15.53%) Atlassian
4 24 (14.91%) Sonatype
5 19 (11.80%) Cisco
6 12 (7.45%) AlienVault
7 5 (3.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.48%) Black Duck
8 4 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.48%) Veracode
9 3 (1.86%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.24%) IBM
11 1 (0.62%) Google
11 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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