The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security 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 Clearance
Rank 12 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.86% 6.96% 14.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.91% 30.77% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Croydon region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

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Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Croydon region.

Security 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 Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 9 (30.00%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) CRM
6 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) C
9 2 (6.67%) MS Project
9 2 (6.67%) JBoss
9 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
9 2 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.67%) Java EE
9 2 (6.67%) WSUS
9 2 (6.67%) SCCM
9 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.67%) AMQP

Security 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 Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
1 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Psychology
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Insight
7 1 (3.33%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Market Research
7 1 (3.33%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) APMG
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) WSUS
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft