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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.84% 8.64% 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 50.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£475 £625 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.49%
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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
30 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.41% 17.28% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 10
Average daily rate £400 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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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

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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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (12.50%) User Experience
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) AMQP
7 2 (8.33%) SCCM
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) APMG
7 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (8.33%) JBoss
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) Metastorm
7 2 (8.33%) Spring
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Java EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) AMQP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Introscope
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Procurement Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) PC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Psychology
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) BPR
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) C
3 1 (4.17%) VB6
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.33%) APMG
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Metastorm
2 1 (4.17%) Open Text
2 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.17%) Vignette
2 1 (4.17%) Siebel
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO