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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 45 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.20% 13.10% 6.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 55.00% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £246 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £493 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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
60 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 40.27% 23.81% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 23
Average daily rate £450 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (73.77%) SC Cleared
3 22 (36.07%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
5 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (29.51%) Java
6 18 (29.51%) Windows
7 17 (27.87%) JBoss
7 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.87%) Scrum
7 17 (27.87%) Maven
8 16 (26.23%) Greenplum
8 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
9 15 (24.59%) jQuery
9 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
9 15 (24.59%) Linux
9 15 (24.59%) UNIX
10 14 (22.95%) HTML
10 14 (22.95%) SQL
10 14 (22.95%) Apache
10 14 (22.95%) Open Source
10 14 (22.95%) Puppet
11 13 (21.31%) Node.js
11 13 (21.31%) Base SAS
11 13 (21.31%) SAS Macro
11 13 (21.31%) vCloud
11 13 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (21.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 13 (21.31%) ETL Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (27.87%) JBoss
2 14 (22.95%) Apache
3 13 (21.31%) SAS
3 13 (21.31%) Node.js
4 12 (19.67%) nginx
4 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
5 9 (14.75%) Jetty
5 9 (14.75%) Confluence
6 8 (13.11%) Mule ESB
6 8 (13.11%) Alfresco
7 7 (11.48%) Mule
7 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
7 7 (11.48%) GlassFish
7 7 (11.48%) iPlanet
7 7 (11.48%) Apache TomEE
7 7 (11.48%) Apache Qpid
7 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (11.48%) Tornado
7 7 (11.48%) WildFly
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) OpenShift
2 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
1 7 (11.48%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (8.20%) VPN
2 5 (8.20%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) DMZ
4 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (21.31%) MySQL
2 13 (21.31%) Base SAS
2 13 (21.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (14.75%) Redis
5 7 (11.48%) Riak
5 7 (11.48%) Infinispan
5 7 (11.48%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Maven
2 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
4 12 (19.67%) Gerrit
5 11 (18.03%) Gradle
5 11 (18.03%) Artifactory
5 11 (18.03%) JMeter
5 11 (18.03%) JIRA
5 11 (18.03%) Selenium
6 8 (13.11%) SonarQube
7 7 (11.48%) JUnit
7 7 (11.48%) Mocha
8 4 (6.56%) Ant
8 4 (6.56%) PhantomJS
8 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.92%) GitLab
9 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.28%) Subversion
10 2 (3.28%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) SAS Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.84%) ETL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.92%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) PC Support
7 3 (4.92%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) jQuery
2 14 (22.95%) HTML
3 12 (19.67%) CSS
3 12 (19.67%) HTML5
3 12 (19.67%) CSS3
3 12 (19.67%) Apache Camel
4 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
4 10 (16.39%) J2EE
5 9 (14.75%) Web Services
5 9 (14.75%) Hibernate
5 9 (14.75%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (14.75%) JSON
6 7 (11.48%) Dojo
6 7 (11.48%) Spring MVC
6 7 (11.48%) Apache Flex
6 7 (11.48%) Drools
6 7 (11.48%) YAML
6 7 (11.48%) Apache CXF
6 7 (11.48%) REST
6 7 (11.48%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) W3C
2 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) UNIX
3 12 (19.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (19.67%) CentOS
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
3 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (27.87%) Scrum
5 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.95%) Open Source
7 13 (21.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (21.31%) ETL
7 13 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (21.31%) ETL Development
8 12 (19.67%) Document Management
9 9 (14.75%) DevOps
10 8 (13.11%) Microservices
10 8 (13.11%) SOA
11 7 (11.48%) MVC
11 7 (11.48%) Validation
11 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (11.48%) Data Virtualisation
12 6 (9.84%) DSDM
13 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) SAS Macro
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.84%) Python
6 6 (9.84%) Ruby
7 5 (8.20%) Perl
8 3 (4.92%) C++
9 2 (3.28%) C#
9 2 (3.28%) Go
10 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (73.77%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) vCloud
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Squid
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Varnish
3 6 (9.84%) Docker
4 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Puppet
2 12 (19.67%) HAProxy
2 12 (19.67%) Ansible
3 10 (16.39%) ZABBIX
4 9 (14.75%) Salt
5 8 (13.11%) Kibana
5 8 (13.11%) logstash
5 8 (13.11%) Rundeck
6 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Greenplum
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.03%) Oracle
5 8 (13.11%) Pega
6 7 (11.48%) Splunk
6 7 (11.48%) Twitter
7 5 (8.20%) Google
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.28%) Sun
9 2 (3.28%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.28%) Teradata
10 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.64%) Percona