Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Academic Degree
South London > Croydon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 73 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.27% 2.47% 4.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 4.55% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 21
Croydon median daily rate £625 £473 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.28% +26.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £313
90th Percentile £813 £549 £553
South London median daily rate £550 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +15.79% +26.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £23.75 -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 685 374 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 56.01% 54.36% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 235 156
Croydon median daily rate £525 £485 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +11.17% -3.06%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £322
90th Percentile £675 £675 £558
South London median daily rate £525 £480 £438
% change year-on-year +9.38% +9.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £18.05 £14.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £14.00 £14.95
South London median hourly rate £41.77 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -12.68% -4.34% -4.16%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Croydon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Croydon

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Croydon over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Croydon

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Degree.

1 32 (80.00%) ITIL
2 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
4 24 (60.00%) Private Cloud
5 18 (45.00%) Data Centre
5 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 17 (42.50%) Cisco
7 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (35.00%) Network Design
9 13 (32.50%) LAN
9 13 (32.50%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (27.50%) VMware
10 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 10 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 10 (25.00%) DevOps
11 10 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (22.50%) 802.1X
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (22.50%) Wireless
12 9 (22.50%) WLAN
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (22.50%) 802.11
13 8 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (17.50%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (17.50%) Docker
14 7 (17.50%) OpenStack

Degree
Co-occurring 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 7 (17.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) LAN
3 9 (22.50%) 802.11
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (22.50%) Wireless
3 9 (22.50%) WLAN
4 8 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (15.00%) SAN
7 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 5 (12.50%) NAS
7 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.50%) DHCP
10 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Data Storage Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 18 (45.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Network Design
3 13 (32.50%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.00%) DevOps
5 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 10 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 10 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) Contract Management
8 4 (10.00%) Information Security
8 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.50%) Network Management
9 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (15.00%) CISMP
3 6 (15.00%) CISSP
4 4 (10.00%) CCIE
4 4 (10.00%) CCIE Data Center
4 4 (10.00%) CCNA
4 4 (10.00%) CCNP
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) VCAP
6 1 (2.50%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Docker
3 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) NFS
5 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
4 6 (15.00%) EMC
4 6 (15.00%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Google
6 2 (5.00%) Progress
7 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat