Period
to 17 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 72 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 -16
Contract jobs citing Degree 30 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.59% 2.86% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 4.69% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 18
Croydon median daily rate £508 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +33.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £358
90th Percentile £650 £600 £646
South London median daily rate £485 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -3.00% +33.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.63 £32.50
% change year-on-year -1.75% +9.62% -81.43%

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 638 597 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 55.14% 60.98% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 406 141
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £373 £357 £358
90th Percentile £650 £688 £588
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - +3.70%
South London median hourly rate £39.50 £46.25 £47.83
% change year-on-year -14.59% -3.30% -4.34%

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 December 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 December 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 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
6 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) Workflow
7 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
8 5 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
8 5 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (16.67%) Statistics
8 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.67%) ERwin
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Data Governance
8 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (13.33%) Ergonomics
9 4 (13.33%) Human Factors
9 4 (13.33%) Network Design
9 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture

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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) ERwin
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) User Researcher
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Product Owner
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing Technology
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 5 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.67%) Statistics
7 4 (13.33%) Ergonomics
7 4 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.33%) Usability Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.67%) CISMP
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.33%) MCSA
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.33%) VCAP
7 1 (3.33%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat