Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South London > Croydon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 402 196 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 45.17% 36.30% 15.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.36% 76.86% 39.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 87 42
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -4.26%
10th Percentile £337 £363 £358
90th Percentile £690 £555 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +9.29% +1.67% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £15.25 £46.60 £47.83
% change year-on-year -67.27% -2.58% +98.63%

SC Cleared 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 513 255 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 57.64% 47.22% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 137 79
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £363 £356 £313
90th Percentile £688 £575 £540
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £419
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -16.04%
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £15.90 £15.00 £14.75
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% -4.34% +210.95%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 402 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 171 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (37.56%) Java
4 108 (26.87%) Linux
5 93 (23.13%) REST
6 88 (21.89%) DevOps
7 86 (21.39%) Hadoop
8 85 (21.14%) Scrum
9 80 (19.90%) JIRA
10 76 (18.91%) Big Data
11 74 (18.41%) Confluence
12 69 (17.16%) Spring
13 68 (16.92%) TDD
13 68 (16.92%) Puppet
14 65 (16.17%) Kubernetes
15 64 (15.92%) Git (software)
15 64 (15.92%) Docker
15 64 (15.92%) PostgreSQL
16 62 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
17 61 (15.17%) Microservices
18 57 (14.18%) HBase
19 54 (13.43%) Jenkins
19 54 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (13.43%) Spring Boot
20 53 (13.18%) Test Automation
21 51 (12.69%) Terraform
22 46 (11.44%) Ansible
23 44 (10.95%) Kerberos
24 41 (10.20%) VMware
25 40 (9.95%) HTML

SC Cleared
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 74 (18.41%) Confluence
2 37 (9.20%) Apache Spark
3 27 (6.72%) Apache Solr
4 20 (4.98%) Apache
5 17 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.48%) WildFly
8 9 (2.24%) SAS
9 7 (1.74%) nginx
9 7 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.24%) JBoss
11 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.50%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.50%) Primavera
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (5.22%) Amazon S3
4 18 (4.48%) GitHub
5 15 (3.73%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (2.74%) Route 53
7 10 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (2.24%) IaaS
9 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.00%) PaaS
12 3 (0.75%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.75%) Office 365
12 3 (0.75%) SaaS
12 3 (0.75%) Trello
13 2 (0.50%) Quay.io
14 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.95%) Kerberos
2 25 (6.22%) Firewall
3 22 (5.47%) DNS
4 14 (3.48%) Network Security
5 13 (3.23%) LDAP
6 8 (1.99%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (1.74%) HTTP
7 7 (1.74%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (1.74%) OpenVPN
7 7 (1.74%) SSH
8 6 (1.49%) VPN
9 5 (1.24%) BGP
9 5 (1.24%) LAN
10 3 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.75%) FTP
10 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.75%) IPsec
10 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.75%) WAN
11 2 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.39%) Hadoop
2 76 (18.91%) Big Data
3 64 (15.92%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (14.18%) HBase
5 22 (5.47%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.74%) Power BI
10 6 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.49%) MS Access
11 5 (1.24%) SAS EBI
11 5 (1.24%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (1.00%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (0.75%) Redis
14 2 (0.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 80 (19.90%) JIRA
2 64 (15.92%) Git (software)
3 54 (13.43%) Jenkins
4 34 (8.46%) Cucumber
5 33 (8.21%) Maven
6 25 (6.22%) SonarQube
7 23 (5.72%) JUnit
8 22 (5.47%) IntelliJ
9 21 (5.22%) Liquibase
10 18 (4.48%) GitLab
11 16 (3.98%) Mockito
12 14 (3.48%) Bitbucket
12 14 (3.48%) Checkstyle
12 14 (3.48%) Vagrant
13 13 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (2.74%) Grunt
15 9 (2.24%) Selenium
16 8 (1.99%) Jasmine
17 7 (1.74%) Ant
18 6 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (5.97%) Finance
2 9 (2.24%) Marketing
3 8 (1.99%) Electronics
3 8 (1.99%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.74%) Law
4 7 (1.74%) Publishing
5 5 (1.24%) Banking
6 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.00%) Legal
7 3 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 91 (22.64%) Developer
2 62 (15.42%) Java Developer
3 48 (11.94%) Architect
4 38 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (8.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 30 (7.46%) Administrator
7 29 (7.21%) Analyst
8 23 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
9 20 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 19 (4.73%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (4.48%) Designer
11 18 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.23%) Data Engineer
13 16 (3.98%) Big Data Developer
13 16 (3.98%) Consultant
14 15 (3.73%) VMWare Administrator
15 14 (3.48%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (23.13%) REST
2 69 (17.16%) Spring
3 54 (13.43%) Spring Boot
4 40 (9.95%) HTML
5 39 (9.70%) Apache Camel
6 35 (8.71%) Kafka
7 32 (7.96%) Drools
8 28 (6.97%) Web Services
9 25 (6.22%) CSS
9 25 (6.22%) HTML5
10 18 (4.48%) Hibernate
11 17 (4.23%) RESTful
12 16 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (3.73%) JMS
14 14 (3.48%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.48%) Java EE
14 14 (3.48%) JAX-RS
14 14 (3.48%) Lambda Expressions
14 14 (3.48%) WireMock
15 12 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.21%) Algorithms
2 32 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.22%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.99%) User Experience
6 7 (1.74%) Spread Betting
7 6 (1.49%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) W3C
11 2 (0.50%) Blog
11 2 (0.50%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) CMDB
12 1 (0.25%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.25%) RIA
12 1 (0.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 108 (26.87%) Linux
2 38 (9.45%) Windows
3 34 (8.46%) Unix
4 32 (7.96%) CentOS
5 28 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.72%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.73%) Ubuntu
8 14 (3.48%) VMS
9 13 (3.23%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.24%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (21.89%) DevOps
3 85 (21.14%) Scrum
4 68 (16.92%) TDD
5 61 (15.17%) Microservices
6 54 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (13.18%) Test Automation
8 39 (9.70%) BDD
8 39 (9.70%) OO
9 32 (7.96%) Coaching
10 30 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 30 (7.46%) Project Management
11 29 (7.21%) Data Architecture
12 26 (6.47%) Migration
13 24 (5.97%) User Stories
14 22 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 22 (5.47%) ITIL
15 20 (4.98%) Security Architecture
15 20 (4.98%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 151 (37.56%) Java
2 33 (8.21%) SQL
3 28 (6.97%) Bash Shell
4 19 (4.73%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.48%) JPQL
5 14 (3.48%) Python
6 11 (2.74%) Ruby
7 10 (2.49%) Groovy
7 10 (2.49%) Scala
8 8 (1.99%) Go
8 8 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.49%) PHP
10 5 (1.24%) VBA
10 5 (1.24%) VBScript
11 4 (1.00%) AWK
11 4 (1.00%) SAS Macro
11 4 (1.00%) sed
12 3 (0.75%) C
13 2 (0.50%) R
14 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 402 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.73%) DV Cleared
3 12 (2.99%) Degree
4 8 (1.99%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.24%) AWS Certification
5 5 (1.24%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.25%) CISSP
6 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.73%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.24%) PMO
3 5 (1.24%) RMADS
4 4 (1.00%) GDPR
4 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.75%) SLA
5 3 (0.75%) WAI
6 2 (0.50%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.50%) WCAG
7 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 64 (15.92%) Docker
2 40 (9.95%) HDFS
3 31 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.73%) vCloud
5 14 (3.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (2.99%) KVM
6 12 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.49%) Active Directory
7 10 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.74%) Postfix
8 7 (1.74%) Squid
9 4 (1.00%) etcd
9 4 (1.00%) flannel
9 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.00%) vSphere
10 3 (0.75%) iptables
11 2 (0.50%) Ceph
11 2 (0.50%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.50%) SkyDNS
11 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 68 (16.92%) Puppet
2 65 (16.17%) Kubernetes
3 51 (12.69%) Terraform
4 46 (11.44%) Ansible
5 16 (3.98%) Kibana
5 16 (3.98%) ZABBIX
6 13 (3.23%) logstash
7 12 (2.99%) Sysdig
7 12 (2.99%) yum
8 7 (1.74%) Ambari
8 7 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.74%) Rancher
8 7 (1.74%) Rsyslog
9 6 (1.49%) Consul
9 6 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.00%) Graphite
11 4 (1.00%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.00%) vMotion
12 3 (0.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 41 (10.20%) VMware
2 23 (5.72%) Red Hat
3 20 (4.98%) Hortonworks
4 16 (3.98%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.23%) Oracle
6 8 (1.99%) Cisco
6 8 (1.99%) SAP
7 7 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.74%) Greenplum
7 7 (1.74%) Sonatype
8 5 (1.24%) Adobe
8 5 (1.24%) IBM
8 5 (1.24%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.00%) F5
9 4 (1.00%) Perforce
9 4 (1.00%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.75%) AlienVault
10 3 (0.75%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.75%) Progress
10 3 (0.75%) Remedy