Period
to 24 June 2018

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 June 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South London > Croydon
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 507 148 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 46.73% 39.36% 31.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.73% 77.49% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 74 125
Croydon median daily rate £535 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £366 £319
90th Percentile £725 £588 £608
South London median daily rate £538 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +14.97% +10.00% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £18.18 - -
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.94% - -

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 644 191 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 59.35% 50.80% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 100 180
Croydon median daily rate £535 £463 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.57% +6.81% +8.25%
10th Percentile £375 £374 £318
90th Percentile £713 £588 £600
South London median daily rate £525 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.93% +15.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Croydon median hourly rate £18.18 - £23.50
10th Percentile £17.50 - £13.95
90th Percentile £23.59 - £41.05
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £47.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.02% +179.41% -66.00%

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 June 2018.

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

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 507 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 199 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (30.37%) Java
4 118 (23.27%) DevOps
5 113 (22.29%) Amazon AWS
6 111 (21.89%) Scrum
7 109 (21.50%) Test Automation
8 69 (13.61%) Git (software)
8 69 (13.61%) JIRA
9 68 (13.41%) Linux
10 63 (12.43%) JavaScript
10 63 (12.43%) ITIL
11 60 (11.83%) TDD
12 59 (11.64%) Confluence
13 57 (11.24%) Docker
14 54 (10.65%) Java 8
15 51 (10.06%) Kubernetes
16 48 (9.47%) Spring
17 47 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 44 (8.68%) HTML
19 44 (8.68%) Migration
19 44 (8.68%) Microservices
20 43 (8.48%) Big Data
20 43 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
20 43 (8.48%) OO
21 42 (8.28%) REST
21 42 (8.28%) Data Centre
22 40 (7.89%) Jenkins
22 40 (7.89%) Firewall

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 59 (11.64%) Confluence
2 28 (5.52%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.14%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (3.35%) WildFly
6 14 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.78%) nginx
9 8 (1.58%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.99%) JBoss
11 4 (0.79%) Apache
11 4 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.39%) CMS
12 2 (0.39%) IIS
12 2 (0.39%) Jetty
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 13 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (22.29%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.54%) Amazon S3
4 17 (3.35%) Office 365
5 15 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.78%) GitHub
6 9 (1.78%) npm
7 8 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.59%) Route 53
10 3 (0.59%) Serverless
10 3 (0.59%) Trello
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.20%) Quay.io
12 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.89%) Firewall
2 20 (3.94%) LAN
3 14 (2.76%) VPN
4 13 (2.56%) SAN
5 12 (2.37%) WAN
6 11 (2.17%) 802.11
6 11 (2.17%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (2.17%) Wireless
7 10 (1.97%) WLAN
8 9 (1.78%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (1.78%) Internet
8 9 (1.78%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.78%) NAS
9 8 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (1.58%) iSCSI
9 8 (1.58%) Wireshark
10 7 (1.38%) HTTP
10 7 (1.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.48%) Big Data
1 43 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 36 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.93%) SQL Server
5 24 (4.73%) HBase
6 22 (4.34%) Redis
7 17 (3.35%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.76%) MySQL
9 9 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.78%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.99%) Adabas
12 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.59%) DataStage
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.39%) OLTP
14 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 69 (13.61%) Git (software)
1 69 (13.61%) JIRA
2 40 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 40 (7.89%) Maven
3 39 (7.69%) Selenium
4 32 (6.31%) Cucumber
5 26 (5.13%) JUnit
6 25 (4.93%) Grunt
7 23 (4.54%) Jasmine
8 22 (4.34%) Mockito
8 22 (4.34%) SonarQube
9 21 (4.14%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (3.55%) Vagrant
11 16 (3.16%) Checkstyle
11 16 (3.16%) Liquibase
12 15 (2.96%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.96%) GitLab
13 10 (1.97%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.97%) webpack
14 9 (1.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 33 (6.51%) Finance
2 14 (2.76%) Law
3 9 (1.78%) Retail
4 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.18%) Electronics
5 6 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (0.20%) Billing
6 1 (0.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (29.19%) Developer
2 87 (17.16%) Java Developer
3 80 (15.78%) Architect
4 43 (8.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 38 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (6.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 27 (5.33%) Analyst
8 24 (4.73%) UI Developer
9 20 (3.94%) Developer in Test
9 20 (3.94%) Java Developer in Test
9 20 (3.94%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 18 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.55%) Test Automation Developer
11 14 (2.76%) Platform Engineer
12 12 (2.37%) Consultant
12 12 (2.37%) Scrum Master
12 12 (2.37%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.37%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.37%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.47%) Spring
2 44 (8.68%) HTML
3 42 (8.28%) REST
4 37 (7.30%) Node.js
5 35 (6.90%) CSS
6 33 (6.51%) Spring Boot
7 32 (6.31%) Apache Camel
7 32 (6.31%) Java EE
8 31 (6.11%) XML
9 30 (5.92%) Kafka
10 29 (5.72%) HTML5
11 28 (5.52%) AngularJS
12 26 (5.13%) CSS3
13 25 (4.93%) Drools
13 25 (4.93%) Redux
13 25 (4.93%) RESTful
14 23 (4.54%) Hibernate
14 23 (4.54%) JSON
15 20 (3.94%) JAX-RS
16 19 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.28%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.13%) User Experience
3 24 (4.73%) Private Cloud
4 20 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.58%) NHS
8 6 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.79%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (0.79%) PKI
11 3 (0.59%) CMDB
11 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.39%) Derivative
12 2 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.39%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.41%) Linux
2 35 (6.90%) Unix
3 23 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (4.34%) CentOS
5 18 (3.55%) Windows
6 16 (3.16%) CoreOS
6 16 (3.16%) VMS
7 7 (1.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.79%) Solaris
8 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.59%) Android
9 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.39%) Debian
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (23.27%) DevOps
3 111 (21.89%) Scrum
4 109 (21.50%) Test Automation
5 63 (12.43%) ITIL
6 60 (11.83%) TDD
7 47 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (8.68%) Microservices
8 44 (8.68%) Migration
9 43 (8.48%) OO
10 40 (7.89%) BDD
11 30 (5.92%) Kanban
11 30 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (5.72%) Configuration Management
12 29 (5.72%) Front End Development
12 29 (5.72%) Open Source
13 26 (5.13%) Project Management
14 24 (4.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (4.73%) Data Migration
14 24 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 154 (30.37%) Java
2 63 (12.43%) JavaScript
3 54 (10.65%) Java 8
4 37 (7.30%) SQL
5 20 (3.94%) Python
6 18 (3.55%) Bash Shell
6 18 (3.55%) Ruby
7 16 (3.16%) Groovy
7 16 (3.16%) JPQL
8 13 (2.56%) C
9 8 (1.58%) Go
10 7 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.38%) Scala
11 6 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.99%) Natural
13 4 (0.79%) C++
13 4 (0.79%) ES6
13 4 (0.79%) Perl
13 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 507 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.72%) Degree
3 27 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.78%) CCNA
4 9 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.78%) CISSP
5 7 (1.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (0.99%) CCNP
7 4 (0.79%) CCIE
7 4 (0.79%) CISMP
7 4 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.59%) CISM
8 3 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.59%) MCP
8 3 (0.59%) MCSE
9 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.56%) QA
2 12 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.97%) PMO
4 8 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.38%) GDPR
6 5 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.99%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) RMADS
8 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (11.24%) Docker
2 24 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.96%) HDFS
5 10 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.58%) NFS
7 5 (0.99%) Squid
7 5 (0.99%) vSphere
8 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.20%) Ceph
10 1 (0.20%) etcd
10 1 (0.20%) flannel
10 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.20%) iptables
10 1 (0.20%) KVM
10 1 (0.20%) SkyDNS
10 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (10.06%) Kubernetes
2 36 (7.10%) Terraform
3 32 (6.31%) Ansible
3 32 (6.31%) Puppet
4 11 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (1.97%) Kibana
5 10 (1.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (1.97%) Prometheus
5 10 (1.97%) Sysdig
6 9 (1.78%) Consul
6 9 (1.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (1.58%) logstash
7 8 (1.58%) Packer
8 7 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.18%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.18%) SCCM
10 5 (0.99%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.79%) rkt
Vendors
1 29 (5.72%) Cisco
2 28 (5.52%) VMware
3 24 (4.73%) Oracle
4 15 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.56%) Adobe
6 12 (2.37%) Hortonworks
7 11 (2.17%) Citrix
8 10 (1.97%) EMC
8 10 (1.97%) NetApp
9 9 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.78%) SolarWinds
10 8 (1.58%) Splunk
11 7 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.38%) Talend
12 6 (1.18%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.18%) IBM
12 6 (1.18%) SAP
13 5 (0.99%) AlienVault
13 5 (0.99%) Software AG
14 4 (0.79%) Juniper