Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 487 198 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 46.60% 42.40% 29.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.51% 77.65% 63.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 87 106
Croydon median daily rate £500 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +11.84%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £318
90th Percentile £688 £590 £609
South London median daily rate £500 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £42.66 £44.00 £32.20
% change year-on-year -3.04% +36.65% +0.63%

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 681 255 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 65.17% 54.60% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 137 155
Croydon median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £300
90th Percentile £688 £637 £608
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -12.90%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £15.90 £14.00 £14.75
South London median hourly rate £43.92 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -6.56% -6.00% +217.06%

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 25 February 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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 487 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 216 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (34.29%) Java
4 122 (25.05%) DevOps
5 95 (19.51%) Linux
6 89 (18.28%) Test Automation
6 89 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
7 80 (16.43%) Hadoop
8 72 (14.78%) JIRA
9 69 (14.17%) Git (software)
9 69 (14.17%) Scrum
10 67 (13.76%) Puppet
11 66 (13.55%) Confluence
11 66 (13.55%) Big Data
12 61 (12.53%) REST
13 60 (12.32%) Docker
14 59 (12.11%) Jenkins
15 53 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
16 52 (10.68%) Spring
16 52 (10.68%) Kubernetes
17 51 (10.47%) Terraform
18 50 (10.27%) Unix
19 49 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (9.86%) Project Management
20 48 (9.86%) Microservices
21 47 (9.65%) HTML
22 45 (9.24%) Maven
23 44 (9.03%) Ansible
24 43 (8.83%) Spring Boot
25 40 (8.21%) TDD

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 66 (13.55%) Confluence
2 28 (5.75%) Apache Spark
3 23 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (4.72%) WildFly
4 18 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.87%) Apache
6 12 (2.46%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.05%) JBoss
8 8 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.23%) nginx
10 5 (1.03%) SAS
11 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.62%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.62%) Primavera
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 89 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (4.72%) Amazon S3
4 20 (4.11%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (3.29%) Route 53
6 13 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.44%) GitHub
10 6 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
10 6 (1.23%) IaaS
10 6 (1.23%) npm
11 5 (1.03%) Office 365
12 4 (0.82%) PaaS
12 4 (0.82%) Trello
13 3 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.62%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.62%) SaaS
13 3 (0.62%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.75%) Kerberos
2 16 (3.29%) Firewall
2 16 (3.29%) Network Security
3 11 (2.26%) VPN
4 10 (2.05%) LAN
5 9 (1.85%) DNS
6 8 (1.64%) Internet
6 8 (1.64%) WAN
7 7 (1.44%) BGP
7 7 (1.44%) HTTP
7 7 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (1.44%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (1.23%) OSPF
8 6 (1.23%) SSL
9 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.82%) MPLS
10 4 (0.82%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.82%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.43%) Hadoop
2 66 (13.55%) Big Data
3 53 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (7.60%) HBase
5 35 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.34%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.70%) Redis
9 15 (3.08%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.85%) MySQL
11 9 (1.85%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.44%) Power BI
13 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.03%) SAS EBI
15 4 (0.82%) MS Access
16 3 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 72 (14.78%) JIRA
2 69 (14.17%) Git (software)
3 59 (12.11%) Jenkins
4 45 (9.24%) Maven
5 31 (6.37%) JUnit
6 28 (5.75%) Mockito
6 28 (5.75%) SonarQube
7 25 (5.13%) Liquibase
8 23 (4.72%) Checkstyle
8 23 (4.72%) Vagrant
9 20 (4.11%) Selenium
10 15 (3.08%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.26%) IntelliJ
11 11 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (2.05%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.64%) Grunt
13 8 (1.64%) gulp
13 8 (1.64%) webpack
14 7 (1.44%) GitLab
15 6 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 27 (5.54%) Finance
2 21 (4.31%) Law
3 8 (1.64%) Publishing
4 6 (1.23%) Electronics
4 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.23%) Marketing
4 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.03%) Banking
5 5 (1.03%) Legal
6 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Retail
7 2 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (25.26%) Developer
2 84 (17.25%) Java Developer
3 64 (13.14%) Architect
4 45 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 43 (8.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 33 (6.78%) Analyst
7 31 (6.37%) Designer
8 27 (5.54%) Consultant
9 26 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.52%) Business Analyst
12 22 (4.52%) Developer in Test
13 21 (4.31%) Java Developer in Test
14 18 (3.70%) Interaction Designer
15 16 (3.29%) Project Manager
16 15 (3.08%) Administrator
16 15 (3.08%) Data Architect
17 13 (2.67%) Big Data Developer
17 13 (2.67%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (12.53%) REST
2 52 (10.68%) Spring
3 47 (9.65%) HTML
4 43 (8.83%) Spring Boot
5 32 (6.57%) Apache Camel
6 31 (6.37%) CSS
7 30 (6.16%) Web Services
8 29 (5.95%) Drools
8 29 (5.95%) Hibernate
9 28 (5.75%) Node.js
10 27 (5.54%) JAX-RS
10 27 (5.54%) RESTful
11 25 (5.13%) Kafka
12 24 (4.93%) Java EE
12 24 (4.93%) JMS
13 23 (4.72%) Lambda Expressions
13 23 (4.72%) WireMock
14 18 (3.70%) HTML5
14 18 (3.70%) Redux
15 14 (2.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.34%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 15 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.26%) User Experience
6 10 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.23%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.82%) NHS
9 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) W3C
10 2 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.41%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.41%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (19.51%) Linux
2 50 (10.27%) Unix
3 36 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (4.72%) VMS
5 21 (4.31%) Windows
6 19 (3.90%) CentOS
7 11 (2.26%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.85%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.64%) CoreOS
10 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.21%) Android
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (25.05%) DevOps
3 89 (18.28%) Test Automation
4 69 (14.17%) Scrum
5 49 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (9.86%) Microservices
6 48 (9.86%) Project Management
7 40 (8.21%) TDD
8 39 (8.01%) OO
9 36 (7.39%) ITIL
10 33 (6.78%) Migration
11 29 (5.95%) Coaching
12 28 (5.75%) Open Source
13 27 (5.54%) CQRS
13 27 (5.54%) Kanban
13 27 (5.54%) Mentoring
14 26 (5.34%) Security Architecture
15 25 (5.13%) Configuration Management
15 25 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
16 24 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 167 (34.29%) Java
2 40 (8.21%) JavaScript
3 31 (6.37%) SQL
4 23 (4.72%) JPQL
5 18 (3.70%) Python
6 15 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.67%) Ruby
8 12 (2.46%) C
9 11 (2.26%) Scala
10 9 (1.85%) Groovy
11 7 (1.44%) Go
11 7 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.23%) PHP
13 5 (1.03%) VBA
14 3 (0.62%) C++
14 3 (0.62%) Perl
14 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.62%) VB
15 2 (0.41%) R
16 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 487 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.16%) DV Cleared
3 18 (3.70%) Degree
4 9 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.82%) CCSP
7 4 (0.82%) CISSP
7 4 (0.82%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.62%) CCIE
8 3 (0.62%) CCNA
8 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.62%) MCP
8 3 (0.62%) MCSE
8 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.62%) SAFe Agilist
9 2 (0.41%) CCSA
9 2 (0.41%) PMP
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.13%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) PMO
3 5 (1.03%) RMADS
3 5 (1.03%) SLA
4 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.62%) GDPR
5 3 (0.62%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.62%) WAI
6 2 (0.41%) WCAG
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (12.32%) Docker
2 31 (6.37%) HDFS
3 20 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.05%) vCloud
6 7 (1.44%) Squid
6 7 (1.44%) vSphere
7 4 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.62%) KVM
8 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.41%) etcd
9 2 (0.41%) flannel
9 2 (0.41%) Postfix
9 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 67 (13.76%) Puppet
2 52 (10.68%) Kubernetes
3 51 (10.47%) Terraform
4 44 (9.03%) Ansible
5 17 (3.49%) ZABBIX
6 16 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.46%) Kibana
8 9 (1.85%) logstash
9 8 (1.64%) Ambari
9 8 (1.64%) Consul
10 7 (1.44%) Sysdig
11 6 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.03%) Packer
13 4 (0.82%) Nessus
13 4 (0.82%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.82%) vMotion
14 3 (0.62%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.62%) Rancher
14 3 (0.62%) rkt
14 3 (0.62%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (5.34%) VMware
2 20 (4.11%) Hortonworks
3 19 (3.90%) Oracle
4 17 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.29%) Cisco
6 10 (2.05%) SaltStack
7 9 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.64%) IBM
9 7 (1.44%) AlienVault
9 7 (1.44%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.23%) Fortinet
10 6 (1.23%) SAP
11 5 (1.03%) Splunk
12 4 (0.82%) BT
12 4 (0.82%) F5
12 4 (0.82%) Juniper
12 4 (0.82%) Perforce
12 4 (0.82%) Remedy
12 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow