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 3 months to 26 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 91 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 45.50% 22.31% 13.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.85% 58.06% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 7
Median daily rate £463 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 106 93 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 53.00% 38.43% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 29
Median daily rate £463 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.65%) Linux
4 41 (27.89%) Puppet
5 39 (26.53%) Scrum
6 37 (25.17%) DevOps
7 36 (24.49%) Docker
8 35 (23.81%) Java
9 34 (23.13%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (22.45%) Bash Shell
11 31 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (20.41%) Kubernetes
13 29 (19.73%) VMware
14 28 (19.05%) Firewall
15 26 (17.69%) TDD
15 26 (17.69%) CentOS
15 26 (17.69%) Git (software)
15 26 (17.69%) Ansible
16 25 (17.01%) SQL
16 25 (17.01%) DNS
17 24 (16.33%) Windows
17 24 (16.33%) REST
18 23 (15.65%) Terraform
19 21 (14.29%) yum
19 21 (14.29%) BDD
19 21 (14.29%) Configuration Management
19 21 (14.29%) JIRA
20 20 (13.61%) DV Cleared
20 20 (13.61%) Microservices
20 20 (13.61%) Windows Server

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 19 (12.93%) Confluence
2 15 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.80%) Apache
3 10 (6.80%) Apache Spark
3 10 (6.80%) nginx
4 5 (3.40%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.04%) SAS
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.36%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.40%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.36%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.36%) Primavera
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.84%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (8.84%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (8.84%) GitHub
3 8 (5.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (5.44%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.44%) Quay.io
3 8 (5.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.72%) PaaS
6 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.05%) Firewall
2 25 (17.01%) DNS
3 17 (11.56%) LDAP
4 8 (5.44%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (5.44%) WAN
5 6 (4.08%) HTTP
5 6 (4.08%) OpenVPN
5 6 (4.08%) SSH
6 5 (3.40%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.40%) LAN
6 5 (3.40%) VPN
6 5 (3.40%) Wireless
7 3 (2.04%) SSL
7 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (1.36%) MPLS
8 2 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.36%) SNMP
8 2 (1.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.13%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (11.56%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (6.80%) Big Data
5 9 (6.12%) HBase
5 9 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.04%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.04%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.36%) MySQL
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 26 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.29%) JIRA
3 16 (10.88%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.52%) GitLab
5 11 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.80%) Artifactory
6 10 (6.80%) JUnit
7 9 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (5.44%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.76%) Grunt
10 6 (4.08%) Ant
10 6 (4.08%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (4.08%) Liquibase
10 6 (4.08%) Maven
10 6 (4.08%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.72%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.36%) Gradle
12 2 (1.36%) JMeter
12 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (1.36%) Law
3 1 (0.68%) Digital Economy
3 1 (0.68%) Electronics
3 1 (0.68%) Legal
3 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.68%) Publishing
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (21.09%) Developer
2 19 (12.93%) Administrator
3 17 (11.56%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (11.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (11.56%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.16%) VMWare Administrator
6 9 (6.12%) Architect
6 9 (6.12%) DBA
6 9 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.44%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (5.44%) Consultant
7 8 (5.44%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared DBA
8 7 (4.76%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (4.08%) Programme Planner
9 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.08%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) REST
2 18 (12.24%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (10.88%) Spring
4 14 (9.52%) HTML
5 13 (8.84%) CSS
6 12 (8.16%) Spring Boot
7 10 (6.80%) Apache Camel
7 10 (6.80%) Web Services
8 9 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.12%) HTML5
9 8 (5.44%) Kafka
10 7 (4.76%) CSS3
10 7 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 6 (4.08%) MCollective
11 6 (4.08%) RESTful
11 6 (4.08%) Sensu
12 5 (3.40%) 802.1X
12 5 (3.40%) Drools
12 5 (3.40%) jQuery
13 4 (2.72%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.08%) Spread Betting
3 5 (3.40%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.72%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) User Experience
5 2 (1.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.36%) PKI
5 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Animation
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) PDA
6 1 (0.68%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.65%) Linux
2 26 (17.69%) CentOS
3 24 (16.33%) Windows
4 20 (13.61%) Windows Server
5 18 (12.24%) Ubuntu
6 14 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.80%) CoreOS
8 7 (4.76%) Unix
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.53%) Scrum
3 37 (25.17%) DevOps
4 26 (17.69%) TDD
5 21 (14.29%) BDD
5 21 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 20 (13.61%) Microservices
7 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.84%) Migration
8 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.80%) Data Migration
10 10 (6.80%) Front End Development
10 10 (6.80%) Project Management
11 9 (6.12%) Server Building
11 9 (6.12%) Service Management
11 9 (6.12%) User Stories
12 8 (5.44%) MVC
12 8 (5.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.81%) Java
2 33 (22.45%) Bash Shell
3 25 (17.01%) SQL
4 17 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.80%) Go
5 10 (6.80%) Groovy
5 10 (6.80%) Ruby
6 9 (6.12%) Scala
7 8 (5.44%) C
8 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.04%) AWK
10 3 (2.04%) SAS Macro
10 3 (2.04%) sed
10 3 (2.04%) VBScript
11 2 (1.36%) Python
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.61%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.08%) CCIE
5 3 (2.04%) CCIE Wireless
5 3 (2.04%) CCNA
5 3 (2.04%) CCNP
6 2 (1.36%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.36%) Degree
6 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCITP
6 2 (1.36%) MCP
6 2 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.36%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (24.49%) Docker
2 19 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.56%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (10.88%) KVM
5 11 (7.48%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (6.12%) etcd
6 9 (6.12%) flannel
7 8 (5.44%) Ceph
7 8 (5.44%) GlusterFS
7 8 (5.44%) HDFS
7 8 (5.44%) SkyDNS
7 8 (5.44%) Squid
7 8 (5.44%) vCloud
8 6 (4.08%) Postfix
9 5 (3.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (3.40%) Corosync
10 4 (2.72%) iptables
11 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
11 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (27.89%) Puppet
2 30 (20.41%) Kubernetes
3 26 (17.69%) Ansible
4 23 (15.65%) Terraform
5 21 (14.29%) yum
6 16 (10.88%) Sysdig
7 14 (9.52%) Kibana
7 14 (9.52%) logstash
8 12 (8.16%) ZABBIX
9 10 (6.80%) Prometheus
9 10 (6.80%) rkt
10 9 (6.12%) Packer
11 8 (5.44%) Graphite
11 8 (5.44%) HAProxy
11 8 (5.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (5.44%) Nagios
11 8 (5.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (5.44%) Rsyslog
12 6 (4.08%) confd
12 6 (4.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) VMware
2 18 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 17 (11.56%) Oracle
4 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.44%) Cisco
6 7 (4.76%) Greenplum
7 6 (4.08%) Sonatype
8 5 (3.40%) Adobe
9 4 (2.72%) CA
9 4 (2.72%) Juniper
9 4 (2.72%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.04%) F5
11 2 (1.36%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.36%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.68%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.68%) Civica
12 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.68%) SAP
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