Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 339 551 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 45.63% 48.16% 37.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.18% 81.03% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 341 77
Croydon median daily rate £515 £540 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% +15.51% +14.02%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £725 £596
South London median daily rate £515 £539 £473
% change year-on-year -4.41% +14.02% +15.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £18.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.93% - -
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £42.27 £44.50
% change year-on-year +4.53% -5.02% -

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 398 680 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 53.57% 59.44% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 439 101
Croydon median daily rate £500 £540 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +16.76% +9.47%
10th Percentile £363 £367 £363
90th Percentile £675 £725 £588
South London median daily rate £500 £530 £460
% change year-on-year -5.66% +15.22% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £18.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.93% - -
South London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.59 £47.83
% change year-on-year -9.83% -13.05% +181.35%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019, 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.

1 339 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 130 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (35.69%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (31.56%) Kubernetes
5 106 (31.27%) DevOps
6 80 (23.60%) Java
7 73 (21.53%) Git (software)
8 71 (20.94%) Docker
9 70 (20.65%) Terraform
10 66 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (17.70%) Jenkins
12 57 (16.81%) Linux
13 55 (16.22%) JIRA
14 53 (15.63%) Big Data
15 50 (14.75%) Migration
16 48 (14.16%) Scrum
17 44 (12.98%) Mentoring
18 43 (12.68%) Analytics
19 42 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
20 41 (12.09%) PostgreSQL
20 41 (12.09%) GitHub
21 40 (11.80%) JavaScript
21 40 (11.80%) Python
22 37 (10.91%) Microservices
22 37 (10.91%) Continuous Deployment
23 36 (10.62%) Maven
24 35 (10.32%) SQL
24 35 (10.32%) Coaching
25 34 (10.03%) Decision-Making
26 33 (9.73%) Test Automation

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 33 (9.73%) Confluence
2 25 (7.37%) nginx
3 24 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (4.13%) Apache Solr
5 12 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.95%) SAS
7 8 (2.36%) JBoss
8 5 (1.47%) Apache
9 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.95%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Primavera
2 4 (1.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.29%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 121 (35.69%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (12.09%) GitHub
3 24 (7.08%) Amazon S3
4 21 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.77%) npm
8 6 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.47%) Office 365
9 5 (1.47%) SaaS
9 5 (1.47%) Serverless
10 4 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.18%) Slack
11 3 (0.88%) IaaS
11 3 (0.88%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.88%) PaaS
11 3 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.90%) VPN
2 10 (2.95%) DNS
3 8 (2.36%) Kerberos
4 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.77%) DMZ
5 6 (1.77%) Firewall
5 6 (1.77%) HTTP
5 6 (1.77%) IPsec
5 6 (1.77%) LAN
5 6 (1.77%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (1.47%) DHCP
6 5 (1.47%) SSL
6 5 (1.47%) Wireless
6 5 (1.47%) WLAN
7 4 (1.18%) Skype
7 4 (1.18%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.88%) FTP
8 3 (0.88%) IMAP
8 3 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.63%) Big Data
2 41 (12.09%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (9.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 19 (5.60%) Hadoop
5 18 (5.31%) HBase
6 12 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.24%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.95%) Base SAS
8 10 (2.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 8 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.88%) JanusGraph
13 3 (0.88%) MS Access
13 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 60 (17.70%) Jenkins
3 55 (16.22%) JIRA
4 36 (10.62%) Maven
5 24 (7.08%) Selenium
6 17 (5.01%) Cucumber
6 17 (5.01%) JUnit
7 16 (4.72%) SonarQube
8 14 (4.13%) GitLab
8 14 (4.13%) Grunt
9 12 (3.54%) Mockito
10 10 (2.95%) jMock
11 9 (2.65%) Artifactory
11 9 (2.65%) DbUnit
11 9 (2.65%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.65%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (2.06%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.77%) gulp
13 6 (1.77%) Subversion
14 5 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (4.13%) Finance
2 8 (2.36%) Law
3 6 (1.77%) Retail
4 4 (1.18%) Legal
5 3 (0.88%) Electronics
5 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.88%) Marketing
5 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (22.71%) Developer
2 57 (16.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (14.75%) Architect
4 31 (9.14%) Analyst
5 28 (8.26%) AWS Architect
5 28 (8.26%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.19%) Data Engineer
7 19 (5.60%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.54%) Big Data Engineer
9 12 (3.54%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 10 (2.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.65%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (2.65%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.36%) Administrator
13 8 (2.36%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.06%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.55%) Spring
2 26 (7.67%) RESTful
3 24 (7.08%) CSS
4 23 (6.78%) HTML
5 22 (6.49%) Apache Camel
5 22 (6.49%) REST
6 20 (5.90%) AngularJS
6 20 (5.90%) Kafka
7 19 (5.60%) HTML5
8 18 (5.31%) CSS3
8 18 (5.31%) JSON
8 18 (5.31%) Web Services
9 14 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (4.13%) Spring Boot
10 12 (3.54%) Node.js
10 12 (3.54%) SOAP
10 12 (3.54%) XML
11 11 (3.24%) LDAP
11 11 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (2.95%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.06%) PKI
4 6 (1.77%) NHS
5 4 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.18%) User Experience
6 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) BYOD
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.81%) Linux
2 22 (6.49%) CentOS
3 20 (5.90%) Unix
4 14 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.24%) Windows
6 6 (1.77%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.47%) Debian
8 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (31.27%) DevOps
3 66 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (14.75%) Migration
5 48 (14.16%) Scrum
6 44 (12.98%) Mentoring
7 43 (12.68%) Analytics
8 42 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (10.91%) Continuous Deployment
9 37 (10.91%) Microservices
10 35 (10.32%) Coaching
11 34 (10.03%) Decision-Making
12 33 (9.73%) Test Automation
13 28 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 26 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.67%) TDD
15 23 (6.78%) Security Architecture
16 22 (6.49%) BDD
17 21 (6.19%) Kanban
18 19 (5.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 80 (23.60%) Java
2 40 (11.80%) JavaScript
2 40 (11.80%) Python
3 35 (10.32%) SQL
4 21 (6.19%) Bash Shell
5 19 (5.60%) Java 8
6 13 (3.83%) Groovy
7 10 (2.95%) SAS Macro
8 9 (2.65%) Ruby
8 9 (2.65%) VBA
9 8 (2.36%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.36%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.77%) ES6
10 6 (1.77%) VB
11 5 (1.47%) Go
11 5 (1.47%) Perl
11 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.18%) C
13 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 339 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.95%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (2.36%) Degree
4 4 (1.18%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) CBAP
5 2 (0.59%) CISSP
5 2 (0.59%) IIBA
5 2 (0.59%) SSCP
6 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) MCSA
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MOS
6 1 (0.29%) PMP
6 1 (0.29%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.06%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) PMO
3 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (20.94%) Docker
2 12 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.65%) HDFS
5 6 (1.77%) Squid
6 5 (1.47%) Snort
6 5 (1.47%) vCloud
7 4 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 107 (31.56%) Kubernetes
2 70 (20.65%) Terraform
3 30 (8.85%) Ansible
4 29 (8.55%) Packer
5 26 (7.67%) Consul
6 15 (4.42%) Puppet
7 13 (3.83%) Sysdig
8 9 (2.65%) Kibana
9 8 (2.36%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.06%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.47%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.47%) logstash
11 5 (1.47%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.59%) Nagios
12 2 (0.59%) WSUS
13 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
13 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.29%) Nessus
13 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (8.55%) Greenplum
2 15 (4.42%) Oracle
3 14 (4.13%) VMware
4 9 (2.65%) Adobe
4 9 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.36%) Google
6 7 (2.06%) Hortonworks
6 7 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.77%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.77%) Cisco
7 6 (1.77%) Dynatrace
7 6 (1.77%) Splunk
8 4 (1.18%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.18%) Sparx
9 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.88%) IBM
9 3 (0.88%) SAP
9 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.59%) F5
10 2 (0.59%) SaltStack