The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 15 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.48% 2.60% 7.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% 23.53% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
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£393 £190 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.92% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £175 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £360 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.05 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 - £112.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -43.54%
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
66 34 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.70% 11.04% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 40
Average daily rate £335 £310 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +45.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £372 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £22.69 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.69 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £124.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Yorkshire region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 10 £388 +103.94%
Doncaster +6 4 £425 +37.09% 1
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 6 (18.18%) SLA
5 6 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) AIX
6 5 (15.15%) HPUX
6 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
6 5 (15.15%) Sun
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) SAN
6 5 (15.15%) CA
6 5 (15.15%) ITSM
6 5 (15.15%) Brocade
6 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.12%) NHS
7 4 (12.12%) Remedy
7 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) Problem Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) RIP
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) TACACS
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Data Modeller
3 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Applications Packager
4 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Series 60
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) NHS
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.09%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (6.06%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
1 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.15%) AIX
2 5 (15.15%) HPUX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Debian
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
2 2 (6.06%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCAB
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.03%) CIPD
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Firmware
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Unicenter
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Sun
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) CA
3 5 (15.15%) Brocade
4 4 (12.12%) Remedy
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Websense
6 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.06%) F5
6 2 (6.06%) Informatica
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) BT