The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 27 May 2016 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 89 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.55% 1.57% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.67% 11.43% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 22
Median daily rate £425 £333 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £296 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £385 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.25 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+23.14% +50.77%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
300 280 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.57% 13.73% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 185 144
Median daily rate £410 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £214 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.22 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% +43.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 26 £456 +40.38% 2
Wakefield - 2 - -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (57.41%) DevOps
4 60 (55.56%) Puppet
5 59 (54.63%) Jenkins
6 55 (50.93%) Java
7 37 (34.26%) Maven
8 36 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 34 (31.48%) Linux
10 30 (27.78%) Test Automation
11 29 (26.85%) JIRA
11 29 (26.85%) Confluence
12 28 (25.93%) Microservices
12 28 (25.93%) SonarQube
13 23 (21.30%) VMware
13 23 (21.30%) Atlassian
13 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (19.44%) Selenium
15 19 (17.59%) CentOS
15 19 (17.59%) Ubuntu
16 18 (16.67%) Scrum
16 18 (16.67%) logstash
16 18 (16.67%) API Design
16 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (15.74%) OpenStack
17 17 (15.74%) Piwik
17 17 (15.74%) Ansible
17 17 (15.74%) Build Automation

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 29 (26.85%) Confluence
2 17 (15.74%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) JBoss
5 2 (1.85%) Jetty
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Firewall
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) IPsec
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 59 (54.63%) Jenkins
2 37 (34.26%) Maven
3 36 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 29 (26.85%) JIRA
5 28 (25.93%) SonarQube
6 21 (19.44%) Selenium
7 16 (14.81%) Appium
7 16 (14.81%) Liquibase
7 16 (14.81%) Mocha
8 13 (12.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (11.11%) JUnit
10 6 (5.56%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.70%) JMeter
12 2 (1.85%) Grunt
12 2 (1.85%) gulp
13 1 (0.93%) Mockito
13 1 (0.93%) Protractor
13 1 (0.93%) Subversion
13 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Architect
2 26 (24.07%) Developer
3 19 (17.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (9.26%) DevOps Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Applications Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Tester
10 4 (3.70%) Analyst
11 3 (2.78%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.78%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.78%) Test Automation Specialist
11 3 (2.78%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.74%) WSDL
1 17 (15.74%) XSD
2 16 (14.81%) Chai
3 4 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (2.78%) CSS
4 3 (2.78%) J2EE
5 2 (1.85%) .NET
5 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.85%) CSS3
5 2 (1.85%) EJB
5 2 (1.85%) HTML5
5 2 (1.85%) jQuery
5 2 (1.85%) LESS
5 2 (1.85%) lodash
5 2 (1.85%) React
5 2 (1.85%) REST
5 2 (1.85%) Sass
5 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.93%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Psychology
4 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (17.59%) CentOS
3 19 (17.59%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Fedora
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (57.41%) DevOps
3 30 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 28 (25.93%) Microservices
5 18 (16.67%) API Design
5 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (16.67%) Scrum
6 17 (15.74%) Build Automation
6 17 (15.74%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 12 (11.11%) Service Design
8 11 (10.19%) SOA
9 10 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (6.48%) API Development
10 7 (6.48%) Open Source
11 4 (3.70%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.78%) ITIL
12 3 (2.78%) Regression Testing
12 3 (2.78%) Service Management
12 3 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) Java
2 16 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 16 (14.81%) Ruby
3 2 (1.85%) C
3 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.85%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) CEH
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CISMP
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.81%) Docker
2 16 (14.81%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (55.56%) Puppet
2 18 (16.67%) logstash
3 17 (15.74%) Ansible
3 17 (15.74%) Piwik
4 12 (11.11%) Bareos
4 12 (11.11%) yum
5 6 (5.56%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.63%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Atlassian
1 23 (21.30%) VMware
2 6 (5.56%) Cisco
2 6 (5.56%) HP
2 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.63%) BMC
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Symantec
5 3 (2.78%) Splunk
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Sun
6 2 (1.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) Dell
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) OpenText
7 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Toshiba