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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 91 88 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 29 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.44% 1.57% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.25% 11.44% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 27
Median daily rate £565 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.80% +40.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +77.50%
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
283 306 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.05% 13.71% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 187 121
Median daily rate £383 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.56 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% +0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £27.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -15 18 £565 +45.80% 5
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.51%) Puppet
2 18 (30.51%) DevOps
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
5 12 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 11 (18.64%) Ubuntu
6 11 (18.64%) CentOS
7 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (16.95%) Ansible
8 9 (15.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (15.25%) OpenStack
9 7 (11.86%) VMware
9 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (11.86%) logstash
9 7 (11.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (10.17%) API Design
10 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (10.17%) Piwik
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (10.17%) Open Source
10 6 (10.17%) PaaS
10 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.17%) Information Security

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 9 (15.25%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.47%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Jetty
3 2 (3.39%) nginx
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) PaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) 3G
2 1 (1.69%) 4G
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) IPsec
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Skype
2 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Maven
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
4 4 (6.78%) Appium
4 4 (6.78%) Mocha
4 4 (6.78%) Selenium
4 4 (6.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.69%) Grunt
5 1 (1.69%) gulp
5 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Architect
2 11 (18.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Security Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Compliance Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Compliance Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) WSDL
1 6 (10.17%) XSD
2 5 (8.47%) RESTful
3 4 (6.78%) Chai
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.69%) CGI
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) LESS
4 1 (1.69%) lodash
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) React
4 1 (1.69%) Sass
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) BBC
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) CentOS
2 11 (18.64%) Ubuntu
3 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Fedora
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) DevOps
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.17%) API Design
4 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.17%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.17%) Information Security
4 6 (10.17%) Open Source
4 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
5 5 (8.47%) Microservices
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.47%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (6.78%) Build Automation
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Java
2 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.78%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) CISMP
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) CRISC
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Ansible
3 7 (11.86%) logstash
4 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.17%) Piwik
5 5 (8.47%) Salt
6 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) VMware
2 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Splunk
5 2 (3.39%) Percona
6 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.69%) Ciena
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.69%) Toshiba