The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 83 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.29% 1.31% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.58% 11.28% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 16
Average daily rate
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£303 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £18.10 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -34.61%
SC Cleared
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
352 257 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.96% 11.64% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 135 202
Average daily rate £338 £347 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.30 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
West Yorkshire +31 51 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire +16 20 £370 +111.28% 6
North Yorkshire -1 9 £475 +1.06% 2
SC Cleared
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.80%) Oracle
3 26 (20.80%) Linux
4 25 (20.00%) Service Management
5 22 (17.60%) Oracle Database
6 21 (16.80%) ITIL
6 21 (16.80%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (15.20%) Java
8 18 (14.40%) Red Hat
8 18 (14.40%) Puppet
8 18 (14.40%) Splunk
9 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.80%) NHS
11 15 (12.00%) LDAP
11 15 (12.00%) CentOS
12 13 (10.40%) HP
13 12 (9.60%) Windows
13 12 (9.60%) Configuration Management
14 11 (8.80%) Solaris
14 11 (8.80%) Cisco
14 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (8.80%) Incident Management
14 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
15 10 (8.00%) UNIX
16 9 (7.20%) Nagios
16 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
16 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (6.40%) DNS

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.80%) Apache
2 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) LDAP
2 8 (6.40%) DNS
3 7 (5.60%) Firewall
4 6 (4.80%) SAN
5 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.20%) InfiniBand
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.40%) Network Security
7 3 (2.40%) Internet
7 3 (2.40%) DHCP
8 2 (1.60%) HTTP
8 2 (1.60%) RIP
8 2 (1.60%) LAN
8 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.60%) Wireless
8 2 (1.60%) SSH
8 2 (1.60%) OSPF
8 2 (1.60%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) Oracle Database
2 21 (16.80%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.60%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.60%) MySQL
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.80%) Redis
10 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.80%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) JUnit
1 6 (4.80%) Subversion
1 6 (4.80%) DbUnit
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) MSI
2 2 (1.60%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
1 6 (4.80%) Law
1 6 (4.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (16.80%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Developer
3 10 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (8.00%) Administrator
4 7 (5.60%) Java Developer
4 7 (5.60%) Desktop Support
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (4.80%) Architect
5 6 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.20%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (3.20%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (3.20%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.20%) Consultant
8 3 (2.40%) Systems Designer
8 3 (2.40%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) J2EE
2 7 (5.60%) Spring
3 4 (3.20%) Spring Batch
4 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.40%) Series 60
4 3 (2.40%) XML
5 1 (0.80%) XHTML
5 1 (0.80%) HTML
5 1 (0.80%) .NET
5 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.80%) COM
5 1 (0.80%) CSS
5 1 (0.80%) JSP
5 1 (0.80%) SOAP
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) Ajax
5 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.80%) Java EE
5 1 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) NHS
2 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.40%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.60%) Kindle
5 2 (1.60%) e-Health
5 2 (1.60%) Informatics
6 1 (0.80%) Statistics
6 1 (0.80%) GIS
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Linux
2 15 (12.00%) CentOS
3 12 (9.60%) Windows
4 11 (8.80%) Solaris
5 10 (8.00%) UNIX
6 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.60%) AIX
8 5 (4.00%) HPUX
8 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.60%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.60%) Debian
10 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) Service Management
2 21 (16.80%) ITIL
3 12 (9.60%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.80%) Incident Management
5 10 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (6.40%) Workflow
7 7 (5.60%) OOD
7 7 (5.60%) OO
7 7 (5.60%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (4.80%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.00%) ITSM
9 5 (4.00%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.20%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.20%) Migration
10 4 (3.20%) Data Management
11 3 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.40%) Validation
11 3 (2.40%) Change Management
11 3 (2.40%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) Java
2 7 (5.60%) SQL
3 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.20%) Perl
5 3 (2.40%) PHP
5 3 (2.40%) C
5 3 (2.40%) C++
6 2 (1.60%) C#
6 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.60%) VBScript
6 2 (1.60%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) Degree
3 5 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.40%) ISEB
5 2 (1.60%) MCSE
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.80%) CCAB
6 1 (0.80%) CIPD
6 1 (0.80%) CCNP
6 1 (0.80%) CCNA
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Firmware
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.80%) Samba
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Puppet
2 9 (7.20%) Nagios
3 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.40%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.60%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.60%) SCCM
4 2 (1.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.80%) MOM
5 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Oracle
2 18 (14.40%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.40%) Splunk
3 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.40%) HP
5 11 (8.80%) Cisco
6 6 (4.80%) Citrix
6 6 (4.80%) VMware
7 5 (4.00%) Brocade
7 5 (4.00%) Sun
7 5 (4.00%) CA
8 4 (3.20%) Remedy
8 4 (3.20%) Websense
9 3 (2.40%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.40%) McAfee
9 3 (2.40%) Symantec
9 3 (2.40%) Juniper
10 2 (1.60%) IBM
10 2 (1.60%) Mercator
10 2 (1.60%) ProCurve
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