The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 78 69 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 34 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 2.26% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.82% 14.33% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £335 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £44.60 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.12% +93.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £34.10 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £46.98 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
246 335 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.61% 15.78% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 170 196
Average daily rate £345 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £36.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
SC Cleared
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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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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 -11 16 £405 +47.27% 4
South Yorkshire -12 8 £425 +139.43% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) ITIL
3 19 (21.11%) Oracle
4 18 (20.00%) Windows
5 16 (17.78%) Service Management
6 12 (13.33%) Solaris
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
7 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database
8 8 (8.89%) NHS
8 8 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 8 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
9 7 (7.78%) HP
9 7 (7.78%) UNIX
9 7 (7.78%) C
9 7 (7.78%) Java
9 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (7.78%) Data Management
9 7 (7.78%) Spring
10 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
10 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.67%) Migration
10 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.67%) Linux
10 6 (6.67%) DNS
11 5 (5.56%) SharePoint

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.44%) DSL
3 4 (4.44%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.44%) InfiniBand
4 3 (3.33%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.22%) SSL
5 2 (2.22%) SAN
5 2 (2.22%) 3G
5 2 (2.22%) SSH
5 2 (2.22%) HTTP
5 2 (2.22%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JUnit
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
1 3 (3.33%) Subversion
1 3 (3.33%) DbUnit
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.11%) dotCover
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (10.00%) Administrator
3 8 (8.89%) Test Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Software Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) Spring
2 5 (5.56%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) J2EE
3 4 (4.44%) Spring Batch
4 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.33%) Series 60
4 3 (3.33%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) XHTML
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) Ajax
6 1 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) NHS
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Statistics
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) GIS
5 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.22%) Informatics
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Solaris
3 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.89%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.78%) UNIX
6 6 (6.67%) Linux
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.33%) Windows NT
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.33%) CentOS
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.22%) Debian
9 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.11%) AIX
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Service Management
3 7 (7.78%) Data Management
3 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
4 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 5 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.44%) Project Management
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.44%) OO
6 4 (4.44%) OOD
6 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.33%) Validation
7 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) C
1 7 (7.78%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.33%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) CCAB
5 1 (1.11%) CCSE
5 1 (1.11%) CIPD
5 1 (1.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.33%) Unicenter
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.22%) Hyperic
2 2 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.78%) HP
4 5 (5.56%) VMware
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix
6 3 (3.33%) CA
6 3 (3.33%) NetApp
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.33%) Sun
7 2 (2.22%) Mercator
7 2 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) Perforce
8 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.11%) F5
8 1 (1.11%) Splunk
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint