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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 51 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 103 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.54% 1.64% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.81% 9.59% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 32
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 - £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
520 438 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.89% 17.08% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 315 173
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £20.55 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 75 £450 +38.46% 2
South Yorkshire -1 14 £375 -17.80% 1
North Yorkshire +8 5 £331 -11.66% 3
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 111 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (45.92%) Java
4 87 (44.39%) DevOps
5 82 (41.84%) Jenkins
6 81 (41.33%) Puppet
7 62 (31.63%) Linux
8 59 (30.10%) Git (software)
9 49 (25.00%) Maven
10 35 (17.86%) JIRA
10 35 (17.86%) Microservices
11 33 (16.84%) Test Automation
11 33 (16.84%) Confluence
12 31 (15.82%) SonarQube
13 29 (14.80%) VMware
14 26 (13.27%) Configuration Management
14 26 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (12.76%) Atlassian
15 25 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (12.24%) Liquibase
17 23 (11.73%) logstash
17 23 (11.73%) Ruby
18 22 (11.22%) Scrum
18 22 (11.22%) Windows
18 22 (11.22%) JUnit
18 22 (11.22%) Ansible
18 22 (11.22%) Docker
18 22 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (11.22%) Selenium
18 22 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (16.84%) Confluence
2 20 (10.20%) Node.js
3 12 (6.12%) JBoss
3 12 (6.12%) OpenStack
4 11 (5.61%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.10%) Apache
6 7 (3.57%) nginx
7 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.53%) CMS
8 3 (1.53%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.53%) IIS
8 3 (1.53%) Jetty
8 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.02%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.02%) Drupal
9 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) InDesign
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.06%) GitHub
4 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.53%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.53%) IaaS
5 3 (1.53%) Office 365
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
6 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.10%) Firewall
3 9 (4.59%) HTTP
4 6 (3.06%) DNS
4 6 (3.06%) LAN
4 6 (3.06%) SSL
5 5 (2.55%) LDAP
5 5 (2.55%) SAN
6 4 (2.04%) DHCP
7 3 (1.53%) FTP
7 3 (1.53%) Internet
7 3 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.53%) IPsec
7 3 (1.53%) WAN
8 2 (1.02%) IMAP
8 2 (1.02%) POP3
8 2 (1.02%) SMTP
8 2 (1.02%) SNMP
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 14 (7.14%) MySQL
3 11 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.04%) Redis
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.02%) Big Data
10 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.02%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.51%) QlikView
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 82 (41.84%) Jenkins
2 59 (30.10%) Git (software)
3 49 (25.00%) Maven
4 35 (17.86%) JIRA
5 31 (15.82%) SonarQube
6 24 (12.24%) Liquibase
7 22 (11.22%) JUnit
7 22 (11.22%) Selenium
8 18 (9.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (7.14%) Cucumber
10 12 (6.12%) Appium
10 12 (6.12%) Mocha
11 7 (3.57%) Artifactory
12 6 (3.06%) GitLab
12 6 (3.06%) JMeter
13 3 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.53%) Subversion
14 2 (1.02%) Mockito
14 2 (1.02%) MSI
14 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.10%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.04%) Electronics
2 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.53%) Games
3 3 (1.53%) Marketing
3 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.02%) Advertising
4 2 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (27.04%) Developer
2 39 (19.90%) Architect
3 30 (15.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (9.69%) Operations Engineer
5 15 (7.65%) DevOps Architect
5 15 (7.65%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.14%) Analyst
7 11 (5.61%) Technical Developer
8 9 (4.59%) Applications Architect
8 9 (4.59%) Tester
9 8 (4.08%) Lead Architect
9 8 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.57%) DBA
11 6 (3.06%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.06%) WebOps Engineer
12 5 (2.55%) Consultant
12 5 (2.55%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.55%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.67%) HTML
2 16 (8.16%) CSS
2 16 (8.16%) J2EE
3 15 (7.65%) WSDL
3 15 (7.65%) XSD
4 12 (6.12%) .NET
5 11 (5.61%) Spring
6 9 (4.59%) Sensu
6 9 (4.59%) Servlets
7 7 (3.57%) RESTful
7 7 (3.57%) XML
8 6 (3.06%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.06%) JSP
8 6 (3.06%) Spring MVC
9 5 (2.55%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.55%) REST
9 5 (2.55%) SOAP
10 4 (2.04%) EJB
10 4 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.06%) Data Centre
1 6 (3.06%) Replication
2 4 (2.04%) Clustering
2 4 (2.04%) Driving Licence
2 4 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.53%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.53%) Online Games
4 2 (1.02%) PMI
4 2 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.63%) Linux
2 22 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (11.22%) Windows
3 15 (7.65%) CentOS
4 14 (7.14%) Unix
5 12 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.06%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.04%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.02%) Solaris
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.39%) DevOps
3 35 (17.86%) Microservices
4 33 (16.84%) Test Automation
5 26 (13.27%) Configuration Management
6 25 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.22%) Scrum
8 21 (10.71%) Data Protection
8 21 (10.71%) Open Source
9 19 (9.69%) API Design
9 19 (9.69%) SOA
9 19 (9.69%) Web Operations
10 18 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (7.14%) ITIL
12 13 (6.63%) Build Automation
13 10 (5.10%) Migration
13 10 (5.10%) OO
14 9 (4.59%) API Development
15 8 (4.08%) Project Management
16 7 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 90 (45.92%) Java
2 23 (11.73%) Ruby
3 19 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.67%) SQL
5 13 (6.63%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.61%) Python
8 10 (5.10%) C++
8 10 (5.10%) Perl
9 7 (3.57%) Go
10 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.55%) C#
12 4 (2.04%) PHP
13 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.02%) C
14 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.51%) Korn
15 1 (0.51%) R
15 1 (0.51%) VB
15 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 196 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.53%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.02%) CCNA
4 2 (1.02%) CCNP
4 2 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) ISEB
4 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.51%) CCDP
5 1 (0.51%) CCIE
5 1 (0.51%) CEH
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) MCSA
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.04%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.02%) WCAG
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (11.22%) Docker
1 22 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.12%) vSphere
3 10 (5.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) Ceph
4 4 (2.04%) GlusterFS
4 4 (2.04%) SRDF
5 3 (1.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 81 (41.33%) Puppet
2 23 (11.73%) logstash
3 22 (11.22%) Ansible
4 18 (9.18%) Bareos
4 18 (9.18%) yum
5 16 (8.16%) ZABBIX
6 14 (7.14%) Piwik
7 10 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (4.59%) Grafana
8 9 (4.59%) Kibana
8 9 (4.59%) Uchiwa
9 7 (3.57%) Kubernetes
9 7 (3.57%) Salt
10 6 (3.06%) NetBackup
11 5 (2.55%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (2.04%) Graphite
12 4 (2.04%) HAProxy
12 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.53%) SCCM
14 2 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (14.80%) VMware
2 25 (12.76%) Atlassian
3 18 (9.18%) Oracle
4 14 (7.14%) Cisco
5 13 (6.63%) HP
6 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.57%) NetApp
8 7 (3.57%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.55%) BMC
10 4 (2.04%) Brocade
10 4 (2.04%) EMC
10 4 (2.04%) IBM
10 4 (2.04%) SAP
10 4 (2.04%) Symantec
11 3 (1.53%) Google
11 3 (1.53%) Percona
11 3 (1.53%) Sun
12 2 (1.02%) Citrix
12 2 (1.02%) Palo Alto
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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