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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 66 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 62 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.38% 1.13% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.85% 10.29% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 21
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £473 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £36.50 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.48% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.50 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
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
368 243 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.15% 10.99% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 138 180
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.69 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.66% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +21 38 £310 +100.00%
South Yorkshire +9 18 £425 +86.81%
North Yorkshire -4 6 £388 -17.55%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.93%) Linux
3 26 (22.22%) Oracle
3 26 (22.22%) Service Management
4 23 (19.66%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (17.95%) Red Hat
5 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
6 20 (17.09%) Splunk
7 18 (15.38%) Puppet
8 17 (14.53%) Java
8 17 (14.53%) LDAP
8 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.68%) ITIL
9 16 (13.68%) CentOS
10 14 (11.97%) UNIX
10 14 (11.97%) Cisco
11 12 (10.26%) Windows
11 12 (10.26%) NHS
11 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
12 11 (9.40%) HP
12 11 (9.40%) Incident Management
12 11 (9.40%) Workflow
13 10 (8.55%) Firewall
13 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (8.55%) DNS
13 10 (8.55%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (7.69%) SQL
14 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
14 9 (7.69%) Nagios
14 9 (7.69%) Management Information System

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.13%) Apache
2 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) SAS
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Office
2 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.53%) LDAP
2 10 (8.55%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) DNS
3 6 (5.13%) SAN
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) DHCP
5 3 (2.56%) Network Security
6 2 (1.71%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.71%) SSH
6 2 (1.71%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) HTTP
6 2 (1.71%) RIP
6 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.71%) LAN
6 2 (1.71%) OSPF
6 2 (1.71%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.85%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) JUnit
2 3 (2.56%) DbUnit
2 3 (2.56%) Subversion
3 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) MSI
3 2 (1.71%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (5.13%) Finance
1 6 (5.13%) Law
1 6 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (15.38%) Analyst
2 15 (12.82%) Developer
3 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
4 7 (5.98%) Administrator
5 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (4.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.27%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (4.27%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Consultant
8 3 (2.56%) Systems Designer
8 3 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) CSS
1 4 (3.42%) J2EE
1 4 (3.42%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) XML
2 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.56%) Series 60
2 3 (2.56%) Spring
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.71%) JSP
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) XHTML
4 1 (0.85%) COM
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) WPF
4 1 (0.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.85%) Java EE
4 1 (0.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) NHS
2 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.56%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.71%) e-Health
5 2 (1.71%) Kindle
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) CentOS
3 14 (11.97%) UNIX
4 12 (10.26%) Windows
5 8 (6.84%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.84%) Solaris
6 7 (5.98%) AIX
7 5 (4.27%) HPUX
7 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.71%) Debian
9 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.22%) Service Management
2 16 (13.68%) ITIL
3 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.40%) Incident Management
4 11 (9.40%) Workflow
5 10 (8.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.98%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.27%) ITSM
8 5 (4.27%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.42%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.42%) Migration
10 3 (2.56%) Project Management
10 3 (2.56%) OOD
10 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.56%) OO
10 3 (2.56%) Web Development
10 3 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) Java
2 9 (7.69%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.42%) Perl
4 4 (3.42%) C++
5 3 (2.56%) C
5 3 (2.56%) C#
5 3 (2.56%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.71%) VBScript
6 2 (1.71%) VB
6 2 (1.71%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) Degree
3 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.56%) ISEB
3 3 (2.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.71%) CCSA
4 2 (1.71%) MCSE
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CCAB
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) CIPD
5 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Firmware
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) Puppet
2 9 (7.69%) Nagios
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.56%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.71%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.71%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) Oracle
2 21 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 20 (17.09%) Splunk
4 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.97%) Cisco
6 11 (9.40%) HP
7 7 (5.98%) VMware
8 6 (5.13%) Citrix
9 5 (4.27%) Websense
9 5 (4.27%) CA
9 5 (4.27%) Sun
9 5 (4.27%) Brocade
10 4 (3.42%) F5
10 4 (3.42%) Remedy
10 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.56%) Juniper
11 3 (2.56%) McAfee
11 3 (2.56%) Symantec
11 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.71%) ProCurve