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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 74 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 57 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.22% 2.48% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.54% 16.83% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 22
Average daily rate £319 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £142 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £22.20 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £23.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
325 303 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.65% 14.76% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £82.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +5 42 £341 +10.08% 7
South Yorkshire -10 7 £264 +0.38%
North Yorkshire -9 5 £225 -59.64%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 95 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.74%) Windows
3 19 (20.00%) ITIL
4 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
5 15 (15.79%) DNS
6 14 (14.74%) Firewall
6 14 (14.74%) SQL
7 13 (13.68%) Solaris
7 13 (13.68%) SLA
7 13 (13.68%) Cisco
7 13 (13.68%) Service Management
8 12 (12.63%) NetApp
8 12 (12.63%) UNIX
8 12 (12.63%) Oracle
9 11 (11.58%) C
10 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat
11 9 (9.47%) Sendmail
11 9 (9.47%) Project Management
11 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
11 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.42%) Sun
12 8 (8.42%) Perl
12 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
13 7 (7.37%) OpenLDAP
13 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.37%) Migration
13 7 (7.37%) IIS
13 7 (7.37%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (7.37%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.11%) nginx
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
1 2 (2.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) DNS
2 14 (14.74%) Firewall
3 7 (7.37%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (6.32%) DSL
5 5 (5.26%) NetScreen
6 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 2 (2.11%) 3G
7 2 (2.11%) WAN
7 2 (2.11%) DHCP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.05%) Network Security
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.05%) LDAP
8 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.05%) Maven
2 1 (1.05%) dotCover
2 1 (1.05%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.05%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Analyst
2 10 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 8 (8.42%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Build Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Deployment Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) Software Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Software Asset Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Developer
7 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.16%) DBA
7 3 (3.16%) Consultant
8 2 (2.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) WCF
4 1 (1.05%) Spring
4 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.32%) Statistics
2 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.16%) NHS
2 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Open Source
4 1 (1.05%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
3 13 (13.68%) Solaris
4 12 (12.63%) UNIX
5 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.37%) Linux
7 4 (4.21%) CentOS
8 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.11%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (13.68%) Service Management
3 9 (9.47%) Project Management
4 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.37%) Migration
5 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.21%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.16%) QMS
8 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.16%) Data Management
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.16%) Workflow
8 3 (3.16%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) C
3 8 (8.42%) Perl
3 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.21%) Python
4 4 (4.21%) C++
5 3 (3.16%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) VB
6 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) CCSE
5 1 (1.05%) MCSE
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Sendmail
2 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) SCCM
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Unicenter
2 2 (2.11%) OpenView
2 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) NetApp
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 8 (8.42%) Sun
5 6 (6.32%) Juniper
5 6 (6.32%) McAfee
6 5 (5.26%) Remedy
7 4 (4.21%) VMware
7 4 (4.21%) Citrix
8 3 (3.16%) Splunk
9 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.11%) CA
9 2 (2.11%) HP
10 1 (1.05%) F5
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.05%) Nokia
10 1 (1.05%) Perforce
West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago