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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 76 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.68% 2.04% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.05% 15.44% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate
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£394 £190 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.23% -40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £113 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
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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
408 298 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.73% 13.19% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 169 134
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -36.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £17.00 £106.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -8 29 £350 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire +4 8 £444 +150.00% 1
North Yorkshire +7 4 £350 +16.66% 2
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.60%) Oracle
3 27 (21.43%) Service Management
4 25 (19.84%) Linux
5 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (18.25%) Splunk
6 21 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 20 (15.87%) LDAP
7 20 (15.87%) Red Hat
8 19 (15.08%) Java
9 18 (14.29%) UNIX
9 18 (14.29%) ITIL
9 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 18 (14.29%) Puppet
10 16 (12.70%) CentOS
10 16 (12.70%) Configuration Management
10 16 (12.70%) SQL
11 15 (11.90%) Cisco
12 13 (10.32%) DNS
12 13 (10.32%) HP
12 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
12 13 (10.32%) Subversion
13 12 (9.52%) Workflow
14 11 (8.73%) Windows
15 10 (7.94%) Solaris
15 10 (7.94%) Firewall
16 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
16 9 (7.14%) NHS
16 9 (7.14%) Nagios
16 9 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) Apache
3 3 (2.38%) SAS
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) LDAP
2 13 (10.32%) DNS
3 10 (7.94%) Firewall
4 6 (4.76%) SAN
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.38%) Intranet
5 3 (2.38%) DHCP
5 3 (2.38%) Wireless
5 3 (2.38%) Network Security
5 3 (2.38%) LAN
6 2 (1.59%) OSPF
6 2 (1.59%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.59%) RIP
6 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) MPLS
7 1 (0.79%) VPN
7 1 (0.79%) TACACS
7 1 (0.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Redis
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Subversion
2 8 (6.35%) JUnit
3 7 (5.56%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.38%) PVCS
5 2 (1.59%) MSI
5 2 (1.59%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.76%) Law
1 6 (4.76%) Legal
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (15.08%) Analyst
2 18 (14.29%) Developer
3 11 (8.73%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.14%) Administrator
4 9 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.97%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Deployment Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
10 3 (2.38%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) J2EE
2 5 (3.97%) .NET
3 3 (2.38%) HTML
3 3 (2.38%) CSS
3 3 (2.38%) Spring
4 2 (1.59%) JSP
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.59%) Spring Batch
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.79%) REST
5 1 (0.79%) CSS3
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.79%) COM
5 1 (0.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.79%) JSF
5 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) NHS
2 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.59%) Kindle
5 2 (1.59%) e-Health
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Linux
2 18 (14.29%) UNIX
3 16 (12.70%) CentOS
4 11 (8.73%) Windows
5 10 (7.94%) Solaris
6 7 (5.56%) AIX
7 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.97%) HPUX
9 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.79%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.43%) Service Management
2 18 (14.29%) ITIL
3 16 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.52%) Workflow
6 9 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (4.76%) OO
9 6 (4.76%) OOD
9 6 (4.76%) Project Management
9 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.97%) Migration
10 5 (3.97%) ITSM
10 5 (3.97%) ETL
10 5 (3.97%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.17%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) Java
2 16 (12.70%) SQL
3 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.97%) C#
6 4 (3.17%) C++
6 4 (3.17%) Perl
7 3 (2.38%) PHP
7 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) VBScript
8 2 (1.59%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) ISEB
3 6 (4.76%) Degree
4 5 (3.97%) CCNA
4 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.17%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.38%) CCSA
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) CCSP
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.38%) Firmware
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.79%) Samba
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) Puppet
2 9 (7.14%) Nagios
3 7 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.38%) OpenView
4 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.59%) WSUS
5 2 (1.59%) SCCM
5 2 (1.59%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Oracle
2 23 (18.25%) Splunk
3 20 (15.87%) Red Hat
4 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.90%) Cisco
6 13 (10.32%) HP
7 8 (6.35%) VMware
8 5 (3.97%) Brocade
8 5 (3.97%) F5
8 5 (3.97%) Citrix
8 5 (3.97%) Sun
8 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.97%) Websense
9 4 (3.17%) Remedy
9 4 (3.17%) CA
10 3 (2.38%) Symantec
10 3 (2.38%) McAfee
10 3 (2.38%) Juniper
10 3 (2.38%) NetApp
10 3 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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