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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 59 79 102
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 58 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.43% 1.91% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.14% 14.14% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £244 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £43.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.84% +96.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.80 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.47 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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
288 297 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.07% 13.51% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 140 206
Average daily rate £335 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £179 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £14.50 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.71 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +17 30 £288 - 7
South Yorkshire -6 12 £394 +124.85% 4
North Yorkshire +14 11 £425 -
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.56%) Service Management
3 21 (19.63%) ITIL
4 19 (17.76%) Oracle
4 19 (17.76%) Linux
5 15 (14.02%) Windows
5 15 (14.02%) Red Hat
6 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
6 14 (13.08%) CentOS
7 13 (12.15%) Solaris
8 12 (11.21%) Incident Management
8 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
9 10 (9.35%) Java
9 10 (9.35%) UNIX
9 10 (9.35%) NHS
9 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
10 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
10 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
10 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (7.48%) DNS
11 8 (7.48%) Migration
11 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (7.48%) Puppet
11 8 (7.48%) Splunk
12 7 (6.54%) J2EE
12 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
12 7 (6.54%) OO
12 7 (6.54%) OOD
12 7 (6.54%) HP
12 7 (6.54%) Nagios

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) Apache
3 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.87%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) DNS
2 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.67%) Firewall
3 4 (3.74%) InfiniBand
3 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.74%) LDAP
3 4 (3.74%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) 3G
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.87%) HTTP
5 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.87%) SSL
5 2 (1.87%) SAN
5 2 (1.87%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.87%) SSH
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (2.80%) MySQL
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) JUnit
1 6 (5.61%) Subversion
1 6 (5.61%) DbUnit
2 3 (2.80%) JIRA
3 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.93%) dotCover
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 4 (3.74%) Law
1 4 (3.74%) Legal
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (17.76%) Analyst
2 12 (11.21%) Developer
3 10 (9.35%) Desktop Support
3 10 (9.35%) Administrator
4 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.67%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Test Manager
6 5 (4.67%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Architect
6 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (2.80%) Data Manager
7 3 (2.80%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (2.80%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (2.80%) Senior Architect
7 3 (2.80%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 3 (2.80%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) J2EE
1 7 (6.54%) Spring
2 5 (4.67%) XML
3 4 (3.74%) .NET
3 4 (3.74%) Spring Batch
4 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.80%) Series 60
4 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.87%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) XHTML
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) NHS
2 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.87%) GIS
4 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Informatics
4 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.87%) Kindle
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) Windows
3 14 (13.08%) CentOS
4 13 (12.15%) Solaris
5 10 (9.35%) UNIX
5 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.80%) AIX
9 2 (1.87%) Debian
9 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.87%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.56%) Service Management
2 21 (19.63%) ITIL
3 12 (11.21%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.48%) Migration
5 7 (6.54%) Workflow
5 7 (6.54%) Data Management
5 7 (6.54%) OO
5 7 (6.54%) OOD
5 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.74%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.80%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.80%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.80%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.80%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) Java
2 5 (4.67%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) C
3 4 (3.74%) C#
3 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.87%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) Degree
3 5 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CCAB
5 1 (0.93%) CCSE
5 1 (0.93%) CIPD
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) Nagios
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.80%) Unicenter
3 3 (2.80%) SCCM
4 2 (1.87%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.87%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.93%) MOM
5 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 15 (14.02%) Red Hat
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.48%) Splunk
5 7 (6.54%) HP
6 5 (4.67%) Citrix
7 4 (3.74%) VMware
8 3 (2.80%) CA
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) IBM
9 2 (1.87%) Mercator
9 2 (1.87%) Remedy
9 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.93%) F5
10 1 (0.93%) McAfee
10 1 (0.93%) Websense
10 1 (0.93%) Perforce
10 1 (0.93%) Symantec
10 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.93%) Sun
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