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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 94 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.74% 2.17% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.09% 18.27% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 36
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£345 £309 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £221 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £346 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.63% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
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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
382 301 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.32% 11.89% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 183 161
Average daily rate £334 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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 -14 31 £325 +1.56% 3
North Yorkshire +1 9 £414 +83.88%
South Yorkshire -8 9 £375 +42.31% 1
Humberside - 1 £420 -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 91 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (36.26%) Oracle
3 32 (35.16%) ITIL
4 29 (31.87%) SQL
5 23 (25.27%) PL/SQL
5 23 (25.27%) UNIX
6 16 (17.58%) Subversion
7 15 (16.48%) ETL
8 14 (15.38%) Service Management
8 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (14.29%) LDAP
10 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.19%) Java
10 12 (13.19%) Shell Script
10 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (12.09%) Splunk
11 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
11 11 (12.09%) Linux
11 11 (12.09%) Cisco
11 11 (12.09%) Oracle OWB
12 10 (10.99%) HP
13 9 (9.89%) OpenView
13 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
14 8 (8.79%) PVCS
14 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
14 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (8.79%) Project Management
14 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.79%) Incident Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.10%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) GoldMine
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) LDAP
2 7 (7.69%) DNS
3 6 (6.59%) VPN
4 5 (5.49%) Intranet
4 5 (5.49%) Firewall
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.30%) 4G
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.30%) LAN
5 3 (3.30%) WAN
6 2 (2.20%) ATM
6 2 (2.20%) Extranet
6 2 (2.20%) MPLS
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (1.10%) Wireless
7 1 (1.10%) SSL
7 1 (1.10%) SAN
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle OWB
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (4.40%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Subversion
2 8 (8.79%) PVCS
3 6 (6.59%) Maven
4 5 (5.49%) Ant
4 5 (5.49%) JUnit
5 4 (4.40%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Mockito
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.10%) Toad
6 1 (1.10%) ERwin
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Law
2 2 (2.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Database Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.69%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (4.40%) DBA
8 4 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) J2EE
1 7 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
3 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) REST
4 2 (2.20%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.10%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.10%) CSS3
5 1 (1.10%) JSP
5 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) JSF
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) WPF
5 1 (1.10%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Open Source
2 5 (5.49%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.40%) Replication
3 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) PDA
5 2 (2.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) GIS
6 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) UNIX
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Solaris
4 6 (6.59%) Windows
5 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.30%) CentOS
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) ETL
3 14 (15.38%) Service Management
4 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.79%) Project Management
6 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.49%) Workflow
9 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.40%) Migration
10 4 (4.40%) Web Development
10 4 (4.40%) Document Management
11 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) PL/SQL
3 12 (13.19%) Java
3 12 (13.19%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.40%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) Python
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) R
6 1 (1.10%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.40%) CCNA
4 4 (4.40%) ISEB
4 4 (4.40%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (4.40%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
5 3 (3.30%) CCSA
6 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) CCDA
6 2 (2.20%) CCDP
6 2 (2.20%) CCNP
6 2 (2.20%) PMP
6 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CCSP
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Terminal Server
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) OpenView
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.10%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.10%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) Cisco
3 11 (12.09%) Splunk
4 10 (10.99%) HP
5 5 (5.49%) Sun
6 4 (4.40%) Citrix
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.40%) Percona
7 3 (3.30%) F5
7 3 (3.30%) Remedy
7 3 (3.30%) VMware
7 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.30%) Informatica
7 3 (3.30%) NetApp
8 2 (2.20%) Juniper
8 2 (2.20%) EMC
8 2 (2.20%) Nortel
8 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
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