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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 89 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.93% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.99% 17.37% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£340 £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £226 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £534 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £21.39 £15.50 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.96% -65.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.49 £15.50 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.28 £21.50 £46.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+77.23% -5.52%
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
385 259 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.42% 11.11% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 155 161
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Average hourly rate £23.61 £15.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.32% -63.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £23.60 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 31 £333 +9.91% 4
South Yorkshire +2 14 £356 +14.91% 3
North Yorkshire -8 5 £500 +17.64% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 93 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) ITIL
3 29 (31.18%) Oracle
4 27 (29.03%) SQL
5 25 (26.88%) UNIX
6 21 (22.58%) PL/SQL
7 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (16.13%) Java
9 14 (15.05%) Linux
9 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.98%) Windows
10 13 (13.98%) ETL
10 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
11 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (12.90%) Spring
12 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
12 11 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (11.83%) Data Centre
13 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.75%) Cisco
14 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.68%) LDAP
14 9 (9.68%) Project Management
14 9 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (9.68%) Oracle OWB
14 9 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (9.68%) Splunk
15 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
15 8 (8.60%) Subversion
15 8 (8.60%) Citrix

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (4.30%) IIS
1 4 (4.30%) Apache
1 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.08%) Documentum
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) LDAP
2 5 (5.38%) VPN
3 4 (4.30%) Intranet
4 3 (3.23%) Firewall
4 3 (3.23%) 4G
4 3 (3.23%) LAN
4 3 (3.23%) WAN
5 2 (2.15%) DNS
5 2 (2.15%) ATM
5 2 (2.15%) Extranet
5 2 (2.15%) MPLS
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.45%) MySQL
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Subversion
2 7 (7.53%) Maven
2 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.45%) GitLab
3 6 (6.45%) Ant
3 6 (6.45%) JUnit
3 6 (6.45%) PVCS
4 2 (2.15%) Toad
4 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.08%) ERwin
5 1 (1.08%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Law
3 2 (2.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.83%) Developer
4 8 (8.60%) Database Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Applications Support
5 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.53%) DBA
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Applications Support
9 3 (3.23%) Database Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) Spring
2 7 (7.53%) J2EE
3 6 (6.45%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Replication
3 6 (6.45%) Clustering
3 6 (6.45%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.30%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.23%) PDA
6 2 (2.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) UNIX
2 14 (15.05%) Linux
3 13 (13.98%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.98%) ETL
3 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (9.68%) Project Management
5 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.45%) Service Management
7 6 (6.45%) MVC
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
7 6 (6.45%) SDLC
8 5 (5.38%) Microservices
8 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.38%) Open Source
9 4 (4.30%) Web Development
9 4 (4.30%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.30%) Process Management
9 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) SQL
2 21 (22.58%) PL/SQL
3 15 (16.13%) Java
4 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) C
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) R
6 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.45%) BC Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) ISEB
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.23%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.15%) PMP
7 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCNP
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) CCDA
7 2 (2.15%) CCDP
8 1 (1.08%) CCSA
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.23%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) OpenView
2 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.08%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) WSUS
4 1 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Cisco
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Splunk
4 8 (8.60%) Citrix
5 6 (6.45%) Sun
5 6 (6.45%) HP
5 6 (6.45%) Percona
6 3 (3.23%) NetApp
6 3 (3.23%) Remedy
6 3 (3.23%) VMware
6 3 (3.23%) Juniper
7 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.15%) McAfee
7 2 (2.15%) Nortel
8 1 (1.08%) OpenText
8 1 (1.08%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.08%) F5
8 1 (1.08%) Nimsoft