The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 47 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 87 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.63% 2.65% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.97% 20.48% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 34
Average daily rate
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£363 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £400 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.49%
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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
396 293 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.51% 12.94% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 164 131
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -37.80%
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 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Yorkshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Yorkshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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 +12 66 £350 +16.66% 3
South Yorkshire +2 10 £425 +136.11%
North Yorkshire +7 6 £325 +8.33% 3
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 123 (59.42%) SC Cleared
2 40 (19.32%) Oracle
3 38 (18.36%) Linux
4 37 (17.87%) Java
5 33 (15.94%) Service Management
6 27 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
7 25 (12.08%) Splunk
7 25 (12.08%) Oracle Database
8 22 (10.63%) Red Hat
8 22 (10.63%) SQL
8 22 (10.63%) ITIL
8 22 (10.63%) UNIX
9 21 (10.14%) Puppet
10 20 (9.66%) LDAP
10 20 (9.66%) Cisco
11 19 (9.18%) NHS
11 19 (9.18%) Windows
11 19 (9.18%) CentOS
12 18 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 18 (8.70%) Project Management
12 18 (8.70%) Subversion
13 16 (7.73%) Incident Management
14 15 (7.25%) HP
14 15 (7.25%) PRINCE2
14 15 (7.25%) HTML
14 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
15 13 (6.28%) DNS
15 13 (6.28%) JUnit

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.93%) Apache
2 4 (1.93%) SAS
3 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.48%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.48%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.66%) LDAP
2 13 (6.28%) DNS
3 10 (4.83%) Firewall
4 7 (3.38%) SAN
5 6 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.42%) HTTP
6 5 (2.42%) Intranet
7 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.45%) Network Security
8 3 (1.45%) LAN
8 3 (1.45%) DHCP
8 3 (1.45%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.45%) OSPF
8 3 (1.45%) SSL
8 3 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.45%) Wireless
9 2 (0.97%) BGP
9 2 (0.97%) MPLS
9 2 (0.97%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (12.08%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.70%) Subversion
2 13 (6.28%) JUnit
3 12 (5.80%) DbUnit
4 3 (1.45%) PVCS
5 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.97%) MSI
5 2 (0.97%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (4.35%) Finance
1 9 (4.35%) Law
2 7 (3.38%) Publishing
3 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (16.91%) Developer
2 34 (16.43%) Analyst
3 17 (8.21%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.73%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.83%) Administrator
7 9 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.86%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.38%) UNIX Administrator
9 7 (3.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Architect
11 5 (2.42%) Designer
11 5 (2.42%) Tester
11 5 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.42%) UNIX Engineer
11 5 (2.42%) Support Engineer
12 4 (1.93%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.25%) HTML
2 13 (6.28%) CSS
3 11 (5.31%) J2EE
4 10 (4.83%) .NET
5 7 (3.38%) Web Services
6 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.93%) REST
8 3 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.45%) jQuery
8 3 (1.45%) Spring
9 2 (0.97%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.97%) JSP
9 2 (0.97%) JSON
9 2 (0.97%) WCF
9 2 (0.97%) WPF
9 2 (0.97%) CSS3
9 2 (0.97%) Spring Batch
9 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.18%) NHS
2 10 (4.83%) Open Source
3 9 (4.35%) Kindle
3 9 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.38%) User Experience
6 3 (1.45%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (0.97%) e-Health
7 2 (0.97%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.48%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.36%) Linux
2 22 (10.63%) UNIX
3 19 (9.18%) Windows
3 19 (9.18%) CentOS
4 10 (4.83%) Solaris
5 8 (3.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.38%) AIX
7 6 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.42%) HPUX
8 5 (2.42%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.94%) Service Management
2 25 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.63%) ITIL
4 18 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 18 (8.70%) Project Management
5 16 (7.73%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.25%) PRINCE2
7 13 (6.28%) Workflow
7 13 (6.28%) Migration
8 12 (5.80%) OOD
8 12 (5.80%) OO
9 11 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.83%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.83%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.35%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.86%) DevOps
12 8 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.38%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (3.38%) Supplier Management
13 7 (3.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.87%) Java
2 22 (10.63%) SQL
3 12 (5.80%) C#
4 11 (5.31%) PHP
5 8 (3.86%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.38%) VB
6 7 (3.38%) Python
7 6 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.90%) C
7 6 (2.90%) Scala
8 5 (2.42%) C++
9 4 (1.93%) Perl
9 4 (1.93%) Ruby
10 2 (0.97%) VBScript
11 1 (0.48%) R
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (59.42%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.83%) BC Cleared
3 9 (4.35%) ISEB
4 7 (3.38%) Degree
4 7 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.90%) CCNA
6 4 (1.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.45%) CCSA
8 2 (0.97%) CCNP
8 2 (0.97%) MCSE
8 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) CCIE
9 1 (0.48%) CCSP
9 1 (0.48%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.48%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.93%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.45%) Firmware
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (10.14%) Puppet
2 11 (5.31%) Nagios
3 7 (3.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.42%) SCCM
5 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.45%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.45%) OpenView
6 2 (0.97%) WSUS
6 2 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 40 (19.32%) Oracle
2 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.08%) Splunk
3 22 (10.63%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.66%) Cisco
5 15 (7.25%) HP
6 9 (4.35%) VMware
7 8 (3.86%) NetApp
8 7 (3.38%) Citrix
9 5 (2.42%) F5
9 5 (2.42%) Brocade
9 5 (2.42%) Websense
9 5 (2.42%) Remedy
9 5 (2.42%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.42%) Sun
10 4 (1.93%) Juniper
11 3 (1.45%) Symantec
11 3 (1.45%) McAfee
11 3 (1.45%) CA
11 3 (1.45%) Informatica
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