The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 61 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 75 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.92% 3.51% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 23.76% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 38
Average daily rate £319 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £141 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £20.80 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £59.10 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
325 303 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.65% 14.76% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 144 182
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £82.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +16 56 £341 +17.67% 14
South Yorkshire -18 9 £282 +40.52% 1
North Yorkshire -14 7 £225 -50.00% 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 95 (76.00%) SC Cleared
2 37 (29.60%) Windows
3 24 (19.20%) SQL
4 22 (17.60%) ITIL
5 19 (15.20%) Oracle
5 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.80%) DNS
6 16 (12.80%) Service Management
7 15 (12.00%) Firewall
7 15 (12.00%) UNIX
7 15 (12.00%) SLA
8 14 (11.20%) Cisco
8 14 (11.20%) Solaris
9 13 (10.40%) Linux
9 13 (10.40%) NetApp
10 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
10 12 (9.60%) .NET
10 12 (9.60%) C
10 12 (9.60%) Telecoms
11 11 (8.80%) Perl
11 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
11 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
11 11 (8.80%) Project Management
12 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
12 10 (8.00%) Blue Coat
12 10 (8.00%) Sendmail
13 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
13 9 (7.20%) Migration
13 9 (7.20%) NHS
13 9 (7.20%) Sun

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (7.20%) Apache
2 7 (5.60%) IIS
3 6 (4.80%) nginx
3 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.20%) Confluence
6 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.80%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.80%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) IaaS
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) DNS
2 15 (12.00%) Firewall
3 7 (5.60%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (4.80%) DSL
5 5 (4.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.40%) Internet
6 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.60%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.60%) WAN
7 2 (1.60%) DHCP
7 2 (1.60%) VPN
7 2 (1.60%) 3G
7 2 (1.60%) SSL
7 2 (1.60%) SAN
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.80%) SSH
8 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.40%) MySQL
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.60%) OLAP
5 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) Maven
3 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.20%) JIRA
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.80%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.80%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.80%) dotCover
General
1 12 (9.60%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.60%) Legal
3 2 (1.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Finance
4 1 (0.80%) Law
4 1 (0.80%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (14.40%) Analyst
2 11 (8.80%) Applications Support
3 9 (7.20%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (7.20%) Developer
4 8 (6.40%) Desktop Support
5 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Build Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.80%) Software Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.20%) Software Asset Manager
7 4 (3.20%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.20%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.20%) DBA
7 4 (3.20%) Consultant
7 4 (3.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) .NET
2 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.40%) Web Services
3 6 (4.80%) XML
4 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.60%) REST
5 2 (1.60%) JMS
5 2 (1.60%) HTML
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
5 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.80%) JSF
6 1 (0.80%) WCF
6 1 (0.80%) XSD
6 1 (0.80%) SOAP
6 1 (0.80%) J2EE
6 1 (0.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
1 9 (7.20%) NHS
2 6 (4.80%) Statistics
3 4 (3.20%) Open Source
4 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.60%) PKI
5 2 (1.60%) Informatics
5 2 (1.60%) Clustering
5 2 (1.60%) GIS
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Windows
2 19 (15.20%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.00%) UNIX
4 14 (11.20%) Solaris
5 13 (10.40%) Linux
6 9 (7.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.20%) CentOS
8 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.60%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.80%) AIX
10 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) ITIL
2 16 (12.80%) Service Management
3 11 (8.80%) Project Management
4 9 (7.20%) Migration
4 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.60%) Data Management
7 6 (4.80%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.80%) Scrum
8 5 (4.00%) Workflow
8 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.20%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.20%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.40%) Quality Management
10 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) SQL
2 12 (9.60%) C
3 11 (8.80%) Perl
4 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.40%) Java
5 8 (6.40%) C#
6 7 (5.60%) Python
7 6 (4.80%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.00%) C++
8 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.40%) PHP
9 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.40%) VB
10 2 (1.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (76.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) Degree
3 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.80%) CCSE
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.80%) CCNP
6 1 (0.80%) MCSE
6 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Sendmail
2 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.60%) Squid
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
2 2 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.60%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.60%) OpenView
3 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Oracle
2 14 (11.20%) Cisco
3 13 (10.40%) NetApp
4 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (7.20%) Sun
7 7 (5.60%) McAfee
7 7 (5.60%) Juniper
8 5 (4.00%) Remedy
9 4 (3.20%) Citrix
9 4 (3.20%) VMware
10 3 (2.40%) HP
10 3 (2.40%) Splunk
11 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.60%) CA
12 1 (0.80%) BT
12 1 (0.80%) Perforce
12 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.80%) Nokia
12 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
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