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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 32 66 39
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 122 54 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.78% 2.42% 4.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.42% 21.18% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 37
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£345 £305 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% +4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +33.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.90 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -39.65%
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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
365 255 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.30% 11.43% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 133 205
Average daily rate £338 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.40 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +32 74 £300 -25.46% 11
South Yorkshire +14 28 £362 +101.11% 2
North Yorkshire -4 13 £475 +1.06% 4
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 119 (69.19%) SC Cleared
2 33 (19.19%) Oracle
2 33 (19.19%) Linux
3 30 (17.44%) Service Management
4 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
5 24 (13.95%) ITIL
6 23 (13.37%) Java
6 23 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (12.79%) NHS
7 22 (12.79%) Oracle Database
8 20 (11.63%) Splunk
9 19 (11.05%) Red Hat
9 19 (11.05%) Windows
9 19 (11.05%) Puppet
10 16 (9.30%) CentOS
10 16 (9.30%) Active Directory
10 16 (9.30%) HP
11 15 (8.72%) LDAP
12 14 (8.14%) UNIX
12 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
13 13 (7.56%) SQL
14 12 (6.98%) MS Office
14 12 (6.98%) Cisco
14 12 (6.98%) Incident Management
14 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (6.40%) Workflow
15 11 (6.40%) Solaris

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.07%) Apache
3 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) SAP EP
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) MS Office
2 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.72%) LDAP
2 9 (5.23%) DNS
2 9 (5.23%) SAN
3 7 (4.07%) Firewall
4 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.33%) DHCP
5 4 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.33%) InfiniBand
6 3 (1.74%) Network Security
6 3 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.74%) Internet
7 2 (1.16%) OSPF
7 2 (1.16%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.16%) RIP
7 2 (1.16%) LAN
7 2 (1.16%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.16%) Wireless
7 2 (1.16%) SSH
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (12.79%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.74%) MySQL
7 2 (1.16%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.16%) Redis
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) JUnit
1 7 (4.07%) Subversion
1 7 (4.07%) DbUnit
2 3 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.16%) Maven
3 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.16%) MSI
3 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.58%) JMeter
4 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (4.65%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Law
2 7 (4.07%) Legal
3 6 (3.49%) Publishing
4 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (18.60%) Analyst
2 20 (11.63%) Developer
3 12 (6.98%) Business Analyst
3 12 (6.98%) Administrator
4 11 (6.40%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.81%) Architect
6 9 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.65%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.07%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Consultant
9 6 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.91%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (2.91%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) Data Manager
11 4 (2.33%) Storage Administrator
11 4 (2.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) J2EE
2 6 (3.49%) HTML
3 5 (2.91%) .NET
3 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.33%) Web Services
4 4 (2.33%) XML
4 4 (2.33%) CSS
4 4 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.33%) Spring
5 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.74%) REST
5 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (1.74%) Series 60
5 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.16%) Ajax
7 1 (0.58%) HTML5
7 1 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.58%) Spring Batch
7 1 (0.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) NHS
2 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.65%) Kindle
5 3 (1.74%) HP StorageWorks
5 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.74%) Informatics
6 2 (1.16%) e-Health
6 2 (1.16%) Open Source
6 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.19%) Linux
2 19 (11.05%) Windows
3 16 (9.30%) CentOS
4 14 (8.14%) UNIX
5 11 (6.40%) Solaris
6 10 (5.81%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.07%) AIX
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.91%) HPUX
9 5 (2.91%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.74%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.16%) Debian
11 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.16%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) Service Management
2 24 (13.95%) ITIL
3 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
4 12 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.40%) Workflow
5 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.81%) Migration
6 10 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (4.65%) OO
8 7 (4.07%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.07%) OOD
8 7 (4.07%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.07%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (3.49%) Project Planning
9 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.49%) Project Management
9 6 (3.49%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.91%) ITSM
10 5 (2.91%) Automated Testing
10 5 (2.91%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.37%) Java
2 13 (7.56%) SQL
3 7 (4.07%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.49%) C#
4 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.33%) Perl
5 4 (2.33%) PHP
6 3 (1.74%) C++
6 3 (1.74%) C
6 3 (1.74%) VB
7 2 (1.16%) VBScript
7 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.58%) ABAP
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 119 (69.19%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.65%) Degree
3 5 (2.91%) BC Cleared
3 5 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (2.91%) ISEB
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) CCNP
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CCAB
6 1 (0.58%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) ISO 9001
1 8 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) COBIT
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.74%) Firmware
3 3 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Samba
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (11.05%) Puppet
2 9 (5.23%) Nagios
3 4 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.74%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.16%) WSUS
5 2 (1.16%) SCCM
5 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.16%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (19.19%) Oracle
2 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.63%) Splunk
4 19 (11.05%) Red Hat
5 16 (9.30%) HP
6 12 (6.98%) Cisco
7 10 (5.81%) VMware
8 7 (4.07%) Citrix
9 5 (2.91%) CA
9 5 (2.91%) NetApp
9 5 (2.91%) Sun
9 5 (2.91%) Remedy
9 5 (2.91%) Brocade
10 4 (2.33%) Websense
10 4 (2.33%) Symantec
11 3 (1.74%) Juniper
11 3 (1.74%) McAfee
11 3 (1.74%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.16%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.16%) Riverbed
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