The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Doncaster with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South Yorkshire / Doncaster
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Doncaster 15.15% 18.18% 22.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 57.14% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.41% +1.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Doncaster.

Academic & Professional Certification
Doncaster
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8 7 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Doncaster 24.24% 31.82% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £325 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -35.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Doncaster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Doncaster citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Doncaster

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Doncaster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Doncaster.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Doncaster

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Doncaster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Doncaster.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Doncaster

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Doncaster region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Back Office
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Doncaster by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) LDAP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Server Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper