Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 24 55
Rank change year-on-year -24 +31 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.05% 6.34% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.33% 36.48% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 19
South Yorkshire median daily rate £384 £496 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +52.69% -25.71%
10th Percentile £239 £281 £195
90th Percentile £466 £650 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -6.22% +12.12% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 - £30.50

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 contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 90 159 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.08% 17.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 116 85
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £433 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% -6.99% +9.41%
10th Percentile £229 £281 £248
90th Percentile £560 £625 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.94% -13.51% -11.27%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.40 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.83% +5.00% +2.99%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in South Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster +1 7 £363 +6.62%
Sheffield -30 5 £467 -6.58% 4
Rotherham - 2 £394 -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Maven
5 4 (19.05%) Azure
6 3 (14.29%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Azure
3 2 (9.52%) GitHub
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Route 53
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Appium
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) JBehave
4 1 (4.76%) Postman
4 1 (4.76%) REST Assured
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) vCloud
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Grafana
2 1 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Rancher
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) F5
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) IronPort
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Black Duck
4 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin