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 3 months to 23 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 27 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.31% 3.83% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.30% 22.08% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 6
Median daily rate £450 £430 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.73% -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 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -1.38%  

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 South Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 67 77 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 20.62% 17.34% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 35
Median daily rate £450 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +28.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 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 £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +20 20 £475 -17.39%
Doncaster -5 5 £325 -24.41%
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
5 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
6 11 (31.43%) DevOps
6 11 (31.43%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) BDD
6 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
6 11 (31.43%) SAP
6 11 (31.43%) CSS
6 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
6 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
7 10 (28.57%) Unix
7 10 (28.57%) Electronics
7 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
7 10 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (28.57%) Web Development
7 10 (28.57%) Marketing
7 10 (28.57%) Line Management
7 10 (28.57%) Mentoring

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 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Primavera
2 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) LDAP
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (28.57%) Electronics
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
1 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 10 (28.57%) Marketing
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) React
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) REST
4 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) Node.js
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
3 10 (28.57%) Unix
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
5 6 (17.14%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.86%) CoreOS
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.86%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) BDD
3 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (28.57%) Line Management
4 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 10 (28.57%) Web Development
5 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
7 6 (17.14%) Prototyping
8 5 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 5 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (17.14%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) etcd
4 1 (2.86%) flannel
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Consul
3 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.86%) Marathon
3 1 (2.86%) Mesos
3 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.86%) Rancher
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) SAP
3 7 (20.00%) NetApp
4 6 (17.14%) Dell
4 6 (17.14%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) HP
4 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto