Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 53 38
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 52 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.50% 2.30% 4.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.33% 13.01% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 31
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £393 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.39% -10.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £292 £195 £338
90th Percentile £650 £592 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +46.15% -23.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £30.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -10.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +77.78% -10.00%

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 166 146 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.55% 17.68% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 136
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £291 £260 £303
90th Percentile £633 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.00 £20.66 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.59% -6.11% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.34 £14.20 £16.41
90th Percentile £24.10 £50.20 £24.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.99% -6.03%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Sheffield +21 44 £525 +54.41% 1
Doncaster +2 6 £373 -14.37% 1
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) DevOps
4 16 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (30.77%) Ansible
5 15 (28.85%) Docker
6 14 (26.92%) Threat Modelling
6 14 (26.92%) Linux
7 12 (23.08%) Windows
7 12 (23.08%) Java
7 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 11 (21.15%) Puppet
9 10 (19.23%) Cisco
10 9 (17.31%) Migration
10 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (17.31%) Terraform
11 8 (15.38%) REST
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (15.38%) Firewall
11 8 (15.38%) Python
11 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 7 (13.46%) JMS
12 7 (13.46%) Web Services
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.46%) Apache CXF
12 7 (13.46%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
12 7 (13.46%) Apache Camel

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 7 (13.46%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Jetty
3 2 (3.85%) Mongrel
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
5 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 5 (9.62%) HTTP
3 5 (9.62%) Internet
3 5 (9.62%) SSL
4 4 (7.69%) VLAN
4 4 (7.69%) VPN
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security
5 3 (5.77%) VoIP
5 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.85%) DHCP
6 2 (3.85%) FTP
6 2 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Travis CI
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) GitLab
6 1 (1.92%) GoCD
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Consultant
2 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Security Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Security Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) REST
2 7 (13.46%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (13.46%) Apache Camel
2 7 (13.46%) Apache CXF
2 7 (13.46%) JMS
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 2 (3.85%) Servlets
5 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) DevOps
3 16 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (26.92%) Threat Modelling
5 9 (17.31%) Migration
6 6 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Information Assurance
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.69%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.69%) Web Operations
9 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) Python
3 7 (13.46%) Java 8
4 6 (11.54%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) CCNA
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Docker
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) Firmware
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Ansible
2 11 (21.15%) Puppet
3 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.31%) Terraform
4 7 (13.46%) Salt
5 6 (11.54%) SCCM
6 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.92%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) SaltStack
3 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.77%) Juniper
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (3.85%) F5
4 2 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.92%) Avaya