The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Clearance
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.39% 4.55% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.19% 25.77% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 5
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £675 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +18.78%  

Security 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 86 97 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 18.98% 17.64% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £177 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in South Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in South Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in South Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in South Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +11 33 £475 +5.55%
Doncaster -2 3 £325 -
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) SC Cleared
3 24 (32.00%) Java
4 21 (28.00%) Linux
5 17 (22.67%) Ruby
6 16 (21.33%) Web Development
7 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (18.67%) CSS
9 13 (17.33%) HTML
9 13 (17.33%) TDD
9 13 (17.33%) User Experience
10 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.00%) Python
10 12 (16.00%) HTTP
11 11 (14.67%) Mac OS X
11 11 (14.67%) Unix
11 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
11 11 (14.67%) DevOps
12 10 (13.33%) Service Design
12 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 10 (13.33%) BC Cleared
13 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (12.00%) SQL
13 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
13 9 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
14 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
14 8 (10.67%) Web Services
14 8 (10.67%) Scrum
14 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.67%) BDD

Security 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 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) HTTP
2 6 (8.00%) SSL
2 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) Internet
4 3 (4.00%) DHCP
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.33%) FCoE
5 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) Redis
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) Big Data
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) JUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.33%) Gradle
5 1 (1.33%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) jMock
5 1 (1.33%) Maven
5 1 (1.33%) Mockito
5 1 (1.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.00%) Back Office
1 3 (4.00%) Electronics
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
1 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.00%) Marketing
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) User Researcher
4 7 (9.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Designer
7 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Business Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) CSS
2 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 8 (10.67%) Web Services
4 7 (9.33%) REST
5 5 (6.67%) Node.js
6 3 (4.00%) RESTful
6 3 (4.00%) SOAP
6 3 (4.00%) XML
7 2 (2.67%) Spring
8 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.33%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.33%) CSS3
8 1 (1.33%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5
8 1 (1.33%) Java EE
8 1 (1.33%) JSON
8 1 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.33%) PowerMock
8 1 (1.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) CESG
2 4 (5.33%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.33%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Mac OS X
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 5 (6.67%) CoreOS
4 5 (6.67%) RancherOS
5 3 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) Web Development
3 13 (17.33%) TDD
4 11 (14.67%) DevOps
5 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.33%) Service Design
6 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.67%) BDD
7 8 (10.67%) Scrum
7 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.33%) Web Design
9 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (8.00%) ETL
9 6 (8.00%) Human Factors
9 6 (8.00%) Line Management
9 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (6.67%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Java
2 17 (22.67%) Ruby
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) Python
4 9 (12.00%) SQL
5 6 (8.00%) Go
6 4 (5.33%) C#
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) BC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) CLAS
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) Docker
2 5 (6.67%) etcd
2 5 (6.67%) flannel
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Consul
1 5 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.67%) Marathon
1 5 (6.67%) Mesos
1 5 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (6.67%) Rancher
2 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.00%) VMware
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco
2 4 (5.33%) F5
3 3 (4.00%) Dell
3 3 (4.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) NetApp
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) SAP
3 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.33%) Brocade
4 1 (1.33%) CA
4 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint