Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -20 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 35 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.88% 7.70% 7.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.72% 41.30% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 59
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% -12.79% +1.18%
10th Percentile £281 £195 £320
90th Percentile £538 £528 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £436 £438
% change year-on-year +8.88% -0.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £30.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -10.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -57.38% +35.56% +2.27%

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 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 131 138 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.54% 18.65% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 85 135
South Yorkshire median daily rate £421 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.39% +12.50% +16.28%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £289
90th Percentile £568 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £22.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.03% +1.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £9.38 £15.40 £14.00
90th Percentile £25.70 £45.25 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -13.90%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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 -14 24 £500 +11.11% 1
Doncaster +1 8 £365 +12.31%
Barnsley - 1 £425 -
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 34 (97.14%) SC Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) DevOps
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 9 (25.71%) Terraform
7 8 (22.86%) Docker
7 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (22.86%) CCNP
7 8 (22.86%) LAN
7 8 (22.86%) WAN
7 8 (22.86%) Puppet
8 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (20.00%) FortiGate
8 7 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (20.00%) Ansible
8 7 (20.00%) SaltStack
8 7 (20.00%) Salt
8 7 (20.00%) Cloud Native
8 7 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (14.29%) F5

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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 8 (22.86%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 3 (8.57%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.71%) Gatling
4 2 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) WAMP
3 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) Web Operations
6 2 (5.71%) API Development
6 2 (5.71%) API Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) SC Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) RMADS
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Terraform
2 8 (22.86%) Puppet
3 7 (20.00%) Ansible
3 7 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (20.00%) Salt
4 1 (2.86%) Grafana
4 1 (2.86%) Kibana
4 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 5 (14.29%) F5
3 5 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) IronPort
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat