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 22 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 Clearance
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.31% 5.82% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.82% 32.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 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 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £385 £394
% change year-on-year +6.49% -2.22%  
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 £37.50 £32.66 £30.90
% change year-on-year +14.83% +5.67%  

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 68 79 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 20.92% 17.67% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 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 £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in South Yorkshire

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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

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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 22 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 +16 29 £475 +5.55%
Doncaster -5 5 £325 -24.41%
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.05%) SC Cleared
3 30 (39.47%) Java
3 30 (39.47%) Linux
4 26 (34.21%) Git (software)
5 25 (32.89%) Relational Database
5 25 (32.89%) CSS
5 25 (32.89%) TDD
6 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.95%) Unix
7 22 (28.95%) Mac OS X
7 22 (28.95%) Web Development
8 20 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 20 (26.32%) Mentoring
9 19 (25.00%) BDD
9 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (23.68%) BC Cleared
10 18 (23.68%) Line Management
11 17 (22.37%) CTC Cleared
11 17 (22.37%) Ruby
12 16 (21.05%) HTML
12 16 (21.05%) Python
12 16 (21.05%) User Experience
12 16 (21.05%) DevOps
13 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
14 14 (18.42%) Web Services
14 14 (18.42%) SAP
15 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (17.11%) Cisco

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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 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Primavera
2 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) HTTP
2 9 (11.84%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) DNS
3 6 (7.89%) LDAP
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.63%) LAN
5 2 (2.63%) Network Security
5 2 (2.63%) SSL
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.32%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.95%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.95%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.95%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) Selenium
3 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.32%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) jMock
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) Mockito
4 1 (1.32%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (14.47%) Electronics
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
1 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
1 11 (14.47%) Marketing
1 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (7.89%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 5 (6.58%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Business Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (3.95%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) User Researcher
7 3 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) CSS
2 16 (21.05%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) Web Services
4 12 (15.79%) REST
5 10 (13.16%) React
6 4 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (2.63%) SOAP
7 2 (2.63%) Spring
7 2 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.32%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.32%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.32%) CSS3
8 1 (1.32%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.32%) HTML5
8 1 (1.32%) J2EE
8 1 (1.32%) JSON
8 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.32%) Node.js
8 1 (1.32%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) User Experience
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) CESG
3 4 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Mac OS X
2 22 (28.95%) Unix
3 11 (14.47%) Windows
4 6 (7.89%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.32%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) TDD
3 22 (28.95%) Web Development
4 20 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 20 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 19 (25.00%) BDD
5 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.68%) Line Management
7 16 (21.05%) DevOps
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
10 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (17.11%) Front End Development
11 12 (15.79%) Programme Management
12 11 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (14.47%) Prototyping
12 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (14.47%) Web Design
13 9 (11.84%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (11.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.37%) Ruby
4 16 (21.05%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Go
6 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (46.05%) SC Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) BC Cleared
3 17 (22.37%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.26%) CCNA
5 4 (5.26%) CCNP
5 4 (5.26%) CLAS
6 3 (3.95%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.32%) CCIE
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (7.89%) XenApp
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) etcd
4 1 (1.32%) flannel
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.32%) Consul
3 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.32%) Marathon
3 1 (1.32%) Mesos
3 1 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Rancher
3 1 (1.32%) Salt
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) SAP
2 13 (17.11%) Cisco
3 7 (9.21%) NetApp
4 6 (7.89%) Dell
4 6 (7.89%) F5
4 6 (7.89%) HP
4 6 (7.89%) IBM
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) VMware
5 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.32%) CA
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk