Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 30 16
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 67 42 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.47% 5.04% 7.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.18% 29.79% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 60
South Yorkshire median daily rate £496 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.79% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £195 £330
90th Percentile £650 £522 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +8.14% +1.18% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £30.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -10.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.38 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.10% +20.93% -14.00%

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 142 141 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.83% 16.93% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 86 134
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.69% +17.21%
10th Percentile £277 £250 £305
90th Percentile £630 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.34% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.66 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.12% -3.93% +7.50%
10th Percentile £9.36 £16.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.15 £36.45 £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.43 £14.53
% change year-on-year +10.05% -0.74% -6.24%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 57 £500 +44.93% 9
Doncaster -1 8 £340 -2.86%
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 55 (82.09%) SC Cleared
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) DevOps
4 16 (23.88%) Windows
5 15 (22.39%) Java
6 14 (20.90%) Cisco
6 14 (20.90%) Ansible
6 14 (20.90%) Docker
6 14 (20.90%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (19.40%) Puppet
7 13 (19.40%) Threat Modelling
7 13 (19.40%) Linux
8 12 (17.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (16.42%) Terraform
9 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.42%) Firewall
10 10 (14.93%) WAN
10 10 (14.93%) CCNA
10 10 (14.93%) LAN
10 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
11 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
11 9 (13.43%) SaltStack
11 9 (13.43%) Salt
11 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.43%) Python
12 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.94%) .NET

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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 (5.97%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) nginx
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Jetty
3 2 (2.99%) Mongrel
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.46%) GitHub
4 5 (7.46%) Heroku
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.99%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
1 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.93%) LAN
2 10 (14.93%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) HTTP
3 5 (7.46%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) SSL
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) VLAN
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) DNS
5 3 (4.48%) VoIP
5 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.99%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 2 (2.99%) IPsec
7 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
4 3 (4.48%) GitLab
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) JUnit
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.48%) Selenium
4 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.99%) Gatling
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) GoCD
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Consultant
1 12 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Security Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Lead Security Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Lead Security Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Information Assurance Leader
8 3 (4.48%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) Node.js
2 7 (10.45%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Camel
3 4 (5.97%) Apache CXF
3 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.97%) JMS
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) J2EE
5 2 (2.99%) Servlets
5 2 (2.99%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.49%) jQuery
6 1 (1.49%) WAMP
6 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) DevOps
3 14 (20.90%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (19.40%) Threat Modelling
5 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
7 7 (10.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) Migration
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL
10 4 (5.97%) BDD
10 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.97%) Open Source
10 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) Python
3 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Java 8
5 4 (5.97%) Ruby
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (82.09%) SC Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (14.93%) CCNA
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.97%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Docker
2 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) Firmware
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) Xen
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Ansible
2 13 (19.40%) Puppet
3 11 (16.42%) Terraform
4 10 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (13.43%) Salt
6 4 (5.97%) FortiGate
7 3 (4.48%) SCCM
8 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.49%) Grafana
9 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.49%) Kibana
9 1 (1.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Cisco
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) SaltStack
3 6 (8.96%) F5
3 6 (8.96%) Juniper
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.99%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.49%) NetApp