Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 August 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 160 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 +28
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 7 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 2.38% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +36.36% -17.91%
10th Percentile £363 £140 £263
90th Percentile £525 £550 £288
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £175
% change year-on-year - +114.29% -47.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -22.86% -

DBS Check 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 368 504 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.29% 14.69% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 293 222
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £610 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £16.60 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.95% +16.90% +3.27%
10th Percentile £11.05 £13.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £60.95 £33.28 £41.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.75 £17.41 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.95% -0.51% +22.81%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBS Check in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Leeds +21 4 £375 - 2
Bradford +3 3 £425 -19.05%
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 5 (71.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Sonus
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) NAS
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) WinDbg
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (14.29%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 1 (14.29%) PQQ
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CCVP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Sonus
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat