The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 100 83
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.17% 1.38% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.54% 9.76% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 17
West Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £565 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.69% +66.17%  
10th Percentile £339 £301 £311
90th Percentile £579 £1,000 £391
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £463 £363
% change year-on-year -2.70% +27.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -  
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% -16.00%  

SC 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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 199 287 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.66% 14.10% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 330 350
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £424 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% +21.07%  
10th Percentile £294 £285 £240
90th Percentile £575 £650 £451
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +8.19%  
10th Percentile £11.55 £15.29 £9.73
90th Percentile £24.50 £17.50 £21.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.32 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.49% -38.72%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +3 12 £433 -23.45% 8
Wakefield 0 3 £550 -
Bradford - 1 - -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
3 7 (21.21%) Ansible
3 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Impala
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
5 5 (15.15%) Big Data
5 5 (15.15%) Kafka
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Flume
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (15.15%) GitHub
5 5 (15.15%) Sqoop
5 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
5 5 (15.15%) MapReduce

SC Cleared
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 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) TACACS
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 5 (15.15%) HBase
2 5 (15.15%) Impala
2 5 (15.15%) Sqoop
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 2 (6.06%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Kafka
1 5 (15.15%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.09%) Sensu
2 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 2 (6.06%) JPA
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Solaris
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) CatOS
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) DevOps
1 7 (21.21%) ETL
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (15.15%) MapReduce
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Flume
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.06%) Mesos
4 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.03%) vRealize
5 1 (3.03%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 2 (6.06%) Nokia
5 2 (6.06%) Talend
6 1 (3.03%) 3Com
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
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