Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 126 91
Rank change year-on-year +12 -35 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 47 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.37% 1.29% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.15% 9.33% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 45
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £437 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -7.95% +35.71%
10th Percentile £175 £300 £326
90th Percentile £535 £572 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +24.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -71.43% +184.38%
10th Percentile £16.80 £13.00 £23.27
90th Percentile £38.60 £13.00 £49.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.56% -10.00% -

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 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 404 504 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.47% 13.88% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 274 438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £256
90th Percentile £553 £565 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.00 £10.70
90th Percentile £40.00 £16.27 £35.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.57 £15.86
% change year-on-year -2.51% -8.17% +2.32%

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +2 28 £450 +5.88% 1
Wakefield -3 2 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Hadoop
3 17 (41.46%) Apache Hive
3 17 (41.46%) MapReduce
3 17 (41.46%) HBase
3 17 (41.46%) Python
3 17 (41.46%) ETL
3 17 (41.46%) Shell Script
3 17 (41.46%) Big Data
3 17 (41.46%) Kafka
3 17 (41.46%) Apache Flume
3 17 (41.46%) Sqoop
3 17 (41.46%) Impala
3 17 (41.46%) Spark Streaming
3 17 (41.46%) Apache Spark
4 16 (39.02%) DevOps
4 16 (39.02%) GitHub
4 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (34.15%) Open Source
5 14 (34.15%) Ansible
6 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
6 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) Windows
7 11 (26.83%) LAN
7 11 (26.83%) WAN
7 11 (26.83%) VPN
7 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (26.83%) Information Security

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 17 (41.46%) Apache Spark
2 9 (21.95%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) GitHub
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Slack
3 2 (4.88%) Trello
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) LAN
1 11 (26.83%) VPN
1 11 (26.83%) WAN
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.88%) TACACS
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) SMS
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Apache Hive
1 17 (41.46%) Big Data
1 17 (41.46%) Hadoop
1 17 (41.46%) HBase
1 17 (41.46%) Impala
1 17 (41.46%) Sqoop
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) JIRA
3 5 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Data Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
2 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Kafka
1 17 (41.46%) Spark Streaming
2 11 (26.83%) Sensu
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) IVR
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) ETL
2 17 (41.46%) MapReduce
3 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (39.02%) DevOps
4 14 (34.15%) Open Source
5 11 (26.83%) Analytics
5 11 (26.83%) Big Data Analytics
5 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
5 11 (26.83%) Data Analytics
5 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (26.83%) Information Security
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.76%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Python
1 17 (41.46%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) Scala
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CCSE
5 1 (2.44%) PMP
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Apache Flume
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Ansible
2 11 (26.83%) Prometheus
3 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) Informatica
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Talend
3 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) 3Com
6 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.44%) F5
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Progress
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) VMware