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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 68 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 2.46% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 15.79% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £256 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -10.75% +27.06%  

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 176 304 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.10% 15.59% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 204 165
Median daily rate £388 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £578 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Median hourly rate £26.62 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.76% -16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 March 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 March 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 -12 14 £450 +7.14% 1
Wakefield - 1 £550 - 1
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco
4 10 (25.00%) vRealize
5 9 (22.50%) C
6 8 (20.00%) Unix
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.50%) vSphere
7 7 (17.50%) Firewall
7 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) CCIE
8 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 5 (12.50%) Solaris
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (10.00%) F5
10 4 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (10.00%) Workflow Development
10 4 (10.00%) Linux
10 4 (10.00%) Java
10 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.00%) Juniper
10 4 (10.00%) CCNP
10 4 (10.00%) Publishing
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.00%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) OSPF
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) BGP
6 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) IPv4
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) TACACS
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Power BI
2 1 (2.50%) QlikView
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Portal Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) CSS3
1 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) HTML5
1 2 (5.00%) J2EE
1 2 (5.00%) Java EE
1 2 (5.00%) JPA
1 2 (5.00%) jQuery
1 2 (5.00%) React
1 2 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) MDX
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Solaris
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) CatOS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (10.00%) Workflow
2 4 (10.00%) Workflow Development
3 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (5.00%) ETL
4 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps
5 1 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) C
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.00%) CCIE
4 4 (10.00%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) CCSE
5 3 (7.50%) CCSP
5 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) ISEB
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Mesos
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (10.00%) F5
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) Aruba
6 3 (7.50%) Cloudera
6 3 (7.50%) Samsung
6 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Nortel
8 1 (2.50%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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