Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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 Clearance
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 61 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 90 129 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.98% 3.54% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.00% 25.34% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 82 108
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £440 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -6.19% +33.93%
10th Percentile £175 £291 £306
90th Percentile £579 £570 £672
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +1.18% -2.86% +20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.63 £13.75 £31.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.82% -56.54% +97.72%
10th Percentile £16.86 £12.83 £13.91
90th Percentile £37.40 £16.68 £49.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +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 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 409 509 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.53% 13.99% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 276 433
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 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 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 £17.50 £35.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.57 £15.86
% change year-on-year -0.96% -8.17% +2.32%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in West Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in West Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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 -20 63 £450 +0.11% 4
Bradford - 6 £250 -
Wakefield -3 3 £525 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Keighley - 1 £115 -
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 25 (27.78%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (24.44%) Python
3 22 (24.44%) Big Data
4 21 (23.33%) GitHub
5 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 20 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 19 (21.11%) ETL
6 19 (21.11%) Kafka
6 19 (21.11%) Apache Flume
6 19 (21.11%) HBase
6 19 (21.11%) Apache Hive
6 19 (21.11%) MapReduce
6 19 (21.11%) Hadoop
6 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (21.11%) Sqoop
6 19 (21.11%) Impala
6 19 (21.11%) Apache Spark
6 19 (21.11%) Spark Streaming
7 18 (20.00%) DevOps
8 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
9 16 (17.78%) Linux
9 16 (17.78%) Ansible
10 15 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 15 (16.67%) Open Source
11 11 (12.22%) Analytics
11 11 (12.22%) Sensu
11 11 (12.22%) Data Analytics
11 11 (12.22%) Prometheus

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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 19 (21.11%) Apache Spark
2 9 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.33%) Confluence
6 2 (2.22%) IIS
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.33%) GitHub
2 5 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
3 2 (2.22%) PaaS
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Slack
3 2 (2.22%) Trello
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) LAN
1 11 (12.22%) VPN
1 11 (12.22%) WAN
2 8 (8.89%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.33%) Network Security
4 3 (3.33%) TACACS
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.11%) LDAP
6 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.11%) Skype
6 1 (1.11%) SMS
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) Big Data
2 19 (21.11%) Apache Hive
2 19 (21.11%) Hadoop
2 19 (21.11%) HBase
2 19 (21.11%) Impala
2 19 (21.11%) Sqoop
3 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.11%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.11%) JIRA
3 7 (7.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.11%) Gatling
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.11%) TestNG
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Electronics
3 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (8.89%) Data Engineer
3 7 (7.78%) Analyst
3 7 (7.78%) Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Trainer
4 6 (6.67%) IT Trainer
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Trainer
5 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.44%) Developer
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 3 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Data Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Splunk Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) Kafka
1 19 (21.11%) Spark Streaming
2 11 (12.22%) Sensu
3 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 3 (3.33%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) JSON
5 1 (1.11%) RESTful
5 1 (1.11%) Spring
5 1 (1.11%) WCF
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) NHS
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) IVR
5 2 (2.22%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.11%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.44%) Unix
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) CentOS
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (21.11%) ETL
2 19 (21.11%) MapReduce
3 18 (20.00%) DevOps
4 15 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.67%) Open Source
5 11 (12.22%) Analytics
5 11 (12.22%) Big Data Analytics
5 11 (12.22%) Data Analytics
5 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.22%) Information Security
6 9 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.89%) Migration
8 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.56%) ITIL
9 5 (5.56%) Project Management
10 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Python
2 20 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 11 (12.22%) Java
3 11 (12.22%) SQL
4 7 (7.78%) Scala
5 4 (4.44%) C
6 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.33%) C#
6 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) CCNP
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) CCSE
6 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.44%) GDPR
2 2 (2.22%) HL7
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Apache Flume
2 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.22%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.11%) Docker
5 1 (1.11%) KVM
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) Ansible
2 11 (12.22%) Prometheus
3 5 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.22%) SCOM
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.11%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Cisco
3 7 (7.78%) Informatica
3 7 (7.78%) Talend
4 5 (5.56%) Citrix
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
6 3 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Splunk
7 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.22%) McAfee
7 2 (2.22%) NetApp
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) VMware
8 1 (1.11%) 3Com
8 1 (1.11%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.11%) F5
8 1 (1.11%) Nokia
8 1 (1.11%) Progress
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat