Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 76 59
Rank change year-on-year +36 -17 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 161 81 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.70% 2.67% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.45% 20.10% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 45 80
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.33% -7.42%
10th Percentile £313 £175 £282
90th Percentile £625 £585 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +6.90% +2.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £23.63 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.05% +71.82% -56.54%
10th Percentile £20.63 £16.86 £12.83
90th Percentile £21.88 £37.40 £27.18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -18.27% +18.18% -12.00%

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 512 403 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.94% 13.30% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 234 263
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.37% +1.33%
10th Percentile £271 £255 £232
90th Percentile £613 £553 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £388
% change year-on-year +5.52% +3.94% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.65 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.51% +12.69% -16.13%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.21 £11.06
90th Percentile £25.33 £40.00 £20.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.99% -6.03%

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

Security Cleared
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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in West Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in West Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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 +57 149 £463 +1.09% 16
Wakefield +10 9 £126 -76.00%
Huddersfield - 1 £188 -
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 112 (69.57%) SC Cleared
2 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.88%) Windows
4 26 (16.15%) Cisco
4 26 (16.15%) SharePoint
4 26 (16.15%) JIRA
5 25 (15.53%) Firewall
6 24 (14.91%) Linux
7 21 (13.04%) Office 365
8 20 (12.42%) PowerShell
8 20 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (11.18%) SQL
10 16 (9.94%) Migration
10 16 (9.94%) Skype
11 15 (9.32%) DevOps
11 15 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (9.32%) Load Balancing
11 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (8.70%) Information Security
12 14 (8.70%) Confluence
12 14 (8.70%) Skype for Business
13 13 (8.07%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (8.07%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (8.07%) Active Directory
14 12 (7.45%) DNS
14 12 (7.45%) MySQL
14 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
14 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (7.45%) Windows 10

Security 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 26 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.70%) Confluence
2 14 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.24%) CMS
4 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.62%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.04%) Office 365
2 20 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.45%) Amazon S3
5 11 (6.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (5.59%) Route 53
8 8 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (4.97%) Serverless
9 7 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (4.35%) IaaS
9 7 (4.35%) PaaS
9 7 (4.35%) SaaS
10 6 (3.73%) Slack
11 3 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (1.24%) OneDrive
12 2 (1.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.53%) Firewall
2 16 (9.94%) Skype
3 12 (7.45%) DNS
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (4.97%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.97%) Network Security
6 7 (4.35%) HTTP
6 7 (4.35%) ICMP
6 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.35%) VPN
7 5 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (3.11%) DHCP
7 5 (3.11%) SAN
8 4 (2.48%) BGP
8 4 (2.48%) BIG-IP
8 4 (2.48%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (2.48%) OSPF
8 4 (2.48%) tcpdump
8 4 (2.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.07%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (7.45%) MySQL
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.73%) MS Access
6 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (1.24%) Parquet
9 2 (1.24%) Power BI
9 2 (1.24%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (16.15%) JIRA
2 11 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.59%) GitLab
4 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (3.11%) JMeter
6 4 (2.48%) Metasploit
6 4 (2.48%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.48%) Selenium
6 4 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.86%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.86%) MSI
7 3 (1.86%) WinDbg
8 2 (1.24%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.24%) Gatling
8 2 (1.24%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.62%) Mockito
9 1 (0.62%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (4.97%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.24%) Legal
4 2 (1.24%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (14.29%) Analyst
2 15 (9.32%) Developer
3 11 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (6.21%) Consultant
4 10 (6.21%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.59%) Office 365 Engineer
5 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (4.97%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Desktop Support
8 6 (3.73%) Junior
8 6 (3.73%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.11%) Node.js
1 5 (3.11%) REST
2 4 (2.48%) Doctrine
2 4 (2.48%) HTML
3 3 (1.86%) CSS
3 3 (1.86%) CSS3
3 3 (1.86%) HTML5
3 3 (1.86%) RESTful
3 3 (1.86%) Spring
3 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 2 (1.24%) .NET
4 2 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.24%) J2EE
4 2 (1.24%) jQuery
4 2 (1.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.62%) LDAP
5 1 (0.62%) ODBC
5 1 (0.62%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) NHS
1 10 (6.21%) Private Cloud
2 9 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.73%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.48%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.48%) CMDB
7 3 (1.86%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.86%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.62%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
9 1 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.88%) Windows
2 24 (14.91%) Linux
3 12 (7.45%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.48%) VMS
6 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.86%) CentOS
8 2 (1.24%) Unix
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (9.94%) Migration
3 15 (9.32%) DevOps
3 15 (9.32%) Load Balancing
3 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (8.70%) Information Security
5 12 (7.45%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (6.83%) Microservices
6 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.21%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (6.21%) Open Source
8 9 (5.59%) ITIL
8 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.59%) Project Management
9 8 (4.97%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.97%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.97%) Service Design
9 8 (4.97%) SIEM
9 8 (4.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.42%) PowerShell
2 18 (11.18%) SQL
3 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.21%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.59%) Java
6 6 (3.73%) PHP
6 6 (3.73%) Python
7 4 (2.48%) PHP 7
7 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.86%) C
8 3 (1.86%) VBScript
9 2 (1.24%) Perl
9 2 (1.24%) Scala
9 2 (1.24%) Tcl
10 1 (0.62%) C#
10 1 (0.62%) Delphi
10 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (69.57%) SC Cleared
2 13 (8.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.59%) CISSP
4 7 (4.35%) Degree
5 4 (2.48%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.86%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.86%) CEH
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.86%) ISEB
6 3 (1.86%) MCDST
7 2 (1.24%) CCNA
7 2 (1.24%) CCNP
7 2 (1.24%) CCSA
7 2 (1.24%) CCSE
7 2 (1.24%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.24%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CISM
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) GDPR
2 6 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) Docker
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.24%) HDFS
4 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) SCCM
2 6 (3.73%) Puppet
3 5 (3.11%) Grafana
3 5 (3.11%) Nessus
3 5 (3.11%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.11%) QRadar
3 5 (3.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (3.11%) Terraform
4 4 (2.48%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (2.48%) Nmap
5 3 (1.86%) CSIRT
5 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.86%) Perfmon
6 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.24%) Packer
6 2 (1.24%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.24%) Rancher
6 2 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.24%) WSUS
6 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.15%) Cisco
3 10 (6.21%) Symantec
3 10 (6.21%) VMware
4 9 (5.59%) Citrix
4 9 (5.59%) F5
4 9 (5.59%) Splunk
5 8 (4.97%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.73%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.73%) IronPort
7 6 (3.73%) McAfee
8 5 (3.11%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle
8 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.11%) Veritas
9 4 (2.48%) Zend
10 3 (1.86%) Apple
10 3 (1.86%) Dell
10 3 (1.86%) Infoblox