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 3 months to 28 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 Clearance
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 54 62
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 26 69 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.80% 3.39% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.61% 24.38% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 47 41
Median daily rate £381 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £345 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £630 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £380 £390
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +28.20% +0.86%  

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 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 191 283 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.24% 13.91% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 331 343
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £650 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +8.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.29 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £17.50 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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 -20 18 £363 -27.50% 13
Wakefield 0 3 £550 -
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.06%) Degree
5 9 (14.06%) Finance
5 9 (14.06%) NHS
5 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (12.50%) Linux
6 8 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (10.94%) C#
7 7 (10.94%) Java
7 7 (10.94%) Internet
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco
7 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
8 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.38%) .NET
8 6 (9.38%) SQL
8 6 (9.38%) Python
8 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
8 6 (9.38%) VMware
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 5 (7.81%) Firewall
9 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.81%) HTML
9 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Plone
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.13%) SilverStripe
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.13%) Route 53
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) Intranet
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) IPsec
5 1 (1.56%) LDAP
5 1 (1.56%) OSPF
5 1 (1.56%) TACACS
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Riak
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) QlikView
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SSDT
3 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) MSTest
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.56%) jMock
5 1 (1.56%) Mockito
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Developer
2 6 (9.38%) Analyst
2 6 (9.38%) Architect
3 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Tester
4 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.25%) IT Trainer
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Trainer
4 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Trainer
5 3 (4.69%) Administrator
5 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) CSS
3 4 (6.25%) Spring
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.13%) Flask
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) Java EE
5 2 (3.13%) JPA
5 2 (3.13%) Node.js
5 2 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 2 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) NHS
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Solaris
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.69%) Unix
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) CatOS
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
4 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.25%) Informatics
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL
5 4 (6.25%) Scrum
5 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.69%) BDD
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.69%) Kanban
6 3 (4.69%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) C#
1 7 (10.94%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) Python
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C
4 3 (4.69%) C++
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby
5 2 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) ABAP
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.56%) Go
6 1 (1.56%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CCIE
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
5 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MBA
6 1 (1.56%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.13%) QA
5 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) vSphere
2 3 (4.69%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Ansible
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.13%) Mesos
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.56%) vRealize
4 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco
3 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.13%) Nokia
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.56%) 3Com
7 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago