Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 72 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +27
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 159 76 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.65% 2.67% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.69% 19.79% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 42 102
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.61% +31.54%
10th Percentile £316 £277 £314
90th Percentile £641 £553 £669
Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.86% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £24.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.94% +63.33% -15.59%
10th Percentile £12.40 £17.13 £12.55
90th Percentile £40.60 £36.35 £17.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.38 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.10% +23.81% -10.64%

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 472 384 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.79% 13.51% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 209 370
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -1.83% +10.81%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £266
90th Percentile £575 £550 £601
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +12.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 17 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -7.10% -14.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.34 £19.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year +2.86% +19.66% -18.75%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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 +40 152 £475 +5.56% 22
Bradford -11 4 £303 -19.33%
Wakefield 0 2 £585 +6.36%
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 100 (62.89%) SC Cleared
2 58 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.38%) Java
4 32 (20.13%) Big Data
5 30 (18.87%) Linux
6 28 (17.61%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.09%) Python
9 23 (14.47%) SQL
10 21 (13.21%) Test Automation
10 21 (13.21%) DevOps
11 20 (12.58%) Microservices
11 20 (12.58%) Hadoop
12 19 (11.95%) NoSQL
12 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
12 19 (11.95%) TDD
13 18 (11.32%) Firewall
13 18 (11.32%) Puppet
13 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
13 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (10.69%) Jenkins
14 17 (10.69%) BC Cleared
14 17 (10.69%) Node.js
14 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
14 17 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (9.43%) Scrum
17 14 (8.81%) JIRA

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 11 (6.92%) Apache Spark
2 10 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.03%) Confluence
4 5 (3.14%) Apache
4 5 (3.14%) WordPress
5 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.89%) nginx
7 2 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (1.26%) Jetty
7 2 (1.26%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) InVision
3 1 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.63%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (5.66%) GitHub
4 6 (3.77%) Slack
5 5 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.14%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (1.89%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.89%) PaaS
6 3 (1.89%) SaaS
6 3 (1.89%) Trello
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.32%) Firewall
2 9 (5.66%) HTTP
3 6 (3.77%) Network Security
4 5 (3.14%) LAN
5 4 (2.52%) FTP
5 4 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.52%) Skype
5 4 (2.52%) WAN
6 3 (1.89%) MPLS
6 3 (1.89%) NAS
6 3 (1.89%) SAN
6 3 (1.89%) VPN
6 3 (1.89%) Wireless
7 2 (1.26%) DHCP
7 2 (1.26%) DNS
7 2 (1.26%) IPsec
7 2 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.26%) SSL
7 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.13%) Big Data
2 20 (12.58%) Hadoop
3 19 (11.95%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.92%) Apache Hive
4 11 (6.92%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.29%) MySQL
6 8 (5.03%) HBase
6 8 (5.03%) Impala
6 8 (5.03%) Sqoop
7 6 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.26%) Parquet
10 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.69%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.81%) JIRA
4 8 (5.03%) Selenium
5 4 (2.52%) JUnit
5 4 (2.52%) Metasploit
6 3 (1.89%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.26%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.26%) JMeter
7 2 (1.26%) Maven
7 2 (1.26%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.26%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.63%) GitLab
8 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (6.92%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Legal
3 2 (1.26%) Military
3 2 (1.26%) Publishing
3 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (16.98%) Developer
2 19 (11.95%) Analyst
3 10 (6.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (6.29%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (6.29%) Test Analyst
4 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) Architect
5 8 (5.03%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) Scrum Master
5 8 (5.03%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Data Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.14%) Consultant
8 5 (3.14%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.14%) Java Engineer
8 5 (3.14%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.14%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) Node.js
2 11 (6.92%) CSS
2 11 (6.92%) HTML
2 11 (6.92%) Kafka
3 8 (5.03%) HTML5
3 8 (5.03%) Spark Streaming
4 7 (4.40%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.40%) Spring
5 6 (3.77%) .NET
6 5 (3.14%) CSS3
6 5 (3.14%) JSON
7 4 (2.52%) Doctrine
7 4 (2.52%) J2EE
7 4 (2.52%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.89%) jQuery
8 3 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.89%) REST
8 3 (1.89%) Spring Batch
8 3 (1.89%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.40%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.77%) NHS
4 6 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.14%) User Experience
6 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.63%) PDA
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Linux
2 14 (8.81%) Windows
3 8 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.89%) Android
5 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) Unix
6 2 (1.26%) VMS
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.61%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (13.21%) DevOps
4 21 (13.21%) Test Automation
5 20 (12.58%) Microservices
6 19 (11.95%) TDD
7 17 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.43%) Scrum
10 13 (8.18%) Data Modelling
10 13 (8.18%) Information Security
10 13 (8.18%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.55%) User Stories
12 10 (6.29%) Open Source
13 9 (5.66%) Analytics
13 9 (5.66%) ETL
13 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
14 8 (5.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.38%) Java
2 24 (15.09%) Python
3 23 (14.47%) SQL
4 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.55%) PHP
6 10 (6.29%) Scala
7 9 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.14%) C#
10 4 (2.52%) Perl
11 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.89%) Delphi
12 2 (1.26%) C
12 2 (1.26%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.63%) C++
13 1 (0.63%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) Groovy
13 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 100 (62.89%) SC Cleared
2 17 (10.69%) BC Cleared
3 11 (6.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.03%) CISSP
5 7 (4.40%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.52%) CISMP
7 4 (2.52%) CRISC
7 4 (2.52%) Degree
7 4 (2.52%) SANS
8 3 (1.89%) CCDE
8 3 (1.89%) CCNP
8 3 (1.89%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.26%) GCED
9 2 (1.26%) ISEB
9 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.89%) GDPR
4 2 (1.26%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.03%) Apache Flume
3 7 (4.40%) Docker
4 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.26%) HDFS
5 2 (1.26%) Xen
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.32%) Puppet
2 13 (8.18%) Ansible
3 6 (3.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (3.77%) Nessus
4 4 (2.52%) CSIRT
4 4 (2.52%) Nmap
4 4 (2.52%) Terraform
5 3 (1.89%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (1.89%) Grafana
5 3 (1.89%) Graylog
6 2 (1.26%) QRadar
7 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.63%) vMotion
7 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) VMware
3 10 (6.29%) Informatica
4 9 (5.66%) CA
5 8 (5.03%) Talend
6 7 (4.40%) Splunk
7 6 (3.77%) Cisco
8 5 (3.14%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.52%) Google
9 4 (2.52%) Intel
9 4 (2.52%) Juniper
9 4 (2.52%) Oracle
9 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.52%) Zend
10 3 (1.89%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.89%) Cadence
10 3 (1.89%) HP
10 3 (1.89%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.89%) Xamarin