Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 146 88 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.25% 3.01% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.63% 22.00% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 82
West Yorkshire median daily rate £487 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -2.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £307 £175 £292
90th Percentile £638 £559 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +15.85% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +78.18% -9.15%
10th Percentile £21.04 £17.13 £12.83
90th Percentile £25.81 £37.40 £16.68
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.38 £26.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -10.10% +22.35% -9.57%

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 510 400 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.86% 13.68% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 224 297
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +2.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £258 £250
90th Percentile £588 £552 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.60 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.90% -2.07% -5.69%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.03 £11.33
90th Percentile £33.23 £28.55 £18.89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.20 £14.57
% change year-on-year +17.96% -2.51% -7.11%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +38 132 £487 +8.28% 10
Wakefield +5 8 £356 - 1
Bradford -17 3 £430 +72.00%
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 95 (65.07%) SC Cleared
2 44 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.55%) Linux
4 26 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (17.12%) Firewall
6 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
6 24 (16.44%) DevOps
7 21 (14.38%) JIRA
8 20 (13.70%) Windows
8 20 (13.70%) Microservices
8 20 (13.70%) Jenkins
9 18 (12.33%) Puppet
9 18 (12.33%) Java
10 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
10 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
11 16 (10.96%) Information Security
11 16 (10.96%) SQL
12 15 (10.27%) MySQL
12 15 (10.27%) Python
12 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
12 15 (10.27%) Confluence
12 15 (10.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (10.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
13 14 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (9.59%) Test Automation

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 15 (10.27%) Confluence
2 8 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.37%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) Jetty
6 1 (0.68%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (6.85%) Amazon S3
6 9 (6.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (4.79%) Route 53
7 7 (4.79%) Slack
8 6 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (4.11%) PaaS
8 6 (4.11%) SaaS
8 6 (4.11%) Serverless
9 5 (3.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (3.42%) IaaS
10 4 (2.74%) Trello
11 3 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.37%) Google App Engine
12 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) Firewall
2 13 (8.90%) HTTP
3 10 (6.85%) DNS
4 6 (4.11%) Network Security
4 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.42%) DHCP
5 5 (3.42%) ICMP
5 5 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.42%) VPN
6 3 (2.05%) FTP
6 3 (2.05%) Skype
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.37%) NAS
7 2 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.37%) SAN
7 2 (1.37%) WebEx
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.27%) MySQL
2 13 (8.90%) Big Data
3 11 (7.53%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.16%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.48%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.37%) Parquet
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.68%) GIS
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (14.38%) JIRA
2 20 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.79%) GitLab
4 7 (4.79%) Selenium
5 5 (3.42%) JMeter
5 5 (3.42%) Metasploit
5 5 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.74%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.74%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.05%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.37%) Gatling
9 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.68%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (5.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (15.75%) Developer
2 18 (12.33%) Analyst
3 13 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (6.16%) Consultant
5 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
5 8 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (5.48%) Security Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Architect
6 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (3.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.42%) Junior
8 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Node.js
2 7 (4.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.11%) Doctrine
3 6 (4.11%) Spring
4 5 (3.42%) .NET
5 4 (2.74%) CSS
5 4 (2.74%) CSS3
5 4 (2.74%) HTML
5 4 (2.74%) JSON
5 4 (2.74%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.05%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.05%) HTML5
6 3 (2.05%) J2EE
6 3 (2.05%) Kafka
6 3 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.05%) REST
6 3 (2.05%) Spring Batch
6 3 (2.05%) Spring Security
6 3 (2.05%) Web Services
7 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.16%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (6.16%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.79%) NHS
5 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) PDA
8 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.55%) Linux
2 20 (13.70%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.74%) VMS
6 3 (2.05%) CentOS
6 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.37%) Android
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Unix
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (16.44%) DevOps
4 20 (13.70%) Microservices
5 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.96%) Information Security
7 15 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
8 14 (9.59%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.90%) TDD
10 12 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.85%) Open Source
11 10 (6.85%) Project Management
12 9 (6.16%) Coaching
12 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.79%) Information Management
14 7 (4.79%) Load Balancing
14 7 (4.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.33%) Java
2 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.96%) SQL
4 15 (10.27%) Python
5 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.85%) PHP
6 5 (3.42%) Perl
7 4 (2.74%) PHP 7
8 3 (2.05%) Delphi
9 2 (1.37%) C
9 2 (1.37%) C#
9 2 (1.37%) Scala
9 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 95 (65.07%) SC Cleared
2 15 (10.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (8.22%) BC Cleared
4 9 (6.16%) CISSP
5 8 (5.48%) Degree
6 3 (2.05%) CEH
6 3 (2.05%) CISMP
6 3 (2.05%) CRISC
6 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.05%) SANS
7 2 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.37%) GCED
7 2 (1.37%) GCIA
7 2 (1.37%) GSEC
7 2 (1.37%) ISEB
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.05%) GDPR
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.48%) Docker
3 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (12.33%) Puppet
2 8 (5.48%) Terraform
3 7 (4.79%) Grafana
3 7 (4.79%) Nessus
4 5 (3.42%) Ansible
4 5 (3.42%) CSIRT
4 5 (3.42%) Nmap
5 4 (2.74%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.74%) QRadar
6 3 (2.05%) Graylog
6 3 (2.05%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.37%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.37%) Packer
7 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.37%) Rancher
7 2 (1.37%) SCCM
7 2 (1.37%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) Splunk
2 11 (7.53%) VMware
3 6 (4.11%) CA
3 6 (4.11%) Citrix
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle
3 6 (4.11%) Zend
4 5 (3.42%) Cisco
4 5 (3.42%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.05%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.05%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.05%) Google
5 3 (2.05%) Infoblox
5 3 (2.05%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.37%) Intel
6 2 (1.37%) Qualys
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Sun