Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 68 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 -37 +26
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 105 88 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.15% 3.11% 5.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.49% 23.53% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 129
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £259 £299 £323
90th Percentile £594 £545 £660
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £34.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.32% -24.18% -
10th Percentile £12.10 £28.60 £18.65
90th Percentile £40.90 £38.80 £49.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £26.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% -

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 382 374 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.45% 13.22% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 226 425
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £247 £258 £250
90th Percentile £571 £538 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 12 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.58% +14.81%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.38 £10.55
90th Percentile £40.00 £38.97 £41.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £18.94 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.54% +22.18% +19.23%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +5 95 £450 +5.88% 26
Wakefield 0 6 £525 -4.55%
Bradford 0 1 £175 -53.33% 1
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 61 (58.10%) SC Cleared
2 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.10%) Java
4 19 (18.10%) Big Data
5 17 (16.19%) SQL
6 16 (15.24%) Windows
6 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (14.29%) Linux
8 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.38%) Python
10 12 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 12 (11.43%) Scrum
10 12 (11.43%) Hadoop
11 11 (10.48%) JIRA
11 11 (10.48%) NoSQL
11 11 (10.48%) User Stories
12 10 (9.52%) DevOps
12 10 (9.52%) ETL
12 10 (9.52%) Informatica
12 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.57%) TDD
13 9 (8.57%) HTML
13 9 (8.57%) Apache Spark
13 9 (8.57%) Ansible
14 8 (7.62%) GitHub
14 8 (7.62%) Sqoop
14 8 (7.62%) MapReduce
14 8 (7.62%) Talend

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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 9 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.76%) Confluence
2 5 (4.76%) WordPress
3 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.90%) nginx
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) Jetty
5 1 (0.95%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) InVision
4 1 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.62%) GitHub
3 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.76%) Office 365
4 5 (4.76%) Rackspace Cloud
4 5 (4.76%) Slack
5 4 (3.81%) Trello
6 2 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.90%) PaaS
6 2 (1.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.95%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (3.81%) LAN
2 4 (3.81%) WAN
3 3 (2.86%) MPLS
3 3 (2.86%) VPN
3 3 (2.86%) Wireless
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.95%) IPsec
5 1 (0.95%) NAS
5 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) Skype
5 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) Big Data
2 12 (11.43%) Hadoop
3 11 (10.48%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.62%) Apache Hive
4 8 (7.62%) HBase
4 8 (7.62%) Impala
4 8 (7.62%) Sqoop
5 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.86%) Power BI
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.90%) MySQL
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) JIRA
2 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.76%) Selenium
4 3 (2.86%) JUnit
4 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.90%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.90%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.90%) MSI
5 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.95%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.95%) Maven
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.95%) TestNG
6 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Back Office
2 1 (0.95%) Legal
2 1 (0.95%) Local Government
2 1 (0.95%) Military
2 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (16.19%) Analyst
2 11 (10.48%) Developer
3 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support
3 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 5 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Scrum Master
6 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Designer
7 4 (3.81%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) HTML
2 8 (7.62%) CSS
2 8 (7.62%) Kafka
2 8 (7.62%) Spark Streaming
3 6 (5.71%) .NET
3 6 (5.71%) HTML5
3 6 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (1.90%) CSS3
4 2 (1.90%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.90%) jQuery
4 2 (1.90%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.95%) Autofac
5 1 (0.95%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.95%) Framer.js
5 1 (0.95%) hapi
5 1 (0.95%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.95%) React
5 1 (0.95%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) NHS
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.90%) Android
6 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 12 (11.43%) Data Modelling
4 12 (11.43%) Scrum
5 11 (10.48%) User Stories
6 10 (9.52%) DevOps
6 10 (9.52%) ETL
7 9 (8.57%) TDD
7 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.62%) MapReduce
8 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
9 7 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.71%) Analytics
10 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) Java
2 17 (16.19%) SQL
3 13 (12.38%) Python
4 8 (7.62%) Scala
5 7 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) PHP
5 7 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) Go
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 61 (58.10%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) BC Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.81%) CCNP
5 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.86%) CCDE
6 2 (1.90%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) CISMP
7 1 (0.95%) CRISC
7 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.95%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) Docker
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Ansible
2 7 (6.67%) SCCM
3 6 (5.71%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (1.90%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Informatica
3 8 (7.62%) Talend
4 6 (5.71%) Cisco
5 5 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.81%) VMware
7 3 (2.86%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.86%) CA
7 3 (2.86%) HP
7 3 (2.86%) Juniper
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle
8 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.90%) Cadence
8 2 (1.90%) F5
8 2 (1.90%) Intel
8 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.95%) Apple
9 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint