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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 65 31 62
Rank change year-on-year -34 +31  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 37 90 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.71% 4.65% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.90% 29.51% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 36
Median daily rate £375 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £615 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 177 305 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.98% 15.77% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 201 165
Median daily rate £388 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +8.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -26 32 £369 -18.05% 6
Bradford +1 1 £375 -6.25%
Wakefield 0 1 £550 +511.11%
Security Cleared
Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 43 (44.33%) SC Cleared
2 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.62%) VMware
4 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.59%) Cisco
5 16 (16.49%) Java
6 13 (13.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (12.37%) Finance
8 11 (11.34%) Firewall
8 11 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (11.34%) CheckPoint
8 11 (11.34%) CSS
8 11 (11.34%) Linux
9 10 (10.31%) Windows
9 10 (10.31%) HTML
9 10 (10.31%) NHS
9 10 (10.31%) Internet
9 10 (10.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (10.31%) vRealize
10 9 (9.28%) F5
10 9 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (9.28%) C
10 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.25%) CCIE
11 8 (8.25%) ITIL
11 8 (8.25%) Unix
11 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
11 8 (8.25%) Scrum

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 6 (6.19%) Apache
1 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) CMS
2 3 (3.09%) Plone
2 3 (3.09%) SilverStripe
2 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Primavera
2 1 (1.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.03%) GitHub
4 1 (1.03%) Route 53
4 1 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (11.34%) Firewall
3 10 (10.31%) Internet
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.15%) Wireless
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.12%) Intranet
7 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.06%) DNS
8 2 (2.06%) FCoE
8 2 (2.06%) IPsec
8 2 (2.06%) LDAP
8 2 (2.06%) Network Security
8 2 (2.06%) NX-OS
8 2 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (2.06%) OSPF
8 2 (2.06%) SMTP
8 2 (2.06%) SNMP
8 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MySQL
1 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Redis
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) Power BI
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) JUnit
3 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) Maven
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.09%) Selenium
5 2 (2.06%) Grunt
5 2 (2.06%) gulp
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) JMeter
5 2 (2.06%) MSTest
5 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) Hudson
6 1 (1.03%) Mockito
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Publishing
4 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Developer
2 12 (12.37%) Network Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) Architect
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Portal Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Tester
7 4 (4.12%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Hadoop Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) CSS
2 10 (10.31%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) .NET
3 5 (5.15%) Node.js
4 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.12%) J2EE
4 4 (4.12%) RESTful
4 4 (4.12%) Spring
5 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.09%) HTML5
5 3 (3.09%) REST
5 3 (3.09%) XML
6 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.06%) CSS3
6 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.06%) Java EE
6 2 (2.06%) JPA
6 2 (2.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) NHS
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) BYOD
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Windows
3 8 (8.25%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Solaris
5 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) CentOS
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.25%) ITIL
2 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
2 8 (8.25%) Migration
2 8 (8.25%) Scrum
3 7 (7.22%) Information Security
4 6 (6.19%) BDD
4 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.19%) Programme Management
5 5 (5.15%) Informatics
5 5 (5.15%) Kanban
5 5 (5.15%) Open Source
5 5 (5.15%) Project Management
5 5 (5.15%) TDD
6 4 (4.12%) Change Management
6 4 (4.12%) DevOps
6 4 (4.12%) MVC
6 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.12%) Security Hardening
6 4 (4.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.49%) Java
3 9 (9.28%) C
4 7 (7.22%) PHP
5 6 (6.19%) C#
5 6 (6.19%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) VBA
8 1 (1.03%) ABAP
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.03%) Go
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (44.33%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.25%) CCIE
4 8 (8.25%) Degree
5 7 (7.22%) CCNP
6 5 (5.15%) CCSE
6 5 (5.15%) CCSP
6 5 (5.15%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.09%) CCNA
7 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.06%) ISEB
8 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.03%) MBA
9 1 (1.03%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) GPG13
4 1 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) vSphere
2 4 (4.12%) Docker
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) vRealize
2 3 (3.09%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.03%) Grafana
3 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.03%) Mesos
3 1 (1.03%) OpenView
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) VMware
2 19 (19.59%) Cisco
3 11 (11.34%) CheckPoint
4 9 (9.28%) F5
5 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.22%) Juniper
6 7 (7.22%) Splunk
7 5 (5.15%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (5.15%) SAP
8 4 (4.12%) Aruba
8 4 (4.12%) Samsung
9 3 (3.09%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.09%) Nortel
9 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.06%) Brocade
10 2 (2.06%) Nokia
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle
11 1 (1.03%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
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People Source Consulting
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