Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 May 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 165 147
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +12
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 23 21 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.50% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 3.35% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.37% -13.44% +32.35%
10th Percentile £333 £312 £322
90th Percentile £569 £534 £700
England median daily rate £450 £443 £400
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +133.33% -64.29% -8.70%

BPSS Clearance 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 647 627 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.30% 14.84% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 368 593
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £244 £236 £256
90th Percentile £575 £551 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +24.02% -9.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.18 £11.75
90th Percentile £40.60 £40.40 £23.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +23.99%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
West Yorkshire -11 21 £511 +9.95% 3
South Yorkshire -12 1 £475 +26.67%
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) REST
4 6 (26.09%) PySpark
4 6 (26.09%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (21.74%) DBS Check
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) NHS
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Service Design
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.70%) A/B Testing
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Big Data
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InVision
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (4.35%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) SAS EBI
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Python Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Content Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) User Researcher
6 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) PySpark
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) Framer.js
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (26.09%) Deployment Automation
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.04%) Service Design
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) DBS Check
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle