Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 174 212
Rank change year-on-year -9 +38 -5
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 16 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.26% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.75% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £175 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -47.76% +34.00%
England median daily rate £385 £200 £295
% change year-on-year +92.50% -32.20% +31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% - -
England median hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.03% -3.33% -10.74%

DBS Check 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 726 627 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.73% 14.81% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 356 564
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £259
90th Percentile £575 £566 £600
England median daily rate £450 £427 £415
% change year-on-year +5.39% +2.89% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +20.69% -19.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.33 £11.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.90 £23.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.74% +6.48% +20.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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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 DBS Check within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 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 -4 14 £375 +36.36% 7
North Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -9 1 - - 12
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England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 DBS Check.

1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (43.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Network Management
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

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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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Customer Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Database Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Field Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Category Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Access VBA Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Content Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Diary Studies
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Research
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Management
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Scala
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) HL7
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
3 1 (6.25%) IBM