Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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 Check (SC) Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 50 105
Rank change year-on-year -6 +55 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 92 201 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.31% 4.21% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.13% 26.31% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 114 61
Median daily rate £488 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £233 £308 £175
90th Percentile £700 £650 £538
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.95% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% +28.57% +59.09%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +87.17% -52.66%

SC 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 457 764 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.42% 15.98% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 503 401
Median daily rate £450 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +3.13%
10th Percentile £240 £258 £213
90th Percentile £650 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 51
Median hourly rate £15.23 £15.30 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.49% -25.93% +9.07%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.20 £13.00
90th Percentile £64.03 £45.58 £40.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +36.17% -18.97%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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 -6 63 £550 +18.92% 10
South Yorkshire +4 19 £467 -15.11% 2
East Yorkshire - 3 £192 -
North Yorkshire -12 2 £400 -20.00%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.17%) AWS
4 20 (21.74%) Java
5 16 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 16 (17.39%) GitLab
6 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (16.30%) Python
7 14 (15.22%) BDD
7 14 (15.22%) GitHub
8 13 (14.13%) Bitbucket
8 13 (14.13%) Amazon S3
8 13 (14.13%) TDD
8 13 (14.13%) Public Sector
9 12 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (13.04%) Service Design
9 12 (13.04%) Degree
9 12 (13.04%) Benchmarking
10 11 (11.96%) Architectural Design
11 10 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (10.87%) Law
12 9 (9.78%) .NET
12 9 (9.78%) JSON
12 9 (9.78%) Node.js
12 9 (9.78%) User Experience
12 9 (9.78%) DevOps
12 9 (9.78%) Terraform
13 8 (8.70%) Records Management
13 8 (8.70%) Serverless

SC Cleared
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 6 (6.52%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) nginx
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) Jetty
3 3 (3.26%) Mongrel
3 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.17%) AWS
2 16 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (15.22%) GitHub
4 13 (14.13%) Amazon S3
5 8 (8.70%) Serverless
6 5 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.43%) Azure
7 4 (4.35%) Amazon Cognito
7 4 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (3.26%) Azure Functions
8 3 (3.26%) GCP
8 3 (3.26%) Google App Engine
9 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.09%) Slack
10 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) LAN
2 4 (4.35%) HTTP
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (3.26%) DHCP
3 3 (3.26%) DNS
3 3 (3.26%) FTP
3 3 (3.26%) IPsec
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.09%) VPN
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) Event Store
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 16 (17.39%) GitLab
2 13 (14.13%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.17%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.09%) Gatling
6 1 (1.09%) JMeter
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Postman
6 1 (1.09%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (14.13%) Public Sector
2 10 (10.87%) Law
3 6 (6.52%) Legal
3 6 (6.52%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Designer
3 11 (11.96%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Information Manager
5 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) User Researcher
6 7 (7.61%) Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Content Designer
7 6 (6.52%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Business Process Owner
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Content Designer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
1 9 (9.78%) JSON
1 9 (9.78%) Node.js
2 8 (8.70%) PySpark
3 7 (7.61%) CSS
4 5 (5.43%) HTML
5 4 (4.35%) J2EE
6 3 (3.26%) .NET Core
6 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.26%) React
6 3 (3.26%) Servlets
6 3 (3.26%) Web Services
7 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.17%) HTML5
7 2 (2.17%) Kafka
7 2 (2.17%) REST
7 2 (2.17%) RESTful
8 1 (1.09%) CSS3
8 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.09%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) User Experience
2 8 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.17%) Unix
4 2 (2.17%) VME
5 1 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.22%) BDD
4 13 (14.13%) TDD
5 12 (13.04%) Benchmarking
5 12 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (13.04%) Service Design
6 11 (11.96%) Architectural Design
7 10 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (9.78%) DevOps
9 8 (8.70%) Information Management
9 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.70%) OO
9 8 (8.70%) Records Management
9 8 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (7.61%) Market Research
10 7 (7.61%) OOP
10 7 (7.61%) Psychology
10 7 (7.61%) Qualitative Research
10 7 (7.61%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) Java
2 15 (16.30%) Python
3 6 (6.52%) Go
3 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) COBOL
4 2 (2.17%) Java 8
4 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) Degree
3 7 (7.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) MCSD
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) Xen
4 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) vCloud
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Terraform
2 5 (5.43%) Puppet
3 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.09%) Ansible
6 1 (1.09%) Grafana
6 1 (1.09%) Packer
6 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.09%) Rancher
6 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Cisco
2 5 (5.43%) Google
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Splunk
3 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.09%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.09%) BMC
4 1 (1.09%) Cadence
4 1 (1.09%) Dell
4 1 (1.09%) F5
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) ICL
4 1 (1.09%) Juniper
4 1 (1.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.09%) PlateSpin
4 1 (1.09%) Remedy
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore