Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 69 107
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 92 160 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.25% 3.22% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.82% 22.10% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 113 64
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +12.43% -6.06%
10th Percentile £250 £301 £195
90th Percentile £619 £648 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -46.94% +8.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £16.38
90th Percentile £12.39 £35.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £41.38 £18.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +121.26% -37.67% -13.67%

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 547 724 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.39% 14.56% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 448 366
Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £199 £281 £260
90th Percentile £575 £586 £566
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.75 £17.41 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% -0.51% +22.81%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £11.61
90th Percentile £55.03 £35.00 £42.05
England median hourly rate £35.07 £23.00 £28.35
% change year-on-year +52.46% -18.86% +7.98%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor 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 25 August 2019. 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 -16 53 £475 - 2
South Yorkshire -20 25 £400 -11.60% 3
North Yorkshire +12 12 £498 +38.29% 1
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.78%) AWS
4 27 (29.35%) Azure
5 22 (23.91%) Java
5 22 (23.91%) Public Sector
6 19 (20.65%) TDD
7 18 (19.57%) Docker
7 18 (19.57%) Kubernetes
8 17 (18.48%) Microservices
9 16 (17.39%) BDD
9 16 (17.39%) Pair Programming
9 16 (17.39%) Linux
9 16 (17.39%) Java 8
10 15 (16.30%) Unix
11 14 (15.22%) Mac OS X
11 14 (15.22%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (15.22%) Web Design
11 14 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (15.22%) JAX-RS
11 14 (15.22%) Mockito
11 14 (15.22%) MongoDB
11 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 14 (15.22%) Web Development
12 13 (14.13%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (14.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (11.96%) ITIL
14 10 (10.87%) Oracle
14 10 (10.87%) Cisco
14 10 (10.87%) Project Management

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 1 (1.09%) Confluence
1 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.78%) AWS
2 27 (29.35%) Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.17%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Route 53
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 2 (2.17%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.52%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Mockito
2 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.26%) Selenium
4 2 (2.17%) GitLab
4 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 2 (2.17%) Mocha
4 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Appium
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Grunt
5 1 (1.09%) gulp
5 1 (1.09%) JBehave
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (23.91%) Public Sector
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.17%) Police
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.52%) Applications Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Applications Support Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Designer
5 6 (6.52%) Support Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Applications Packager
6 4 (4.35%) Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) ActiveMQ
1 14 (15.22%) JAX-RS
2 4 (4.35%) CSS
2 4 (4.35%) HTML
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.17%) HTML5
3 2 (2.17%) Java EE
3 2 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (2.17%) Mustache
3 2 (2.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) Sass
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (4.35%) User Experience
2 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) Unix
3 14 (15.22%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.52%) Windows
5 2 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) TDD
3 17 (18.48%) Microservices
4 16 (17.39%) BDD
4 16 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 14 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.22%) Web Design
5 14 (15.22%) Web Development
6 13 (14.13%) Continuous Deployment
7 11 (11.96%) ITIL
8 10 (10.87%) Project Management
9 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.61%) Migration
9 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.52%) CRM
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) Java
2 16 (17.39%) Java 8
3 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.35%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
4 5 (5.43%) DBS Check
4 5 (5.43%) HND
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) CCNP
6 3 (3.26%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.09%) CIPFA
7 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.17%) WCAG
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) NIST
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.09%) vCloud
3 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.35%) Terraform
3 2 (2.17%) Grafana
3 2 (2.17%) Packer
3 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Rancher
3 2 (2.17%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.09%) Netcool
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Cisco
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Juniper
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 3 (3.26%) F5
5 2 (2.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.17%) Black Duck
5 2 (2.17%) IronPort
5 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.09%) Avaya
6 1 (1.09%) BMC
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.09%) Symantec