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 3 months to 28 June 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.11% 2.03% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.68% 13.41% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 32
Median daily rate £435 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.42% +31.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £269 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £638 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £31.51
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.07%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 293 425 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.36% 15.17% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 566 546
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £638 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.13 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £23.53 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
South Yorkshire +14 27 £450 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +7 12 £381 -32.52% 8
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) Java
3 21 (28.00%) Linux
3 21 (28.00%) Cisco
4 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (22.67%) Windows
4 17 (22.67%) Programme Management
5 16 (21.33%) Firewall
6 14 (18.67%) Finance
6 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (18.67%) SAP
7 13 (17.33%) Unix
7 13 (17.33%) Manufacturing
7 13 (17.33%) Electronics
7 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
7 13 (17.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (17.33%) Marketing
7 13 (17.33%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
7 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
7 13 (17.33%) DevOps
8 12 (16.00%) TDD
8 12 (16.00%) VMware
9 11 (14.67%) Mac OS X
9 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
9 11 (14.67%) CSS
9 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (14.67%) CTC Cleared

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 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Primavera
2 1 (1.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Route 53
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) Firewall
2 9 (12.00%) DNS
3 7 (9.33%) LDAP
4 6 (8.00%) DHCP
4 6 (8.00%) HTTP
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) WAN
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.33%) IPsec
8 1 (1.33%) OSPF
8 1 (1.33%) SSL
8 1 (1.33%) VoIP
8 1 (1.33%) VPN
8 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
4 1 (1.33%) Riak
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Electronics
2 13 (17.33%) Manufacturing
2 13 (17.33%) Marketing
2 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.00%) Back Office
4 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 5 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) CSS
2 7 (9.33%) React
2 7 (9.33%) Web Services
3 6 (8.00%) REST
4 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 4 (5.33%) Spring
6 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.00%) Node.js
7 2 (2.67%) J2EE
7 2 (2.67%) Java EE
7 2 (2.67%) JPA
7 2 (2.67%) RESTful
8 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.33%) Flask
8 1 (1.33%) JSON
8 1 (1.33%) MDX
8 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Linux
2 17 (22.67%) Windows
3 13 (17.33%) Unix
4 11 (14.67%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (5.33%) Solaris
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) CatOS
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.33%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (22.67%) Programme Management
3 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (17.33%) DevOps
3 13 (17.33%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) BDD
5 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (13.33%) Line Management
6 10 (13.33%) Web Development
7 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.33%) Front End Development
8 7 (9.33%) ITIL
8 7 (9.33%) Project Management
9 6 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Java
2 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) Ruby
4 5 (6.67%) SQL
5 3 (4.00%) C
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.33%) Go
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) CTC Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) BC Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) CCNP
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 3 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (8.00%) XenApp
3 5 (6.67%) Docker
3 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) etcd
7 1 (1.33%) flannel
7 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.33%) KVM
7 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
2 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.00%) Mesos
3 3 (4.00%) Puppet
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) Consul
5 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.33%) Marathon
5 1 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.33%) Rancher
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.33%) vRealize
5 1 (1.33%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Cisco
2 14 (18.67%) SAP
3 12 (16.00%) VMware
4 9 (12.00%) F5
4 9 (12.00%) NetApp
5 7 (9.33%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.00%) Dell
6 6 (8.00%) IBM
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle
8 4 (5.33%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.67%) Nokia
11 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.33%) Tableau
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