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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / Yorkshire
Rank 94 59 97
Rank change year-on-year -35 +38  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 82 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 2.92% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.97% 18.14% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 24
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £291 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 321 452 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.07% 16.12% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 284 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £32.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
West Yorkshire -30 16 £500 +14.28% 4
South Yorkshire -5 8 £394 +5.00%
North Yorkshire +12 6 £356 +10.46% 2
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.16%) Cisco
3 21 (25.93%) VMware
4 17 (20.99%) Java
5 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.28%) ITIL
6 14 (17.28%) Firewall
7 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
8 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (13.58%) Windows
9 11 (13.58%) Linux
9 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (13.58%) F5
9 11 (13.58%) vRealize
10 10 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (12.35%) C
10 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
11 9 (11.11%) Finance
12 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
12 8 (9.88%) Unix
12 8 (9.88%) CCIE
12 8 (9.88%) CCNP
12 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
13 7 (8.64%) DevOps
13 7 (8.64%) Ruby
13 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
13 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (8.64%) vSphere
13 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
13 7 (8.64%) MS Excel

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 5 (6.17%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) GitHub
2 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Firewall
2 10 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (7.41%) HTTP
4 6 (7.41%) SSL
4 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.17%) Wireless
6 4 (4.94%) Internet
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.47%) DHCP
7 2 (2.47%) DNS
7 2 (2.47%) IPsec
7 2 (2.47%) LDAP
7 2 (2.47%) OSPF
7 2 (2.47%) VPN
7 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) IPv4
8 1 (1.23%) LAN
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.23%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (6.17%) Redis
1 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.23%) Power BI
4 1 (1.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.41%) Electronics
3 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.41%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 4 (4.94%) Publishing
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Portal Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Node.js
1 6 (7.41%) REST
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.70%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) Java EE
2 3 (3.70%) Spring
3 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.47%) CSS3
3 2 (2.47%) HTML5
3 2 (2.47%) J2EE
3 2 (2.47%) JPA
3 2 (2.47%) jQuery
3 2 (2.47%) React
3 2 (2.47%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 5 (6.17%) CoreOS
3 5 (6.17%) RancherOS
3 5 (6.17%) Solaris
3 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.23%) CatOS
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) ITIL
3 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
5 7 (8.64%) DevOps
5 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Service Management
6 6 (7.41%) Workflow
7 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.17%) Open Source
7 5 (6.17%) Project Management
7 5 (6.17%) Security Hardening
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow Development
8 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.94%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) Java
2 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.35%) C
4 7 (8.64%) Ruby
5 5 (6.17%) Go
5 5 (6.17%) SQL
6 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) C#
7 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.23%) Groovy
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.88%) CCIE
3 8 (9.88%) CCNP
4 5 (6.17%) CCSE
4 5 (6.17%) CCSP
4 5 (6.17%) JNCIP
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.23%) GPG13
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.64%) vSphere
2 6 (7.41%) Docker
3 5 (6.17%) etcd
3 5 (6.17%) flannel
3 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) vRealize
2 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.41%) Mesos
3 5 (6.17%) Consul
3 5 (6.17%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (6.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (6.17%) Marathon
3 5 (6.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (6.17%) Rancher
4 4 (4.94%) Ansible
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.23%) OpenView
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Cisco
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 11 (13.58%) F5
4 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.64%) Juniper
6 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.41%) SAP
7 5 (6.17%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.94%) Aruba
8 4 (4.94%) HP
8 4 (4.94%) Samsung
9 3 (3.70%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.70%) Nortel
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle
9 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.47%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) IBM
10 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto
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