Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 95 91
Rank change year-on-year -18 -4 -19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 74 118 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.66% 2.19% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.62% 14.86% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 94
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +24.31%
10th Percentile £175 £300 £310
90th Percentile £525 £575 £555
England median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £16.38 £19.00 £18.62
90th Percentile £42.75 £29.50 £42.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £32.58 £30.00
% change year-on-year -42.60% +8.59% +57.89%

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 637 794 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.33% 14.71% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 474 688
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -6.24% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 +14 42 £438 +0.06% 1
South Yorkshire -11 24 £350 -17.65%
North Yorkshire +3 4 £180 -48.57% 1
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) Python
4 20 (27.03%) Linux
4 20 (27.03%) Windows
4 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (27.03%) Big Data
4 20 (27.03%) DevOps
5 19 (25.68%) Impala
5 19 (25.68%) Kafka
5 19 (25.68%) Apache Flume
5 19 (25.68%) Sqoop
5 19 (25.68%) HBase
5 19 (25.68%) MapReduce
5 19 (25.68%) Apache Hive
5 19 (25.68%) Hadoop
5 19 (25.68%) ETL
5 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
5 19 (25.68%) Apache Spark
5 19 (25.68%) Spark Streaming
6 18 (24.32%) GitHub
7 17 (22.97%) Open Source
8 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
8 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
8 15 (20.27%) LAN
9 14 (18.92%) WAN
9 14 (18.92%) Cisco
9 14 (18.92%) Information Security
9 14 (18.92%) Ansible
10 13 (17.57%) JIRA

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 19 (25.68%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.16%) OpenStack
3 7 (9.46%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Primavera
1 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) GitHub
2 7 (9.46%) Office 365
3 5 (6.76%) Slack
3 5 (6.76%) Trello
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) LAN
2 14 (18.92%) WAN
3 13 (17.57%) VPN
4 8 (10.81%) Firewall
5 3 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.70%) LDAP
6 2 (2.70%) Skype
6 2 (2.70%) TACACS
6 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.35%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.35%) Network Security
7 1 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) Big Data
2 19 (25.68%) Apache Hive
2 19 (25.68%) Hadoop
2 19 (25.68%) HBase
2 19 (25.68%) Impala
2 19 (25.68%) Sqoop
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Power BI
6 1 (1.35%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.57%) JIRA
3 5 (6.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Electronics
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.46%) Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Data Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) CyberArk Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) Kafka
1 19 (25.68%) Spark Streaming
2 12 (16.22%) Sensu
3 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.35%) React
5 1 (1.35%) REST
5 1 (1.35%) Spring
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) IVR
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) Windows 10
3 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (27.03%) DevOps
3 19 (25.68%) ETL
3 19 (25.68%) MapReduce
4 17 (22.97%) Open Source
5 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
6 14 (18.92%) Information Security
7 12 (16.22%) Analytics
7 12 (16.22%) Big Data Analytics
7 12 (16.22%) Data Analytics
7 12 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (10.81%) Project Management
9 6 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.76%) Kanban
10 5 (6.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) Python
2 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
3 8 (10.81%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Scala
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.41%) CCNP
4 3 (4.05%) CCNA
4 3 (4.05%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.35%) CCSE
6 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (25.68%) Apache Flume
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.35%) Docker
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Ansible
2 12 (16.22%) Prometheus
3 5 (6.76%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.35%) Ionix
5 1 (1.35%) Nessus
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
5 1 (1.35%) QRadar
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.35%) WSUS
5 1 (1.35%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (9.46%) SAP
3 5 (6.76%) Informatica
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Talend
4 4 (5.41%) CyberArk
4 4 (5.41%) Dell
4 4 (5.41%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.05%) F5
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle
6 2 (2.70%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 2 (2.70%) Juniper
6 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) EMC
7 1 (1.35%) Motorola
7 1 (1.35%) Progress
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat