Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 July 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 Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 48 49
Rank change year-on-year +30 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 130 195 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.58% 4.50% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.37% 34.09% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 152 147
Median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
10th Percentile £328 £215 £263
90th Percentile £713 £606 £605
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.86 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.03% -37.80% -1.92%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +100.00% -46.67%

Security 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 322 572 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.76% 13.20% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 416 435
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £254 £205 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 44
Median hourly rate £15.23 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £40.80 £49.15 £40.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -16.67%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

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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 Security Cleared within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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 +35 96 £550 +25.71% 9
South Yorkshire 0 22 £500 +2.56% 4
North Yorkshire -4 5 £400 -20.00%
East Yorkshire - 3 £192 -
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 88 (67.69%) SC Cleared
2 60 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (45.38%) AWS
4 45 (34.62%) Java
5 35 (26.92%) BDD
6 34 (26.15%) TDD
7 33 (25.38%) Git (software)
8 32 (24.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 31 (23.85%) Python
10 30 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
11 29 (22.31%) GitLab
11 29 (22.31%) GitHub
12 28 (21.54%) Docker
13 27 (20.77%) Terraform
13 27 (20.77%) Public Sector
13 27 (20.77%) Bitbucket
14 26 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
14 26 (20.00%) Amazon S3
15 25 (19.23%) Azure
15 25 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (17.69%) Kubernetes
17 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
18 19 (14.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (14.62%) DV Cleared
19 18 (13.85%) Business Analysis
19 18 (13.85%) Node.js
19 18 (13.85%) Microservices
19 18 (13.85%) Architectural Design
20 16 (12.31%) Linux
20 16 (12.31%) Security Architecture

Security 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 (0.77%) Apache
1 1 (0.77%) Confluence
1 1 (0.77%) IIS
1 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.77%) InVision
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.77%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.77%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 59 (45.38%) AWS
2 29 (22.31%) GitHub
3 26 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 25 (19.23%) Azure
5 19 (14.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (10.77%) Amazon Cognito
6 14 (10.77%) Amazon EMR
6 14 (10.77%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (10.77%) Serverless
7 3 (2.31%) GCP
7 3 (2.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) Firewall
2 4 (3.08%) LAN
3 3 (2.31%) HTTP
3 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.77%) IPsec
5 1 (0.77%) Multicast
5 1 (0.77%) OSPF
5 1 (0.77%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.77%) VRRP
5 1 (0.77%) VSAN
5 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) Big Data
2 11 (8.46%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.85%) Electronic Patient Records
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) Power BI
6 1 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.77%) QlikView
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (25.38%) Git (software)
2 29 (22.31%) GitLab
3 27 (20.77%) Bitbucket
4 11 (8.46%) Mockito
5 5 (3.85%) CircleCI
6 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.08%) Snyk
7 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.77%) Gatling
8 1 (0.77%) JMeter
8 1 (0.77%) JUnit
8 1 (0.77%) Postman
8 1 (0.77%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.77%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.77%) Subversion
8 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (20.77%) Public Sector
2 15 (11.54%) Legal
3 10 (7.69%) Law
4 6 (4.62%) Publishing
5 4 (3.08%) Finance
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Developer
2 17 (13.08%) Architect
2 17 (13.08%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.77%) Technical Architect
4 13 (10.00%) Designer
5 11 (8.46%) Senior Architect
6 10 (7.69%) User Researcher
7 9 (6.92%) Senior Technical Architect
8 8 (6.15%) Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Information Manager
8 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Content Designer
9 6 (4.62%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 6 (4.62%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Designer
10 5 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) Node.js
2 13 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (9.23%) Kafka
4 11 (8.46%) JAX-RS
4 11 (8.46%) JSON
5 9 (6.92%) PySpark
6 8 (6.15%) CSS
7 5 (3.85%) HTML
8 4 (3.08%) Web Services
9 3 (2.31%) React
9 3 (2.31%) RESTful
10 2 (1.54%) J2EE
10 2 (1.54%) REST
11 1 (0.77%) .NET
11 1 (0.77%) Ajax
11 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.77%) jQuery
11 1 (0.77%) SOAP
11 1 (0.77%) Spring
11 1 (0.77%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) User Experience
2 9 (6.92%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.31%) Linux
2 12 (9.23%) Unix
3 11 (8.46%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.62%) Windows
5 5 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.54%) VME
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) BDD
3 34 (26.15%) TDD
4 32 (24.62%) Continuous Deployment
5 30 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
6 25 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (13.85%) Architectural Design
8 18 (13.85%) Business Analysis
8 18 (13.85%) Microservices
9 16 (12.31%) Security Architecture
10 15 (11.54%) DevOps
10 15 (11.54%) Project Planning
11 14 (10.77%) MapReduce
12 13 (10.00%) Benchmarking
12 13 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
12 13 (10.00%) Service Design
12 13 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 12 (9.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.62%) Java
2 31 (23.85%) Python
3 16 (12.31%) Java 8
4 15 (11.54%) Go
5 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.08%) SQL
7 3 (2.31%) C
8 2 (1.54%) COBOL
9 1 (0.77%) C#
9 1 (0.77%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (67.69%) SC Cleared
2 19 (14.62%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (10.77%) Degree
4 12 (9.23%) DBS Check
5 8 (6.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (6.15%) CISM
5 8 (6.15%) CISSP
5 8 (6.15%) CRISC
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.08%) AWS Certification
7 4 (3.08%) CCNA
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) HND
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) MCSD
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) GDPR
2 2 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (21.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (20.77%) Terraform
2 23 (17.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.31%) Ansible
3 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.31%) Puppet
3 3 (2.31%) Salt
4 2 (1.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.77%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (3.85%) Cisco
1 5 (3.85%) Splunk
2 4 (3.08%) Google
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle
4 2 (1.54%) Juniper
5 1 (0.77%) Adobe
5 1 (0.77%) BMC
5 1 (0.77%) Cadence
5 1 (0.77%) IBM
5 1 (0.77%) ICL
5 1 (0.77%) Remedy
5 1 (0.77%) SAP
5 1 (0.77%) VMware
5 1 (0.77%) Workday