Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 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 Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 34 65
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 121 255 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.49% 5.17% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.08% 33.86% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 142 78
Yorkshire median daily rate £485 £465 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +6.59% +2.65%
10th Percentile £261 £303 £175
90th Percentile £600 £649 £547
England median daily rate £485 £463 £441
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.93% +3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £21.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.56% -18.27% +20.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £20.63 £16.60
90th Percentile £12.88 £21.88 £42.40
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -3.51%

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 464 753 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.39% 15.28% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 462 381
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £229 £275 £213
90th Percentile £578 £599 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +5.83% +3.22%
10th Percentile £12.27 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £66.50 £31.35 £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year +39.33% +0.48% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 7 December 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 -14 71 £500 +8.11% 15
South Yorkshire -24 31 £400 -18.78% 5
North Yorkshire -2 12 £495 +10.00% 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 67 (55.37%) SC Cleared
2 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.23%) Azure
4 34 (28.10%) AWS
4 34 (28.10%) Public Sector
5 27 (22.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (22.31%) Java
6 26 (21.49%) Microservices
7 24 (19.83%) Linux
8 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
8 19 (15.70%) DevOps
9 17 (14.05%) BDD
9 17 (14.05%) TDD
10 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
10 16 (13.22%) Test Automation
10 16 (13.22%) Docker
10 16 (13.22%) Kubernetes
10 16 (13.22%) Java 8
11 15 (12.40%) Pair Programming
11 15 (12.40%) .NET
12 14 (11.57%) Windows
12 14 (11.57%) Open Source
13 13 (10.74%) Unix
13 13 (10.74%) ITIL
13 13 (10.74%) Cisco
14 12 (9.92%) Project Management
14 12 (9.92%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (9.92%) Mockito
14 12 (9.92%) Office 365

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 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) nginx
3 3 (2.48%) Apache
3 3 (2.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.48%) Jetty
3 3 (2.48%) Mongrel
3 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.23%) Azure
2 34 (28.10%) AWS
3 12 (9.92%) Office 365
4 10 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.96%) SaaS
6 5 (4.13%) GCP
6 5 (4.13%) PaaS
6 5 (4.13%) Serverless
7 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.31%) Azure Functions
7 4 (3.31%) IaaS
7 4 (3.31%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.48%) Boomi
8 3 (2.48%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.48%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.65%) GitHub
9 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.44%) HTTP
3 7 (5.79%) LAN
3 7 (5.79%) SSL
4 6 (4.96%) DNS
5 5 (4.13%) DHCP
5 5 (4.13%) FTP
5 5 (4.13%) IPsec
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (3.31%) Firewall
6 4 (3.31%) WAN
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.48%) SAN
7 3 (2.48%) Skype
8 2 (1.65%) VPN
8 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.61%) MySQL
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.31%) Power BI
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) GIS
7 1 (0.83%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Mockito
2 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.13%) JIRA
4 5 (4.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.31%) JUnit
5 4 (3.31%) Maven
5 4 (3.31%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.48%) Spock
6 3 (2.48%) Subversion
7 2 (1.65%) Appium
7 2 (1.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) JBehave
8 1 (0.83%) Postman
8 1 (0.83%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (28.10%) Public Sector
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Military
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.66%) Developer
2 17 (14.05%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.74%) Architect
4 11 (9.09%) Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (4.13%) Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Service Manager
11 3 (2.48%) Azure Architect
11 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.40%) .NET
2 12 (9.92%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (9.92%) JAX-RS
3 9 (7.44%) Web Services
4 7 (5.79%) Node.js
5 6 (4.96%) Spring
6 5 (4.13%) RESTful
7 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.31%) CSS
7 4 (3.31%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.31%) HTML
7 4 (3.31%) React
7 4 (3.31%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.48%) .NET Core
8 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.48%) J2EE
8 3 (2.48%) JSON
8 3 (2.48%) Servlets
8 3 (2.48%) Vue.js
8 3 (2.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) NHS
2 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
2 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.83%) Clustering
3 1 (0.83%) CMDB
3 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) PMI
3 1 (0.83%) Replication
3 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Linux
2 14 (11.57%) Windows
3 13 (10.74%) Unix
4 10 (8.26%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.48%) CentOS
9 2 (1.65%) Android
9 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) VMS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.49%) Microservices
3 19 (15.70%) DevOps
4 17 (14.05%) BDD
4 17 (14.05%) TDD
5 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.22%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.40%) Pair Programming
7 14 (11.57%) Open Source
8 13 (10.74%) ITIL
9 12 (9.92%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (9.92%) Project Management
10 11 (9.09%) Web Development
11 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (7.44%) Web Design
13 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.31%) Java
2 16 (13.22%) Java 8
3 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.61%) SQL
4 7 (5.79%) Python
5 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.31%) C
6 4 (3.31%) C#
7 3 (2.48%) ES6
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 67 (55.37%) SC Cleared
2 27 (22.31%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.96%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.31%) Degree
5 3 (2.48%) CCNA
5 3 (2.48%) CCNP
5 3 (2.48%) HND
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.65%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.65%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.83%) HNC
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Docker
2 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.48%) Xen
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) vCloud
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.26%) Puppet
3 9 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.31%) Grafana
4 4 (3.31%) Prometheus
4 4 (3.31%) Terraform
5 3 (2.48%) Ansible
5 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.48%) Salt
6 2 (1.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.83%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.83%) Rancher
7 1 (0.83%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.83%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Cisco
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
4 8 (6.61%) VMware
5 7 (5.79%) Google
6 5 (4.13%) IronPort
7 4 (3.31%) Dell
7 4 (3.31%) F5
7 4 (3.31%) Juniper
7 4 (3.31%) Veritas
8 3 (2.48%) Apple
8 3 (2.48%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.48%) Splunk
8 3 (2.48%) Symantec
9 2 (1.65%) Black Duck
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Remedy
10 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.83%) Xamarin