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 3 months to 28 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.

Security Clearance
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 31 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 95 134 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.47% 4.67% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.50% 29.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 89 47
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £605 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.59% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

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 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 322 462 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.15% 16.11% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 300 277
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £238 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £574 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 14
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 £12.85 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £32.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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 -32 38 £375 -11.76% 4
South Yorkshire +14 37 £469 +4.16%
North Yorkshire +20 17 £375 +16.27% 3
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 79 (39.70%) SC Cleared
2 66 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.11%) Java
4 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
5 34 (17.09%) Linux
6 30 (15.08%) VMware
7 27 (13.57%) Cisco
8 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
8 25 (12.56%) CSS
9 22 (11.06%) HTML
9 22 (11.06%) SQL
10 21 (10.55%) Unix
10 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
10 21 (10.55%) Git (software)
10 21 (10.55%) Disclosure Scotland
11 20 (10.05%) User Experience
11 20 (10.05%) Web Development
11 20 (10.05%) ITIL
12 19 (9.55%) Windows
12 19 (9.55%) Degree
13 18 (9.05%) Ruby
13 18 (9.05%) Scrum
14 17 (8.54%) TDD
14 17 (8.54%) Python
14 17 (8.54%) Relational Database
15 16 (8.04%) Mentoring
15 16 (8.04%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (8.04%) C#
15 16 (8.04%) Finance
15 16 (8.04%) Firewall

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 15 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.52%) Apache
3 6 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.51%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.51%) CMS
5 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.51%) Plone
5 3 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.51%) SilverStripe
5 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Primavera
2 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.52%) GitHub
3 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.01%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.50%) Route 53
5 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.04%) Firewall
2 15 (7.54%) Internet
3 13 (6.53%) HTTP
4 11 (5.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (5.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.02%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (3.52%) SSL
8 6 (3.02%) Network Security
9 5 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.51%) DNS
10 4 (2.01%) LDAP
11 3 (1.51%) DHCP
11 3 (1.51%) FCoE
11 3 (1.51%) Intranet
11 3 (1.51%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.51%) NX-OS
11 3 (1.51%) SAN
11 3 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.51%) Wireless
12 2 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.54%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.52%) MySQL
6 7 (3.52%) Redis
7 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.51%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.01%) Big Data
10 2 (1.01%) MS Access
10 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.02%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.51%) JUnit
5 5 (2.51%) Maven
6 4 (2.01%) Selenium
7 3 (1.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.01%) Grunt
8 2 (1.01%) gulp
8 2 (1.01%) JIRA
8 2 (1.01%) JMeter
8 2 (1.01%) MSTest
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.50%) NUnit
9 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.50%) Subversion
9 1 (0.50%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (8.04%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.52%) Electronics
4 6 (3.02%) Legal
4 6 (3.02%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.51%) Back Office
5 5 (2.51%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (28.64%) Developer
2 19 (9.55%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.05%) Analyst
4 17 (8.54%) Architect
5 16 (8.04%) Consultant
5 16 (8.04%) Network Engineer
6 12 (6.03%) User Researcher
7 7 (3.52%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (3.52%) SQL Developer
7 7 (3.52%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (3.02%) Designer
8 6 (3.02%) Security Consultant
9 5 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (2.51%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.51%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (2.51%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.51%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.56%) CSS
2 22 (11.06%) HTML
3 12 (6.03%) .NET
3 12 (6.03%) REST
3 12 (6.03%) Web Services
4 10 (5.03%) Node.js
5 8 (4.02%) XML
6 6 (3.02%) RESTful
7 5 (2.51%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.51%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.51%) Spring
8 4 (2.01%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.01%) HTML5
8 4 (2.01%) J2EE
9 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.51%) CSS3
9 3 (1.51%) Java EE
9 3 (1.51%) SOAP
9 3 (1.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) User Experience
2 11 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.03%) NHS
4 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.01%) CESG
6 4 (2.01%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.09%) Linux
2 21 (10.55%) Unix
3 19 (9.55%) Windows
4 12 (6.03%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.02%) Solaris
6 5 (2.51%) CoreOS
6 5 (2.51%) RancherOS
6 5 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.01%) CentOS
9 2 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.50%) CatOS
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (10.05%) ITIL
2 20 (10.05%) Web Development
3 18 (9.05%) Scrum
4 17 (8.54%) TDD
5 16 (8.04%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.54%) Configuration Management
7 14 (7.04%) DevOps
8 13 (6.53%) BDD
8 13 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.53%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.53%) Migration
8 13 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.03%) Programme Management
10 11 (5.53%) Information Security
10 11 (5.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (5.53%) Open Source
10 11 (5.53%) Service Design
11 10 (5.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.11%) Java
2 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.06%) SQL
4 18 (9.05%) Ruby
5 17 (8.54%) Python
6 16 (8.04%) C#
7 10 (5.03%) C
8 7 (3.52%) PHP
9 6 (3.02%) Go
10 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.01%) C++
11 2 (1.01%) Scala
11 2 (1.01%) VB
11 2 (1.01%) VBA
12 1 (0.50%) ABAP
12 1 (0.50%) Groovy
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (39.70%) SC Cleared
2 19 (9.55%) Degree
3 16 (8.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (7.04%) BC Cleared
5 13 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.52%) CCNP
7 7 (3.52%) CCNA
8 6 (3.02%) CCIE
8 6 (3.02%) CCSE
8 6 (3.02%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (2.01%) CLAS
10 3 (1.51%) CCSA
10 3 (1.51%) CCSP
10 3 (1.51%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.51%) HNC
10 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.51%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.01%) MCP
11 2 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.02%) SLA
4 5 (2.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.01%) QA
6 1 (0.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.52%) Docker
3 8 (4.02%) vSphere
4 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.51%) etcd
5 5 (2.51%) flannel
6 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) vRealize
2 6 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.02%) Mesos
3 5 (2.51%) Consul
3 5 (2.51%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.51%) Marathon
3 5 (2.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (2.51%) Rancher
4 4 (2.01%) Ansible
5 3 (1.51%) Nagios
5 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.01%) Puppet
6 2 (1.01%) SCCM
7 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Grafana
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (15.08%) VMware
2 27 (13.57%) Cisco
3 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.53%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.53%) F5
5 11 (5.53%) Oracle
6 8 (4.02%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.02%) SAP
7 7 (3.52%) Splunk
8 6 (3.02%) HP
9 5 (2.51%) Juniper
10 4 (2.01%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (1.51%) Aruba
11 3 (1.51%) Citrix
11 3 (1.51%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.51%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.51%) Samsung
11 3 (1.51%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.51%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.51%) Veritas
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