Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 49 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 142 213 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.57% 4.26% 3.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.69% 29.87% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 144 91
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £301 £195
90th Percentile £550 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -57.38% +35.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.80 £16.83
90th Percentile £15.82 £23.63 £42.05
England median hourly rate £42.00 £23.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +82.61% -32.35% +20.35%

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 532 713 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.39% 14.26% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 438 358
Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £194 £271 £255
90th Percentile £566 £588 £553
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 54 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +11.99% +2.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.65 £11.18
90th Percentile £51.41 £29.50 £42.05
England median hourly rate £36.00 £24.08 £27.50
% change year-on-year +49.50% -12.44% +8.65%

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 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

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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 21 September 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 -8 88 £450 -9.91% 25
South Yorkshire -7 41 £395 -13.19% 1
North Yorkshire +1 10 £495 +27.74% 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 81 (57.04%) SC Cleared
2 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (30.99%) Public Sector
4 41 (28.87%) Azure
5 32 (22.54%) AWS
6 31 (21.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 27 (19.01%) Java
8 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 22 (15.49%) Linux
10 21 (14.79%) Kubernetes
11 20 (14.08%) BDD
12 19 (13.38%) TDD
13 18 (12.68%) Oracle
13 18 (12.68%) Microservices
14 17 (11.97%) Docker
14 17 (11.97%) Java 8
14 17 (11.97%) MongoDB
14 17 (11.97%) Office 365
15 16 (11.27%) Mockito
15 16 (11.27%) Test Automation
15 16 (11.27%) Windows
15 16 (11.27%) Migration
15 16 (11.27%) Pair Programming
15 16 (11.27%) ActiveMQ
16 15 (10.56%) Unix
17 14 (9.86%) Mac OS X
17 14 (9.86%) Project Management
17 14 (9.86%) Web Design
17 14 (9.86%) Web Development
17 14 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design

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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 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.82%) Confluence
3 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 41 (28.87%) Azure
2 32 (22.54%) AWS
3 17 (11.97%) Office 365
4 6 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.52%) GitHub
6 4 (2.82%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (2.11%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (2.11%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.41%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.41%) SaaS
9 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.93%) Firewall
2 7 (4.93%) LAN
2 7 (4.93%) WAN
3 6 (4.23%) Skype
4 5 (3.52%) HTTP
4 5 (3.52%) SSL
5 3 (2.11%) DNS
5 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (1.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.41%) DHCP
6 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.41%) FTP
6 2 (1.41%) Internet
6 2 (1.41%) IPsec
6 2 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.97%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.04%) MySQL
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.82%) Power BI
6 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Mockito
2 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.93%) JIRA
4 6 (4.23%) Maven
5 5 (3.52%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.52%) Selenium
5 5 (3.52%) Subversion
6 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.41%) Mocha
8 1 (0.70%) Grunt
8 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.70%) JBehave
8 1 (0.70%) JUnit
8 1 (0.70%) MSI
8 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (30.99%) Public Sector
2 13 (9.15%) Finance
3 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.11%) Publishing
5 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.41%) Local Government
5 2 (1.41%) Military
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (19.72%) Developer
2 19 (13.38%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.15%) Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Consultant
4 10 (7.04%) Designer
5 9 (6.34%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Architect
6 7 (4.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.23%) Applications Packager
8 5 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.82%) Content Designer
9 4 (2.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Senior Designer
9 4 (2.82%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (9.86%) JAX-RS
3 7 (4.93%) HTML
3 7 (4.93%) Web Services
4 6 (4.23%) .NET
4 6 (4.23%) Spring
5 5 (3.52%) jQuery
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.82%) CSS
6 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.82%) REST
6 4 (2.82%) SOAP
7 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.11%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.11%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.41%) Java EE
8 2 (1.41%) JSON
8 2 (1.41%) XML
8 2 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) NHS
2 5 (3.52%) User Experience
3 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.82%) Handset
3 4 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.11%) Social Media
5 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.41%) CMDB
5 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Linux
2 16 (11.27%) Windows
3 15 (10.56%) Unix
4 14 (9.86%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.41%) Android
9 2 (1.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.70%) AIX
10 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.70%) VMS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.08%) BDD
3 19 (13.38%) TDD
4 18 (12.68%) Microservices
5 16 (11.27%) Migration
5 16 (11.27%) Pair Programming
5 16 (11.27%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.86%) Project Management
6 14 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (9.86%) Web Design
6 14 (9.86%) Web Development
7 13 (9.15%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (9.15%) ITIL
8 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.04%) DevOps
9 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) Java
2 17 (11.97%) Java 8
3 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.63%) SQL
5 5 (3.52%) Python
6 4 (2.82%) C#
7 3 (2.11%) C
7 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.11%) Ruby
8 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (57.04%) SC Cleared
2 31 (21.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (7.04%) DBS Check
4 8 (5.63%) Degree
5 6 (4.23%) HND
6 5 (3.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.41%) CCNA
9 2 (1.41%) CCNP
9 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.41%) MCSA
10 1 (0.70%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.70%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.70%) IIBA
10 1 (0.70%) ISEB
10 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.41%) PMO
3 2 (1.41%) WCAG
4 1 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (11.97%) Docker
2 9 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.41%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.70%) vCloud
5 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (14.79%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.52%) Puppet
3 3 (2.11%) Matomo
3 3 (2.11%) Salt
3 3 (2.11%) SCCM
4 2 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.41%) Terraform
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.70%) FreeIPA
5 1 (0.70%) Grafana
5 1 (0.70%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.70%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.70%) vMotion
5 1 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.68%) Oracle
3 13 (9.15%) Cisco
4 12 (8.45%) VMware
5 6 (4.23%) Google
6 5 (3.52%) Juniper
7 4 (2.82%) IronPort
7 4 (2.82%) Samsung
7 4 (2.82%) Splunk
8 3 (2.11%) Apple
8 3 (2.11%) F5
8 3 (2.11%) Veritas
9 2 (1.41%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.41%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.41%) Symantec
10 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.70%) Black Duck
10 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.70%) Tableau