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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 49 62
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 74 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.68% 4.00% 2.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.61% 26.30% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 85 52
Median daily rate £443 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £335 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.83% +0.47%  

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 289 422 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.36% 15.22% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 290 281
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.42% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.06 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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

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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 26 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 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
South Yorkshire +17 40 £450 +4.65% 1
West Yorkshire -24 27 £381 -17.56% 9
North Yorkshire +4 2 £195 -44.28%
Humberside - 1 £588 -
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 75 (45.18%) SC Cleared
2 63 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.49%) Java
3 39 (23.49%) Linux
4 30 (18.07%) Git (software)
4 30 (18.07%) Relational Database
5 29 (17.47%) CSS
6 28 (16.87%) Unix
6 28 (16.87%) Windows
7 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
8 26 (15.66%) TDD
9 25 (15.06%) Cisco
10 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (14.46%) Web Development
11 23 (13.86%) Mentoring
11 23 (13.86%) Mac OS X
12 22 (13.25%) Configuration Management
12 22 (13.25%) Python
13 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
13 21 (12.65%) User Experience
13 21 (12.65%) BDD
14 20 (12.05%) Line Management
14 20 (12.05%) BC Cleared
14 20 (12.05%) HTML
14 20 (12.05%) SQL
14 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (12.05%) Firewall
14 20 (12.05%) Finance
15 19 (11.45%) Programme Management
15 19 (11.45%) Test Automation

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 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.81%) Apache
3 3 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.20%) CMS
4 2 (1.20%) Confluence
4 2 (1.20%) Plone
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.20%) SilverStripe
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (8.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Primavera
2 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Office 365
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.20%) GitHub
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) Route 53
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.05%) Firewall
2 13 (7.83%) HTTP
3 10 (6.02%) DNS
4 8 (4.82%) Internet
5 7 (4.22%) DHCP
5 7 (4.22%) LDAP
5 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.01%) Network Security
7 4 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.81%) LAN
8 3 (1.81%) WAN
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.20%) Intranet
9 2 (1.20%) SSL
9 2 (1.20%) VoIP
9 2 (1.20%) VPN
9 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.07%) Relational Database
2 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.01%) MySQL
6 4 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.41%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.81%) Riak
7 3 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.81%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.01%) Selenium
4 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.81%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.20%) JUnit
6 2 (1.20%) Maven
6 2 (1.20%) MSTest
6 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.60%) Grunt
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.60%) Mockito
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 20 (12.05%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.04%) Electronics
4 14 (8.43%) Manufacturing
4 14 (8.43%) Marketing
5 8 (4.82%) Back Office
6 4 (2.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (30.12%) Developer
2 25 (15.06%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.24%) Analyst
4 13 (7.83%) Architect
5 12 (7.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.02%) Consultant
6 10 (6.02%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 7 (4.22%) Security Consultant
8 6 (3.61%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.61%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Tester
9 5 (3.01%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.01%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.01%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Trainer
10 4 (2.41%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) CSS
2 20 (12.05%) HTML
3 15 (9.04%) Web Services
4 13 (7.83%) REST
5 12 (7.23%) .NET
6 10 (6.02%) React
7 6 (3.61%) RESTful
8 5 (3.01%) Spring
8 5 (3.01%) XML
9 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.81%) Flask
10 3 (1.81%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.81%) HTML5
10 3 (1.81%) J2EE
10 3 (1.81%) Node.js
10 3 (1.81%) XSLT
11 2 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) User Experience
2 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.02%) NHS
4 4 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.41%) CESG
4 4 (2.41%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.81%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.81%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.49%) Linux
2 28 (16.87%) Unix
2 28 (16.87%) Windows
3 23 (13.86%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.22%) Solaris
6 6 (3.61%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.60%) CatOS
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) RancherOS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.66%) TDD
3 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (14.46%) Web Development
4 23 (13.86%) Mentoring
5 22 (13.25%) Configuration Management
6 21 (12.65%) BDD
7 20 (12.05%) Line Management
8 19 (11.45%) Programme Management
8 19 (11.45%) Test Automation
9 18 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (10.84%) DevOps
10 15 (9.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (9.04%) Migration
11 14 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (8.43%) Front End Development
11 14 (8.43%) ITIL
12 12 (7.23%) Prototyping
13 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (6.63%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.49%) Java
2 27 (16.27%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.25%) Python
4 20 (12.05%) SQL
5 19 (11.45%) Ruby
6 12 (7.23%) C#
7 4 (2.41%) C
8 3 (1.81%) C++
8 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.20%) Go
9 2 (1.20%) PHP
9 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.20%) Scala
10 1 (0.60%) ABAP
10 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.60%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (45.18%) SC Cleared
2 20 (12.05%) BC Cleared
3 18 (10.84%) Degree
4 17 (10.24%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (6.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (5.42%) CCNA
7 9 (5.42%) CCNP
8 4 (2.41%) CLAS
9 3 (1.81%) CCIE
9 3 (1.81%) CCSA
9 3 (1.81%) CCSE
9 3 (1.81%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.81%) HNC
9 3 (1.81%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.20%) MCP
10 2 (1.20%) MCSE
10 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.41%) QA
4 4 (2.41%) SLA
5 2 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.61%) XenApp
5 5 (3.01%) Docker
6 4 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.41%) vSphere
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) etcd
8 1 (0.60%) flannel
8 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.60%) KVM
8 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) SCCM
2 5 (3.01%) Ansible
3 4 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.41%) Puppet
4 3 (1.81%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.81%) Mesos
4 3 (1.81%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) Netcool
5 1 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (15.06%) Cisco
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.84%) SAP
4 17 (10.24%) VMware
5 14 (8.43%) Oracle
6 10 (6.02%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.42%) F5
7 9 (5.42%) NetApp
8 8 (4.82%) Citrix
8 8 (4.82%) HP
9 6 (3.61%) Dell
9 6 (3.61%) IBM
9 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.41%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.81%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.81%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.81%) Veritas
12 2 (1.20%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.20%) Nokia
12 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Yorkshire
QA Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago