Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 142 239 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.19% 4.43% 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.29% 30.10% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 155 187
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% +24.31%
10th Percentile £175 £274 £288
90th Percentile £548 £575 £585
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -14.00% -
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.00 £16.99
90th Percentile £42.40 £25.00 £40.43
England median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33% +50.00%

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 637 794 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.33% 14.71% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 474 688
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -6.24% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -9 88 £450 +4.65% 13
South Yorkshire -13 42 £350 -17.65% 3
North Yorkshire 0 5 £180 -48.57% 1
Humberside - 1 £588 -
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 74 (52.11%) SC Cleared
2 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.94%) Windows
4 31 (21.83%) Linux
4 31 (21.83%) Python
5 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
5 25 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.61%) Big Data
6 23 (16.20%) GitHub
6 23 (16.20%) DevOps
7 22 (15.49%) Shell Script
8 21 (14.79%) Configuration Management
8 21 (14.79%) ETL
8 21 (14.79%) Impala
8 21 (14.79%) Sqoop
8 21 (14.79%) Kafka
8 21 (14.79%) Apache Flume
8 21 (14.79%) MapReduce
8 21 (14.79%) HBase
8 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
8 21 (14.79%) Hadoop
8 21 (14.79%) Apache Hive
8 21 (14.79%) Apache Spark
8 21 (14.79%) Spark Streaming
9 18 (12.68%) Open Source
9 18 (12.68%) Cisco
10 17 (11.97%) Ansible
11 16 (11.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (11.27%) LAN
11 16 (11.27%) JIRA

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 21 (14.79%) Apache Spark
2 11 (7.75%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.93%) Confluence
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.41%) IIS
7 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Primavera
1 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.20%) GitHub
2 7 (4.93%) Office 365
3 5 (3.52%) Slack
3 5 (3.52%) Trello
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) IaaS
4 2 (1.41%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.27%) LAN
2 15 (10.56%) WAN
3 14 (9.86%) VPN
4 12 (8.45%) Firewall
5 4 (2.82%) Wireless
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.11%) DNS
6 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.11%) Network Security
6 3 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.11%) Skype
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.41%) FCoE
7 2 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.41%) HTTP
7 2 (1.41%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.41%) LDAP
7 2 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) Big Data
2 21 (14.79%) Apache Hive
2 21 (14.79%) Hadoop
2 21 (14.79%) HBase
2 21 (14.79%) Impala
2 21 (14.79%) Sqoop
3 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.41%) MySQL
8 1 (0.70%) DataStage
8 1 (0.70%) DB2
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Power BI
8 1 (0.70%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.27%) JIRA
3 7 (4.93%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) Maven
5 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Gatling
6 1 (0.70%) GoCD
6 1 (0.70%) JMeter
6 1 (0.70%) JUnit
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.70%) TestNG
6 1 (0.70%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (8.45%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.93%) Electronics
3 7 (4.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Back Office
5 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (10.56%) Analyst
2 14 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (7.75%) Architect
4 10 (7.04%) Consultant
4 10 (7.04%) Data Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.63%) Developer
6 8 (5.63%) Trainer
7 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 6 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.52%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.52%) IT Trainer
9 5 (3.52%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Trainer
9 5 (3.52%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) Kafka
1 21 (14.79%) Spark Streaming
2 12 (8.45%) Sensu
3 4 (2.82%) CSS
3 4 (2.82%) HTML
4 3 (2.11%) .NET
4 3 (2.11%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.11%) REST
5 2 (1.41%) Web Services
6 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.70%) JSON
6 1 (0.70%) LAMP
6 1 (0.70%) React
6 1 (0.70%) RESTful
6 1 (0.70%) Spring
6 1 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) NHS
2 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) User Experience
4 4 (2.82%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.41%) IVR
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.94%) Windows
2 31 (21.83%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Windows 10
4 9 (6.34%) Unix
4 9 (6.34%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.41%) Debian
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (16.20%) DevOps
4 21 (14.79%) Configuration Management
4 21 (14.79%) ETL
4 21 (14.79%) MapReduce
5 18 (12.68%) Open Source
6 14 (9.86%) Information Security
7 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.45%) Analytics
8 12 (8.45%) Big Data Analytics
8 12 (8.45%) Data Analytics
9 11 (7.75%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.75%) Project Management
10 10 (7.04%) Migration
11 9 (6.34%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.63%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (4.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.83%) Python
2 22 (15.49%) Shell Script
3 15 (10.56%) Java
4 12 (8.45%) SQL
5 7 (4.93%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.93%) Scala
6 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.11%) C#
8 3 (2.11%) Ruby
9 2 (1.41%) C
9 2 (1.41%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (52.11%) SC Cleared
2 16 (11.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.93%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.23%) Degree
6 5 (3.52%) CCNP
7 4 (2.82%) CCNA
8 3 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) ISEB
9 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.41%) MCSE
9 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CCIE
10 1 (0.70%) CCSE
10 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.82%) GDPR
3 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.11%) HL7
4 2 (1.41%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.79%) Apache Flume
2 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.52%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.11%) Docker
5 3 (2.11%) KVM
5 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.41%) NFS
6 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.70%) vSphere
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (11.97%) Ansible
2 12 (8.45%) Prometheus
3 7 (4.93%) SCCM
4 6 (4.23%) Puppet
5 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.41%) Juju
5 2 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.41%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.70%) Ionix
6 1 (0.70%) Nessus
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.70%) QRadar
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.70%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.68%) Cisco
3 13 (9.15%) VMware
4 8 (5.63%) SAP
5 7 (4.93%) Informatica
5 7 (4.93%) Oracle
5 7 (4.93%) Talend
6 5 (3.52%) Citrix
7 4 (2.82%) CyberArk
7 4 (2.82%) Dell
7 4 (2.82%) HP
7 4 (2.82%) NetApp
8 3 (2.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.11%) F5
8 3 (2.11%) Splunk
9 2 (1.41%) Brocade
9 2 (1.41%) IBM
9 2 (1.41%) Juniper
9 2 (1.41%) McAfee
10 1 (0.70%) Atlassian