The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 77 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 1.96% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 13.33% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 9
Median daily rate £514 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.02% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £430 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £39.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +118.05%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
260 240 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.64% 14.68% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 150 75
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £242 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.51 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +6.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Leeds region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Leeds region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) DevOps
4 17 (31.48%) Puppet
5 16 (29.63%) Linux
6 13 (24.07%) Java
7 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 9 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (14.81%) logstash
10 7 (12.96%) Microservices
10 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.96%) Open Source
10 7 (12.96%) API Design
10 7 (12.96%) Piwik
10 7 (12.96%) XSD
10 7 (12.96%) WSDL
10 7 (12.96%) CentOS
10 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
11 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
11 6 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (11.11%) PaaS
11 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (11.11%) Ansible
12 5 (9.26%) Salt
12 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
12 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
12 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
12 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Cloud

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Jetty
2 2 (3.70%) nginx
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) 3G
3 1 (1.85%) 4G
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) FTP
3 1 (1.85%) IPsec
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) Grunt
4 1 (1.85%) gulp
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.85%) Mockito
4 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (9.26%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Architect
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) WSDL
1 7 (12.96%) XSD
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) RESTful
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) CGI
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) LESS
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) Sass
4 1 (1.85%) Servlets
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) BBC
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) CentOS
2 7 (12.96%) Ubuntu
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Fedora
5 2 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (12.96%) API Design
3 7 (12.96%) Microservices
3 7 (12.96%) Open Source
3 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.70%) API Development
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Web Design
6 2 (3.70%) Web Development
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.70%) CISMP
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CRISC
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Puppet
2 8 (14.81%) logstash
3 7 (12.96%) Piwik
4 6 (11.11%) Ansible
4 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (9.26%) Salt
6 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.85%) Bareos
7 1 (1.85%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Percona
5 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Ciena
5 1 (1.85%) Dell
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) OpenText
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) Toshiba