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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 70 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.93% 2.16% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.72% 19.08% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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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
159 131 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.30% 11.32% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) Oracle
3 20 (38.46%) ITIL
4 18 (34.62%) UNIX
5 16 (30.77%) SQL
6 15 (28.85%) PL/SQL
7 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (25.00%) LDAP
9 12 (23.08%) Subversion
10 11 (21.15%) Service Management
10 11 (21.15%) Java
11 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
12 9 (17.31%) Oracle OWB
12 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (17.31%) ETL
13 8 (15.38%) Solaris
13 8 (15.38%) Linux
13 8 (15.38%) DNS
13 8 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (15.38%) Cisco
13 8 (15.38%) HP
13 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
13 8 (15.38%) Splunk
14 7 (13.46%) Spring
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
14 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
14 7 (13.46%) J2EE
15 6 (11.54%) PVCS
15 6 (11.54%) OpenView

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Documentum
1 1 (1.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) LDAP
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
3 5 (9.62%) VPN
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.85%) 4G
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) MPLS
7 1 (1.92%) ATM
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) WAN
7 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle OWB
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Subversion
2 6 (11.54%) Maven
2 6 (11.54%) PVCS
3 5 (9.62%) Ant
4 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Mockito
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (13.46%) Database Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.69%) DBA
7 4 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (5.77%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.77%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) J2EE
1 7 (13.46%) Spring
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) Spring Batch
4 1 (1.92%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) WPF
4 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Cryptography
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) UNIX
2 8 (15.38%) Solaris
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Service Management
3 9 (17.31%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) Workflow
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) OOD
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Test Management
8 1 (1.92%) System Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Information Assurance
8 1 (1.92%) MVVM
8 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) PL/SQL
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.69%) CCNA
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) CCSA
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCDA
5 1 (1.92%) CCDP
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCSP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (11.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Cisco
2 8 (15.38%) HP
2 8 (15.38%) Splunk
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Sun
5 4 (7.69%) Percona
6 3 (5.77%) F5
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) Nortel
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) OpenText
8 1 (1.92%) VMware