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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 83 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 2.04% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 13.31% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 22
Median daily rate £514 £381 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% +38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £459 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +77.50%
SC Cleared
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
224 263 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.24% 15.30% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 162 83
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Puppet
3 14 (31.11%) DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (17.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (15.56%) logstash
7 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
7 7 (15.56%) CentOS
8 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (13.33%) XSD
8 6 (13.33%) WSDL
8 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (13.33%) Ansible
8 6 (13.33%) API Design
8 6 (13.33%) PaaS
8 6 (13.33%) Open Source
8 6 (13.33%) Piwik
9 5 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (11.11%) OpenStack
9 5 (11.11%) Microservices
9 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
9 5 (11.11%) 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Jetty
2 2 (4.44%) nginx
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
3 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Grunt
3 1 (2.22%) gulp
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Mockito
3 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) WSDL
1 6 (13.33%) XSD
2 4 (8.89%) RESTful
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) CGI
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) LESS
5 1 (2.22%) lodash
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) React
5 1 (2.22%) Sass
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) BBC
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) CentOS
2 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Fedora
5 2 (4.44%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (31.11%) DevOps
2 7 (15.56%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (13.33%) API Design
3 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.11%) Microservices
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Web Design
7 2 (4.44%) Web Development
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.44%) CISMP
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) CRISC
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) logstash
3 6 (13.33%) Ansible
3 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.33%) Piwik
4 5 (11.11%) Salt
5 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Splunk
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Percona
5 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Ciena
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.22%) Toshiba