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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 54 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 33 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.86% 0.84% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.88% 5.88% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 10
Average daily rate
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£305 £155 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.77% -50.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £155 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £155 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -26.53%
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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
166 136 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.41% 14.30% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 76
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.63%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Service Management
4 22 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (32.81%) Oracle
6 20 (31.25%) Splunk
7 19 (29.69%) Red Hat
8 17 (26.56%) Puppet
8 17 (26.56%) Oracle Database
9 15 (23.44%) CentOS
10 14 (21.88%) Java
10 14 (21.88%) LDAP
11 13 (20.31%) UNIX
12 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
12 11 (17.19%) Workflow
13 8 (12.50%) Nagios
13 8 (12.50%) NHS
13 8 (12.50%) Solaris
14 7 (10.94%) DNS
14 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
15 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (9.38%) Windows
15 6 (9.38%) SQL
16 5 (7.81%) ITIL
16 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (7.81%) HP
16 5 (7.81%) Oracle OWB
16 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) LDAP
2 7 (10.94%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.56%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.56%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) SAN
6 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.56%) DSL
6 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) DbUnit
1 3 (4.69%) JUnit
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.81%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Software Asset Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Architect
9 1 (1.56%) Support Technician
9 1 (1.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) CSS
1 3 (4.69%) HTML
1 3 (4.69%) J2EE
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) XHTML
3 1 (1.56%) Ajax
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.56%) WPF
3 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Statistics
3 1 (1.56%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Linux
2 15 (23.44%) CentOS
3 13 (20.31%) UNIX
4 8 (12.50%) Solaris
5 6 (9.38%) Windows
6 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Service Management
2 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
2 11 (17.19%) Workflow
3 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.69%) OOD
5 3 (4.69%) OO
6 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.13%) Web Development
6 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) DevOps
7 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.56%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (1.56%) Android Development
7 1 (1.56%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.56%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.69%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) CCSA
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) CCNA
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
2 1 (1.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) Puppet
2 8 (12.50%) Nagios
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 20 (31.25%) Splunk
3 19 (29.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.81%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago