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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 82 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 2.26% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.05% 16.04% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 18
Median daily rate £419 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £244 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £403 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +80.55%
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
232 187 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.39% 14.11% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 122 83
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.25%) DevOps
4 28 (39.44%) Jenkins
5 27 (38.03%) Puppet
6 23 (32.39%) Java
7 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
7 16 (22.54%) Microservices
8 15 (21.13%) Linux
9 13 (18.31%) Maven
9 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.49%) API Design
11 10 (14.08%) Piwik
11 10 (14.08%) logstash
11 10 (14.08%) XSD
11 10 (14.08%) WSDL
11 10 (14.08%) Firewall
12 9 (12.68%) Liquibase
13 8 (11.27%) VMware
14 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (9.86%) Service Design
15 6 (8.45%) API Development
15 6 (8.45%) Bareos
15 6 (8.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (8.45%) SonarQube
15 6 (8.45%) Confluence
15 6 (8.45%) yum
15 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
15 6 (8.45%) Atlassian
15 6 (8.45%) JIRA

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 6 (8.45%) Confluence
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Jetty
3 2 (2.82%) nginx
3 2 (2.82%) Node.js
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) SSL
3 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) FTP
4 1 (1.41%) IPsec
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) LDAP
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.31%) Maven
3 9 (12.68%) Liquibase
4 6 (8.45%) JIRA
4 6 (8.45%) JUnit
4 6 (8.45%) SonarQube
4 6 (8.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.63%) Selenium
7 3 (4.23%) JMeter
8 2 (2.82%) Grunt
8 2 (2.82%) gulp
9 1 (1.41%) Mockito
9 1 (1.41%) Protractor
9 1 (1.41%) Subversion
9 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Architect
2 17 (23.94%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Applications Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Lead Architect
6 5 (7.04%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.82%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Test Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) WSDL
1 10 (14.08%) XSD
2 4 (5.63%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.82%) CSS3
4 2 (2.82%) HTML5
4 2 (2.82%) jQuery
4 2 (2.82%) LESS
4 2 (2.82%) lodash
4 2 (2.82%) React
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) Sass
4 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.25%) DevOps
3 16 (22.54%) Microservices
3 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
4 11 (15.49%) API Design
5 7 (9.86%) Service Design
6 6 (8.45%) API Development
6 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.45%) SOA
7 5 (7.04%) Open Source
8 4 (5.63%) Web Operations
9 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.23%) Web Design
9 3 (4.23%) Web Development
10 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.82%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.41%) CEH
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.41%) CISSP
2 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) MCSA
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (38.03%) Puppet
2 10 (14.08%) logstash
2 10 (14.08%) Piwik
3 6 (8.45%) Bareos
3 6 (8.45%) yum
4 5 (7.04%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (7.04%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) VMware
2 6 (8.45%) Atlassian
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco
3 5 (7.04%) BMC
3 5 (7.04%) HP
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Symantec
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) OpenText
6 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk