The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 64 60 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 2.32% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.39% 12.57% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £275 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £325 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £368 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 167 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.88% 18.41% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 104
Average daily rate £336 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) Spring
4 5 (11.63%) NHS
5 4 (9.30%) DSL
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
5 4 (9.30%) Statistics
5 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.98%) Spring Batch
6 3 (6.98%) CentOS
6 3 (6.98%) DbUnit
6 3 (6.98%) Validation
6 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) OOD
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 3 (6.98%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DSL
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) SSH
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JUnit
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) DbUnit
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) FindBugs
3 1 (2.33%) dotCover
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Software Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Software Asset Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Spring
2 3 (6.98%) J2EE
2 3 (6.98%) Spring Batch
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) XHTML
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Statistics
3 2 (4.65%) Informatics
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Service Management
2 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
3 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
3 3 (6.98%) Validation
3 3 (6.98%) OO
3 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.98%) OOD
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) C
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Sun
3 2 (4.65%) NetApp
3 2 (4.65%) Remedy
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco