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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 70 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 34 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.01% 3.07% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.55% 22.79% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 2
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£388 £273 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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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
251 136 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.82% 13.47% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 85 69
Average daily rate £385 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle
3 16 (25.40%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.05%) UNIX
5 12 (19.05%) SQL
5 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 11 (17.46%) MySQL
6 11 (17.46%) Replication
7 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
7 10 (15.87%) Spring
7 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
7 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 8 (12.70%) JUnit
9 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.70%) Clustering
9 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
9 8 (12.70%) Percona
9 8 (12.70%) GitLab
9 8 (12.70%) GitHub
10 7 (11.11%) Microservices
10 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) Cisco
11 6 (9.52%) J2EE

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (4.76%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) Jetty
2 2 (3.17%) nginx
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) GitHub
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.17%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) SSL
2 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 3 (4.76%) LDAP
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) 4G
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) DHCP
3 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 2 (3.17%) ATM
3 2 (3.17%) MPLS
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) IPsec
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) DPNSS
4 1 (1.59%) QSIG
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) PBX
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 11 (17.46%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) JUnit
3 8 (12.70%) GitLab
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (4.76%) PVCS
6 2 (3.17%) Toad
6 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.17%) NUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) DBA
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Support
8 3 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 2 (3.17%) Designer
9 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Spring
2 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
3 6 (9.52%) J2EE
4 5 (7.94%) Servlets
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
6 3 (4.76%) CSS
6 3 (4.76%) JSP
6 3 (4.76%) Java EE
6 3 (4.76%) RESTful
6 3 (4.76%) XHTML
7 2 (3.17%) .NET
8 1 (1.59%) XML
8 1 (1.59%) REST
8 1 (1.59%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Replication
2 8 (12.70%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.17%) PDA
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) IVR
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
3 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.76%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
2 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (12.70%) MVC
4 7 (11.11%) TDD
4 7 (11.11%) Microservices
5 6 (9.52%) BDD
6 5 (7.94%) ETL
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.35%) Open Source
7 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.35%) Process Management
7 4 (6.35%) SDLC
8 3 (4.76%) API Design
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) VB6
7 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) BC Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CCNP
4 2 (3.17%) CCDA
4 2 (3.17%) CCDP
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) SRDF
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) OpenView
2 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Percona
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Splunk
5 4 (6.35%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) Brocade
6 3 (4.76%) NetApp
6 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (3.17%) Google
7 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Juniper
7 2 (3.17%) Sun
7 2 (3.17%) Nortel
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) Avaya
8 1 (1.59%) McAfee