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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 83 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.68% 2.23% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.08% 15.02% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 17
Median daily rate £456 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £292 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £388 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.14% +51.25%
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
258 213 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.71% 14.87% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 143 99
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £442 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50
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 28 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 28 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 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (44.00%) DevOps
4 31 (41.33%) Puppet
4 31 (41.33%) Jenkins
5 25 (33.33%) Java
6 18 (24.00%) Linux
7 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
8 16 (21.33%) Microservices
9 15 (20.00%) Maven
10 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
11 12 (16.00%) logstash
11 12 (16.00%) API Design
12 11 (14.67%) Piwik
12 11 (14.67%) XSD
12 11 (14.67%) WSDL
13 10 (13.33%) Firewall
14 9 (12.00%) Liquibase
15 7 (9.33%) JIRA
15 7 (9.33%) VMware
15 7 (9.33%) API Development
15 7 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (9.33%) Open Source
15 7 (9.33%) Confluence
15 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (9.33%) Atlassian
16 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
16 6 (8.00%) yum
16 6 (8.00%) ZABBIX
16 6 (8.00%) Bareos

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 7 (9.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Jetty
3 2 (2.67%) nginx
3 2 (2.67%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) FTP
4 1 (1.33%) IPsec
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.00%) Maven
3 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.00%) Liquibase
5 7 (9.33%) JIRA
5 7 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (8.00%) JUnit
6 6 (8.00%) SonarQube
7 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.33%) Selenium
9 3 (4.00%) JMeter
10 2 (2.67%) Grunt
10 2 (2.67%) gulp
11 1 (1.33%) Mockito
11 1 (1.33%) Protractor
11 1 (1.33%) Subversion
11 1 (1.33%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Architect
2 18 (24.00%) Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Applications Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.67%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Java Team Leader
10 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) WSDL
1 11 (14.67%) XSD
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) .NET
4 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.67%) CSS3
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) jQuery
4 2 (2.67%) LESS
4 2 (2.67%) lodash
4 2 (2.67%) React
4 2 (2.67%) REST
4 2 (2.67%) Sass
4 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.33%) CGI
5 1 (1.33%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Psychology
3 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.00%) CentOS
3 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) Fedora
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) DevOps
3 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
4 16 (21.33%) Microservices
5 12 (16.00%) API Design
6 7 (9.33%) API Development
6 7 (9.33%) Open Source
7 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.00%) Service Design
8 5 (6.67%) SOA
9 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.00%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.00%) Service Management
10 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.00%) Web Design
10 3 (4.00%) Web Development
11 2 (2.67%) Regression Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CEH
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) CISMP
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) MCSA
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) Puppet
2 12 (16.00%) logstash
3 11 (14.67%) Piwik
4 6 (8.00%) Bareos
4 6 (8.00%) yum
4 6 (8.00%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.33%) Ansible
7 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Atlassian
1 7 (9.33%) VMware
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco
2 6 (8.00%) HP
2 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.67%) BMC
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.33%) Symantec
5 3 (4.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) OpenText
6 1 (1.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) Toshiba
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago