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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 36 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 46 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.24% 0.67% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.90% 5.04% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 0 7
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£275 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -34.61%
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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
171 119 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.75% 13.28% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 62 95
Average daily rate £325 £348 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.67% +11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £14.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £61.75 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.92%) Linux
3 20 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (27.69%) Oracle
4 18 (27.69%) Splunk
5 17 (26.15%) Puppet
5 17 (26.15%) Service Management
6 16 (24.62%) Java
6 16 (24.62%) Red Hat
7 14 (21.54%) CentOS
7 14 (21.54%) Oracle Database
8 12 (18.46%) NHS
9 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
10 10 (15.38%) LDAP
11 9 (13.85%) UNIX
12 8 (12.31%) Nagios
12 8 (12.31%) Workflow
13 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
13 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (10.77%) Windows
14 6 (9.23%) OO
14 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (9.23%) OOD
14 6 (9.23%) SQL
14 6 (9.23%) J2EE
14 6 (9.23%) JUnit
14 6 (9.23%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (9.23%) DbUnit
14 6 (9.23%) Subversion

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (3.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) LDAP
2 3 (4.62%) DHCP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
4 1 (1.54%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) DSL
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Redis
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JUnit
1 6 (9.23%) Subversion
1 6 (9.23%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.54%) Support Technician
9 1 (1.54%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) J2EE
2 4 (6.15%) Spring
3 3 (4.62%) Spring Batch
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) XHTML
5 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.54%) Ajax
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Informatics
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) CentOS
3 9 (13.85%) UNIX
4 7 (10.77%) Windows
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.15%) Solaris
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Service Management
2 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.31%) Workflow
4 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.23%) OO
5 6 (9.23%) OOD
6 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.54%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Validation
8 1 (1.54%) Migration
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Java
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.08%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Samba
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
1 18 (27.69%) Splunk
2 16 (24.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
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