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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 60 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.14% 2.22% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.53% 14.91% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate £375 £290 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -43.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £479
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
128 114 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.97% 14.90% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 91
Average daily rate £350 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
SC Cleared
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
4 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) Solaris
4 10 (22.22%) NetApp
4 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (20.00%) Service Management
6 8 (17.78%) Oracle
7 7 (15.56%) C
7 7 (15.56%) Perl
7 7 (15.56%) Sendmail
8 6 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (13.33%) Statistics
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Sun
8 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 6 (13.33%) DSL
9 5 (11.11%) Remedy
9 5 (11.11%) McAfee
9 5 (11.11%) Juniper
10 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 4 (8.89%) NetScreen
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.89%) SLA
10 4 (8.89%) UNIX
10 4 (8.89%) Management Information System

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) DSL
3 6 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (8.89%) NetScreen
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) FindBugs
1 1 (2.22%) dotCover
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
1 6 (13.33%) Software Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Software Asset Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.44%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Developer
4 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.22%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) DBA
5 1 (2.22%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.22%) Spring
1 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Statistics
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
1 10 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) CentOS
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Service Management
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.67%) Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Validation
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.44%) QMS
5 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C
1 7 (15.56%) Perl
2 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCSE
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Sendmail
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) OpenView
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) NetApp
3 9 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 6 (13.33%) Sun
6 5 (11.11%) Juniper
6 5 (11.11%) Remedy
6 5 (11.11%) McAfee
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.67%) Splunk
9 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.44%) VMware
9 2 (4.44%) HP
10 1 (2.22%) Nokia
10 1 (2.22%) Perforce
10 1 (2.22%) F5
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