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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 38 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 47 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.24% 0.64% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.26% 4.48% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 8
Average daily rate
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£275 - £309
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -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
179 134 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.14% 14.26% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 72 82
Average daily rate £315 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.10%) Linux
3 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle
4 19 (30.16%) Service Management
5 18 (28.57%) Splunk
6 17 (26.98%) Puppet
7 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
8 15 (23.81%) Java
8 15 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 14 (22.22%) CentOS
10 12 (19.05%) LDAP
10 12 (19.05%) NHS
11 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
11 11 (17.46%) UNIX
12 8 (12.70%) Nagios
12 8 (12.70%) Workflow
13 7 (11.11%) Windows
14 6 (9.52%) Solaris
14 6 (9.52%) SQL
14 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
15 5 (7.94%) Oracle OWB
15 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (7.94%) DNS
15 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (6.35%) OOD
16 4 (6.35%) OO
16 4 (6.35%) J2EE

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.17%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) LDAP
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) SSH
5 1 (1.59%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.59%) HTTP
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Redis
7 1 (1.59%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JUnit
1 4 (6.35%) Subversion
1 4 (6.35%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (7.94%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) J2EE
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) Spring
3 1 (1.59%) Ajax
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.59%) Spring Batch
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.59%) XHTML
3 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) NHS
2 2 (3.17%) Informatics
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) CentOS
3 11 (17.46%) UNIX
4 7 (11.11%) Windows
5 6 (9.52%) Solaris
6 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) AIX
8 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Service Management
2 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.70%) Workflow
4 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.35%) OO
5 4 (6.35%) OOD
6 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.59%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Migration
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Samba
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle
2 18 (28.57%) Splunk
3 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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