The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 30 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 45 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.36% 2.93% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 19.57% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £369 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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
135 138 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.07% 14.95% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 113
Average daily rate £325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.30 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.70 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Leeds region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Leeds region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 59 (67.05%) SC Cleared
2 27 (30.68%) Linux
3 17 (19.32%) Service Management
4 15 (17.05%) CentOS
5 14 (15.91%) Java
5 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
6 13 (14.77%) SQL
7 12 (13.64%) Windows
7 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (12.50%) Workflow
8 11 (12.50%) NHS
8 11 (12.50%) Splunk
9 10 (11.36%) Oracle
10 9 (10.23%) Puppet
10 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
11 8 (9.09%) UNIX
11 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.95%) OO
12 7 (7.95%) C#
12 7 (7.95%) .NET
12 7 (7.95%) J2EE
12 7 (7.95%) Nagios
12 7 (7.95%) Scrum
12 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
12 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
13 6 (6.82%) DbUnit
13 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (6.82%) Subversion

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.55%) Apache
1 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.14%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.14%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) DHCP
1 4 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) SAN
3 2 (2.27%) SSH
3 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.14%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) DSL
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.27%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.27%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) Redis
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) DbUnit
2 6 (6.82%) Subversion
2 6 (6.82%) Maven
2 6 (6.82%) JUnit
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) dotCover
5 1 (1.14%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.14%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.14%) JMeter
5 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Developer
2 10 (11.36%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.95%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.41%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Applications Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) .NET
1 7 (7.95%) J2EE
2 6 (6.82%) Spring
2 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.82%) Web Services
3 5 (5.68%) XML
4 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.55%) HTML
4 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (4.55%) REST
5 3 (3.41%) Spring Batch
5 3 (3.41%) JMS
5 3 (3.41%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) WCF
6 2 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) NHS
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Informatics
4 1 (1.14%) Statistics
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) CentOS
3 12 (13.64%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) UNIX
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.55%) Solaris
7 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Service Management
2 11 (12.50%) Workflow
3 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
4 7 (7.95%) OO
4 7 (7.95%) Scrum
4 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.82%) OOD
6 5 (5.68%) ITIL
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.41%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.41%) Validation
8 3 (3.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) Java
2 13 (14.77%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) Perl
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.14%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) ABAP
8 1 (1.14%) VBA
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 59 (67.05%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) CCSE
3 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Puppet
2 7 (7.95%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.50%) Splunk
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.68%) VMware
6 3 (3.41%) Remedy
7 2 (2.27%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) BMC
8 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.14%) Symantec
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) Kofax
8 1 (1.14%) Perforce
8 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.14%) F5
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £240 - £280 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago