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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 33 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 66 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.41% 2.43% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.11% 16.78% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 11 19
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£375 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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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
188 143 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.40% 14.46% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 93 71
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £415 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £62.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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

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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 24 December 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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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 24 December 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 73 (58.40%) SC Cleared
2 38 (30.40%) Linux
3 35 (28.00%) Java
3 35 (28.00%) Oracle
4 31 (24.80%) Service Management
5 26 (20.80%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (20.00%) Splunk
7 22 (17.60%) Oracle Database
8 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
8 21 (16.80%) UNIX
9 20 (16.00%) Puppet
9 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (14.40%) CentOS
11 17 (13.60%) LDAP
12 16 (12.80%) NHS
13 14 (11.20%) Subversion
14 13 (10.40%) Configuration Management
14 13 (10.40%) SQL
15 12 (9.60%) HTML
15 12 (9.60%) Workflow
16 11 (8.80%) ITIL
16 11 (8.80%) OO
16 11 (8.80%) Solaris
16 11 (8.80%) JUnit
16 11 (8.80%) DbUnit
17 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
17 10 (8.00%) CSS
17 10 (8.00%) Windows
17 10 (8.00%) DNS
17 10 (8.00%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) LDAP
2 10 (8.00%) DNS
3 5 (4.00%) HTTP
3 5 (4.00%) Firewall
4 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.40%) SSL
5 3 (2.40%) DHCP
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.60%) SAN
7 1 (0.80%) Intranet
7 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.80%) LAN
7 1 (0.80%) WAN
7 1 (0.80%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.80%) Wireless
7 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.80%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (17.60%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.40%) MySQL
7 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.60%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Subversion
2 11 (8.80%) JUnit
2 11 (8.80%) DbUnit
3 3 (2.40%) PVCS
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.80%) Maven
5 1 (0.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (2.40%) Finance
1 3 (2.40%) Law
2 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (20.80%) Developer
2 16 (12.80%) Analyst
3 13 (10.40%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.20%) Administrator
7 8 (6.40%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.40%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Deployment Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.40%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.40%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) HTML
2 10 (8.00%) CSS
3 9 (7.20%) J2EE
4 7 (5.60%) .NET
5 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.80%) Web Services
6 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.40%) Spring
8 2 (1.60%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.60%) Spring Batch
8 2 (1.60%) REST
9 1 (0.80%) CSS3
9 1 (0.80%) HTML5
9 1 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.80%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.80%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.80%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) NHS
2 7 (5.60%) Open Source
3 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.80%) Statistics
6 1 (0.80%) GIS
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.40%) Linux
2 21 (16.80%) UNIX
3 18 (14.40%) CentOS
4 11 (8.80%) Solaris
5 10 (8.00%) Windows
6 6 (4.80%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.60%) AIX
9 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.80%) Debian
10 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) Service Management
2 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.40%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.60%) Workflow
5 11 (8.80%) ITIL
5 11 (8.80%) OO
6 10 (8.00%) OOD
6 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.40%) Project Management
8 7 (5.60%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.60%) DevOps
9 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.20%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.20%) Supplier Management
11 3 (2.40%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.40%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.40%) Web Development
11 3 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) Java
2 13 (10.40%) SQL
3 8 (6.40%) C#
4 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.80%) PHP
4 6 (4.80%) Python
4 6 (4.80%) Scala
5 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.00%) VB
5 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.00%) C
6 3 (2.40%) Ruby
7 2 (1.60%) C++
8 1 (0.80%) Perl
8 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.80%) ABAP
8 1 (0.80%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 73 (58.40%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) CCNA
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.40%) Degree
4 2 (1.60%) CCSA
5 1 (0.80%) CCSP
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) SLA
1 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Samba
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (16.00%) Puppet
2 10 (8.00%) Nagios
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.40%) OpenView
5 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.80%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (28.00%) Oracle
2 25 (20.00%) Splunk
3 21 (16.80%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.40%) HP
5 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.20%) VMware
6 2 (1.60%) F5
6 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.60%) NetApp
6 2 (1.60%) SAP
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Citrix
7 1 (0.80%) Kofax
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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