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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 49 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 61 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.02% 4.31% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.30% 30.05% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 25
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +14.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £33.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +50.75%
Security Cleared
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
251 193 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.52% 14.33% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 128 100
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £439 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 72 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
1 72 (48.98%) SC Cleared
2 45 (30.61%) Java
3 38 (25.85%) DevOps
4 36 (24.49%) Jenkins
5 34 (23.13%) Puppet
6 31 (21.09%) Linux
7 29 (19.73%) Disclosure Scotland
8 22 (14.97%) Test Automation
9 21 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 18 (12.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (11.56%) Maven
11 17 (11.56%) Firewall
11 17 (11.56%) HTML
12 16 (10.88%) Microservices
13 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
14 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.16%) API Design
15 12 (8.16%) BC Cleared
15 12 (8.16%) logstash
15 12 (8.16%) NHS
15 12 (8.16%) Unix
15 12 (8.16%) Cisco
15 12 (8.16%) Finance
16 11 (7.48%) Web Design
16 11 (7.48%) WSDL
16 11 (7.48%) XSD
16 11 (7.48%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (7.48%) Open Source
16 11 (7.48%) Piwik

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.44%) Confluence
2 7 (4.76%) Node.js
3 4 (2.72%) nginx
3 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.36%) Jetty
5 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.36%) MS Office
1 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.04%) IaaS
1 3 (2.04%) PaaS
1 3 (2.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Firewall
2 9 (6.12%) HTTP
3 6 (4.08%) FTP
4 5 (3.40%) BGP
4 5 (3.40%) OSPF
4 5 (3.40%) VPN
5 4 (2.72%) Internet
6 2 (1.36%) DNS
6 2 (1.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.68%) IPsec
7 1 (0.68%) LAN
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.68%) SNMP
7 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.72%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.36%) Big Data
5 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.36%) QlikView
5 2 (1.36%) Redis
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.56%) Maven
4 10 (6.80%) Liquibase
5 9 (6.12%) Selenium
6 8 (5.44%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.44%) JIRA
7 7 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.08%) JUnit
8 6 (4.08%) SonarQube
8 6 (4.08%) Subversion
9 5 (3.40%) Grunt
9 5 (3.40%) gulp
9 5 (3.40%) JMeter
10 2 (1.36%) Firebug
10 2 (1.36%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.68%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.68%) Mockito
11 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (8.16%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Developer
2 29 (19.73%) Architect
3 18 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.52%) Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (6.12%) Applications Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Lead Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Developer
8 7 (4.76%) Tester
9 6 (4.08%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.40%) DevOps Architect
10 5 (3.40%) DevOps Manager
10 5 (3.40%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.40%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.40%) Security Specialist
11 4 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) HTML
2 11 (7.48%) WSDL
2 11 (7.48%) XSD
3 9 (6.12%) CSS
3 9 (6.12%) REST
4 8 (5.44%) .NET
5 6 (4.08%) Sass
6 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.40%) JSON
6 5 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.40%) Velocity
7 4 (2.72%) Dropwizard
7 4 (2.72%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.72%) HTML5
7 4 (2.72%) JAX-RS
8 3 (2.04%) CSS3
8 3 (2.04%) jQuery
8 3 (2.04%) LESS
8 3 (2.04%) lodash
8 3 (2.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.16%) NHS
3 9 (6.12%) User Experience
4 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.72%) Psychology
4 4 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.09%) Linux
2 12 (8.16%) Unix
3 10 (6.80%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.85%) DevOps
3 22 (14.97%) Test Automation
4 16 (10.88%) Microservices
5 12 (8.16%) API Design
6 11 (7.48%) Open Source
6 11 (7.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (7.48%) Web Design
7 10 (6.80%) Service Design
8 9 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 8 (5.44%) Web Development
10 7 (4.76%) API Development
10 7 (4.76%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.76%) BDD
10 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.76%) Project Management
10 7 (4.76%) SOA
10 7 (4.76%) TDD
10 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.61%) Java
2 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.80%) Python
4 8 (5.44%) SQL
5 6 (4.08%) Ruby
6 5 (3.40%) C++
7 4 (2.72%) Scala
8 3 (2.04%) C#
8 3 (2.04%) Perl
8 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.36%) C
9 2 (1.36%) PHP
9 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.36%) R
9 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (48.98%) SC Cleared
2 18 (12.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (8.16%) BC Cleared
4 9 (6.12%) Degree
5 5 (3.40%) CEH
5 5 (3.40%) CISSP
6 4 (2.72%) JNCIS
7 3 (2.04%) CISA
7 3 (2.04%) CISM
7 3 (2.04%) ISACA
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.36%) MCSA
8 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CISMP
9 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (23.13%) Puppet
2 12 (8.16%) logstash
3 11 (7.48%) Piwik
4 8 (5.44%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.08%) Bareos
5 6 (4.08%) yum
6 5 (3.40%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.36%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) Cisco
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.12%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.44%) HP
5 7 (4.76%) VMware
6 5 (3.40%) BMC
6 5 (3.40%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.40%) Juniper
6 5 (3.40%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.72%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle
7 4 (2.72%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.72%) Symantec
8 3 (2.04%) Citrix
9 2 (1.36%) Apigee
9 2 (1.36%) Informatica
9 2 (1.36%) Mashery
9 2 (1.36%) Tableau
9 2 (1.36%) Teradata
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Security Clear or Disclosure Scotland req
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 14 days ago