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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Rank 35 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 50 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.56% 6.46% 5.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.68% 35.11% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 61
Median daily rate £425 £460 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £558 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
153 262 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.96% 18.40% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 175 140
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 29 (32.58%) SC Cleared
2 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.47%) VMware
5 18 (20.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (19.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 16 (17.98%) Java
8 13 (14.61%) NHS
9 12 (13.48%) Linux
9 12 (13.48%) HTML
9 12 (13.48%) CSS
10 11 (12.36%) Degree
11 10 (11.24%) TDD
11 10 (11.24%) Internet
11 10 (11.24%) Splunk
11 10 (11.24%) vRealize
12 9 (10.11%) BDD
12 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.11%) Windows
12 9 (10.11%) SQL
13 8 (8.99%) C
13 8 (8.99%) XML
13 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.99%) Migration
13 8 (8.99%) Scrum
13 8 (8.99%) Finance
13 8 (8.99%) RESTful
14 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
14 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (7.87%) Cisco

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 6 (6.74%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Plone
3 3 (3.37%) SilverStripe
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) SAN
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.37%) Intranet
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) FCoE
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) LDAP
4 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) NX-OS
4 2 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.25%) SMTP
4 2 (2.25%) SNMP
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) MySQL
2 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.37%) OLAP
4 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.25%) MS Access
5 2 (2.25%) Redis
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.62%) JUnit
2 5 (5.62%) Maven
3 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.25%) Grunt
4 2 (2.25%) gulp
4 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.12%) Capybara
5 1 (1.12%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.12%) Hudson
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) Mockito
5 1 (1.12%) MSTest
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) RSpec
5 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Publishing
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Developer
2 12 (13.48%) Architect
3 10 (11.24%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Security Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Portal Developer
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Tester
7 3 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) CSS
1 12 (13.48%) HTML
2 8 (8.99%) RESTful
2 8 (8.99%) XML
3 7 (7.87%) .NET
4 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.62%) jQuery
4 5 (5.62%) Node.js
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.49%) HTML5
5 4 (4.49%) J2EE
5 4 (4.49%) Spring
5 4 (4.49%) Web Services
6 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.37%) CSS3
6 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.37%) MDX
6 3 (3.37%) REST
7 2 (2.25%) LESS
7 2 (2.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) NHS
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Informatics
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.12%) BBC
6 1 (1.12%) BYOD
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Windows
3 6 (6.74%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.62%) CentOS
5 4 (4.49%) Unix
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Solaris
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.24%) TDD
3 9 (10.11%) BDD
4 8 (8.99%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Scrum
5 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.74%) Kanban
6 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.74%) Open Source
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.62%) DevOps
7 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.62%) Web Development
7 5 (5.62%) Workflow
8 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.49%) ETL
8 4 (4.49%) Information Security
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.49%) Workflow Development
9 3 (3.37%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.98%) Java
3 9 (10.11%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) C
5 7 (7.87%) PHP
6 6 (6.74%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) Python
7 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) Delphi
9 1 (1.12%) ES6
9 1 (1.12%) Go
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) SC Cleared
2 18 (20.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (12.36%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MBA
6 1 (1.12%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) GPG13
3 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) vSphere
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.37%) Docker
4 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) vRealize
2 6 (6.74%) Nagios
3 4 (4.49%) Grafana
4 2 (2.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Ansible
5 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.12%) logstash
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) VMware
2 10 (11.24%) Splunk
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) Cisco
5 4 (4.49%) F5
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.37%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.25%) Brocade
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.12%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.12%) Nokia
8 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.12%) SAP