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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 64 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 88 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.96% 5.39% 5.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.86% 32.12% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 50
Median daily rate £437 £444 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +48.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £590 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% -8.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
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
175 274 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.96% 16.79% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 160 102
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.89%) Linux
3 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 31 (28.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 29 (26.85%) DevOps
5 29 (26.85%) Puppet
6 28 (25.93%) Disclosure Scotland
7 20 (18.52%) Java
7 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
12 13 (12.04%) Ansible
12 13 (12.04%) Ubuntu
12 13 (12.04%) CentOS
13 12 (11.11%) TDD
13 12 (11.11%) Open Source
14 11 (10.19%) PaaS
14 11 (10.19%) Continuous Deployment
14 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
14 11 (10.19%) Degree
14 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
14 11 (10.19%) HTML
15 10 (9.26%) .NET
15 10 (9.26%) SQL
15 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
15 10 (9.26%) NHS
15 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
15 10 (9.26%) jQuery

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 5 (4.63%) Confluence
1 5 (4.63%) nginx
1 5 (4.63%) OpenStack
1 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Drupal
3 2 (1.85%) Jetty
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) PaaS
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.56%) SaaS
4 4 (3.70%) IaaS
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Firewall
2 8 (7.41%) HTTP
3 6 (5.56%) FTP
4 5 (4.63%) BGP
4 5 (4.63%) OSPF
4 5 (4.63%) VPN
5 4 (3.70%) Internet
5 4 (3.70%) SAN
6 3 (2.78%) Network Security
6 3 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.85%) DNS
7 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.93%) 3G
8 1 (0.93%) 4G
8 1 (0.93%) IPsec
8 1 (0.93%) Skype
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.78%) OLAP
5 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 2 (1.85%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) MS Access
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
3 5 (4.63%) Maven
4 4 (3.70%) Grunt
4 4 (3.70%) gulp
5 3 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.78%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Capybara
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.93%) RSpec
7 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Developer
2 20 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Architect
4 10 (9.26%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (4.63%) Agile Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Angular Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Security Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Security Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) HTML
2 10 (9.26%) .NET
2 10 (9.26%) jQuery
3 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.41%) CSS
3 8 (7.41%) Node.js
4 6 (5.56%) WSDL
4 6 (5.56%) XSD
5 5 (4.63%) HTML5
5 5 (4.63%) RESTful
5 5 (4.63%) Sass
5 5 (4.63%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) XML
6 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.70%) CSS3
6 4 (3.70%) LESS
6 4 (3.70%) lodash
6 4 (3.70%) REST
6 4 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) NHS
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) User Experience
4 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
6 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 2 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) BBC
7 1 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Linux
2 13 (12.04%) CentOS
2 13 (12.04%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Unix
4 5 (4.63%) Fedora
5 4 (3.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) DevOps
3 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.11%) Open Source
5 12 (11.11%) TDD
6 11 (10.19%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.26%) BDD
7 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.33%) ITIL
8 9 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.41%) Data Management
9 8 (7.41%) Microservices
9 8 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.41%) Web Design
10 7 (6.48%) Coaching
10 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.48%) Web Development
10 7 (6.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) Java
2 18 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.26%) SQL
4 8 (7.41%) C#
5 7 (6.48%) Python
6 5 (4.63%) C++
7 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (1.85%) ES6
9 2 (1.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Delphi
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 31 (28.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (10.19%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) BC Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.85%) CISMP
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CISSP
7 1 (0.93%) CRISC
7 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (26.85%) Puppet
2 16 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.04%) Ansible
4 9 (8.33%) logstash
5 6 (5.56%) Piwik
6 5 (4.63%) Salt
7 3 (2.78%) Grafana
7 3 (2.78%) Nagios
8 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) Splunk
2 7 (6.48%) VMware
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco
3 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.63%) Juniper
5 4 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.70%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.85%) Citrix
6 2 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Percona
6 2 (1.85%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-500pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago