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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 44 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 57 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.30% 3.30% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.67% 30.89% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £261 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -18.18%
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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
180 123 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.57% 10.68% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 80 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 55 (47.01%) SC Cleared
2 34 (29.06%) Oracle
3 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (25.64%) Java
5 29 (24.79%) SQL
6 28 (23.93%) ITIL
7 27 (23.08%) UNIX
8 26 (22.22%) Linux
9 20 (17.09%) PL/SQL
10 19 (16.24%) Subversion
11 17 (14.53%) Service Management
11 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.82%) Cisco
12 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
12 15 (12.82%) Open Source
12 15 (12.82%) Splunk
12 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.97%) NHS
13 14 (11.97%) LDAP
14 13 (11.11%) HTML
14 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
15 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
15 12 (10.26%) C#
15 12 (10.26%) .NET
16 11 (9.40%) J2EE
16 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
16 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (9.40%) ETL
16 11 (9.40%) HTTP
16 11 (9.40%) Oracle OWB

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) nginx
2 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.85%) Node.js
2 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Jetty
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) Documentum
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) LDAP
2 11 (9.40%) HTTP
3 8 (6.84%) DNS
4 7 (5.98%) Firewall
5 6 (5.13%) SSL
6 5 (4.27%) VPN
6 5 (4.27%) MPLS
7 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.56%) Junos
8 3 (2.56%) 4G
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.56%) OSPF
8 3 (2.56%) BGP
8 3 (2.56%) RSVP
9 2 (1.71%) SAN
9 2 (1.71%) ATM
10 1 (0.85%) Wireless
10 1 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle OWB
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.27%) MySQL
6 4 (3.42%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Subversion
2 8 (6.84%) PVCS
3 7 (5.98%) Maven
3 7 (5.98%) JUnit
4 6 (5.13%) DbUnit
5 5 (4.27%) Ant
6 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.71%) Selenium
7 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.71%) Mockito
8 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.85%) Sahi
8 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.85%) QUnit
8 1 (0.85%) JMeter
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) WATIR
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 4 (3.42%) Law
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.98%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (5.98%) Database Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Administrator
7 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.27%) Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Tester
8 4 (3.42%) DBA
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.42%) Designer
8 4 (3.42%) MySQL DBA
9 3 (2.56%) UX Designer
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) HTML
2 12 (10.26%) .NET
3 11 (9.40%) J2EE
4 9 (7.69%) CSS
5 7 (5.98%) Spring
6 6 (5.13%) jQuery
6 6 (5.13%) Mustache
6 6 (5.13%) REST
7 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.42%) Web Services
8 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.42%) Underscore.js
8 4 (3.42%) SignalR
8 4 (3.42%) JAX-RS
8 4 (3.42%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.42%) Ninject
8 4 (3.42%) NLog
8 4 (3.42%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Open Source
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) NHS
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
4 5 (4.27%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.42%) Replication
5 4 (3.42%) Clustering
6 3 (2.56%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.71%) PDA
7 2 (1.71%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) UNIX
2 26 (22.22%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) CentOS
4 7 (5.98%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.98%) Solaris
4 7 (5.98%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.13%) Windows
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) ITIL
3 17 (14.53%) Service Management
4 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.40%) ETL
6 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.84%) Project Management
7 8 (6.84%) MVC
7 8 (6.84%) Web Design
8 7 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.98%) Workflow
8 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.13%) OO
9 6 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.13%) OOD
9 6 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.13%) TDD
10 5 (4.27%) DevOps
10 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.64%) Java
2 29 (24.79%) SQL
3 20 (17.09%) PL/SQL
4 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.26%) C#
5 9 (7.69%) Python
6 8 (6.84%) PHP
7 6 (5.13%) VB
7 6 (5.13%) Scala
8 5 (4.27%) Ruby
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.27%) C
9 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.71%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (47.01%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.84%) BC Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.27%) CCNP
6 4 (3.42%) CCNA
7 3 (2.56%) CCSA
7 3 (2.56%) JNCIP
7 3 (2.56%) JNCIE
7 3 (2.56%) CCIE
8 2 (1.71%) CCDA
8 2 (1.71%) CCDP
8 2 (1.71%) Degree
8 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) CCSP
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Terminal Server
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
1 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) QEMU
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) OpenView
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.56%) Puppet
4 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.82%) Cisco
3 15 (12.82%) Splunk
4 7 (5.98%) HP
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.27%) Sun
6 5 (4.27%) Juniper
7 4 (3.42%) VMware
7 4 (3.42%) Percona
8 3 (2.56%) F5
8 3 (2.56%) Remedy
8 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.71%) Nortel
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix
10 1 (0.85%) Perforce
10 1 (0.85%) OpenText
10 1 (0.85%) Google
10 1 (0.85%) IBM
10 1 (0.85%) EMC
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