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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 42 33 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 66 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.00% 4.63% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.05% 34.06% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 8
Average daily rate
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£411 £288 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.04% -22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.14 £15.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -56.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £15.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £16.30 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% +10.00%
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
244 138 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.77% 13.58% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 87 67
Average daily rate £380 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £441 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.38 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 66 (50.77%) SC Cleared
2 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.15%) Java
4 32 (24.62%) SQL
5 30 (23.08%) Linux
6 27 (20.77%) Oracle
7 22 (16.92%) UNIX
7 22 (16.92%) Configuration Management
8 21 (16.15%) ITIL
8 21 (16.15%) TDD
9 20 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
11 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
12 15 (11.54%) MySQL
12 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (11.54%) Cucumber
13 14 (10.77%) BDD
13 14 (10.77%) BC Cleared
13 14 (10.77%) Spring
13 14 (10.77%) PL/SQL
14 13 (10.00%) HTML
14 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
15 12 (9.23%) Open Source
15 12 (9.23%) .NET
15 12 (9.23%) Project Management
15 12 (9.23%) MVC
15 12 (9.23%) QA
16 11 (8.46%) Replication
16 11 (8.46%) Mac OS X
16 11 (8.46%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (4.62%) Node.js
2 4 (3.08%) IIS
3 3 (2.31%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.31%) Jetty
3 3 (2.31%) nginx
4 2 (1.54%) WordPress
5 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.77%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.77%) SAS
5 1 (0.77%) CMS
5 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) assyst
1 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.15%) GitHub
3 3 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.31%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) HTTP
2 4 (3.08%) VPN
2 4 (3.08%) SSL
2 4 (3.08%) SAN
3 3 (2.31%) 4G
3 3 (2.31%) DNS
3 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.31%) LDAP
3 3 (2.31%) DHCP
3 3 (2.31%) FTP
3 3 (2.31%) MPLS
3 3 (2.31%) IPsec
4 2 (1.54%) ATM
4 2 (1.54%) VoIP
5 1 (0.77%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.77%) Internet
5 1 (0.77%) PBX
5 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 15 (11.54%) MySQL
3 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.62%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.77%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.77%) MS Access
11 1 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.69%) Subversion
5 8 (6.15%) Maven
5 8 (6.15%) JUnit
5 8 (6.15%) GitLab
6 4 (3.08%) NUnit
6 4 (3.08%) Mockito
7 3 (2.31%) Selenium
7 3 (2.31%) PVCS
7 3 (2.31%) Toad
7 3 (2.31%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.54%) Ant
8 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Law
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.00%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Analyst
4 11 (8.46%) DBA
5 6 (4.62%) Test Manager
5 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
5 6 (4.62%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Database Analyst
7 4 (3.08%) Architect
7 4 (3.08%) Consultant
7 4 (3.08%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Applications Support
8 3 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Designer
8 3 (2.31%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.31%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) Spring
2 13 (10.00%) HTML
3 12 (9.23%) .NET
4 8 (6.15%) J2EE
4 8 (6.15%) Servlets
4 8 (6.15%) Spring MVC
4 8 (6.15%) RESTful
5 7 (5.38%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.38%) CSS
6 6 (4.62%) REST
6 6 (4.62%) JAX-RS
7 5 (3.85%) jQuery
7 5 (3.85%) Mustache
8 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.08%) Java EE
9 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.31%) XML
9 3 (2.31%) XHTML
9 3 (2.31%) JSP
9 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Replication
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) NHS
4 8 (6.15%) Clustering
5 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.31%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (2.31%) User Experience
8 2 (1.54%) Social Media
8 2 (1.54%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.54%) PDA
8 2 (1.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) PMI
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Linux
2 22 (16.92%) UNIX
3 11 (8.46%) Mac OS X
4 8 (6.15%) Windows
5 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.54%) CentOS
5 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) Debian
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.92%) Configuration Management
3 21 (16.15%) ITIL
3 21 (16.15%) TDD
4 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.77%) BDD
6 12 (9.23%) Open Source
6 12 (9.23%) Project Management
6 12 (9.23%) MVC
7 10 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.92%) SDLC
9 8 (6.15%) DevOps
9 8 (6.15%) Microservices
9 8 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.15%) Web Design
10 7 (5.38%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.38%) ETL
10 7 (5.38%) Service Management
11 6 (4.62%) Scrum
11 6 (4.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) Java
2 32 (24.62%) SQL
3 14 (10.77%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.38%) C#
5 7 (5.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.31%) Python
7 3 (2.31%) PHP
8 2 (1.54%) VB
8 2 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (50.77%) SC Cleared
2 14 (10.77%) BC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.31%) CCNP
5 3 (2.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.54%) CCDA
6 2 (1.54%) CCDP
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.77%) CCIE
7 1 (0.77%) Degree
7 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) Xen
2 3 (2.31%) SRDF
3 2 (1.54%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.77%) QEMU
4 1 (0.77%) KVM
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.08%) Puppet
3 3 (2.31%) OpenView
3 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.54%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.77%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Oracle
2 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.92%) Cisco
4 8 (6.15%) Splunk
4 8 (6.15%) Percona
5 6 (4.62%) IBM
5 6 (4.62%) VMware
6 4 (3.08%) Remedy
6 4 (3.08%) HP
7 3 (2.31%) EMC
7 3 (2.31%) Juniper
7 3 (2.31%) NetApp
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.31%) Google
7 3 (2.31%) Brocade
8 2 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.54%) Nortel
8 2 (1.54%) Citrix
8 2 (1.54%) Sun
9 1 (0.77%) Avaya
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