The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 46 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 37 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.15% 2.48% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.03% 16.52% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 16
Average daily rate £375 £290 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -37.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 115 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.25% 15.03% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 55 91
Average daily rate £350 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 46 (67.65%) SC Cleared
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 13 (19.12%) Firewall
4 12 (17.65%) Service Management
4 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (17.65%) DNS
4 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 11 (16.18%) Windows
5 11 (16.18%) Solaris
5 11 (16.18%) NetApp
6 10 (14.71%) Perl
7 9 (13.24%) NHS
7 9 (13.24%) Blue Coat
8 8 (11.76%) Sendmail
8 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 8 (11.76%) C
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) Apache
9 7 (10.29%) Linux
9 7 (10.29%) Sun
9 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
10 6 (8.82%) nginx
10 6 (8.82%) Statistics
10 6 (8.82%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (8.82%) Web Services
10 6 (8.82%) UNIX
10 6 (8.82%) Python
10 6 (8.82%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) nginx
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Confluence
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.47%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
1 2 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 12 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (8.82%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (8.82%) DSL
4 4 (5.88%) NetScreen
5 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.94%) OpenVPN
5 2 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.94%) OLAP
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Maven
3 4 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) dotCover
5 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (11.76%) Developer
2 7 (10.29%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Software Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Software Asset Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.94%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) REST
5 2 (2.94%) JMS
6 1 (1.47%) J2EE
6 1 (1.47%) XSD
6 1 (1.47%) SOAP
6 1 (1.47%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) WSDL
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.47%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) NHS
2 6 (8.82%) Statistics
3 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Open Source
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
1 11 (16.18%) Solaris
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) UNIX
4 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.88%) CentOS
5 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Service Management
2 8 (11.76%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.82%) Scrum
4 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.35%) Project Management
5 5 (7.35%) Workflow
6 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.88%) Migration
6 4 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.41%) Data Management
7 3 (4.41%) SOA
7 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.41%) Kanban
7 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) Perl
3 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.76%) C
4 6 (8.82%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.35%) C#
5 5 (7.35%) Java
6 4 (5.88%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (67.65%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.94%) Squid
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Cisco
3 11 (16.18%) NetApp
4 9 (13.24%) Blue Coat
5 7 (10.29%) Sun
6 6 (8.82%) Juniper
6 6 (8.82%) McAfee
7 5 (7.35%) Remedy
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.41%) Splunk
10 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) HP
10 2 (2.94%) VMware
11 1 (1.47%) Perforce
11 1 (1.47%) Nokia
11 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.47%) F5
11 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
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Posted: 2 days ago
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LA International
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