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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 44 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 43 110 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.78% 6.88% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.29% 33.95% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 53
Median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £623 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% +175.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £31.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.83% +65.52%
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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
152 324 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.37% 20.25% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 215 130
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
2 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (26.37%) Linux
5 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 17 (18.68%) VMware
7 13 (14.29%) Java
8 12 (13.19%) DevOps
9 11 (12.09%) Splunk
9 11 (12.09%) HTML
10 10 (10.99%) CSS
10 10 (10.99%) Ubuntu
10 10 (10.99%) Puppet
11 9 (9.89%) CentOS
11 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.89%) NHS
12 8 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (8.79%) Ansible
12 8 (8.79%) Node.js
12 8 (8.79%) vRealize
12 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
12 8 (8.79%) SQL
12 8 (8.79%) TDD
12 8 (8.79%) jQuery
12 8 (8.79%) Degree
12 8 (8.79%) Git (software)

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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 4 (4.40%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
2 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) Plone
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) SilverStripe
4 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) Network Security
2 4 (4.40%) SAN
3 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
4 2 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.20%) SMTP
4 2 (2.20%) SNMP
5 1 (1.10%) 4G
5 1 (1.10%) FCoE
5 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.10%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.10%) Skype
5 1 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.30%) OLAP
5 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.20%) MS Access
6 2 (2.20%) Redis
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.49%) Maven
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 3 (3.30%) JUnit
4 2 (2.20%) Grunt
4 2 (2.20%) gulp
4 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.20%) JMeter
4 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.10%) Capybara
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.10%) RSpec
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.10%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Law
2 3 (3.30%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Developer
2 11 (12.09%) Architect
3 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.30%) MongoDB Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) HTML
2 10 (10.99%) CSS
3 8 (8.79%) jQuery
3 8 (8.79%) Node.js
4 7 (7.69%) .NET
4 7 (7.69%) XML
5 6 (6.59%) RESTful
6 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.40%) HTML5
8 3 (3.30%) CSS3
8 3 (3.30%) MDX
8 3 (3.30%) Sass
8 3 (3.30%) Web Services
9 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.20%) LESS
9 2 (2.20%) Mustache
9 2 (2.20%) React
9 2 (2.20%) SignalR
9 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) NHS
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) BBC
5 1 (1.10%) BYOD
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.10%) Informatics
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Ubuntu
3 9 (9.89%) CentOS
4 7 (7.69%) Windows
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.49%) Unix
7 3 (3.30%) Fedora
7 3 (3.30%) Solaris
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.19%) DevOps
3 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
4 8 (8.79%) Open Source
4 8 (8.79%) TDD
5 7 (7.69%) Scrum
5 7 (7.69%) Workflow
6 6 (6.59%) BDD
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.49%) Kanban
7 5 (5.49%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.49%) Web Development
8 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.40%) Migration
8 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Workflow Development
9 3 (3.30%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (8.79%) SQL
4 7 (7.69%) C#
5 6 (6.59%) C
6 5 (5.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.30%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.20%) ES6
9 1 (1.10%) Delphi
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) SC Cleared
2 26 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CISMP
6 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Server
1 4 (4.40%) vSphere
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Puppet
2 8 (8.79%) Ansible
2 8 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.79%) vRealize
3 6 (6.59%) Nagios
4 4 (4.40%) Grafana
5 3 (3.30%) Salt
6 2 (2.20%) logstash
7 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.10%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) VMware
2 11 (12.09%) Splunk
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.30%) F5
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Percona
8 1 (1.10%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.10%) Ciena
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.10%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.10%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.10%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.10%) Nokia
8 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.10%) SAP