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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 44 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 58 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.27% 3.53% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.58% 29.25% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
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
178 147 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.12% 12.08% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 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 22 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 57 (48.31%) SC Cleared
2 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (28.81%) Java
4 32 (27.12%) Oracle
5 30 (25.42%) ITIL
6 29 (24.58%) SQL
7 27 (22.88%) UNIX
8 22 (18.64%) Linux
9 20 (16.95%) PL/SQL
10 19 (16.10%) Subversion
11 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
12 16 (13.56%) Open Source
12 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (12.71%) Splunk
13 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
14 14 (11.86%) Cisco
15 12 (10.17%) NHS
15 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
15 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (10.17%) .NET
15 12 (10.17%) J2EE
16 11 (9.32%) JUnit
16 11 (9.32%) C#
16 11 (9.32%) HTML
16 11 (9.32%) LDAP
16 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
16 11 (9.32%) ETL
16 11 (9.32%) HTTP
16 11 (9.32%) Service Management
16 11 (9.32%) MVC

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) nginx
2 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.85%) Jetty
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.85%) Node.js
2 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Documentum
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) LDAP
1 11 (9.32%) HTTP
2 6 (5.08%) SSL
2 6 (5.08%) Firewall
3 5 (4.24%) MPLS
3 5 (4.24%) VPN
3 5 (4.24%) DNS
4 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.54%) 4G
5 3 (2.54%) Junos
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.54%) RSVP
5 3 (2.54%) OSPF
5 3 (2.54%) BGP
6 2 (1.69%) ATM
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.85%) IPsec
7 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.32%) Oracle OWB
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.08%) MySQL
5 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.39%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Subversion
2 11 (9.32%) JUnit
3 8 (6.78%) PVCS
3 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.93%) Maven
5 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.08%) DbUnit
6 5 (4.24%) Ant
7 4 (3.39%) GitLab
8 3 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.69%) Selenium
9 2 (1.69%) Mockito
10 1 (0.85%) Sahi
10 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.85%) QUnit
10 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.85%) NUnit
10 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Law
3 2 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Analyst
3 17 (14.41%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.93%) Database Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 5 (4.24%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (4.24%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.24%) DBA
7 5 (4.24%) Tester
8 4 (3.39%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Designer
9 3 (2.54%) UX Designer
9 3 (2.54%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) .NET
1 12 (10.17%) J2EE
2 11 (9.32%) HTML
2 11 (9.32%) Spring
3 7 (5.93%) CSS
4 6 (5.08%) jQuery
4 6 (5.08%) REST
4 6 (5.08%) Mustache
5 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.39%) Web Services
6 4 (3.39%) Spring MVC
6 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.39%) Ninject
6 4 (3.39%) Backbone.js
6 4 (3.39%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.39%) Underscore.js
6 4 (3.39%) SignalR
6 4 (3.39%) JAX-RS
6 4 (3.39%) NLog
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Open Source
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.17%) NHS
3 6 (5.08%) User Experience
4 5 (4.24%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.24%) Replication
4 5 (4.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.69%) PDA
6 2 (1.69%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) UNIX
2 22 (18.64%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.24%) Windows
4 5 (4.24%) Solaris
5 4 (3.39%) CentOS
6 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.42%) ITIL
3 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.32%) ETL
4 11 (9.32%) Service Management
4 11 (9.32%) MVC
5 8 (6.78%) Web Design
5 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (5.93%) Project Management
6 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.08%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.08%) OOD
7 6 (5.08%) OO
7 6 (5.08%) TDD
7 6 (5.08%) DevOps
8 5 (4.24%) User Stories
8 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) Java
2 29 (24.58%) SQL
3 20 (16.95%) PL/SQL
4 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.32%) C#
6 9 (7.63%) PHP
7 7 (5.93%) Python
8 6 (5.08%) VB
8 6 (5.08%) Ruby
8 6 (5.08%) Scala
9 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.24%) C
10 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (48.31%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) BC Cleared
3 8 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.24%) CCNP
6 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.54%) JNCIP
7 3 (2.54%) JNCIE
7 3 (2.54%) CCNA
7 3 (2.54%) CCIE
8 2 (1.69%) CCDA
8 2 (1.69%) CCDP
8 2 (1.69%) ISEB
8 2 (1.69%) Degree
8 2 (1.69%) CCSA
8 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Terminal Server
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) QEMU
2 1 (0.85%) Xen
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) OpenView
2 5 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (27.12%) Oracle
2 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.71%) Splunk
4 14 (11.86%) Cisco
5 5 (4.24%) Percona
5 5 (4.24%) Juniper
5 5 (4.24%) HP
5 5 (4.24%) Sun
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) Remedy
7 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Nortel
7 2 (1.69%) Citrix
7 2 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) OpenText
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
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