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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 40 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 71 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.55% 4.11% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.96% 28.80% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 24
Average daily rate £420 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £254 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +54.83%
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
237 191 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.19% 14.28% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 123 83
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, 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 77 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 48 (30.00%) Java
4 37 (23.13%) DevOps
5 36 (22.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 36 (22.50%) Jenkins
6 33 (20.63%) Puppet
6 33 (20.63%) Linux
7 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
7 23 (14.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 20 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 19 (11.88%) BC Cleared
10 18 (11.25%) Maven
11 17 (10.63%) HTML
12 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (9.38%) Microservices
14 14 (8.75%) Open Source
14 14 (8.75%) Selenium
15 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
16 12 (7.50%) Service Design
16 12 (7.50%) Unix
16 12 (7.50%) Firewall
17 11 (6.88%) Finance
17 11 (6.88%) Atlassian
17 11 (6.88%) NHS
18 10 (6.25%) Mac OS X
18 10 (6.25%) Project Management
18 10 (6.25%) Web Design
18 10 (6.25%) Liquibase
18 10 (6.25%) API Design

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (4.38%) Confluence
1 7 (4.38%) Node.js
2 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.50%) nginx
4 3 (1.88%) Apache
4 3 (1.88%) SAS
5 2 (1.25%) IIS
5 2 (1.25%) Jetty
5 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Drupal
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Office
1 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.88%) IaaS
1 3 (1.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) Firewall
2 9 (5.63%) HTTP
3 4 (2.50%) Internet
4 2 (1.25%) DNS
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 2 (1.25%) LAN
4 2 (1.25%) SSL
4 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) BGP
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) NAS
5 1 (0.63%) OSPF
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) Skype
5 1 (0.63%) SMS
5 1 (0.63%) SNMP
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.50%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.25%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.25%) Big Data
5 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.25%) QlikView
5 2 (1.25%) Redis
5 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.25%) Maven
4 14 (8.75%) Selenium
5 10 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.25%) Liquibase
6 8 (5.00%) JIRA
7 7 (4.38%) JMeter
8 6 (3.75%) JUnit
8 6 (3.75%) SonarQube
8 6 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.75%) Subversion
9 5 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.50%) Grunt
10 4 (2.50%) gulp
11 2 (1.25%) Firebug
11 2 (1.25%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.25%) Mockito
12 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (6.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.63%) Law
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Developer
2 33 (20.63%) Architect
3 20 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.75%) Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.63%) Applications Architect
7 9 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Technical Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Tester
8 8 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 6 (3.75%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) DevOps Architect
10 5 (3.13%) DevOps Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.13%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) HTML
2 10 (6.25%) REST
3 9 (5.63%) .NET
3 9 (5.63%) WSDL
3 9 (5.63%) XSD
4 8 (5.00%) CSS
5 6 (3.75%) JSON
6 5 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.13%) Sass
7 4 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.50%) HTML5
7 4 (2.50%) JAX-RS
7 4 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.50%) Velocity
8 3 (1.88%) XML
9 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.25%) CSS3
9 2 (1.25%) jQuery
9 2 (1.25%) LESS
9 2 (1.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.88%) NHS
3 8 (5.00%) User Experience
4 4 (2.50%) Psychology
4 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.63%) Linux
2 12 (7.50%) Unix
3 10 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.88%) Windows
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.13%) DevOps
3 20 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 15 (9.38%) Microservices
5 14 (8.75%) Open Source
6 12 (7.50%) Service Design
7 10 (6.25%) API Design
7 10 (6.25%) Project Management
7 10 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (6.25%) Web Design
8 9 (5.63%) Data Protection
8 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.00%) SOA
9 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.00%) TDD
10 7 (4.38%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.38%) BDD
10 7 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.38%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.00%) Java
2 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.00%) Python
3 8 (5.00%) Ruby
3 8 (5.00%) SQL
4 4 (2.50%) C#
4 4 (2.50%) Scala
5 3 (1.88%) C++
5 3 (1.88%) Perl
5 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.25%) C
6 2 (1.25%) PHP
6 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.25%) R
6 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 23 (14.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (11.88%) BC Cleared
4 8 (5.00%) Degree
5 6 (3.75%) CISSP
6 5 (3.13%) CEH
7 3 (1.88%) CISA
7 3 (1.88%) CISM
7 3 (1.88%) ISACA
7 3 (1.88%) ISEB
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.25%) MCSA
8 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CLAS
9 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.63%) MBA
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (20.63%) Puppet
2 10 (6.25%) ZABBIX
3 9 (5.63%) logstash
3 9 (5.63%) Piwik
4 6 (3.75%) Bareos
4 6 (3.75%) yum
5 5 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (6.88%) Atlassian
2 9 (5.63%) Cisco
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) VMware
3 7 (4.38%) HP
4 5 (3.13%) BMC
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle
5 4 (2.50%) Symantec
6 2 (1.25%) Apigee
6 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.25%) Citrix
6 2 (1.25%) Informatica
6 2 (1.25%) Mashery
6 2 (1.25%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.25%) Remedy
6 2 (1.25%) SAP
6 2 (1.25%) Tableau
6 2 (1.25%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) Sourcefire
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