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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 48 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 64 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.42% 3.43% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.45% 22.82% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 16
Median daily rate £463 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £522 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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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
242 241 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.70% 15.02% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 149 74
Median daily rate £423 £355 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.01% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.51 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +6.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.06%) SC Cleared
3 44 (32.84%) Linux
4 34 (25.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 32 (23.88%) DevOps
5 32 (23.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 31 (23.13%) Puppet
7 29 (21.64%) Java
8 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
9 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
10 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (11.94%) HTML
12 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.70%) NHS
13 13 (9.70%) Unix
13 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
13 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.70%) Open Source
13 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (8.96%) Ansible
14 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
14 12 (8.96%) Firewall
15 11 (8.21%) Finance
15 11 (8.21%) HTTP
15 11 (8.21%) Python
15 11 (8.21%) CSS
15 11 (8.21%) Web Design
15 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (8.21%) PaaS
15 11 (8.21%) Node.js

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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 6 (4.48%) nginx
1 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.73%) Confluence
2 5 (3.73%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) Drupal
4 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) Jetty
4 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (8.21%) PaaS
2 6 (4.48%) IaaS
2 6 (4.48%) SaaS
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) Office 365
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.49%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) Firewall
2 11 (8.21%) HTTP
3 6 (4.48%) FTP
4 5 (3.73%) BGP
4 5 (3.73%) OSPF
4 5 (3.73%) VPN
5 4 (2.99%) Internet
6 3 (2.24%) DNS
6 3 (2.24%) Network Security
6 3 (2.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.49%) DHCP
7 2 (1.49%) SSL
7 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.75%) 3G
8 1 (0.75%) 4G
8 1 (0.75%) IPsec
8 1 (0.75%) LAN
8 1 (0.75%) SAN
8 1 (0.75%) Skype
8 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.99%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.24%) MySQL
6 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.49%) Big Data
7 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.49%) QlikView
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.22%) Maven
4 6 (4.48%) Subversion
5 5 (3.73%) Grunt
5 5 (3.73%) gulp
5 5 (3.73%) JIRA
6 3 (2.24%) Selenium
6 3 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.24%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.75%) Firebug
8 1 (0.75%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.75%) Mockito
8 1 (0.75%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.75%) Protractor
8 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) Law
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.69%) Architect
4 14 (10.45%) Analyst
4 14 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.46%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (7.46%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (5.22%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Agile Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) HTML Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Applications Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (2.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) HTML
2 11 (8.21%) CSS
2 11 (8.21%) Node.js
3 9 (6.72%) .NET
4 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.97%) REST
5 7 (5.22%) jQuery
5 7 (5.22%) Sass
5 7 (5.22%) WSDL
5 7 (5.22%) XSD
6 5 (3.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.73%) Velocity
7 4 (2.99%) Dropwizard
7 4 (2.99%) JAX-RS
8 3 (2.24%) LESS
8 3 (2.24%) lodash
8 3 (2.24%) Mustache
8 3 (2.24%) React
8 3 (2.24%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.70%) NHS
2 9 (6.72%) User Experience
3 5 (3.73%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.99%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.24%) Psychology
5 3 (2.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) Clustering
6 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.84%) Linux
2 13 (9.70%) Unix
3 10 (7.46%) CentOS
3 10 (7.46%) Mac OS X
3 10 (7.46%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.73%) Fedora
6 4 (2.99%) Windows
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) DevOps
3 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (9.70%) Open Source
4 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
5 11 (8.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (8.21%) Web Design
6 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.72%) ITIL
7 9 (6.72%) Microservices
7 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.97%) BDD
8 8 (5.97%) Project Management
8 8 (5.97%) TDD
8 8 (5.97%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.97%) Web Development
9 7 (5.22%) API Design
10 6 (4.48%) Coaching
10 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) Java
2 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.21%) Python
4 10 (7.46%) SQL
5 7 (5.22%) C++
6 4 (2.99%) C#
6 4 (2.99%) Ruby
7 3 (2.24%) Scala
7 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.49%) Perl
8 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.49%) R
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) ES6
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (38.06%) SC Cleared
2 32 (23.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (7.46%) Degree
4 7 (5.22%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) CISSP
5 4 (2.99%) JNCIS
6 3 (2.24%) CEH
6 3 (2.24%) CISA
6 3 (2.24%) CISM
6 3 (2.24%) ISACA
7 2 (1.49%) CISMP
7 2 (1.49%) ISEB
7 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) MBA
8 1 (0.75%) MCSE
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.24%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (23.13%) Puppet
2 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.96%) Ansible
4 9 (6.72%) logstash
5 7 (5.22%) Piwik
6 5 (3.73%) Salt
7 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.49%) StatsD
9 1 (0.75%) Bareos
9 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) CheckPoint
2 6 (4.48%) Cisco
2 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.73%) Juniper
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
3 5 (3.73%) Splunk
3 5 (3.73%) VMware
4 4 (2.99%) Citrix
4 4 (2.99%) Fortinet
4 4 (2.99%) Sourcefire
5 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.49%) Apigee
6 2 (1.49%) Google
6 2 (1.49%) HP
6 2 (1.49%) Informatica
6 2 (1.49%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.49%) Mashery
6 2 (1.49%) Teradata
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