The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 74 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 2.26% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.57% 17.24% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £104 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 203 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.34% 13.13% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 118 82
Average daily rate £350 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Yorkshire region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Yorkshire region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 25 £350 +16.66% 1
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
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Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (34.57%) Oracle
3 25 (30.86%) Service Management
4 24 (29.63%) Linux
5 23 (28.40%) Splunk
6 22 (27.16%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (24.69%) LDAP
8 19 (23.46%) Oracle Database
9 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 17 (20.99%) UNIX
10 17 (20.99%) Java
10 17 (20.99%) Puppet
11 15 (18.52%) CentOS
11 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
12 13 (16.05%) Subversion
12 13 (16.05%) DNS
13 12 (14.81%) SQL
14 11 (13.58%) Workflow
15 10 (12.35%) Solaris
16 8 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (9.88%) ITIL
16 8 (9.88%) Nagios
16 8 (9.88%) NHS
16 8 (9.88%) Oracle OWB
16 8 (9.88%) Firewall
17 7 (8.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 7 (8.64%) HP
17 7 (8.64%) JUnit
17 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
17 7 (8.64%) DbUnit

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.94%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) LDAP
2 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 8 (9.88%) Firewall
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.70%) DHCP
5 3 (3.70%) Network Security
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Subversion
2 7 (8.64%) JUnit
2 7 (8.64%) DbUnit
3 3 (3.70%) PVCS
General
1 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.88%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Designer
8 3 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
1 5 (6.17%) J2EE
2 2 (2.47%) Spring Batch
2 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.47%) CSS
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) Spring
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) WPF
3 1 (1.23%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) NHS
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) UNIX
3 15 (18.52%) CentOS
4 10 (12.35%) Solaris
5 5 (6.17%) Windows
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.47%) AIX
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Service Management
2 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.58%) Workflow
4 8 (9.88%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.41%) OOD
6 6 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.70%) ETL
8 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.70%) System Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) DevOps
8 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) Java
2 12 (14.81%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 4 (4.94%) C++
5 4 (4.94%) Perl
5 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.47%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) CCNA
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.70%) CCSA
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CCSP
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Samba
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) Puppet
2 8 (9.88%) Nagios
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Oracle
2 23 (28.40%) Splunk
3 18 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.64%) HP
5 6 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.70%) Websense
7 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.70%) VMware
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.70%) Symantec
7 3 (3.70%) McAfee
7 3 (3.70%) Juniper
7 3 (3.70%) F5
8 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
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