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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 89 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 33 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.52% 1.06% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.09% 10.40% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
Average daily rate
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£340 £380 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £220 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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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
273 173 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.56% 10.21% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 104 103
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £16.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -8 32 £340 -4.22% 3
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Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.36%) Oracle
3 22 (33.33%) ITIL
4 19 (28.79%) PL/SQL
4 19 (28.79%) SQL
5 17 (25.76%) UNIX
6 15 (22.73%) Java
6 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (19.70%) Linux
8 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (18.18%) Spring
8 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
9 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (16.67%) ETL
9 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (15.15%) MySQL
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
11 9 (13.64%) Replication
11 9 (13.64%) Clustering
11 9 (13.64%) Percona
11 9 (13.64%) Splunk
11 9 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
12 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
12 8 (12.12%) Maven
12 8 (12.12%) Subversion
12 8 (12.12%) LDAP
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) Documentum
1 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) LDAP
2 5 (7.58%) VPN
3 3 (4.55%) 4G
4 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) ATM
4 2 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) DPNSS
5 1 (1.52%) QSIG
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) PBX
5 1 (1.52%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (15.15%) MySQL
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
4 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Subversion
1 8 (12.12%) Maven
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.09%) GitLab
2 6 (9.09%) Ant
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
2 6 (9.09%) PVCS
3 2 (3.03%) Toad
3 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.03%) NUnit
3 2 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) DBA
4 11 (16.67%) Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Database Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) MySQL DBA
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Support
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Report Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Spring
2 7 (10.61%) J2EE
3 6 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 2 (3.03%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Replication
2 9 (13.64%) Clustering
3 6 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.55%) PDA
6 2 (3.03%) Statistics
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) IVR
7 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) UNIX
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.03%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) ETL
3 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.09%) Open Source
4 6 (9.09%) MVC
5 5 (7.58%) Microservices
6 4 (6.06%) SDLC
6 4 (6.06%) Process Management
6 4 (6.06%) TDD
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.55%) BDD
7 3 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) PL/SQL
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) CCDA
5 2 (3.03%) CCDP
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) OpenView
2 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Splunk
2 9 (13.64%) Percona
3 8 (12.12%) Cisco
4 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.09%) Sun
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Nortel
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Juniper
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) McAfee
8 1 (1.52%) OpenText
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) Avaya
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
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