The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 66 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 42 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.33% 1.36% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.42% 10.11% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 10
Average daily rate £341 £310 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -39.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £121 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
228 178 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.65% 13.43% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 121
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £145 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.29 £12.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -9 26 £375 +29.31% 6
Wakefield - 4 £105 -
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Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) DNS
3 13 (19.40%) Cisco
3 13 (19.40%) Firewall
3 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
4 12 (17.91%) Solaris
4 12 (17.91%) NetApp
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle
5 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (14.93%) Blue Coat
6 9 (13.43%) Service Management
6 9 (13.43%) Sendmail
7 8 (11.94%) Perl
7 8 (11.94%) C
7 8 (11.94%) Sun
8 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
8 7 (10.45%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (8.96%) McAfee
9 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.96%) DSL
9 6 (8.96%) Project Management
9 6 (8.96%) Juniper
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) Statistics
9 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.46%) Remedy
10 5 (7.46%) SQL
10 5 (7.46%) UNIX
10 5 (7.46%) Microsoft

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.97%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) nginx
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) IaaS
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) DNS
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (8.96%) DSL
4 5 (7.46%) NetScreen
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.49%) Maven
1 1 (1.49%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.49%) dotCover
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.49%) FindBugs
General
1 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (11.94%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (8.96%) Analyst
2 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
2 6 (8.96%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 6 (8.96%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (8.96%) Software Manager
3 4 (5.97%) Build Engineer
3 4 (5.97%) Software Asset Manager
3 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
3 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
4 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (4.48%) Consultant
4 3 (4.48%) Developer
5 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
5 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (2.99%) DBA
5 2 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (2.99%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) WCF
1 1 (1.49%) Spring
1 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Statistics
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.91%) Solaris
4 5 (7.46%) UNIX
4 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.97%) CentOS
6 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) Service Management
2 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
2 6 (8.96%) Project Management
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
3 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
4 4 (5.97%) Migration
4 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.48%) Workflow
6 2 (2.99%) Functional Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.99%) QMS
6 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.99%) Validation
6 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) Perl
1 8 (11.94%) C
2 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 2 (2.99%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) CCSE
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Cisco
2 12 (17.91%) NetApp
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) Blue Coat
4 8 (11.94%) Sun
5 6 (8.96%) McAfee
5 6 (8.96%) Juniper
6 5 (7.46%) Remedy
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.48%) Splunk
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) VMware
9 1 (1.49%) Perforce
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) Nokia
9 1 (1.49%) F5
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