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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 48 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.69% 1.87% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.83% 12.31% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 20
Average daily rate £450 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £50.50 - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
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
360 268 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.72% 15.21% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 193 124
Average daily rate £400 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +24.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 48 £465 +43.07% 4
Bradford - 1 - -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 87 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (51.43%) Java
3 72 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 72 (51.43%) DevOps
4 66 (47.14%) Puppet
5 49 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 47 (33.57%) Maven
7 46 (32.86%) Linux
8 35 (25.00%) Microservices
9 33 (23.57%) JIRA
9 33 (23.57%) Confluence
10 31 (22.14%) Test Automation
10 31 (22.14%) SonarQube
11 25 (17.86%) Atlassian
11 25 (17.86%) VMware
12 24 (17.14%) Liquibase
13 21 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (14.29%) JUnit
15 19 (13.57%) SOA
15 19 (13.57%) Data Protection
15 19 (13.57%) Selenium
15 19 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (13.57%) API Design
16 18 (12.86%) Bareos
16 18 (12.86%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (12.86%) yum
17 17 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (12.14%) Scrum
18 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (23.57%) Confluence
2 12 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.00%) JBoss
4 7 (5.00%) Node.js
5 5 (3.57%) Apache
6 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.14%) CMS
7 3 (2.14%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.14%) IIS
7 3 (2.14%) Jetty
7 3 (2.14%) nginx
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.71%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.71%) InDesign
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.14%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.14%) Office 365
4 2 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) Firewall
2 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) HTTP
3 4 (2.86%) SAN
4 3 (2.14%) DHCP
4 3 (2.14%) DNS
4 3 (2.14%) FTP
4 3 (2.14%) IPsec
4 3 (2.14%) SSL
5 2 (1.43%) Internet
5 2 (1.43%) LDAP
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) Skype
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) MySQL
2 9 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 49 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 47 (33.57%) Maven
4 33 (23.57%) JIRA
5 31 (22.14%) SonarQube
6 24 (17.14%) Liquibase
7 20 (14.29%) JUnit
8 19 (13.57%) Selenium
9 18 (12.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (8.57%) Appium
10 12 (8.57%) Mocha
11 11 (7.86%) Cucumber
12 6 (4.29%) JMeter
13 2 (1.43%) GitLab
13 2 (1.43%) Mockito
14 1 (0.71%) Grunt
14 1 (0.71%) gulp
14 1 (0.71%) Protractor
14 1 (0.71%) Subversion
14 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Games
2 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.43%) Electronics
3 2 (1.43%) Marketing
3 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (30.71%) Developer
2 38 (27.14%) Architect
3 16 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) DevOps Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Technical Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Applications Architect
7 8 (5.71%) Lead Architect
8 7 (5.00%) Tester
9 5 (3.57%) Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) DBA
9 5 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.86%) Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) EMC Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Java Architect
10 4 (2.86%) MySQL DBA
10 4 (2.86%) Storage Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) WSDL
1 15 (10.71%) XSD
2 14 (10.00%) J2EE
3 12 (8.57%) HTML
4 10 (7.14%) CSS
4 10 (7.14%) Spring
5 9 (6.43%) Servlets
6 7 (5.00%) RESTful
7 6 (4.29%) JSP
7 6 (4.29%) Spring MVC
8 5 (3.57%) .NET
8 5 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.57%) XML
9 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.86%) EJB
9 4 (2.86%) Java EE
9 4 (2.86%) REST
9 4 (2.86%) SOAP
9 4 (2.86%) XHTML
10 3 (2.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Replication
2 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.14%) Online Games
4 2 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
5 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.86%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.71%) CentOS
4 12 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.00%) Windows
6 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.86%) Unix
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (51.43%) DevOps
3 35 (25.00%) Microservices
4 31 (22.14%) Test Automation
5 19 (13.57%) API Design
5 19 (13.57%) Data Protection
5 19 (13.57%) SOA
6 17 (12.14%) Scrum
7 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 16 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.71%) Open Source
9 13 (9.29%) Build Automation
10 9 (6.43%) API Development
11 8 (5.71%) ITIL
12 7 (5.00%) Web Operations
13 6 (4.29%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.29%) Migration
13 6 (4.29%) MVC
14 5 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.43%) Java
2 13 (9.29%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.29%) Ruby
3 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) R
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.71%) CCDP
4 1 (0.71%) CCIE
4 1 (0.71%) CCNA
4 1 (0.71%) CCNP
4 1 (0.71%) CEH
4 1 (0.71%) CISSP
4 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.71%) MCSA
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.57%) Docker
2 12 (8.57%) vSphere
3 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.86%) SRDF
4 3 (2.14%) Xen
5 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 66 (47.14%) Puppet
2 18 (12.86%) Bareos
2 18 (12.86%) yum
3 14 (10.00%) logstash
3 14 (10.00%) Piwik
4 12 (8.57%) Ansible
5 11 (7.86%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.86%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.71%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (17.86%) Atlassian
1 25 (17.86%) VMware
2 11 (7.86%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) HP
4 7 (5.00%) Cisco
5 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.57%) BMC
7 4 (2.86%) Brocade
7 4 (2.86%) EMC
7 4 (2.86%) IBM
7 4 (2.86%) NetApp
7 4 (2.86%) Symantec
8 3 (2.14%) Google
8 3 (2.14%) SAP
9 2 (1.43%) Adobe
9 2 (1.43%) Sun
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix
10 1 (0.71%) Juniper
10 1 (0.71%) Sybase