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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 61 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.40% 0.56% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.14% 4.92% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 13
Average daily rate
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£305 £155 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.77% -67.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £155 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £155 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
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
226 183 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.22% 11.47% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 101 116
Average daily rate £325 £315 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 +18 36 £303 +95.16% 4
Wakefield - 1 - -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (36.62%) Linux
3 24 (33.80%) Service Management
4 23 (32.39%) Oracle
5 22 (30.99%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (28.17%) Splunk
7 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
7 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
8 17 (23.94%) LDAP
8 17 (23.94%) Puppet
9 15 (21.13%) CentOS
10 14 (19.72%) Java
11 13 (18.31%) UNIX
12 11 (15.49%) Workflow
12 11 (15.49%) Configuration Management
13 10 (14.08%) DNS
14 8 (11.27%) Solaris
14 8 (11.27%) NHS
14 8 (11.27%) Nagios
14 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
16 6 (8.45%) Firewall
16 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (8.45%) Windows
16 6 (8.45%) SQL
17 5 (7.04%) Apache
17 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (7.04%) HP
17 5 (7.04%) Oracle OWB
17 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (7.04%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) LDAP
2 10 (14.08%) DNS
3 6 (8.45%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.23%) Network Security
5 3 (4.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) DSL
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JUnit
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
1 3 (4.23%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.04%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Designer
8 2 (2.82%) DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) HTML
1 3 (4.23%) J2EE
1 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XHTML
3 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.41%) Spring
3 1 (1.41%) Ajax
3 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.41%) WPF
3 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) NHS
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) CentOS
3 13 (18.31%) UNIX
4 8 (11.27%) Solaris
5 6 (8.45%) Windows
6 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.82%) AIX
8 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) Android
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Service Management
2 11 (15.49%) Workflow
2 11 (15.49%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
5 3 (4.23%) OO
5 3 (4.23%) OOD
5 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.23%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.82%) Web Development
6 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.41%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) Perl
3 4 (5.63%) C++
3 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.23%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.23%) PHP
5 2 (2.82%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Puppet
2 8 (11.27%) Nagios
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Oracle
2 20 (28.17%) Splunk
3 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.04%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
6 3 (4.23%) Symantec
6 3 (4.23%) McAfee
6 3 (4.23%) Websense
6 3 (4.23%) VMware
6 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.41%) EMC
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) F5
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 26 days ago