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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 85 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 2.01% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.05% 16.29% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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
249 221 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.54% 12.35% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 139 99
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £22.22 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.35% +21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 29 £333 +10.83% 3
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 24 (38.71%) ITIL
3 21 (33.87%) SQL
4 19 (30.65%) UNIX
5 18 (29.03%) PL/SQL
6 16 (25.81%) Subversion
7 15 (24.19%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
9 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
9 11 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (17.74%) ETL
9 11 (17.74%) Oracle OWB
9 11 (17.74%) Spring
9 11 (17.74%) Splunk
10 10 (16.13%) LDAP
10 10 (16.13%) Cisco
10 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.90%) OpenView
11 8 (12.90%) J2EE
11 8 (12.90%) JUnit
11 8 (12.90%) PVCS
12 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
13 6 (9.68%) Maven
13 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.68%) Linux
13 6 (9.68%) VPN
13 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.61%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.61%) Documentum
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) LDAP
2 6 (9.68%) VPN
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
4 3 (4.84%) 4G
5 2 (3.23%) ATM
5 2 (3.23%) MPLS
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.61%) SSL
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) HTTP
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Subversion
2 8 (12.90%) JUnit
2 8 (12.90%) PVCS
3 6 (9.68%) Maven
4 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.06%) Ant
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) DbUnit
5 4 (6.45%) GitLab
6 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.61%) Mockito
7 1 (1.61%) Toad
7 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Database Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.06%) DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Spring
2 8 (12.90%) J2EE
3 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) Spring Batch
6 1 (1.61%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.61%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) PDA
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) UNIX
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
2 11 (17.74%) ETL
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.06%) Service Management
5 4 (6.45%) MVC
6 3 (4.84%) Microservices
6 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Test Management
6 3 (4.84%) System Testing
6 3 (4.84%) OO
6 3 (4.84%) OOD
6 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.84%) Process Management
7 2 (3.23%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps
7 2 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) PL/SQL
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) R
6 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) CCSA
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP
5 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) CCDA
5 2 (3.23%) CCDP
5 2 (3.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCSP
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) OpenView
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Splunk
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Percona
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) Sun
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) Remedy
6 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.23%) Juniper
6 2 (3.23%) Nortel
6 2 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) OpenText
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