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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 86 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.60% 2.16% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.31% 18.54% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 13
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£325 £333 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £252 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.38%
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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
260 205 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.02% 11.67% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 134 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £12.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 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 1 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 -16 30 £325 -7.14% 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
SC Cleared
Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (42.62%) Oracle
3 24 (39.34%) ITIL
4 21 (34.43%) SQL
5 20 (32.79%) UNIX
6 18 (29.51%) PL/SQL
7 16 (26.23%) Subversion
8 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (21.31%) LDAP
10 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
11 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
11 11 (18.03%) Cisco
11 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (18.03%) ETL
11 11 (18.03%) Service Management
11 11 (18.03%) Oracle OWB
11 11 (18.03%) Splunk
12 10 (16.39%) Java
12 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.11%) OpenView
13 8 (13.11%) PVCS
13 8 (13.11%) Linux
13 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
14 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (11.48%) Spring
14 7 (11.48%) Solaris
14 7 (11.48%) J2EE
14 7 (11.48%) HP
14 7 (11.48%) DNS
14 7 (11.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.64%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) LDAP
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
3 6 (9.84%) VPN
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.92%) 4G
6 2 (3.28%) MPLS
6 2 (3.28%) ATM
7 1 (1.64%) LAN
7 1 (1.64%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle OWB
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Subversion
2 8 (13.11%) PVCS
3 6 (9.84%) Maven
4 5 (8.20%) Ant
5 4 (6.56%) JUnit
5 4 (6.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.64%) Mockito
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Toad
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Support Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) Database Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.56%) DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Spring
1 7 (11.48%) J2EE
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) Spring Batch
4 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.64%) REST
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) WPF
4 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) PDA
5 2 (3.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) UNIX
2 8 (13.11%) Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Solaris
4 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
2 11 (18.03%) ETL
2 11 (18.03%) Service Management
3 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Workflow
4 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.92%) System Testing
5 3 (4.92%) OO
5 3 (4.92%) OOD
5 3 (4.92%) Process Management
6 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) DevOps
6 2 (3.28%) Line Management
7 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) PL/SQL
3 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (16.39%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) R
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) CCSA
5 2 (3.28%) CCNP
5 2 (3.28%) CCDA
5 2 (3.28%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB
6 1 (1.64%) CCSP
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) OpenView
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco
2 11 (18.03%) Splunk
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.48%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Sun
6 4 (6.56%) Percona
7 3 (4.92%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.28%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Nortel
8 2 (3.28%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) IBM
9 1 (1.64%) VMware
9 1 (1.64%) OpenText
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