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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 51 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.11% 0.60% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.87% 5.36% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 0 8
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£275 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.82% -34.61%
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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
223 168 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.61% 11.21% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 85 131
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £13.40 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £47.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 October 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 22 October 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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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 +37 46 £275 - 1
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Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 24 (35.82%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (28.36%) Oracle
5 18 (26.87%) Splunk
6 17 (25.37%) Puppet
6 17 (25.37%) Service Management
7 16 (23.88%) Red Hat
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
9 14 (20.90%) CentOS
9 14 (20.90%) Java
10 13 (19.40%) LDAP
11 12 (17.91%) NHS
12 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
13 9 (13.43%) UNIX
14 8 (11.94%) Nagios
14 8 (11.94%) Workflow
14 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
15 7 (10.45%) Windows
16 6 (8.96%) SQL
16 6 (8.96%) DNS
16 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (7.46%) Firewall
17 5 (7.46%) Oracle OWB
17 5 (7.46%) Apache
17 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (5.97%) DbUnit
18 4 (5.97%) Solaris

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (7.46%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) LDAP
2 6 (8.96%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
4 3 (4.48%) Network Security
4 3 (4.48%) DHCP
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) SSH
5 1 (1.49%) DSL
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) DbUnit
1 4 (5.97%) JUnit
1 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (7.46%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Designer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Designer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) DBA
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) J2EE
2 2 (2.99%) XML
2 2 (2.99%) Spring
3 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.49%) Ajax
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XHTML
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.49%) Spring Batch
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) NHS
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Informatics
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) CentOS
3 9 (13.43%) UNIX
4 7 (10.45%) Windows
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.99%) AIX
8 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Service Management
2 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.94%) Workflow
4 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.97%) OO
5 4 (5.97%) OOD
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.49%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.49%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) CMMI
8 1 (1.49%) Migration
8 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) Java
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) Perl
3 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) PHP
4 3 (4.48%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) Samba
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) Puppet
2 8 (11.94%) Nagios
3 3 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.49%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle
2 18 (26.87%) Splunk
3 16 (23.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Symantec
4 3 (4.48%) McAfee
4 3 (4.48%) Websense
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
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