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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 90 62 87
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 36 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 2.22% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.33% 18.97% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 2
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£388 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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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
292 195 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.93% 11.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 119 91
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
Leeds -28 35 £388 +40.90% 24
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle
3 16 (24.24%) ITIL
3 16 (24.24%) Linux
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.18%) Replication
5 12 (18.18%) UNIX
5 12 (18.18%) MySQL
5 12 (18.18%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (15.15%) Spring
7 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
7 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.12%) Cisco
8 8 (12.12%) JUnit
8 8 (12.12%) MVC
8 8 (12.12%) Clustering
8 8 (12.12%) Spring MVC
8 8 (12.12%) GitHub
8 8 (12.12%) Percona
8 8 (12.12%) GitLab
9 7 (10.61%) Microservices
9 7 (10.61%) TDD
10 6 (9.09%) J2EE

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (4.55%) Node.js
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) Jetty
2 2 (3.03%) nginx
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) GitHub
2 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) VPN
2 4 (6.06%) SAN
3 3 (4.55%) LDAP
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) SSL
3 3 (4.55%) 4G
4 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) FTP
4 2 (3.03%) ATM
4 2 (3.03%) MPLS
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) DPNSS
5 1 (1.52%) QSIG
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) PBX
5 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MySQL
1 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.12%) JUnit
3 8 (12.12%) GitLab
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 3 (4.55%) Maven
5 3 (4.55%) PVCS
6 2 (3.03%) Toad
6 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) Mockito
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) DBA
4 8 (12.12%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Support
9 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Database Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Spring
2 8 (12.12%) Spring MVC
3 6 (9.09%) J2EE
4 5 (7.58%) Servlets
5 4 (6.06%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) JSP
6 3 (4.55%) Java EE
6 3 (4.55%) RESTful
6 3 (4.55%) XHTML
7 2 (3.03%) .NET
8 1 (1.52%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) REST
8 1 (1.52%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Replication
2 8 (12.12%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (4.55%) PDA
6 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) IVR
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) CentOS
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.12%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) TDD
5 7 (10.61%) Microservices
6 6 (9.09%) Open Source
6 6 (9.09%) BDD
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.06%) Process Management
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.06%) SDLC
9 3 (4.55%) API Design
9 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.55%) DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) VB6
7 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CCNP
4 2 (3.03%) CCDA
4 2 (3.03%) CCDP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) SRDF
2 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.03%) Xen
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) Cisco
3 8 (12.12%) Percona
4 6 (9.09%) Splunk
5 5 (7.58%) HP
6 4 (6.06%) EMC
6 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) Brocade
6 4 (6.06%) NetApp
6 4 (6.06%) VMware
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) Nortel
8 2 (3.03%) Sun
8 2 (3.03%) Google
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) McAfee
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
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