The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 57 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 60 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.06% 3.07% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.29% 24.12% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 9
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£340 £326 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £114 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -22.41%
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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
247 228 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.58% 12.73% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 144 82
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 £225 £244 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% +15.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Yorkshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Yorkshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +3 53 £340 -9.33% 7
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 59 (45.74%) SC Cleared
2 35 (27.13%) Oracle
3 33 (25.58%) Java
4 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (24.03%) Linux
6 30 (23.26%) UNIX
7 28 (21.71%) ITIL
8 26 (20.16%) SQL
9 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.73%) Subversion
11 17 (13.18%) Service Management
11 17 (13.18%) HTML
11 17 (13.18%) Open Source
12 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (12.40%) PL/SQL
13 15 (11.63%) Cisco
13 15 (11.63%) Configuration Management
14 14 (10.85%) NHS
14 14 (10.85%) Python
14 14 (10.85%) LDAP
14 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.85%) C#
14 14 (10.85%) .NET
15 13 (10.08%) Windows
15 13 (10.08%) DNS
15 13 (10.08%) Splunk
16 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database
16 12 (9.30%) Solaris
16 12 (9.30%) CSS
17 11 (8.53%) J2EE

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) Documentum
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) Jetty
4 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.78%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) LDAP
2 13 (10.08%) DNS
3 11 (8.53%) HTTP
4 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.65%) VPN
5 6 (4.65%) Firewall
6 5 (3.88%) SSL
7 4 (3.10%) MPLS
7 4 (3.10%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.33%) Junos
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.33%) OSPF
8 3 (2.33%) BGP
8 3 (2.33%) RSVP
9 2 (1.55%) SAN
9 2 (1.55%) 4G
10 1 (0.78%) Intranet
10 1 (0.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.98%) Oracle OWB
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.88%) MySQL
6 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.10%) Neo4j
7 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.55%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (14.73%) Subversion
2 7 (5.43%) Maven
2 7 (5.43%) JUnit
3 6 (4.65%) PVCS
3 6 (4.65%) DbUnit
4 5 (3.88%) Ant
5 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.55%) Mockito
6 2 (1.55%) Selenium
6 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.78%) Sahi
7 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.78%) QUnit
7 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.78%) JMeter
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) WATIR
General
1 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.10%) Law
3 3 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (24.81%) Developer
2 19 (14.73%) Analyst
3 17 (13.18%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Administrator
6 9 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (5.43%) Database Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Architect
10 5 (3.88%) Tester
10 5 (3.88%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.10%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) DBA
11 4 (3.10%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.10%) MySQL DBA
11 4 (3.10%) Designer
12 3 (2.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) HTML
2 14 (10.85%) .NET
3 12 (9.30%) CSS
4 11 (8.53%) J2EE
5 7 (5.43%) Spring
5 7 (5.43%) REST
6 6 (4.65%) Mustache
6 6 (4.65%) jQuery
7 5 (3.88%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.88%) Web Services
7 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.10%) NLog
8 4 (3.10%) Underscore.js
8 4 (3.10%) SignalR
8 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.10%) JAX-RS
8 4 (3.10%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.10%) Entity Framework
8 4 (3.10%) Ninject
9 3 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Open Source
2 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.85%) NHS
4 8 (6.20%) Replication
5 6 (4.65%) User Experience
6 5 (3.88%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.10%) Clustering
8 3 (2.33%) PDA
8 3 (2.33%) Statistics
9 2 (1.55%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.55%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.78%) GIS
10 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) PKI
10 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) Linux
2 30 (23.26%) UNIX
3 13 (10.08%) Windows
4 12 (9.30%) Solaris
5 8 (6.20%) CentOS
5 8 (6.20%) Mac OS X
6 7 (5.43%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.10%) zOS
7 4 (3.10%) SUSE
7 4 (3.10%) AIX
8 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Debian
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.71%) ITIL
3 17 (13.18%) Service Management
4 15 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.98%) ETL
6 8 (6.20%) Project Management
6 8 (6.20%) MVC
6 8 (6.20%) Web Design
7 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.65%) OO
8 6 (4.65%) OOD
8 6 (4.65%) Workflow
9 5 (3.88%) Migration
9 5 (3.88%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.88%) Supplier Management
9 5 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) Java
2 26 (20.16%) SQL
3 16 (12.40%) PL/SQL
4 14 (10.85%) Python
4 14 (10.85%) C#
5 10 (7.75%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.20%) PHP
7 6 (4.65%) C
7 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.65%) Scala
8 5 (3.88%) Ruby
8 5 (3.88%) VB
9 2 (1.55%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (45.74%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) BC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.10%) CCNP
4 4 (3.10%) CCNA
4 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.33%) CCSA
5 3 (2.33%) JNCIP
5 3 (2.33%) JNCIE
5 3 (2.33%) CCIE
6 2 (1.55%) Degree
6 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.78%) CCSP
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CCDA
7 1 (0.78%) CCDP
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) QEMU
4 1 (0.78%) KVM
4 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (4.65%) OpenView
3 4 (3.10%) Puppet
4 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 35 (27.13%) Oracle
2 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco
4 13 (10.08%) Splunk
5 8 (6.20%) HP
6 7 (5.43%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.43%) F5
7 5 (3.88%) Remedy
7 5 (3.88%) Sun
8 4 (3.10%) Citrix
8 4 (3.10%) Juniper
8 4 (3.10%) Percona
8 4 (3.10%) VMware
9 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.55%) EMC
11 1 (0.78%) Nortel
11 1 (0.78%) NetApp
11 1 (0.78%) IBM
11 1 (0.78%) Perforce
11 1 (0.78%) OpenText