The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 52 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 56 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.11% 1.58% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.56% 11.80% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 19
Average daily rate £341 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.67% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £124 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.29 - £30.70
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 - £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £46.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
228 178 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.65% 13.43% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 121
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £145 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.29 £12.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 37 £375 +29.31% 13
Wakefield - 4 £105 -
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Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 67 (72.83%) SC Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) Windows
3 17 (18.48%) Oracle
4 14 (15.22%) SQL
4 14 (15.22%) DNS
4 14 (15.22%) Cisco
4 14 (15.22%) Firewall
5 13 (14.13%) NetApp
5 13 (14.13%) Solaris
5 13 (14.13%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.04%) Service Management
6 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 11 (11.96%) Perl
8 10 (10.87%) Sendmail
8 10 (10.87%) Blue Coat
9 9 (9.78%) C
9 9 (9.78%) Apache
9 9 (9.78%) Sun
9 9 (9.78%) NHS
9 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
10 8 (8.70%) Project Management
10 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.70%) ITIL
10 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
11 7 (7.61%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (7.61%) UNIX
11 7 (7.61%) Linux
11 7 (7.61%) Java
11 7 (7.61%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (9.78%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) nginx
3 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.09%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.09%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) DNS
1 14 (15.22%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (6.52%) DSL
4 5 (5.43%) NetScreen
5 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.17%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) OpenVPN
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.09%) SSH
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.17%) OLAP
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) Maven
3 4 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) dotCover
5 1 (1.09%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.09%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (9.78%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (9.78%) Developer
2 8 (8.70%) Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Software Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Consultant
5 4 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 4 (4.35%) Software Asset Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Applications Manager
6 3 (3.26%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.17%) Author
7 2 (2.17%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
2 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.35%) XML
4 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (2.17%) JMS
5 2 (2.17%) REST
5 2 (2.17%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.09%) WCF
6 1 (1.09%) JSF
6 1 (1.09%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.09%) XSD
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) NHS
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.52%) Statistics
3 3 (3.26%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Informatics
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Solaris
2 13 (14.13%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.61%) UNIX
3 7 (7.61%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.35%) CentOS
6 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Service Management
2 8 (8.70%) Project Management
2 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
2 8 (8.70%) ITIL
2 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.52%) Scrum
3 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
4 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
4 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
4 5 (5.43%) Workflow
4 5 (5.43%) Migration
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.35%) Data Management
5 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.26%) Kanban
6 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) Perl
3 9 (9.78%) C
3 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.61%) Java
4 7 (7.61%) Python
5 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.52%) C#
6 5 (5.43%) C++
7 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
7 3 (3.26%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (72.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) CCSE
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Squid
3 1 (1.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
2 2 (2.17%) OpenView
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 14 (15.22%) Cisco
3 13 (14.13%) NetApp
4 10 (10.87%) Blue Coat
5 9 (9.78%) Sun
6 7 (7.61%) Juniper
6 7 (7.61%) McAfee
7 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.43%) Remedy
8 3 (3.26%) Splunk
9 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 2 (2.17%) HP
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.09%) F5
10 1 (1.09%) Nokia
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix
10 1 (1.09%) Perforce
10 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: quote
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago