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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 42 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 66 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.91% 3.03% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.73% 22.77% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £105 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £400 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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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
238 202 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.12% 13.30% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 118 81
Average daily rate £373 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 61 £350 +16.66% 2
Wakefield -3 1 - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (57.25%) SC Cleared
2 37 (26.81%) Linux
3 36 (26.09%) Oracle
4 35 (25.36%) Java
5 30 (21.74%) Service Management
6 26 (18.84%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (18.12%) Splunk
8 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (15.94%) Oracle Database
10 21 (15.22%) UNIX
11 20 (14.49%) LDAP
11 20 (14.49%) Red Hat
11 20 (14.49%) Puppet
12 18 (13.04%) CentOS
12 18 (13.04%) Subversion
13 17 (12.32%) NHS
14 16 (11.59%) Configuration Management
15 15 (10.87%) SQL
16 13 (9.42%) HTML
16 13 (9.42%) DNS
17 12 (8.70%) OOD
17 12 (8.70%) C#
17 12 (8.70%) JUnit
17 12 (8.70%) Windows
17 12 (8.70%) OO
17 12 (8.70%) ITIL
17 12 (8.70%) Workflow
17 12 (8.70%) DbUnit
18 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
18 11 (7.97%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) LDAP
2 13 (9.42%) DNS
3 8 (5.80%) Firewall
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.62%) HTTP
6 3 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.17%) Network Security
6 3 (2.17%) SSL
6 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.17%) DHCP
7 2 (1.45%) Intranet
7 2 (1.45%) SAN
8 1 (0.72%) Junos
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.72%) LAN
8 1 (0.72%) WAN
8 1 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.72%) MPLS
8 1 (0.72%) OSPF
8 1 (0.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.72%) Redis
9 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Subversion
2 12 (8.70%) JUnit
2 12 (8.70%) DbUnit
3 3 (2.17%) PVCS
4 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Developer
2 18 (13.04%) Analyst
3 15 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.80%) Administrator
7 7 (5.07%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (5.07%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.62%) Designer
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.62%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 4 (2.90%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Tester
9 4 (2.90%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Deployment Analyst
10 3 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.17%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) HTML
2 11 (7.97%) CSS
3 10 (7.25%) .NET
3 10 (7.25%) J2EE
4 6 (4.35%) Web Services
5 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.17%) REST
7 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.45%) Spring
8 2 (1.45%) WCF
8 2 (1.45%) WPF
8 2 (1.45%) Spring Batch
8 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.72%) HTML5
9 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.72%) CSS3
9 1 (0.72%) Ninject
9 1 (0.72%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) NHS
2 8 (5.80%) Open Source
3 6 (4.35%) User Experience
3 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.45%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Statistics
5 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Linux
2 21 (15.22%) UNIX
3 18 (13.04%) CentOS
4 12 (8.70%) Windows
5 10 (7.25%) Solaris
6 6 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.45%) AIX
10 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) Service Management
2 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.59%) Configuration Management
4 12 (8.70%) OOD
4 12 (8.70%) OO
4 12 (8.70%) ITIL
4 12 (8.70%) Workflow
5 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.97%) Project Management
6 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.07%) DevOps
8 5 (3.62%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.62%) MVC
8 5 (3.62%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.90%) Web Design
9 4 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.36%) Java
2 15 (10.87%) SQL
3 12 (8.70%) C#
4 10 (7.25%) PHP
5 7 (5.07%) Python
6 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.35%) Scala
7 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.62%) C++
7 5 (3.62%) C
7 5 (3.62%) VB
8 4 (2.90%) Perl
8 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) R
9 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (57.25%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) BC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.90%) CCNA
5 3 (2.17%) Degree
5 3 (2.17%) CCSA
6 2 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.72%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCIE
7 1 (0.72%) CCSP
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) XenApp
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) Puppet
2 10 (7.25%) Nagios
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.17%) OpenView
4 3 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Oracle
2 25 (18.12%) Splunk
3 20 (14.49%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.80%) Cisco
6 7 (5.07%) HP
7 4 (2.90%) Juniper
7 4 (2.90%) VMware
8 3 (2.17%) F5
8 3 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.17%) NetApp
8 3 (2.17%) Websense
8 3 (2.17%) McAfee
8 3 (2.17%) Symantec
9 2 (1.45%) IBM
9 2 (1.45%) Citrix
10 1 (0.72%) Kofax
10 1 (0.72%) Perforce
10 1 (0.72%) Mitel