Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 122 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 -45 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 28 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.24% 1.07% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.12% 7.35% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 45
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +53.23%
10th Percentile £284 £297 £326
90th Percentile £538 £565 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £437 £475
% change year-on-year +0.06% -7.95% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £31.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% -58.91% +97.72%
10th Percentile £39.00 £13.00 £20.52
90th Percentile £41.00 £13.00 £42.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -71.43% +184.38%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 307 381 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.54% 14.53% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 211 366
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +22.31%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £256
90th Percentile £555 £565 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.00% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 19
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.23% -18.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.01 £10.66
90th Percentile £40.70 £14.91 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Python
3 16 (57.14%) ETL
3 16 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 16 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 16 (57.14%) Apache Hive
3 16 (57.14%) MapReduce
3 16 (57.14%) HBase
3 16 (57.14%) Big Data
3 16 (57.14%) Kafka
3 16 (57.14%) Apache Flume
3 16 (57.14%) Sqoop
3 16 (57.14%) Impala
3 16 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 16 (57.14%) Spark Streaming
4 15 (53.57%) GitHub
4 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (53.57%) DevOps
5 13 (46.43%) Open Source
5 13 (46.43%) Ansible
6 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 11 (39.29%) Linux
8 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (35.71%) LAN
8 10 (35.71%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) VPN
8 10 (35.71%) Information Security
8 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (35.71%) JIRA

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 8 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 5 (17.86%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) GitHub
2 4 (14.29%) Slack
2 4 (14.29%) Trello
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) LAN
1 10 (35.71%) VPN
1 10 (35.71%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Apache Hive
1 16 (57.14%) Big Data
1 16 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 16 (57.14%) HBase
1 16 (57.14%) Impala
1 16 (57.14%) Sqoop
2 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Data Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Data Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Product Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Kafka
1 16 (57.14%) Spark Streaming
2 10 (35.71%) Sensu
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) IVR
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) ETL
2 16 (57.14%) MapReduce
3 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (53.57%) DevOps
4 13 (46.43%) Open Source
5 10 (35.71%) Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) Big Data Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 10 (35.71%) Data Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (35.71%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Python
1 16 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Ansible
2 10 (35.71%) Prometheus
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Informatica
1 5 (17.86%) Talend
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Progress