The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Clearance
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 46 48
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.76% 4.61% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.18% 27.76% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 50 34
Median daily rate £363 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +42.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £350 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £605 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.18% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

Security 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 156 245 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.42% 16.62% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 163 150
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £291 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Leeds

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
3 9 (17.65%) NHS
4 8 (15.69%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) Finance
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.76%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) VMware
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
7 5 (9.80%) HTML
7 5 (9.80%) Java
7 5 (9.80%) .NET
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
7 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
7 5 (9.80%) Internet
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
8 4 (7.84%) C
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) Python
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification

Security 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 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Plone
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SilverStripe
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) Intranet
4 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) TACACS
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Riak
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Power BI
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SSDT
3 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.96%) Grunt
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.96%) jMock
5 1 (1.96%) Mockito
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 5 (9.80%) Analyst
2 5 (9.80%) Tester
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Administrator
4 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Trainer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) Spring
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.92%) Flask
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) Java EE
4 2 (3.92%) JPA
4 2 (3.92%) REST
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) LESS
5 1 (1.96%) Sass
5 1 (1.96%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) NHS
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) CatOS
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
3 5 (9.80%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
4 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.84%) Informatics
4 4 (7.84%) Scrum
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.88%) BDD
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.88%) MVC
5 3 (5.88%) Statistics
5 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C
3 4 (7.84%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.96%) Go
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CCIE
5 2 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MBA
6 1 (1.96%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) vSphere
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
4 1 (1.96%) KVM
4 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.96%) vRealize
2 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.92%) Nokia
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago