Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 2018 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 61 21
Rank change year-on-year -37 -40 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 46 81 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.93% 3.60% 6.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.76% 27.18% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 63 124
Leeds median daily rate £400 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +37.68%
10th Percentile £220 £288 £313
90th Percentile £700 £529 £638
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £455
% change year-on-year -17.65% -6.59% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% -71.43% +175.76%
10th Percentile £24.50 £13.00 £45.25
90th Percentile £42.40 £13.00 £45.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year +86.05% -55.21% +190.91%

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 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 259 298 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.89% 13.26% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 355
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £256
90th Percentile £561 £525 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 16
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.73% -17.74% -13.89%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.81 £15.50
% change year-on-year +26.63% -4.47% +14.81%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Leeds

Security Cleared
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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.57%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) Linux
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
6 7 (15.22%) JIRA
6 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (13.04%) SQL
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) .NET
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.87%) HTML
8 5 (10.87%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Kanban
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 4 (8.70%) Confluence
9 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Splunk
9 4 (8.70%) Trello
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) GitHub
9 4 (8.70%) Information Governance
9 4 (8.70%) User Stories

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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) SAS
4 2 (4.35%) WordPress
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
1 4 (8.70%) Slack
1 4 (8.70%) Trello
2 2 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) Power BI
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) SAS EBI
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.35%) MSI
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Splunk Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Product Owner
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Product Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Product Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Support Officer
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.17%) Autofac
4 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) MFC
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) WinForms
4 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.87%) Kanban
3 5 (10.87%) Scrum
3 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Information Governance
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.70%) User Stories
5 3 (6.52%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) Data Management
5 3 (6.52%) Data Transformation
5 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.52%) MVC
5 3 (6.52%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP ALM
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
2 4 (8.70%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) F5
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) Progress
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin