Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 Clearance
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 60 36
Rank change year-on-year -16 -24 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 60 96 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.66% 3.67% 5.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.67% 25.53% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 74 114
Leeds median daily rate £465 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% -7.42% +39.71%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £313
90th Percentile £679 £565 £667
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £475
% change year-on-year +4.65% -9.47% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £30.63 £13.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.58% -26.84% +11.06%
10th Percentile £22.46 £12.78 £13.35
90th Percentile £39.09 £13.23 £40.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.63 £13.00 £31.64
% change year-on-year +81.73% -58.91% +97.72%

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 305 376 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.52% 14.37% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 210 374
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +22.31%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £255
90th Percentile £554 £565 £559
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +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%

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

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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 6 months to 24 November 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

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) Python
3 21 (35.00%) Big Data
4 20 (33.33%) GitHub
5 19 (31.67%) Shell Script
6 18 (30.00%) ETL
6 18 (30.00%) Kafka
6 18 (30.00%) Apache Flume
6 18 (30.00%) HBase
6 18 (30.00%) Sqoop
6 18 (30.00%) Impala
6 18 (30.00%) Apache Spark
6 18 (30.00%) Spark Streaming
6 18 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 18 (30.00%) Apache Hive
6 18 (30.00%) MapReduce
7 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (28.33%) DevOps
8 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 15 (25.00%) Ansible
10 14 (23.33%) Open Source
10 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
10 14 (23.33%) Linux
11 11 (18.33%) Windows
11 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.33%) JIRA
11 11 (18.33%) Analytics
12 10 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (16.67%) Data Analytics

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 18 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Confluence
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) GitHub
2 4 (6.67%) Slack
2 4 (6.67%) Trello
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) LAN
1 10 (16.67%) VPN
1 10 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.67%) Skype
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) Big Data
2 18 (30.00%) Apache Hive
2 18 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 18 (30.00%) HBase
2 18 (30.00%) Impala
2 18 (30.00%) Sqoop
3 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.33%) JIRA
3 7 (11.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Local Government
5 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Product Owner
7 2 (3.33%) PC Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Product Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Kafka
1 18 (30.00%) Spark Streaming
2 10 (16.67%) Sensu
3 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) NHS
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) IVR
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) ETL
2 18 (30.00%) MapReduce
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (28.33%) DevOps
4 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 14 (23.33%) Open Source
5 11 (18.33%) Analytics
6 10 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
6 10 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (16.67%) Information Security
7 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.33%) Kanban
9 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Python
2 19 (31.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (16.67%) Java
4 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) Scala
6 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) HL7
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Ansible
2 10 (16.67%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Informatica
2 7 (11.67%) Talend
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Splunk
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) McAfee
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Progress
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) VMware