The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 44 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.38% 8.51% 12.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.29% 29.27% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 30
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£363 £475 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +95.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £242 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.04 - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -46.15%
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Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 41 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.42% 29.08% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 22 64
Average daily rate £360 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £247 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.64
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 - £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £18.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (37.61%) HP
3 38 (34.86%) Oracle
4 31 (28.44%) SQL
5 28 (25.69%) Windows
6 26 (23.85%) ITIL
7 25 (22.94%) Problem Management
8 24 (22.02%) UNIX
9 21 (19.27%) Finance
10 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
10 20 (18.35%) Linux
11 19 (17.43%) Red Hat
12 18 (16.51%) Middleware
12 18 (16.51%) Migration
12 18 (16.51%) WebLogic
12 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
12 18 (16.51%) Oracle Applications
13 17 (15.60%) QA
13 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
13 17 (15.60%) Oracle Database
14 16 (14.68%) Oracle EBS
14 16 (14.68%) Service Management
14 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (13.76%) Firewall
15 15 (13.76%) C#
16 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
16 14 (12.84%) Regression Testing
16 14 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (11.93%) SLA
17 13 (11.93%) Oracle Payables

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.51%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.59%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.83%) Apache
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.92%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (11.93%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (11.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (10.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (10.09%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) Firewall
2 12 (11.01%) DHCP
2 12 (11.01%) DNS
2 12 (11.01%) SAN
3 11 (10.09%) LAN
3 11 (10.09%) WAN
4 8 (7.34%) VPN
5 4 (3.67%) LDAP
5 4 (3.67%) SSH
5 4 (3.67%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (2.75%) Junos
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.75%) Network Security
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.60%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.67%) DTS
8 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.92%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (6.42%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.67%) JMeter
3 4 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.75%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) CaliberRM
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Analyst
2 13 (11.93%) Developer
3 10 (9.17%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) DBA
4 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.42%) Administrator
5 7 (6.42%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Applications Support
7 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.59%) Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) Middleware
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.34%) Web Services
4 7 (6.42%) Java EE
5 3 (2.75%) MDX
5 3 (2.75%) J2EE
5 3 (2.75%) ADO
6 2 (1.83%) XML
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Open Source
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.59%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.59%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.75%) Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.75%) HACMP
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Windows
2 24 (22.02%) UNIX
3 20 (18.35%) Linux
4 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.09%) Solaris
6 10 (9.17%) AIX
7 8 (7.34%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.67%) VME
10 4 (3.67%) HPUX
11 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) ITIL
2 25 (22.94%) Problem Management
3 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
4 18 (16.51%) Migration
5 16 (14.68%) Service Management
6 14 (12.84%) Regression Testing
6 14 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (11.01%) Workflow
7 12 (11.01%) Data Management
7 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (10.09%) Performance Testing
8 11 (10.09%) Incident Management
9 10 (9.17%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.34%) Change Management
10 8 (7.34%) CRM
10 8 (7.34%) SOA
11 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.50%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) SQL
2 15 (13.76%) C#
3 11 (10.09%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.17%) Java
5 8 (7.34%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.42%) VB
7 6 (5.50%) VBA
8 5 (4.59%) VBScript
9 4 (3.67%) Perl
9 4 (3.67%) COBOL
9 4 (3.67%) Korn
9 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.75%) C
11 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.92%) VB6
12 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.92%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.59%) Degree
5 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.83%) ISEB
7 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) QA
2 13 (11.93%) SLA
3 3 (2.75%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.92%) BS7799
4 1 (0.92%) BS15000
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.67%) KVM
4 4 (3.67%) RHEV
4 4 (3.67%) NFS
5 3 (2.75%) GPFS
5 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.75%) vSphere
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) OpenView
2 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.67%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.83%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) HP
2 38 (34.86%) Oracle
3 19 (17.43%) Red Hat
4 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.26%) CA
6 7 (6.42%) VMware
7 5 (4.59%) Citrix
8 4 (3.67%) EMC
8 4 (3.67%) JBoss
9 3 (2.75%) Cisco
9 3 (2.75%) IBM
9 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.75%) Juniper
9 3 (2.75%) ICL
9 3 (2.75%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.75%) Veritas
9 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.75%) McAfee
9 3 (2.75%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.75%) 3PAR
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