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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 91 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.74% 11.48% 8.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.40% 43.30% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 7
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£320 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £210 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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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
250 97 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.26% 26.50% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 70 23
Average daily rate £346 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (31.69%) Windows
3 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.76%) HP
4 34 (23.94%) ITIL
5 33 (23.24%) SQL
6 32 (22.54%) Linux
7 27 (19.01%) Java
8 26 (18.31%) Oracle
8 26 (18.31%) Service Management
9 21 (14.79%) Problem Management
10 20 (14.08%) Finance
10 20 (14.08%) J2EE
11 19 (13.38%) Change Management
12 18 (12.68%) DHCP
13 17 (11.97%) DNS
13 17 (11.97%) Informatica
14 16 (11.27%) SLA
14 16 (11.27%) WebLogic
15 15 (10.56%) Web Services
16 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
16 14 (9.86%) Red Hat
16 14 (9.86%) Middleware
16 14 (9.86%) Shell Script
16 14 (9.86%) Clustering
16 14 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (9.86%) Oracle Database
16 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
17 13 (9.15%) Service Delivery
17 13 (9.15%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.45%) AquaLogic
3 6 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.23%) Tuxedo
3 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.11%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.11%) Apache
5 3 (2.11%) Node.js
6 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.41%) IIS
6 2 (1.41%) Jetty
6 2 (1.41%) nginx
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.45%) MS Office
3 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) DHCP
2 17 (11.97%) DNS
3 10 (7.04%) LAN
3 10 (7.04%) WAN
3 10 (7.04%) Firewall
4 9 (6.34%) LDAP
5 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.52%) SSL
6 5 (3.52%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.82%) SMTP
7 4 (2.82%) VPN
7 4 (2.82%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (2.82%) IPsec
7 4 (2.82%) VLAN
7 4 (2.82%) Network Security
8 3 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.11%) Junos
8 3 (2.11%) Internet
8 3 (2.11%) DWDM
9 2 (1.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.75%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.82%) MySQL
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.41%) OLTP
7 2 (1.41%) DTS
8 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.70%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Ant
2 4 (2.82%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.70%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (14.08%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (11.97%) Developer
2 14 (9.86%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.15%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (7.04%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Administrator
7 6 (4.23%) DBA
7 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.52%) Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Consultant
8 5 (3.52%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Wintel Support
9 4 (2.82%) SQL DBA
9 4 (2.82%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Linux Support
9 4 (2.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Operations Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Build Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.08%) J2EE
2 15 (10.56%) Web Services
3 14 (9.86%) Middleware
4 11 (7.75%) SOAP
5 9 (6.34%) JDBC
5 9 (6.34%) JNDI
5 9 (6.34%) JMS
6 5 (3.52%) Servlets
6 5 (3.52%) CSS
6 5 (3.52%) HTML
6 5 (3.52%) .NET
6 5 (3.52%) Java EE
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (2.11%) RESTful
7 3 (2.11%) JSP
7 3 (2.11%) XHTML
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.70%) MDX
9 1 (0.70%) HTML5
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Clustering
1 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.93%) PKI
3 6 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 2 (1.41%) Economics
7 2 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) IVR
8 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.69%) Windows
2 32 (22.54%) Linux
3 14 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (9.15%) UNIX
5 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.23%) AIX
7 6 (4.23%) Solaris
8 5 (3.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.82%) VME
10 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.11%) OS/390
10 3 (2.11%) zOS
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) ITIL
2 26 (18.31%) Service Management
3 21 (14.79%) Problem Management
4 19 (13.38%) Change Management
5 13 (9.15%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.45%) Project Management
6 12 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.75%) SOA
8 10 (7.04%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.34%) High Availability
10 8 (5.63%) Migration
11 7 (4.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.93%) Server Building
12 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.23%) Change Control
13 5 (3.52%) Supplier Management
13 5 (3.52%) Release Management
13 5 (3.52%) Business Continuity
14 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.24%) SQL
2 27 (19.01%) Java
3 14 (9.86%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.45%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 10 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.23%) Perl
8 5 (3.52%) COBOL
8 5 (3.52%) VB
9 4 (2.82%) C
10 3 (2.11%) C++
10 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.11%) VBA
10 3 (2.11%) VBScript
11 1 (0.70%) JCL
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) C#
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.93%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) Degree
5 4 (2.82%) MCSE
6 3 (2.11%) CCNP
6 3 (2.11%) CCNA
6 3 (2.11%) PMP
6 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.41%) APMP
7 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.41%) RHCE
7 2 (1.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.70%) MCT
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.41%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.23%) vSphere
4 5 (3.52%) Xen
5 4 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) OpenView
1 8 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.82%) HP SIM
2 4 (2.82%) WSUS
3 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.41%) MOM
4 2 (1.41%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) SCOM
5 1 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
1 38 (26.76%) HP
2 26 (18.31%) Oracle
3 17 (11.97%) Informatica
4 14 (9.86%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.04%) VMware
6 8 (5.63%) McAfee
6 8 (5.63%) IBM
7 7 (4.93%) Juniper
8 6 (4.23%) F5
9 5 (3.52%) TippingPoint
9 5 (3.52%) CA
9 5 (3.52%) Citrix
9 5 (3.52%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.52%) Cisco
10 3 (2.11%) SAP
10 3 (2.11%) Sun
10 3 (2.11%) Symantec
10 3 (2.11%) Metastorm
10 3 (2.11%) Riverbed