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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.35% 11.64% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.01% 44.90% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 12 6
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£352 £255 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.86% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.40 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -36.57%
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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
171 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.11% 25.93% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 31 20
Average daily rate £358 £307 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £191 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (35.34%) ITIL
3 37 (31.90%) HP
4 32 (27.59%) Problem Management
5 31 (26.72%) Windows
5 31 (26.72%) Oracle
6 30 (25.86%) SQL
7 25 (21.55%) Linux
7 25 (21.55%) Finance
8 24 (20.69%) Service Management
9 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
10 22 (18.97%) Java
10 22 (18.97%) Service Delivery
11 21 (18.10%) Oracle Database
12 20 (17.24%) WebLogic
12 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
12 20 (17.24%) Middleware
13 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
13 19 (16.38%) MS Office
13 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
14 17 (14.66%) OpenView
15 16 (13.79%) SOA
15 16 (13.79%) Data Management
16 15 (12.93%) Change Management
17 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
17 14 (12.07%) SLA
17 14 (12.07%) AquaLogic
17 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (11.21%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 14 (12.07%) AquaLogic
3 5 (4.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.59%) CMS
6 2 (1.72%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.86%) Confluence
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.38%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) SAN
2 8 (6.90%) Firewall
2 8 (6.90%) DNS
3 7 (6.03%) LAN
3 7 (6.03%) WAN
4 6 (5.17%) DHCP
5 5 (4.31%) LDAP
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.59%) Network Security
7 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.59%) Junos
7 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.59%) SSL
8 2 (1.72%) VPN
9 1 (0.86%) SSH
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) Oracle Database
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.59%) DTS
9 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.86%) DB2
10 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.45%) Ant
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.59%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) Selenium
4 2 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.86%) JMeter
5 1 (0.86%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.59%) Billing
4 2 (1.72%) Military
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.79%) Administrator
2 15 (12.93%) Developer
3 10 (8.62%) Analyst
3 10 (8.62%) DBA
4 9 (7.76%) Service Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.17%) Designer
7 5 (4.31%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) UX Designer
7 5 (4.31%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Architect
9 3 (2.59%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Configuration Administrator
10 2 (1.72%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 2 (1.72%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) Middleware
2 13 (11.21%) Java EE
2 13 (11.21%) .NET
2 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
2 13 (11.21%) Web Services
3 8 (6.90%) MDX
4 6 (5.17%) J2EE
5 5 (4.31%) SOAP
6 4 (3.45%) JMS
6 4 (3.45%) JNDI
6 4 (3.45%) JDBC
7 3 (2.59%) XML
8 2 (1.72%) CSS
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.86%) HTML5
9 1 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.86%) HTML
9 1 (0.86%) Django
9 1 (0.86%) JPA
9 1 (0.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) User Experience
3 6 (5.17%) Clustering
4 4 (3.45%) Open Source
5 3 (2.59%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.59%) Economics
5 3 (2.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.86%) HACMP
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Windows
2 25 (21.55%) Linux
3 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.21%) UNIX
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.59%) Solaris
7 3 (2.59%) AIX
8 2 (1.72%) VME
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.86%) OS/2
9 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) ITIL
2 32 (27.59%) Problem Management
3 24 (20.69%) Service Management
4 22 (18.97%) Service Delivery
5 16 (13.79%) SOA
5 16 (13.79%) Data Management
6 15 (12.93%) Change Management
7 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
8 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.48%) Incident Management
9 11 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.62%) Web Design
10 10 (8.62%) Network Management
11 8 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.90%) Project Management
12 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (6.03%) Migration
12 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (5.17%) High Availability
13 6 (5.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.86%) SQL
2 22 (18.97%) Java
3 13 (11.21%) C#
3 13 (11.21%) VB.NET
4 12 (10.34%) VBA
4 12 (10.34%) VBScript
4 12 (10.34%) VB
5 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.31%) C
6 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (1.72%) COBOL
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) Korn
9 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.86%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) SLA
2 12 (10.34%) QA
3 4 (3.45%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.86%) BS7799
4 1 (0.86%) BS15000
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) vSphere
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.86%) KVM
6 1 (0.86%) RHEV
6 1 (0.86%) GPFS
6 1 (0.86%) NFS
6 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.66%) OpenView
2 5 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.59%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.86%) WMI
6 1 (0.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) HP
2 31 (26.72%) Oracle
3 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.76%) VMware
6 6 (5.17%) Splunk
6 6 (5.17%) CA
6 6 (5.17%) Informatica
7 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.31%) EMC
7 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
7 5 (4.31%) Cisco
8 4 (3.45%) Juniper
8 4 (3.45%) McAfee
8 4 (3.45%) TippingPoint
8 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.59%) F5
9 3 (2.59%) Citrix
10 2 (1.72%) Serena
11 1 (0.86%) ICL