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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 51 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.22% 18.10% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.74% 45.24% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 3
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£350 £220 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £464 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 0
Average hourly rate £15.48 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
114 84 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.03% 40.00% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 9
Average daily rate £346 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.32% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 2
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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

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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 29 January 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (34.23%) ITIL
3 29 (26.13%) SQL
3 29 (26.13%) Windows
3 29 (26.13%) HP
4 28 (25.23%) Problem Management
5 26 (23.42%) Finance
5 26 (23.42%) Oracle
6 23 (20.72%) Java
6 23 (20.72%) MS Excel
6 23 (20.72%) Service Delivery
6 23 (20.72%) Service Management
7 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.82%) Linux
8 19 (17.12%) MS Office
8 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database
9 17 (15.32%) WebLogic
9 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
9 17 (15.32%) Middleware
10 16 (14.41%) OpenView
10 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
10 16 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (13.51%) Data Management
11 15 (13.51%) SOA
12 14 (12.61%) AquaLogic
13 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (11.71%) VB
13 13 (11.71%) VB.NET
13 13 (11.71%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (15.32%) WebLogic
2 14 (12.61%) AquaLogic
3 5 (4.50%) Apache
4 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.80%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.12%) MS Office
3 6 (5.41%) MS Project
4 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) SAN
2 6 (5.41%) LAN
2 6 (5.41%) WAN
3 5 (4.50%) DHCP
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
3 5 (4.50%) Firewall
4 4 (3.60%) LDAP
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.80%) Junos
6 2 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.80%) Network Security
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.80%) SSL
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.70%) DTS
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (3.60%) Ant
2 3 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Selenium
3 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.90%) JMeter
4 1 (0.90%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Billing
3 3 (2.70%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Military
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.41%) Developer
2 11 (9.91%) Administrator
3 10 (9.01%) Consultant
4 9 (8.11%) Service Manager
5 8 (7.21%) DBA
5 8 (7.21%) Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.41%) Designer
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.50%) UX Designer
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.60%) Architect
9 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Network Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Java Consultant
10 2 (1.80%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.32%) Middleware
2 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.81%) Web Services
3 12 (10.81%) Java EE
4 8 (7.21%) MDX
5 6 (5.41%) J2EE
6 5 (4.50%) SOAP
7 4 (3.60%) JNDI
7 4 (3.60%) JMS
7 4 (3.60%) JDBC
8 2 (1.80%) CSS
8 2 (1.80%) XML
9 1 (0.90%) HTML
9 1 (0.90%) JSON
9 1 (0.90%) Django
9 1 (0.90%) JPA
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.41%) User Experience
3 6 (5.41%) Clustering
4 5 (4.50%) Economics
5 3 (2.70%) Replication
6 2 (1.80%) Open Source
6 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) HACMP
7 1 (0.90%) CMDB
7 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Windows
2 22 (19.82%) Linux
3 16 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.91%) UNIX
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.90%) Solaris
8 1 (0.90%) OS/2
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.90%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) ITIL
2 28 (25.23%) Problem Management
3 23 (20.72%) Service Delivery
3 23 (20.72%) Service Management
4 15 (13.51%) Data Management
4 15 (13.51%) SOA
5 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.71%) Project Management
6 12 (10.81%) Change Management
6 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.91%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.01%) Web Design
9 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.11%) Network Management
10 7 (6.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.41%) High Availability
12 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.50%) Regression Testing
12 5 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) SQL
2 23 (20.72%) Java
3 13 (11.71%) VB
3 13 (11.71%) VB.NET
3 13 (11.71%) C#
4 12 (10.81%) VBScript
4 12 (10.81%) VBA
5 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.41%) C
5 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.90%) COBOL
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) VB6
7 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.90%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 9 (8.11%) QA
3 6 (5.41%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) vSphere
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.90%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) OpenView
2 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.90%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.90%) WMI
5 1 (0.90%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) HP
2 26 (23.42%) Oracle
3 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.21%) VMware
6 7 (6.31%) Informatica
7 6 (5.41%) Splunk
7 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.41%) Cisco
8 5 (4.50%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.60%) EMC
10 3 (2.70%) McAfee
10 3 (2.70%) Juniper
10 3 (2.70%) CA
10 3 (2.70%) TippingPoint
10 3 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.80%) F5
11 2 (1.80%) Serena
11 2 (1.80%) Citrix
12 1 (0.90%) IBM