The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 55 19 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.46% 10.98% 18.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.51% 32.76% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 8 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £483 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% +93.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £128 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.11% -
Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 58 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.84% 33.53% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 24 74
Average daily rate £328 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £21.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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Tyne and Wear

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (37.64%) Oracle
3 44 (24.72%) UNIX
4 40 (22.47%) SQL Server
4 40 (22.47%) Microsoft
5 39 (21.91%) SQL
6 38 (21.35%) Windows
6 38 (21.35%) Test Scripting
7 35 (19.66%) HP
7 35 (19.66%) ITIL
8 34 (19.10%) Finance
9 28 (15.73%) .NET
10 27 (15.17%) Linux
11 25 (14.04%) Java
12 24 (13.48%) C#
12 24 (13.48%) Configuration Management
12 24 (13.48%) Service Management
12 24 (13.48%) Problem Management
13 23 (12.92%) Integration Testing
13 23 (12.92%) Relational Database
13 23 (12.92%) RDBMS
14 21 (11.80%) Middleware
15 20 (11.24%) Migration
16 18 (10.11%) Degree
17 17 (9.55%) Manufacturing
17 17 (9.55%) Red Hat
17 17 (9.55%) VB.NET
17 17 (9.55%) Solaris
18 16 (8.99%) AIX
18 16 (8.99%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (8.43%) WebLogic
1 15 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.18%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.49%) Tuxedo
6 7 (3.93%) SAS
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) FileNet
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) MS Office
2 10 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (6.74%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) DHCP
2 14 (7.87%) Firewall
3 13 (7.30%) DNS
3 13 (7.30%) LAN
4 11 (6.18%) VPN
4 11 (6.18%) SAN
5 10 (5.62%) WAN
6 5 (2.81%) LDAP
7 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.25%) SSH
7 4 (2.25%) VLAN
7 4 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.69%) IPsec
9 2 (1.12%) Junos
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.12%) Network Security
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
10 1 (0.56%) SSL
10 1 (0.56%) VoIP
10 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.92%) RDBMS
2 23 (12.92%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.99%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.37%) DTS
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.93%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.25%) JMeter
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.69%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.12%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.56%) CaliberRM
General
1 34 (19.10%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.18%) Legal
4 10 (5.62%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.12%) Military
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (20.79%) Analyst
2 26 (14.61%) Developer
3 16 (8.99%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.74%) DBA
4 12 (6.74%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.18%) Applications Support
6 9 (5.06%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.06%) UNIX Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Programmer
7 8 (4.49%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (3.93%) Oracle Analyst
9 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) SOA Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (3.37%) Administrator
10 5 (2.81%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (2.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.73%) .NET
2 21 (11.80%) Middleware
3 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.81%) Java EE
6 4 (2.25%) Web Services
7 3 (1.69%) J2EE
7 3 (1.69%) ADO
7 3 (1.69%) Java SE
7 3 (1.69%) Java EE 5
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Open Source
2 8 (4.49%) Clustering
3 4 (2.25%) Economics
3 4 (2.25%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.25%) Replication
3 4 (2.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.69%) HACMP
4 3 (1.69%) PKI
5 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.72%) UNIX
2 38 (21.35%) Windows
3 27 (15.17%) Linux
4 17 (9.55%) Solaris
5 16 (8.99%) AIX
6 14 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.62%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.49%) HPUX
10 7 (3.93%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.37%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.81%) VME
13 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.35%) Test Scripting
2 35 (19.66%) ITIL
3 24 (13.48%) Configuration Management
3 24 (13.48%) Service Management
3 24 (13.48%) Problem Management
4 23 (12.92%) Integration Testing
5 20 (11.24%) Migration
6 16 (8.99%) Project Management
7 15 (8.43%) CRM
8 14 (7.87%) SOA
8 14 (7.87%) Change Management
8 14 (7.87%) Regression Testing
9 13 (7.30%) Workflow
10 11 (6.18%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.62%) Change Control
11 10 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.06%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.06%) Performance Testing
12 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.91%) SQL
2 25 (14.04%) Java
3 24 (13.48%) C#
4 17 (9.55%) VB.NET
5 15 (8.43%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.74%) COBOL
7 11 (6.18%) C
8 7 (3.93%) C++
8 7 (3.93%) PL/1
8 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.81%) Perl
10 4 (2.25%) Korn
10 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) Degree
3 6 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.69%) OCP
5 3 (1.69%) OCA
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.69%) MCSE
5 3 (1.69%) PMP
5 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.69%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (1.69%) OCAJ
6 2 (1.12%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.12%) MCT
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 7 (3.93%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.25%) NFS
5 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.69%) KVM
6 3 (1.69%) RHEV
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (3.37%) OpenView
3 6 (3.37%) Unicenter
4 5 (2.81%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.25%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.12%) Netcool
7 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (37.64%) Oracle
2 40 (22.47%) Microsoft
3 35 (19.66%) HP
4 17 (9.55%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.43%) VMware
6 12 (6.74%) CA
7 8 (4.49%) Veritas
7 8 (4.49%) Curam
7 8 (4.49%) TIBCO
8 7 (3.93%) Cisco
8 7 (3.93%) IBM
9 6 (3.37%) JBoss
10 4 (2.25%) EMC
10 4 (2.25%) Citrix
10 4 (2.25%) Splunk
11 3 (1.69%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.69%) ICL
11 3 (1.69%) Informatica
12 2 (1.12%) NetApp
12 2 (1.12%) Borland