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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 51 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.21% 11.38% 15.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.43% 32.20% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 42
Average daily rate
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£360 £483 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% +93.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.29 - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-12.04% -9.78%
Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 59 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.63% 35.33% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 26 75
Average daily rate £360 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 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 £15.72 £21.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (37.24%) Oracle
3 38 (26.21%) SQL
4 37 (25.52%) UNIX
4 37 (25.52%) HP
5 36 (24.83%) ITIL
6 28 (19.31%) Windows
7 26 (17.93%) Problem Management
8 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 24 (16.55%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.55%) Service Management
9 24 (16.55%) Finance
9 24 (16.55%) Test Scripting
10 20 (13.79%) Migration
11 19 (13.10%) Linux
12 17 (11.72%) Solaris
12 17 (11.72%) C#
12 17 (11.72%) Oracle Database
13 16 (11.03%) PL/SQL
13 16 (11.03%) Middleware
13 16 (11.03%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (11.03%) Regression Testing
13 16 (11.03%) Firewall
13 16 (11.03%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (10.34%) QA
14 15 (10.34%) Red Hat
14 15 (10.34%) .NET
14 15 (10.34%) LAN
15 14 (9.66%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (9.66%) WebLogic
1 14 (9.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.83%) SAS
3 5 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.38%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Office
2 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (9.66%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (8.28%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (8.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (8.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) Firewall
2 15 (10.34%) LAN
3 13 (8.97%) DHCP
4 12 (8.28%) SAN
4 12 (8.28%) VPN
4 12 (8.28%) DNS
4 12 (8.28%) WAN
5 4 (2.76%) LDAP
5 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.76%) VLAN
5 4 (2.76%) SSH
5 4 (2.76%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (2.07%) Junos
6 3 (2.07%) Network Security
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.07%) IPsec
7 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.72%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.45%) DTS
7 5 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.69%) DB2
11 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.83%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.76%) JMeter
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.07%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (2.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.38%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.69%) CaliberRM
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.45%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Analyst
2 13 (8.97%) Test Analyst
3 12 (8.28%) Developer
3 12 (8.28%) Applications Support
4 11 (7.59%) DBA
5 10 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.14%) Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.45%) Oracle Applications Support
10 5 (3.45%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (2.76%) Architect
11 4 (2.76%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.03%) Middleware
2 15 (10.34%) .NET
3 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.45%) Web Services
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.07%) J2EE
5 3 (2.07%) ADO
6 2 (1.38%) XML
6 2 (1.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Open Source
2 6 (4.14%) Clustering
3 5 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.76%) Economics
5 3 (2.07%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.07%) PKI
5 3 (2.07%) Replication
5 3 (2.07%) HACMP
6 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.52%) UNIX
2 28 (19.31%) Windows
3 19 (13.10%) Linux
4 17 (11.72%) Solaris
5 13 (8.97%) AIX
6 12 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.21%) HPUX
8 9 (6.21%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.83%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.45%) VME
11 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) ITIL
2 26 (17.93%) Problem Management
3 25 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 24 (16.55%) Service Management
4 24 (16.55%) Test Scripting
5 20 (13.79%) Migration
6 16 (11.03%) Regression Testing
7 14 (9.66%) Change Management
7 14 (9.66%) Workflow
8 12 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.59%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.90%) Performance Testing
11 8 (5.52%) Project Management
11 8 (5.52%) CRM
11 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.52%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.83%) SOA
13 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) SQL
2 17 (11.72%) C#
3 16 (11.03%) PL/SQL
4 14 (9.66%) Java
5 12 (8.28%) COBOL
6 11 (7.59%) C
7 10 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.83%) C++
8 7 (4.83%) PL/1
9 6 (4.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.76%) Perl
10 4 (2.76%) Korn
10 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) Degree
3 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.14%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.07%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.38%) ISEB
7 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.69%) GPEN
8 1 (0.69%) OSCP
8 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) CEH
8 1 (0.69%) CISMP
8 1 (0.69%) GIAC
8 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.69%) MCT
8 1 (0.69%) CISSP
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.34%) QA
2 11 (7.59%) SLA
3 3 (2.07%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.69%) BS7799
4 1 (0.69%) BS15000
System Software
1 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.59%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.76%) NFS
4 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.76%) KVM
4 4 (2.76%) RHEV
5 3 (2.07%) GPFS
5 3 (2.07%) vSphere
5 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.14%) OpenView
3 5 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.45%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.07%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.38%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.69%) SCCM
6 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 54 (37.24%) Oracle
2 37 (25.52%) HP
3 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.66%) VMware
6 10 (6.90%) CA
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco
7 8 (5.52%) Curam
8 6 (4.14%) Veritas
9 5 (3.45%) EMC
9 5 (3.45%) Citrix
10 4 (2.76%) JBoss
10 4 (2.76%) IBM
10 4 (2.76%) Splunk
11 3 (2.07%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.07%) F5
11 3 (2.07%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.07%) ICL
11 3 (2.07%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.07%) McAfee