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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 6 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 48 69 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.87% 15.97% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.21% 50.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 2
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£300 £263 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £426 £136
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -16.27%
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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
149 138 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.54% 31.94% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 104 13
Average daily rate £333 £273 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% -8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (42.99%) ITIL
3 26 (24.30%) Windows
4 25 (23.36%) Linux
4 25 (23.36%) Problem Management
5 24 (22.43%) Service Management
6 23 (21.50%) SQL
7 21 (19.63%) Java
7 21 (19.63%) Finance
8 20 (18.69%) Oracle
8 20 (18.69%) HP
9 17 (15.89%) WebLogic
10 16 (14.95%) Informatica
11 15 (14.02%) Configuration Management
12 14 (13.08%) Red Hat
12 14 (13.08%) J2EE
12 14 (13.08%) Web Services
12 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
12 14 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
13 13 (12.15%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (12.15%) SLA
13 13 (12.15%) SOA
13 13 (12.15%) Ant
13 13 (12.15%) Middleware
14 12 (11.21%) Project Management
14 12 (11.21%) Shell Script
14 12 (11.21%) PL/SQL
14 12 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (11.21%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (15.89%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.28%) AquaLogic
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.80%) Tuxedo
4 3 (2.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.93%) Documentum
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) MS Project
3 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) LDAP
2 6 (5.61%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) LAN
2 6 (5.61%) WAN
2 6 (5.61%) DHCP
3 5 (4.67%) DNS
3 5 (4.67%) SAN
4 3 (2.80%) Internet
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.80%) Network Security
4 3 (2.80%) Junos
5 2 (1.87%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.93%) DTS
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Ant
2 4 (3.74%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.87%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.87%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.87%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.87%) NUnit
4 2 (1.87%) Subversion
4 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.87%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.93%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 21 (19.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.82%) Developer
2 9 (8.41%) Administrator
3 8 (7.48%) Analyst
4 7 (6.54%) Architect
4 7 (6.54%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (5.61%) Informatica Developer
5 6 (5.61%) Consultant
5 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.61%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.74%) Informatica Consultant
7 4 (3.74%) Release Manager
7 4 (3.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.80%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.80%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.80%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) J2EE
1 14 (13.08%) Web Services
2 13 (12.15%) Middleware
3 11 (10.28%) SOAP
4 9 (8.41%) JDBC
4 9 (8.41%) JMS
4 9 (8.41%) JNDI
5 5 (4.67%) Java EE
6 3 (2.80%) XML
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.87%) .NET
8 1 (0.93%) HTML
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.93%) Spring
8 1 (0.93%) JSF
8 1 (0.93%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Clustering
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.80%) Replication
2 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.87%) Derivative
3 2 (1.87%) PDA
3 2 (1.87%) Economics
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.93%) CMDB
4 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Windows
2 25 (23.36%) Linux
3 14 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.35%) UNIX
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.74%) VME
6 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) OS/2
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) ITIL
2 25 (23.36%) Problem Management
3 24 (22.43%) Service Management
4 15 (14.02%) Configuration Management
5 13 (12.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (12.15%) SOA
6 12 (11.21%) Project Management
7 11 (10.28%) Change Management
8 10 (9.35%) Validation
9 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.41%) High Availability
9 9 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.61%) Migration
10 6 (5.61%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.61%) Change Control
11 5 (4.67%) Server Building
11 5 (4.67%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) SQL
2 21 (19.63%) Java
3 12 (11.21%) Shell Script
3 12 (11.21%) PL/SQL
4 11 (10.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (4.67%) C
5 5 (4.67%) COBOL
5 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) C#
6 3 (2.80%) C++
6 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.80%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) APMP
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
2 6 (5.61%) QA
2 6 (5.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.87%) vSphere
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (8.41%) OpenView
3 2 (1.87%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.93%) WMI
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
1 20 (18.69%) HP
2 16 (14.95%) Informatica
3 14 (13.08%) Red Hat
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco
5 5 (4.67%) Juniper
5 5 (4.67%) VMware
5 5 (4.67%) TippingPoint
6 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 3 (2.80%) McAfee
6 3 (2.80%) EMC
6 3 (2.80%) Serena
6 3 (2.80%) Crossbeam
6 3 (2.80%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.80%) Splunk
6 3 (2.80%) F5
7 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.87%) CA
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