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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 59 94 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.07% 19.46% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.06% 54.34% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 2
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£300 £244 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% +103.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £196 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £399 £136
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £346 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.63% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+69.44% -17.24%
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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
155 173 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.08% 35.82% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 130 13
Average daily rate £325 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 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 5 May 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (42.20%) ITIL
3 24 (22.02%) Service Management
4 23 (21.10%) Windows
4 23 (21.10%) SQL
4 23 (21.10%) Linux
4 23 (21.10%) Finance
4 23 (21.10%) Problem Management
5 20 (18.35%) HP
6 19 (17.43%) Java
6 19 (17.43%) Oracle
7 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
8 14 (12.84%) Project Management
8 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.84%) Informatica
8 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
8 14 (12.84%) WebLogic
8 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
9 13 (11.93%) J2EE
9 13 (11.93%) Web Services
9 13 (11.93%) Middleware
9 13 (11.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (11.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
10 12 (11.01%) PL/SQL
10 12 (11.01%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (11.01%) SOA
11 11 (10.09%) Ant
11 11 (10.09%) UNIX
11 11 (10.09%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 14 (12.84%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.09%) AquaLogic
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.92%) Documentum
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) MS Project
3 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) LDAP
2 6 (5.50%) LAN
2 6 (5.50%) WAN
3 5 (4.59%) SAN
3 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 4 (3.67%) DHCP
5 3 (2.75%) Junos
5 3 (2.75%) DNS
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.92%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) VLAN
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.92%) MS Access
5 1 (0.92%) DTS
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Ant
2 4 (3.67%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.83%) Subversion
4 2 (1.83%) NUnit
4 2 (1.83%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.83%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.83%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.92%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.92%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
2 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Electronics
3 2 (1.83%) Military
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Developer
2 11 (10.09%) Analyst
3 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.42%) Consultant
4 6 (5.50%) Informatica Developer
4 6 (5.50%) Administrator
4 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
5 5 (4.59%) Architect
5 5 (4.59%) Service Manager
6 4 (3.67%) Release Manager
6 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (3.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Informatica Consultant
6 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support
6 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (2.75%) Applications Developer
7 3 (2.75%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) J2EE
1 13 (11.93%) Web Services
1 13 (11.93%) Middleware
2 10 (9.17%) SOAP
3 9 (8.26%) JDBC
3 9 (8.26%) JMS
3 9 (8.26%) JNDI
4 4 (3.67%) Java EE
4 4 (3.67%) .NET
5 3 (2.75%) XML
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.92%) JPA
7 1 (0.92%) HTML
7 1 (0.92%) jBPM
7 1 (0.92%) Spring
7 1 (0.92%) JSF
7 1 (0.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) Replication
4 2 (1.83%) Economics
4 2 (1.83%) PDA
4 2 (1.83%) Derivative
4 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) HACMP
5 1 (0.92%) CMDB
5 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (10.09%) UNIX
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) AIX
6 1 (0.92%) Solaris
6 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.92%) OS/2
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.92%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) ITIL
2 24 (22.02%) Service Management
3 23 (21.10%) Problem Management
4 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.84%) Project Management
6 13 (11.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (11.01%) SOA
8 11 (10.09%) Change Management
9 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
10 9 (8.26%) High Availability
10 9 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.26%) Validation
11 6 (5.50%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.50%) Integration Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Change Control
12 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.59%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (4.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) SQL
2 19 (17.43%) Java
3 12 (11.01%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.17%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (5.50%) C
7 5 (4.59%) C#
8 4 (3.67%) VB
9 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.75%) C++
9 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.83%) COBOL
10 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.92%) VBA
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.92%) APMP
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.92%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 6 (5.50%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.75%) vSphere
4 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.92%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (7.34%) OpenView
3 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.83%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.92%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) HP
2 19 (17.43%) Oracle
3 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.84%) Informatica
3 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco
6 4 (3.67%) EMC
7 3 (2.75%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.75%) Splunk
7 3 (2.75%) F5
7 3 (2.75%) SAP
7 3 (2.75%) Juniper
7 3 (2.75%) CA
7 3 (2.75%) McAfee
7 3 (2.75%) TippingPoint
7 3 (2.75%) Crossbeam
7 3 (2.75%) Serena
8 2 (1.83%) Borland
Newcastle upon Tyne
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago