The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 128 86 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.02% 26.14% 42.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.72% 69.35% 83.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 68
Average daily rate £363 £330 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 16
Average hourly rate £20.68 £14.40 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.57% -42.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £10.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.46 £15.75 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
Security Cleared
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
181 124 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.89% 37.69% 51.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 74 86
Average daily rate £355 £338 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +37.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £451 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
Average hourly rate £20.68 £14.80 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.69% -41.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £11.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £16.16 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security 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 Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security 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 Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 157 (63.82%) SC Cleared
2 75 (30.49%) ITIL
3 62 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (21.14%) Java
5 48 (19.51%) Windows
6 46 (18.70%) Microsoft
7 42 (17.07%) Linux
8 40 (16.26%) JavaScript
9 39 (15.85%) Service Delivery
10 35 (14.23%) Unix
11 32 (13.01%) Service Management
11 32 (13.01%) Oracle
12 31 (12.60%) .NET
12 31 (12.60%) SQL
12 31 (12.60%) VMware
12 31 (12.60%) Windows Server
13 30 (12.20%) Configuration Management
14 29 (11.79%) SQL Server
14 29 (11.79%) HP
15 28 (11.38%) BPSS Clearance
16 27 (10.98%) J2EE
16 27 (10.98%) Web Services
16 27 (10.98%) Finance
17 25 (10.16%) Test Scripting
17 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (9.76%) Migration
18 24 (9.76%) Change Management
19 23 (9.35%) Solaris
20 22 (8.94%) SAN
20 22 (8.94%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.28%) CMS
2 13 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.07%) Apache
5 7 (2.85%) IIS
5 7 (2.85%) JBoss
5 7 (2.85%) Node.js
5 7 (2.85%) SAS
6 6 (2.44%) Jetty
6 6 (2.44%) nginx
6 6 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.63%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.63%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.63%) Tuxedo
9 3 (1.22%) CICS
10 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (7.32%) MS Office
2 15 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) assyst
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.03%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.63%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.81%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.81%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.94%) SAN
2 14 (5.69%) SSL
3 12 (4.88%) DHCP
3 12 (4.88%) DNS
4 11 (4.47%) FTP
5 10 (4.07%) LAN
5 10 (4.07%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.66%) HTTP
7 8 (3.25%) Firewall
7 8 (3.25%) NAS
7 8 (3.25%) WAN
8 6 (2.44%) IPsec
9 5 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.63%) 3G
10 4 (1.63%) 4G
10 4 (1.63%) Internet
10 4 (1.63%) SSH
10 4 (1.63%) VPN
11 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.03%) MySQL
7 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.22%) DB2
9 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (3.66%) StarTeam
1 9 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.03%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.63%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.22%) JMeter
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.22%) Subversion
6 2 (0.81%) Ant
6 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.81%) ERwin
6 2 (0.81%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.81%) Selenium
6 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Log4j
7 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.41%) WinRunner
General
1 27 (10.98%) Finance
2 7 (2.85%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.44%) Marketing
4 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.22%) Law
5 3 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (22.76%) Developer
2 34 (13.82%) Analyst
3 22 (8.94%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.32%) Architect
5 17 (6.91%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.47%) CRM Developer
6 11 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 10 (4.07%) Administrator
7 10 (4.07%) NetBackup Support
8 9 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.66%) NetBackup Engineer
8 9 (3.66%) Release Analyst
9 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (3.25%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.25%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (2.85%) Configuration Administrator
10 7 (2.85%) Consultant
10 7 (2.85%) Service Architect
11 6 (2.44%) SAN Storage Engineer
11 6 (2.44%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.60%) .NET
2 27 (10.98%) J2EE
2 27 (10.98%) Web Services
3 22 (8.94%) XML
4 17 (6.91%) CSS
4 17 (6.91%) HTML
5 12 (4.88%) Middleware
6 11 (4.47%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.47%) HTML5
7 10 (4.07%) Java EE
8 9 (3.66%) ADO.NET
8 9 (3.66%) Servlets
9 8 (3.25%) EJB
10 7 (2.85%) XHTML
10 7 (2.85%) XSD
10 7 (2.85%) XSLT
11 6 (2.44%) SOAP
12 5 (2.03%) JSP
13 4 (1.63%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (1.63%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.47%) Replication
4 10 (4.07%) Clustering
4 10 (4.07%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.25%) Celerra
5 8 (3.25%) CLARiiON
5 8 (3.25%) EMC VNX
5 8 (3.25%) Symmetrix
6 7 (2.85%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.03%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.03%) Statistics
8 4 (1.63%) Social Media
9 3 (1.22%) HACMP
9 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.22%) User Experience
10 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.51%) Windows
2 42 (17.07%) Linux
3 35 (14.23%) Unix
4 31 (12.60%) Windows Server
5 23 (9.35%) Solaris
6 22 (8.94%) AIX
7 10 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.25%) zOS
9 6 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.03%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.63%) OS/390
11 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.81%) MVS
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) VME
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.49%) ITIL
2 62 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.85%) Service Delivery
4 32 (13.01%) Service Management
5 30 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 25 (10.16%) Test Scripting
7 24 (9.76%) Change Management
7 24 (9.76%) Migration
8 21 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.72%) Problem Management
9 19 (7.72%) Project Management
10 18 (7.32%) Change Control
10 18 (7.32%) Release Management
11 17 (6.91%) CRM
11 17 (6.91%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.50%) Test Automation
13 15 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.28%) Open Source
14 13 (5.28%) Scrum
15 11 (4.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.14%) Java
2 40 (16.26%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.60%) SQL
4 17 (6.91%) C++
5 16 (6.50%) C#
6 12 (4.88%) C
6 12 (4.88%) Python
6 12 (4.88%) VB
7 9 (3.66%) Perl
7 9 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.25%) COBOL
9 6 (2.44%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.44%) VBA
10 5 (2.03%) JCL
10 5 (2.03%) VBScript
11 4 (1.63%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.63%) PHP
11 4 (1.63%) Ruby
11 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 157 (63.82%) SC Cleared
2 28 (11.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (8.94%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.07%) Degree
5 9 (3.66%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.63%) RHCE
8 3 (1.22%) IBM AIX Certification
8 3 (1.22%) ISEB
8 3 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.22%) MCSE
8 3 (1.22%) OCA
8 3 (1.22%) OCAJ
8 3 (1.22%) OCP
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.81%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.81%) MCT
9 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.25%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.44%) Xen
5 4 (1.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.22%) GPFS
7 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.07%) NetBackup
1 10 (4.07%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.03%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (2.03%) WMI
3 3 (1.22%) Netcool
3 3 (1.22%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.81%) OpenView
4 2 (0.81%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) StatsD
Vendors
1 46 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.01%) Oracle
3 31 (12.60%) VMware
4 29 (11.79%) HP
5 18 (7.32%) IBM
6 14 (5.69%) Red Hat
7 13 (5.28%) Veritas
8 12 (4.88%) Cisco
9 10 (4.07%) Axway
10 9 (3.66%) Serena
11 8 (3.25%) EMC
12 7 (2.85%) CA
13 6 (2.44%) Sun
14 5 (2.03%) Borland
14 5 (2.03%) Fujitsu
14 5 (2.03%) Google
15 4 (1.63%) Informatica
15 4 (1.63%) Metastorm
16 3 (1.22%) Kofax
16 3 (1.22%) TIBCO