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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 88 68 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.88% 32.85% 8.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.52% 82.93% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 2
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£340 £244 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £445 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 0
Average hourly rate £14.40 £25.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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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
115 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.82% 39.61% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 47 7
Average daily rate £346 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.32% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 1
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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

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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 30 January 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 111 (56.63%) SC Cleared
2 64 (32.65%) ITIL
3 57 (29.08%) Windows
4 54 (27.55%) Microsoft
5 48 (24.49%) SQL
6 45 (22.96%) HP
7 44 (22.45%) MS Excel
8 35 (17.86%) Java
8 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 35 (17.86%) Service Management
9 33 (16.84%) Finance
9 33 (16.84%) Problem Management
10 31 (15.82%) Linux
10 31 (15.82%) Active Directory
11 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (15.31%) Oracle
11 30 (15.31%) DV Cleared
12 29 (14.80%) UNIX
13 25 (12.76%) Service Delivery
14 24 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (11.73%) MS Office
16 22 (11.22%) Project Management
16 22 (11.22%) Change Management
16 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (10.71%) VMware
18 20 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (10.20%) Oracle Database
19 19 (9.69%) Clustering
20 18 (9.18%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (8.67%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.14%) AquaLogic
3 13 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.06%) Apache
6 5 (2.55%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.53%) SAS
7 3 (1.53%) JBoss
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.02%) Confluence
8 2 (1.02%) CMS
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.02%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.73%) MS Office
3 10 (5.10%) MS Project
4 6 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) SAN
2 10 (5.10%) DNS
2 10 (5.10%) DHCP
3 8 (4.08%) Firewall
4 6 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (3.06%) LAN
4 6 (3.06%) WAN
5 5 (2.55%) LDAP
6 3 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.02%) Network Security
7 2 (1.02%) Junos
7 2 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.02%) FTP
7 2 (1.02%) SSL
7 2 (1.02%) Telnet
8 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.53%) DTS
10 2 (1.02%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.04%) JIRA
2 4 (2.04%) Ant
2 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.53%) Selenium
4 2 (1.02%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
5 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.51%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (16.84%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Billing
2 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.53%) Military
3 3 (1.53%) Electronics
3 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.53%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (12.24%) Developer
2 22 (11.22%) Analyst
3 16 (8.16%) Administrator
3 16 (8.16%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.16%) Consultant
4 12 (6.12%) Service Manager
5 9 (4.59%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.08%) Designer
6 8 (4.08%) DBA
6 8 (4.08%) Architect
7 7 (3.57%) UX Designer
8 6 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.55%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.55%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.55%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.55%) COBOL Analyst
10 4 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.04%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.18%) Middleware
2 14 (7.14%) Web Services
3 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.63%) .NET
3 13 (6.63%) Java EE
4 10 (5.10%) SOAP
5 9 (4.59%) CSS
5 9 (4.59%) HTML
5 9 (4.59%) J2EE
6 8 (4.08%) MDX
7 4 (2.04%) JNDI
7 4 (2.04%) JDBC
7 4 (2.04%) JMS
8 3 (1.53%) JPA
9 2 (1.02%) Django
9 2 (1.02%) JSON
9 2 (1.02%) HTML5
9 2 (1.02%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.02%) XML
9 2 (1.02%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.69%) Clustering
3 14 (7.14%) User Experience
4 12 (6.12%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.10%) Economics
6 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.53%) Open Source
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.02%) CMDB
8 2 (1.02%) Statistics
8 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) HACMP
9 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.08%) Windows
2 31 (15.82%) Linux
3 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (14.80%) UNIX
5 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.61%) VME
8 10 (5.10%) Solaris
9 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.51%) OS/2
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.65%) ITIL
2 35 (17.86%) Service Management
3 33 (16.84%) Problem Management
4 25 (12.76%) Service Delivery
5 24 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.22%) Project Management
6 22 (11.22%) Change Management
7 17 (8.67%) Configuration Management
7 17 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (8.16%) Web Design
9 15 (7.65%) SOA
9 15 (7.65%) Data Management
10 11 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.61%) Migration
11 10 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.59%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.59%) Network Management
12 9 (4.59%) Change Control
13 8 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.49%) SQL
2 35 (17.86%) Java
3 13 (6.63%) VB
3 13 (6.63%) VB.NET
3 13 (6.63%) C#
4 12 (6.12%) VBScript
4 12 (6.12%) VBA
5 11 (5.61%) COBOL
6 8 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.57%) C
8 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.02%) Python
12 1 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) VB6
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
12 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 111 (56.63%) SC Cleared
2 30 (15.31%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.06%) ISEB
4 5 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.55%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) OCP
7 1 (0.51%) OCA
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Degree
7 1 (0.51%) APMP
7 1 (0.51%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
1 10 (5.10%) SLA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (15.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.10%) vSphere
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.51%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 17 (8.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 17 (8.67%) OpenView
2 8 (4.08%) MIIS
3 6 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.51%) Netcool
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.51%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.51%) WMI
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 54 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 45 (22.96%) HP
3 30 (15.31%) Oracle
4 21 (10.71%) VMware
5 17 (8.67%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.61%) CA
6 11 (5.61%) Cisco
7 10 (5.10%) Informatica
8 9 (4.59%) EMC
8 9 (4.59%) Micro Focus
9 6 (3.06%) Splunk
9 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.55%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.53%) McAfee
11 3 (1.53%) Juniper
11 3 (1.53%) Citrix
11 3 (1.53%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.53%) TippingPoint
12 2 (1.02%) F5
12 2 (1.02%) Serena